James Richard Kew

25 June 1892–1910 (Age 17)
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James Richard

When James Richard Kew was born on 25 June 1892, in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Kew, was 24 and his mother, Charlotte Eliza Smith, was 24. He died in 1910, in Kensington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Robert Kew
Charlotte Eliza Smith
Ethel May Kew
Ernest Robert Kew
Frederick Kew
James Richard Kew
Minnie Sophia Kew
Ada Elizabeth Kew
William Stanley Kew
Margaret Lilian Kew
Amelia Kew
Harry Kew
Ellen Kew

Parents and Siblings


    Charlotte Eliza Smith




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World Events (3)

1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 2

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 12

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.

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a cook, Anglo-Norman French k(i)eu (from Latin coquus).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caieu, a lost place near Boulogne in Northern France.3 English: habitational name from a place in Middlesex, now part of Greater London, probably named with Old English cǣg ‘key’, ‘projection’ + hōh ‘spur of land’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • James R Kew in household of Thomas Kew, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • James R Kew, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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