James Kingsman

Male1836–8 October 1862

Brief Life History of James

When James Kingsman was born in 1836, in Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Kingsman, was 31 and his mother, Sophia Vince, was 27. He married Eleanor May Card on 15 August 1860, in County Dublin, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Radford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 8 October 1862, in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, at the age of 26, and was buried in St Paul's, County Dublin, Ireland.

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James Kingsman
Eleanor May Card
Marriage: 15 August 1860
Eleanor Sophie Kingsman

Sources (10)

  • James Kingsman in household of William Kingsman, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Kingsman, "Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Kingsman - Church record: Burial record or certificate: death: October 1862; Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1860County Dublin, Ireland
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)

    1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

    Age 2

    Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.


    Age 7

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 9

    The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name, status name from Middle English king ‘king’ + the genitival inflection -(e)s- + man(n) ‘man’, denoting one who had commended his services to the king and not to some baron. Compare Walter Kingesbonde, 1205 in Pipe Rolls (Northumb), Godwin Kingesreive, 1208 in Feet of Fines (Lincs).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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