Lieut. Edward Hooker Chiles R.N.

1792 - ????


  1. Son of Edward Chiles of Chatham, Kent, a carpenter, later given as shipwright, and his wife Ann nee Hooker. Midshipman in the Royal Navy from 1812; Lieutenant from 1824.

  2. Brother-in-law of Richard Edward Cardin (q.v., who married Chiles's sister Ann). "He did some work for Richard and Richard Edward helping manage some of the many plantations in St. Kitts in a pinch." Listed as manager of Lamberts in 1831. Edward Hooker Chiles, Lieut. R.N. became a member of the Clarence Lodge of Freemasons at Sandy Point, St Kitts, in 1835.


  1. 'Extracts from Ashford Manor Court Rolls 1781 to 1790', Kent Archaeological Society, [accessed 17/07/2018];, UK, Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices' Indentures, 1710-1811 [database online];, British Royal Navy Allotment Declarations 1795-1852 [database online]; List of Flag Officers and ther Commissioned Officers of Her Majesty's Fleets, with the dates of their respective commissions (London, 1830) p. 121.

  2. Email from Margaret McPhillips 06/06/2018 including quote;, England, United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921 [database online].

We are grateful to Margaret McPhillips for her assistance with compiling this entry.

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Sailor (Royal Navy)

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1831 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Manager

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