Tommy Chipperfield

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Tommy Chipperfield
Profession circus animal trainer
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Born ? in United Kingdom

Spouse(s) Marilyn Chipperfield

Country United Kingdom

Title animal trainer -
Location at Circus Chipperfield in United Kingdom

Title animal trainer-2013
Location at Tom Duffy's Circus in Ireland

Title animal trainer
Location at Robert Brothers Circus in United Kingdom

Biography details

Tommy Chipperfield , circus animal trainer in United Kingdom

Born ? in United Kingdom , son of animal trainer Johnny Chipperfield and artist Doris Chipperfield .

Tommy Chipperfield was born and raised in the Chipperfield's Circus. He grew up on the road with a menagerie of animals, like chimps to giraffes before going to Marsh Court school in Stockbridge, Hampshire. Tommy performed in the Circus as a young boy. Tommy became a big cat trainer, as his father had been. He also undertook elephants and horses shows in the 1970s. Tommy worked for the Roberts brothers for two years. Tommy has worked in the UK and traveled with his show to Spain, South Africa and Australia. He married Marilyn, who he found in Australia. Marilyn has done riding, high wire, trapeze acts and more. The two worked in Ireland in Duffy's Circus for a number of years. In 2013, they moved the show back to England. Their son Thomas Chipperfield, like his grandpa and father, is a lion and tiger trainer.


Total: 1 children

  1. Thomas Chipperfield. Born: ?.

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John Chipperfield

Born: 1875

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Richard Chipperfield

Born: 1875-04-08
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Emily Seaton

Born: 1883-08-16
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Doris Morche

Born: ?

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). animal trainer Tommy Chipperfield in Ireland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 May 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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