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Family of Frank George KEMPSON and Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY

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Family of Frank George KEMPSON and Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY, Pem and Frank Kempson

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Family of Frank George KEMPSON and Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY, 2004, Washwood Heath Rd

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Family of Frank George KEMPSON and Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY, c. 1930, 269 Birmingham Road, Walsall

Husband: Frank George KEMPSON (1870-1939)
Wife: Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY (1867-1943)
Children: Ethel Elizabeth KEMPSON (1906-1997)
Edward Frank Greetham KEMPSON (1909-1915)
Marriage 7 Oct 1896 St Clements Church, Parish of St Clement Nechells(?), Birmingham1
47 Hutton Street, Birmingham

Husband: 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

Name: Frank George KEMPSON
Sex: Male
Father: William Edwin KEMPSON (1838-1910)
Mother: Susan DUGGAN (1839-1897)
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 2d2,3
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, Worcestershire3
Upper Mary Street, Kings Norton, Birmingham
No longer exists.
Occupation Engineer, Steelworks Manager
Residence 1881 (age 10) Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire2
Paxton Villa, Victoria Road, Yardley, Worcestershire
Occupation 1881 (age 10) Scholar2
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, Coventry4
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)5,6
Employed by Austin Motor Company 16 Feb 1915 (age 44)
See contract for details.
Death 3 Sep 1939 (age 68) 269 Birmingham Road, Walsall7
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

Wife: Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY

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Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY, Emily Kempson (Holloway)

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Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY, Emily Holloway probably

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Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY, 2004, age 137, Washwood Heath Rd

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Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY, 2004, age 137, 32 Washwood Heath Rd 1

Name: Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY
Sex: Female
Father: Frederick Edward HOLLOWAY (1839-1906)
Mother: Elizabeth Jane WILLIAMS (c. 1835-1922)
Cause of Death: Cerebral Thrombosis, Sub-arachnoid Haemorrhage
Note: Birth was registered at Chorlton, just south of Crewe. GM said she was born in Manchester - which is in the right direction at least.
Birth 18 Jul 1867 Ardwick, Lancashire2,8
Occupation Sewing Machine Worker
Residence 1881 (age 14) 199 Bolton Road, Aston, Birmingham2
199 Bolton Road, Aston, Birmingham
Occupation 1881 (age 14) Scholar2
Death 11 Mar 1943 (age 75) 126 Blackford Avenue, Edinburgh9
Cause: Cerebral Thrombosis, Sub-arachnoid Haemorrhage
Burial Mar 1943 (age 75) Liberton Cemetery, Edinburgh10

Child 1: Ethel Elizabeth KEMPSON

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Ethel Elizabeth KEMPSON, 1964, age 58, EE McDowell Jul 1964

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Ethel Elizabeth KEMPSON, EEK young girl 3

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Ethel Elizabeth KEMPSON, EEK young girl 2

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Ethel Elizabeth KEMPSON, c. 1917, age 11, EEK young girl 1

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Spouse: Edmund George Vincent PERCIVAL, 1951, age 44, EGVP pipe

Name: Ethel Elizabeth KEMPSON11
Sex: Female
Name Suffix: Betty
Given Name Used: Betty
Spouse 1: Edmund George Vincent PERCIVAL (1907-1951)
Spouse 2: Richard Henry MCDOWELL (1910-2002)
Children: Sheila Morag PERCIVAL (1937-2005)
John Kempson PERCIVAL
Note: Known as Elizabeth or Betty
Birth 3 Jan 1906 75 King Edward Road, Coventry11
Residence 2 Apr 1911 (age 5) 102 Kingsway, Coventry12
102 Kingsway, Coventry
Residence 1934 (age 27-28) 269 Birmingham Road, Walsall
269 Birmingham Road, Walsall
Residence 1937 (age 30-31) 126 Blackford Avenue, Edinburgh
126 Blackford Avenue, Edinburgh
Residence 1963 (age 56-57) 20 Oak Tree Close, Virginia Water GU25 4JF
20 Oak Tree Close, Virginia Water GU25 4JF
Residence 95 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh
95 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh
Occupation Research Chemist
Title Dr
Marriage Count 2
Death 16 Apr 1997 (age 91) Surrey
Burial Wokingham Crematorium, ashes interred at Moorhouse, near Kelso.

Child 2: Edward Frank Greetham KEMPSON

Name: Edward Frank Greetham KEMPSON13
Sex: Male
Cause of Death: Infantile Paralysis - probably Polio
Note: There is no memorial on his grave.14
Birth Q4 1909 Coventry, Warwickshire15
Death 18 Mar 1915 (age 5) 102 Kingsway, Coventry13,16
Cause: Infantile Paralysis - probably Polio
Burial 22 Mar 1915 Square 226, Grave 201 London Road Cemetery, Coventry5,17,18

Note on Marriage

Marriage was witnessed by Fred and Trissie Holloway. Lived at 47 Hutton Street at the time their marriage - which no longer exists. It may have been replaced with Hutton Road which is new houses.

Lived in 32 Washwood Heath Road, Birmingham in 1901 which is now (Aug 2004) a Jet petrol station.

 

Probate was granted to Emily - amount was 985 pounds.

Note on Husband: 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 2d2,3

Note on Husband: Frank George KEMPSON (2)

Every photo bar one has him with a cigarette!

Note on Husband: 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 Husband: 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.

Note on Wife: Emily Marsalina Macquebra HOLLOWAY

Birth was registered at Chorlton, just south of Crewe. GM said she was born in Manchester - which is in the right direction at least.

Note on Child 1: Ethel Elizabeth KEMPSON

Known as Elizabeth or Betty

Note on Child 2: Edward Frank Greetham KEMPSON

There is no memorial on his grave.14

Sources

1"Frank Kempson - Emily Holloway marriage certificate".
2"1881 Census".
3"Frank Kempson's Birth Certificate".
4"Spennell's Directory for Coventry, 1912". P. 290. Cit. Date: 24 January 2005. Assessment: Primary evidence.
5"Edward Frank Greetham Memorial Note".
6"Edward Frank Greetham Death Certificate".
7"Frank Kempson death GRO index Q3 1939".
8"Q3 1867 GRO births index - Holloway".
9"Emily Holloway Death Certificate".
10"Photo of EGVP and Emily Holloway Grave".
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Source: Photo of EGVP and Emily Holloway Grave, EGVP and EMMK grave 4

11"EEK Birth Certificate".
12"1911 Census".
13"Edward Frank Greetham Memorial Note". Assessment: Primary evidence.
14"Letter from Coventry City Council 22 Nov 06". Cit. Date: 25 November 2006. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
15"Q1 1909 GRO birth index Kempson". Cit. Date: 22 January 2005. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
This is almost certainly Edward Frank Greetham's birth - need to order the certificate to be sure - even though the register index entry is Frank Edmund. The Kempsons seemed to interchange their names as they saw fit.
16"Edward Frank Greetham Death Certificate". Assessment: Primary evidence.
17"Letter from Coventry City Council 22 Nov 06". Assessment: Primary evidence.
18"EFG Kempson Grave Location".