When Joseph Hampson was born on 1 March 1825, in Denton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Hampson, was 37 and his mother, Mary Beesley, was 32. He lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 29 August 1897, at the age of 72.
English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from the Norman personal name Hamo, Hamon (see Hammond ).
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ‘descendant of Amhsach’ a byname meaning ‘mercenary soldier’ or ‘messenger’, from the adjective amhasach ‘aggressive’.
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