Jemima Packham


Brief Life History of Jemima

When Jemima Packham was born in 1852, in Southsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Stenning Packham, was 35 and her mother, Jane Jesteco, was 39. She married Arthur Fleet Wellings on 15 June 1875, in Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in 1911, in Camberwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Fleet Wellings
Jemima Packham
Marriage: 15 June 1875
Edith Emma Wellings
Ellen Wellings
Arthur Stenning Wellings
Samuel Percy Wellings
Maude Justice Wellings
Florence Isabel Wellings
Lilian Wellings

Sources (5)

  • Jemima Packham in household of John Packham, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Jemima Packham in household of John S Packham, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1875Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (5)

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 2

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 28

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 32

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name, probably from Pagham in Sussex, named in Old English from the personal name Pæcga + hām ‘village, homestead’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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