Martha Beardmore

about 1856–
Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Beardmore was born about 1856, in Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Beardmore, was 33 and her mother, Jane Gregory, was 33. She married James Kay Hampson on 19 January 1882, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

James Kay Hampson
Martha Beardmore
Marriage: 19 January 1882
John Bridge Hampson
Robert Dudley Hampson
Margaret Elizabeth Hampson
Edward James Hampson
Richard Hampson

Spouse and Children

    James Kay Hampson



19 January 1882
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    John Bridge Hampson


    Robert Dudley Hampson


    Margaret Elizabeth Hampson


    Edward James Hampson


    Richard Hampson


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 3

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 45

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from some lost place (probably in Staffordshire, where the surname is particularly common).

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha Beardmore in household of Jane Beardmore, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Martha Beardmore in entry for Edward J. Hampson, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Martha Beardmore, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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