Sampson Alfred Copestake

Male13 May 1879–13 August 1966

Brief Life History of Sampson Alfred

When Sampson Alfred Copestake was born on 13 May 1879, in Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sampson Alfred Copestake, was 23 and his mother, Martha Jessie Hawksworth, was 23. He married Maud Matilda Harrison on 5 April 1904, in Clerkenwell, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Clerkenwell, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 13 August 1966, in Epsom, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Sampson Alfred Copestake
Maud Matilda Harrison
Marriage: 5 April 1904
Samson James Copestake
Maud Elizabeth Copestake
Doris Maud Copestake
Charles Joseph Henry Copestake
Alice Ethel Maud Copestake
Frederick Arthur Copestake

Sources (5)

  • Sampson Copestake in household of Sampson Copestake, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sampson Alfred Copestake, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Sampson A Copestake, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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  • Marriage
    5 April 1904Clerkenwell, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

    Age 9

    The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.


    Age 29

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname, a hybrid from Old French couper ‘to cut’ + Middle English stak(e) ‘stake, post’ (Old English staca), hence ‘cut stake’.

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

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