George Chant was born circa 1824 in West Chinnock, Somerset, England, United Kingdom to James Chant (c1800-1841) and Bridget Patten (c1801-1849) and died 24 May 1891 in Waratah, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Langdon (1825-1903) 9 June 1849 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

He arrived in New South Wales in 1850 on the Tippoo Saib with his wife.


Offspring of George Chant and Mary Langdon (1825-1903)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George Chant (1854-1938) 1854 Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 1938 Wickham, New South Wales, Australia Anna Victoria Philp (1857-1939)

Mary Chant (1856-1902) 1856 Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 17 September 1902 Stroud, New South Wales, Australia Laban Barnes (1847-1934)

(male) Chant (1858-1858)
John Chant (1859-1943)
Ann Chant (1862)
Bridget Chant (1864)
Frederick William Chant (1873-1873)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2014-12-13), entry for George /Chant/.
  • AWT:db: :3083796, id: I602585750 — no longer available
  • AWT:db: kevlewis2007, id: I2067 — no longer available
  • AWT:db: petergreenfamily, id: I3009 — no longer available
  • AWT:db: quiltytree, id: I17940 — no longer available
Ω Birth
  • his birth place on the immigration records has been read (with difficulty) as "Crooktown", but this doesn't seem to exist
† Baptism
  • "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 December 2014), George Chant, 07 Nov 1824; citing Somerset, England, reference 28; FHL microfilm 1,526,508.
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 15041/1891

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