Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams

1849–24 June 1927 (Age 78)
Dublin, Ireland

The Life Summary of Kathleen Emily Bulkeley

When Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams was born in 1849, in Dublin, Ireland, her father, Robert Griffith Williams, was 40 and her mother, Mary Ann Geale, was 39. She married Arthur Charles Wellesley 4th Duke of Wellington on 24 October 1872, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in New Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Ewhurst, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 24 June 1927, in Mayfair, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78, and was buried in Stratfield Saye, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Charles Wellesley 4th Duke of Wellington
Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams
Marriage: 24 October 1872
Evelyn Kathleen Wellesley
Arthur Charles Wellesley 5th Duke of Wellington
Captain Lord Richard Wellesley
Gerald Wellesley 7th Duke of Wellington
Eileen Wellesley
Lord George Wellesley

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  • Marriage
    24 October 1872England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 
    Age 3
    George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1877 · Trial of Detectives
    Age 28
    The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Kathleen E B Wellesley in household of Arthur C Wellesley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Kathleen Williams en el registro de George Wellerley y Louise Nesta Pamela Wellerley, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
    • Evelyn Kathleen Wallesley en la familia de Arthur Charles Wallesley, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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