Monday, August 4, 2014

Reminiscences of Theodore Chase Notable Portsmouth Shipowner and the Old Chase House

For more info and photo credit see Walk Portsmouth by Ronald T. Campbell of Hampton, New Hampshire is a professional writer and photographer whose lifelong hobby is studying history.


Chase House, at the corner of Court and Washington Street, is one of the grandest Georgian structures at Strawbery Banke. The Chase family, Portsmouth merchants, lived in the house for over a century.

The Crowley Collection
Sneak Peek: 'Thread' at Portsmouth's Strawbery Banke 
Reminiscences of Theodore Chase. a Notable Portsmouth Shipowner-the Old Chase House Date: Thursday, July 3, 1884 Paper: Boston Daily Advertiser (Boston, MA)


  1. Did they descend from William Chase who came on the Winthrop Fleet in 1630?

  2. Jane Thanks for reading I know the family descends from Aquila Chase, Jr., of Newbury MA and Anne Silloway