Henry Chaplin was born in 1875 and became a breadmaker and baker working in the family business in Bell Green. On 25 October 1904 he married Ellen Goode, daughter of Jesse Goode and Angelina Hewitt. At the time of her marriage Ellen was a dressmakers assistant.
They had the following children:
Elsie Helen Chaplin, born 1905 . Elsie was baptised on15 October 1905 but lived only a few short years. She was buried at St Laurences on 17 February 1909. Sybil Margaret Chaplin, born 1910 and baptised on 12 January lived only a few months and was buried on 27 May 1911.
At the time of Elsie's birth the family is living at Henley Farm and at Sybil's birth Henry is described as a farmer at Hall Green Road.