Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams

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

The Life 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

Spouse and Children

24 October 1872
England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Griffith Williams


    Mary Ann Geale




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 (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kathleen E B Wellesley in household of Arthur C Wellesley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams, Daughter in entry for Arthur Chas Wellesley, Son, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams in entry for Arthur Charles Wellesley, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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