Joseph Kemsley

about 1816–
Newington, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Kemsley was born about 1816, in Newington, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Kemsley, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Hatch, was 32. He married Elizabeth Mills about May 1841, in Edmonton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Woodford Bridge, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Theydon Garnon, Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Kemsley
1816–
Elizabeth Mills
1818–1867
Marriage: about May 1841
Arthur Mills Kemsley
1842–1908
Clarissa Kemsley
1847–1917
Walter John Kemsley
1852–1930
Henry Hugh Kemsley
1855–1919
Joseph William Kemsley
1843–1900
Elizabeth Jane Kemsley
1845–1879
Alfred Edward Kemsley
1849–1913
Matilda Hannah Kemsley
1850–1861

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about May 1841
Edmonton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    Arthur Mills Kemsley

    Male1842–1908Male

    Joseph William Kemsley

    Male1843–1900Male

    Elizabeth Jane Kemsley

    Female1845–1879Female

    Clarissa Kemsley

    Female1847–1917Female

    Alfred Edward Kemsley

    Male1849–1913Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1823

Age 7

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 17

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 38

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in North Yorkshire called Helmsley. The names are of different etymologies: the one near Rievaulx Abbey is from the Old English personal name Helm + Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, whereas Upper Helmsley, near York, is from the Old English personal name Hemele + Old English ēg ‘island’, and had the form Hemelsey till at least the 14th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Kemsley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Joseph Kemsley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Kemsley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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