Nehemiah Kimberley

3 October 1839–June 1883 (Age 43)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Nehemiah

When Nehemiah Kimberley was born on 3 October 1839, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jesse Kimberley, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Shaw Johnson, was 38. He married Mary Ann Thomerson in December 1859, in Shoreditch, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in St Thomas in the Moors, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Shoreditch, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died in June 1883, in Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Nehemiah Kimberley
Mary Ann Thomerson
Marriage: December 1859
Mary Ann Kimberley
Nehemiah Kimberley
Alice Kimberley
George Kimberley
Harry Kimberley
Samuel John Kimberley

Spouse and Children

December 1859
Shoreditch, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 15

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 41

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of three places so named, in Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, and Norfolk. The one in Nottinghamshire, Chinemarelie in Domesday Book, is ‘woodland clearing of Cynemǣr’, from an Old English personal name composed of the elements cyne- ‘royal’ + mǣr ‘fame’, with lēah ‘clearing’. The one in Warwickshire, recorded in 1311 as Kynebaldeleye, is ‘Cynebald's clearing’ ( see Kemble ). The one in Norfolk, Chineburlai in Domesday Book, is ‘Cyneburh's clearing’ ( see Kimbrough ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nathaniel Kimberley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Nehemiah Kimberley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Nehimiah Kimberley in household of Jessey Kimberley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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