Martha Bellamy

15 June 1854–15 October 1936 (Age 82)
Laughterton, Kettlethorpe, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

The Life of Martha

When Martha Bellamy was born on 15 June 1854, her father, William Bellamy, was 28 and her mother, Mary Lobsey, was 25. She married Robert Kennington on 26 May 1874. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 15 October 1936, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Robert Kennington
Martha Bellamy
Marriage: 26 May 1874
Mary Ann Kennington
Nellie Kennington
George William Kennington
James Kennington

Spouse and Children

    Robert Kennington



26 May 1874
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.


Parents and Siblings



    George Bellamy


    Sarah ( Ann) Bellamy


    Thomas Bellamy




+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 26

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

Age 30

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 50

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin), French: literal or ironic nickname meaning ‘fine friend’, from French beau ‘fair’, ‘handsome’ (bel before a vowel) + ami ‘friend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Billamy in household of William Billamy, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Martha Bellamy, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Martha Kennington in entry for Mary Ann Kennington, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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