Mary Chipperfield

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Mary Chipperfield
Mary  Chipperfield

Personal details

Spouse(s) Roger Cawley

Country United Kingdom

Title director 1966
Location at Longleat Safari Park in United Kingdom

Title owner 1955-1999
Location at Mary Chipperfield’s Circus in United Kingdom

Title animal trainer -1955
Location at Circus Chipperfield in United Kingdom

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Biography details

Mary Chipperfield , circus animal trainer in United Kingdom

Born 1938-11-26 in United Kingdom dead 2014-11-30 , daughter of director Jimmy Chipperfield and assistant director Rosie Chipperfield .

Mary Rose Cawley (née Chipperfield, 26 November 1937 – 30 November 2014) was a 1970s British circus entertainer who specialised in a chimpanzee act. She was also known as an animal trainer, providing numerous animals for various BBC productions and the 1967 movie Doctor Dolittle.

Mary  ChipperfieldMary Chipperfield in Hippodrome Circus, Great Yarmouth, 1975. The elephant bull is Maxi, now breeding bull in Zuerich Zoo, Switzerland.


Total: 1 children

  1. Born: . Suzanne Chipperfield


Siblings through the father Jimmy Chipperfield (1912 -- 1990):

  1. Richard Chipperfield Born ? Dead: † 1975

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Mary Chipperfield
Born: 1938-11-26

James Chipperfield

Born: 1912

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Richard Chipperfield

Born: 1875-04-08
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Emily Seaton

Born: 1883-08-16
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Rosie Purchase

Born: 1912

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Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). animal trainer Mary Chipperfield in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 May 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories animal trainer | circus | Mary Chipperfield’s Circus | Chipperfield family | Born 1938 | Dead 2014 | People from United Kingdom

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