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Family of William Edwin KEMPSON and Susan DUGGAN

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Family of William Edwin KEMPSON and Susan DUGGAN, 2004, Great Lister St 1

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Family of William Edwin KEMPSON and Susan DUGGAN, 2004, Great Lister St 2

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Family of William Edwin KEMPSON and Susan DUGGAN, Great Lister St 3

Husband: William Edwin KEMPSON (1838-1910)
Wife: Susan DUGGAN (1839-1897)
Children: William Joseph KEMPSON (1862-1940)
Charles Henry KEMPSON (1864-1947)
Edwin Richard Winter KEMPSON (1865-1946)
Susan Fanny KEMPSON (1868- )
Frank George KEMPSON (1870-1939)
Jane Caroline KEMPSON (1873- )
Marriage 21 Jan 1862 St Peter and Paul's Parish Church, Birmingham

Husband: William Edwin KEMPSON

Name: William Edwin KEMPSON1,2
Sex: Male
Father: William KEMPSON (1810-bef1861)
Mother: Caroline JONES (c. 1807-1903)
Cause of Death: Syncope
Note: Not recorded in 1891 census at 120 Gt Lister St.
Lived at 88 Coventry Road, Bordesley, Aston in 18613
Birth Q1 1838
Occupation Attorney's Clerk - 1881 Census says solicitors Managing Clerk. I wonder which one?, Accountant in 18994,5
Residence 1881 (age 43) Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Worcestershire
Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Worcestershire
Residence 4 Aug 1899 (age 61) 194 St Andrews Road, Birmingham
194 St Andrews Road, Birmingham
Death 15 Apr 1910 (age 72) 194 St Andrews Road, Birmingham6
Cause: Syncope

Wife: Susan DUGGAN

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Susan DUGGAN, 2004, age 164, Key Hill Cemetery 2 - Area Q

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Susan DUGGAN, 2004, age 164, Key Hill Cemetery 3 - Area Q

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Susan DUGGAN, 2004, age 164, Key Hill Cemetery 4

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Susan DUGGAN, 2004, age 164, Key Hill Cemetery 5 - Entry Notice Board

Name: Susan DUGGAN7
Sex: Female
Father: Joseph DUGGAN (1817-1874)
Mother: Caroline DERRINGTON (1815-1865)
Note: I was unable to find a gravestone. Birmingham library records the burial index as 40596 257 Q. I think the Q refers to the area of the cemetery where she is buried.
There is no Monument inscription recorded in the Key Hill Monument inscriptions in Birmingham Library for any Kempson.
Birth 16 Sep 1839 Birmingham, Warwick8
Christening 15 Oct 1839 (age 0) St Martins, Birmingham
Residence 1881 (age 41) Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Worcestershire9
Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Worcestershire
Death 1 Feb 1897 (age 57)10
Burial 5 Feb 1897 Key Hill Cemetery (Family Grave).Birmingham City's first cemetery, laid out by Charles Edge for the Birmingham General Cemetery Company, and opened in 1836 as 'The Birmingham General Cemetery'.

Child 1: William Joseph KEMPSON

Name: William Joseph KEMPSON
Sex: Male
Spouse: Frances WAINWRIGHT (c. 1865-1950)
Children: Valentine Harold KEMPSON (1891-1973)
Henry Augustus KEMPSON (1898-1898)
Aubrey Cyril KEMPSON (1900-1923)
Howard Sidney KEMPSON (1902-1987)
Note: Birth found in freebmd. Vol 62 p244.
Probate was granted London 17 June 1940 to Valentine Harold Kempson, special constable. He left the sum of 8024 pounds 13s 4d.11
Birth 13 Aug 1862 Aston
Occupation 1881 (age 18) Accountant's Clerk in 1881. In 1902 Limited Company's Manager9
Residence 1881 (age 18) Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Worcestershire
Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Worcestershire
Death 24 Apr 1940 (age 77) 40 Surrey Road, Bournemouth.11

Child 2: Charles Henry KEMPSON

Name: Charles Henry KEMPSON
Sex: Male
Spouse: Elizabeth WILLIAMS (c. 1865- )
Note: Had a servant who was 13 in 1901 called Amy Hadland!
Birth 9 Jun 1864
Occupation 1881 (age 16) Engineer and Machinist. 1901 Carrier Gilder Picture Dealer9
Residence 1881 (age 16) Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire9
Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire
Residence 24 Nov 1897 (age 32) 4 Warwick Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham
4 Warwick Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham
From CHK's marriage certificate. Note - age doesn't tie up with dob, so something's slightly awry.
Death 26 Feb 1947 (age 82) 51 Southbourne Avenue, Ward End, Birmingham

Child 3: Edwin Richard Winter KEMPSON

Name: Edwin Richard Winter KEMPSON
Sex: Male
Spouse: Cassandra Louise WELCHMAN (c. 1868-1961)
Note: Lived at 160 South Rd, Erdington, Birmingham in 1901
Birth Dec 1865 Birmingham
Occupation 1881 (age 15-16) 1881 - Architects Clerk. 1901 - Picture Frame Maker12
Residence 1881 (age 15) Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire9
Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire
Death 1946 (age 80-81) Erdington

Child 4: Susan Fanny KEMPSON

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Susan Fanny KEMPSON, Great Lister St 3

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Susan Fanny KEMPSON, 2004, age 136, Great Lister St 1

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Susan Fanny KEMPSON, 2004, age 136, Great Lister St 2

Name: Susan Fanny KEMPSON
Sex: Female
Spouse: ? PARTRIDGE ( - )
Children: Pern PARTRIDGE ( - )
Edie PARTRIDGE ( - )
??? PARTRIDGE ( - )
???? PARTRIDGE ( - )
Note: Recorded in 1881 and 1891 census as Fanny S.9,13
Birth 28 Mar 1868
Occupation Milliner
Residence 1881 (age 13) Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire9
Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire
Occupation 1881 (age 13) Scholar

Child 5: Frank George KEMPSON

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Frank George KEMPSON, Young Frank Kempson

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Frank George KEMPSON, Frank George Kempson

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Frank George KEMPSON, FGK Car

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Frank George KEMPSON, 2004, age 133, Washwood Heath Rd

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Spouse: Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY, Emily Kempson (Holloway)

Name: Frank George KEMPSON
Sex: Male
Spouse: Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY (1867-1943)
Children: Ethel Elizabeth KEMPSON (1906-1997)
Edward Frank Greetham KEMPSON (1909-1915)
Note 1: Born in Upper Mary Street, Kings Norton, which no longer exists. 1881 Census says he was born in Balsall Heath.
Probate was granted 8 Nov 1939 to his widow. He left the sum of 985 pounds 9s 2d2,9
Note 2: Every photo bar one has him with a cigarette!
Note 3: It's possible that Frank is the son in law referred to in Ralph Copeland's letter of 3rd October 1905 noting his promotion.
Note 4: Entry in the Walsall directory (Red Book) in 1932 through 1935 record them as P Kempson. In 37 and 38 it is corrected to be F.G Kempson.
Birth 18 Sep 1870 Upper Mary Street, Balsall Heath, Kings Norton, Worcestershire2
Upper Mary Street, Kings Norton, Birmingham
No longer exists.
Occupation Engineer, Steelworks Manager
Residence 1881 (age 10) Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire9
Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire
Occupation 1881 (age 10) Scholar9
Residence 1890 (age 19-20) 7 Shaftbury Terrace, Wightman Road, Harringay, London
7 Shaftbury Terrace, Wightman Road, Harringay, London
Wrote lettters to Pem (Emily) from here.
Residence 1891 (age 20) 120 Gt Lister Street, Birmingham
120 Great Lister Street, Birmingham
Street is still there, but house no longer exists.
Also, still staying at 7 Shaftbury Terrace, London. Wrote a letter to Pem from here.
Residence 1896 (age 25-26) 47 Hutton Street, Birmingham
47 Hutton Street, Birmingham
Address recorded on marriage certificate.
Residence 1901 (age 30) 32 Washwood Heath Road, Birmingham
32 Washwood Heath Road, Birmingham
Now a petrol station (2004)
Lived at 32 Washwood Heath Road in 1901 1901 (age 30-31)
Residence 1906 (age 35-36) 75 King Edward Road, Coventry
75 King Edward Road, Coventry
Residence 1912 (age 41-42) 102 Kingsway, Coventry14
102 Kingsway, Coventry
This was the Hawthorns. They were still there in Mar 1915. See the Spennell's directory for Coventry for 1912 for the record.
Residence 1915 (age 44-45) Hawthorns, Kingsway
Hawthorns Kingsway
According to his contract of employment with Austin Motor Company.
Death of child, Edward 1915 (age 44-45)15,16
Employed by Austin Motor Company 16 Feb 1915 (age 44)
See contract for details.
Death 3 Sep 1939 (age 68) 269 Birmingham Road, Walsall17
269 Birmingham Road, Walsall (to be confirmed)
Died on the day the 2nd World War broke out.
Burial 6 Sep 1939 Ryecroft Cemetery, Walsall - grave no 31-2-250

Child 6: Jane Caroline KEMPSON

Name: Jane Caroline KEMPSON13
Sex: Female
Spouse: John Alfred PALSER (1873- )
Children: Dorothy PALSER (c. 1900- )
Hilda Mary PALSER ( - )
Birth 8 Mar 1873 Birmingham9
Occupation Sewing Machinist
Residence 1881 (age 8) Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire9
Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire
Occupation 1881 (age 8) Scholar9
Residence 24 Apr 1898 (age 25) 11 St Clements Place, Birmingham
11 St Clements Place, Birmingham
Residence at time of marriage.

Note on Marriage

Lived at Upper Mary's Street Kings Norton in 1870 when Frank was born.

Lived at 120 Gt Lister St, Aston in 1891.

In 1881 the family had a servant by the name of Harriet Monk who was born in London, Middlesex.2,9,18

Note on Husband: William Edwin KEMPSON

Not recorded in 1891 census at 120 Gt Lister St.

Lived at 88 Coventry Road, Bordesley, Aston in 18613

Note on Wife: Susan DUGGAN

I was unable to find a gravestone. Birmingham library records the burial index as 40596 257 Q. I think the Q refers to the area of the cemetery where she is buried.

There is no Monument inscription recorded in the Key Hill Monument inscriptions in Birmingham Library for any Kempson.

Note on Child 1: William Joseph KEMPSON

Birth found in freebmd. Vol 62 p244.

Probate was granted London 17 June 1940 to Valentine Harold Kempson, special constable. He left the sum of 8024 pounds 13s 4d.11

Note on Child 2: Charles Henry KEMPSON

Had a servant who was 13 in 1901 called Amy Hadland!

Note on Child 3: Edwin Richard Winter KEMPSON

Lived at 160 South Rd, Erdington, Birmingham in 1901

Note on Child 4: Susan Fanny KEMPSON

Recorded in 1881 and 1891 census as Fanny S.9,13

Note on Child 5: Frank George KEMPSON (1)

Born in Upper Mary Street, Kings Norton, which no longer exists. 1881 Census says he was born in Balsall Heath.

Probate was granted 8 Nov 1939 to his widow. He left the sum of 985 pounds 9s 2d2,9

Note on Child 5: Frank George KEMPSON (2)

Every photo bar one has him with a cigarette!

Note on Child 5: Frank George KEMPSON (3)

It's possible that Frank is the son in law referred to in Ralph Copeland's letter of 3rd October 1905 noting his promotion.

Note on Child 5: Frank George KEMPSON (4)

Entry in the Walsall directory (Red Book) in 1932 through 1935 record them as P Kempson. In 37 and 38 it is corrected to be F.G Kempson.

Sources

1"Susan Kempson Memoriam Card". Text From Source: The beloved wife of William Edwin Kempson
2"Frank Kempson's Birth Certificate".
3"FG Kempson EMM Holloway Marriage Certificate".
4Ibid. Rank or Profession of Father. Cit. Date: 24 July 2004. Assessment: Primary evidence.
5"Frank Kempson's Birth Certificate". Rank or Profession of Father.
6"William Edwin Kempson Death Certificate".
7"1841 Census".
8"1901 Census". Assessment: Primary evidence.
This is a source for place of birth
9"1881 Census".
10"Susan Kempson Memoriam Card". Text From Source: Died February 1st 1897, aged 57 years
11"Wills indexes - Birmingham Central Library".
12"1881 Census". Cit. Date: 3 August 2004. Assessment: Primary evidence.
13"1901 Census".
14"Spennell's Directory for Coventry, 1912". P. 290. Cit. Date: 24 January 2005. Assessment: Primary evidence.
15"Edward Frank Greetham Memorial Note".
16"Edward Frank Greetham Death Certificate".
17"Frank Kempson death GRO index Q3 1939".
18"1891 Census".