was born in 1852 at Bradworthy. He was a Police Constable in Ivybridge prior to 1891 and arrived with his wife, Ellen Elizabeth and two children Thomas Joseph and Ellen Elizabeth, who were both born at Tamerton Foliot.
Thomas Chubb and his family lived at 4, Highland Street which was the police house and village lockup. He was well respected by local people.
On his retirement from the police in 1898, he was presented with a watch from the ‘inhabitants of Ivybridge as a mark of esteem’.
After his retirement from the police force he took on the position of postman in the village, living at various addresses in Ivybridge. When he died, age 78 in 1930, he lived at 7, Keaton Road. Thomas’s two children never married and they continued to live in the family house until they died in 1951 and 1964.
Police Constable in Ivybridge