Betty Tempest

Female1821–19 January 1887

Brief Life History of Betty

Betty Tempest was born in 1821, in Kildwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Haworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Haworth, Yorkshire, England in 1881. She died on 19 January 1887, in Keighley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66, and was buried in Haworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Betty Tempest
Joseph Tempest
Ann Tempest

Sources (8)

  • Betty Tempist in household of Joseph Fort, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Betty Tempest, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Betty Tempest in entry for Joseph Tempest, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Children (2)

World Events (7)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 0

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.


Age 22

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): nickname for someone with a blustery temperament, from Middle English, Old French tempest(e) ‘storm’ (from Latin tempestas ‘weather, season’, a derivative of tempus ‘time’).

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

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