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 13 June 1875, in St James' Church, Milton near Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years 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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Arthur Fleet Wellings
Jemima Packham
Marriage: 13 June 1875
Edith Emma Wellings
Ellen Wellings
Arthur Stenning Wellings
Samuel Percy Wellings
Maude Justice Wellings
Florence Isabel Wellings
Lilian Wellings

Sources (9)

  • Jemima Wallings, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Jemima Packham, "England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, Marriages, 1537-1930"
  • Jemima Packham in entry for Arthur Wellings, "England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, Marriages, 1537-1930"

World Events (5)

1854 · The Crimean War

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

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


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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