James Kimber

15 August 1841–
Nutley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Kimber was christened on 15 August 1841, in Nutley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Kimber, was 36 and his mother, Martha Wheatear, was 32.

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John Kimber
Martha Wheatear
William Kimber
Elizabeth Kimber
George Kimber
Henry Kimber
James Kimber
Edward Kimber
Stephen Kimber
Ann Kimber

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World Events (3)


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
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.

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a habitational name from East and West Kimber in the parish of Northlew in Devon, so named from Old English cempa ‘warrior’ (or the Old English personal name Cempa) + bearn ‘grove’, ‘wood’. It may also be an altered form of Kimbrough .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kinberg .

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

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  • James Kimber, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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