Henry KEMPTON

Henry KEMPTON

Male 1835 - 1904  (69 years)

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  • Name Henry KEMPTON 
    Born 1835  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 20 Nov 1835  Holy Trinity, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Newspaper Report 11 Aug 1866  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS: Mr. E. Cross appeared on the part of defendant. Henry Kempton, baker, Ely Trinity, charged with assault on Wm. B. Snell, of the same place, carpenter, the 3rd inst. Settled out of court on defendant paying 11s. 6d. costs. 
    Occupation 1867  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location 
    tailor & woolen draper 
    Died 12 Oct 1904  Sloane Square Station, Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 15 Oct 1904  City Cemetery, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Newspaper Report 21 Oct 1904  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS: THE LATE MR. H. KEMPTON. Funeral at Ely. The funeral of the late Mr. Henry Kempton, of High-street, Ely, took place at Ely Cemetery on Saturday afternoon. The body was brought from London by the train due into Ely at 1.56 p.m., in a coffin of polished oak, with brass furniture, and bearing the following inscription: "Henry Kempton, died 12th October, 1904, aged 68 years." At the station the coffin, covered with beautiful wreaths, was placed on a hand bier, and conveyed by way of Back-hill to the house in High-street, where the funeral procession was formed. The flags at the Liberal and Conservative Clubs were hoisted half-mast, and at most of the premises in High-street the shutters were shut up or blinds drawn. At the gates of the cemetery the procession was met by members of the St. Audrey (Ely) Lodge of Freemasons with which the deceased had been connected, all of whom, according to custom, wore white gloves, and at the close threw sprays of acacia into the grave. At the head of the Freemasons was Brother J. C. Laxton, the retiring Worshipful Master, followed by the Senior and Junior Wardens, the Past Masters, and the brethren. Their company included: Brothers J. S. Barnett (the newly-elected W.M), J. M. Harvey, J. Read, C. Laceby, Captain Smith, Captain A. Hills. J. A. Gardiner, H. Bragg, A. Burton. S. Allen, T. Runciman, J. Graven, J. L. George, W. Hawkes, A D. Pledger, E. Jennings, J. Matthews, senior, Sergeant-Major White, Colour-Sergeant Harper, and Sergeant- Instructor Lewis. The Rev. J. Ellis Turner (Vicar of Holy Trinity) officiated. The chief mourners were: Mrs. H. Kempton (widow), Messrs. Albert Edward, Ernest, Charles, and Walter Kempton (sons), Mrs. George, Mrs. H. Granger, and Miss Lily Kempton (daughters), Messrs. William, Charles, Thomas and Alfred Kempton (brother), Messrs. W. S. Kempton, William Sydal and Humphrey, of King's Lynn (nephews), Mr. Harry Granger (son-in-law). Mrs. A. E. Kempton (daughter-in-law). Mr. Ben George (son-in-law), and Mr. William Pope, Downham Market. There was a large and sympathetic crowd at the graveside. Representing the public bodies with which deceased had been connected were: Messrs. T. B. Granger, J L. George, Theobald. J- C. Laxton, J. Graven, and W. P. Snell. The City of Ely Sports Committee and the Conservative Club were also represented, among others in attendance being: Messrs. G. H King, J. Cutlack, E. Dingle, J. Creak, J. Hitch, 6. Ashby, J. J. Barwick, J. M. Evans, W. F. Wilkinson, C. H. Briggs, and L. G. Youngs. The wreaths which were conveyed to the graveside in an open landau, numbered upwards of forty, and included tributes from the Ely Lodge of Freemasons, the Ely Conservative Club, and the City of Ely Sports Committee. Mr. J. M. Harvey, of High-street, carried out the funeral arrangements. 
    Probate 22 Dec 1904  London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I595  Kempton Tree
    Last Modified 13 May 2016 

    Father William KEMPTON,   b. 1811, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1874, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Sarah PHILLIPS,   b. 1811, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1881, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F88  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Chadd SYDAL,   b. 1835, Kings Lynn, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1885, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1859  Holy Trinity, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Private
     2. Minnie Maria KEMPTON,   b. 1861, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Alice Mary KEMPTON,   b. 1863, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ernest Arthur KEMPTON,   b. 1865, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1925, Greenwich, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Private
     6. Private
     7. Private
     8. Private
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Private 
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1835 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 20 Nov 1835 - Holy Trinity, Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jun 1859 - Holy Trinity, Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Report - CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS: Mr. E. Cross appeared on the part of defendant. Henry Kempton, baker, Ely Trinity, charged with assault on Wm. B. Snell, of the same place, carpenter, the 3rd inst. Settled out of court on defendant paying 11s. 6d. costs. - 11 Aug 1866 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - tailor & woolen draper - 1867 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Report - CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS: THE LATE MR. H. KEMPTON. Funeral at Ely. The funeral of the late Mr. Henry Kempton, of High-street, Ely, took place at Ely Cemetery on Saturday afternoon. The body was brought from London by the train due into Ely at 1.56 p.m., in a coffin of polished oak, with brass furniture, and bearing the following inscription: "Henry Kempton, died 12th October, 1904, aged 68 years." At the station the coffin, covered with beautiful wreaths, was placed on a hand bier, and conveyed by way of Back-hill to the house in High-street, where the funeral procession was formed. The flags at the Liberal and Conservative Clubs were hoisted half-mast, and at most of the premises in High-street the shutters were shut up or blinds drawn. At the gates of the cemetery the procession was met by members of the St. Audrey (Ely) Lodge of Freemasons with which the deceased had been connected, all of whom, according to custom, wore white gloves, and at the close threw sprays of acacia into the grave. At the head of the Freemasons was Brother J. C. Laxton, the retiring Worshipful Master, followed by the Senior and Junior Wardens, the Past Masters, and the brethren. Their company included: Brothers J. S. Barnett (the newly-elected W.M), J. M. Harvey, J. Read, C. Laceby, Captain Smith, Captain A. Hills. J. A. Gardiner, H. Bragg, A. Burton. S. Allen, T. Runciman, J. Graven, J. L. George, W. Hawkes, A D. Pledger, E. Jennings, J. Matthews, senior, Sergeant-Major White, Colour-Sergeant Harper, and Sergeant- Instructor Lewis. The Rev. J. Ellis Turner (Vicar of Holy Trinity) officiated. The chief mourners were: Mrs. H. Kempton (widow), Messrs. Albert Edward, Ernest, Charles, and Walter Kempton (sons), Mrs. George, Mrs. H. Granger, and Miss Lily Kempton (daughters), Messrs. William, Charles, Thomas and Alfred Kempton (brother), Messrs. W. S. Kempton, William Sydal and Humphrey, of King's Lynn (nephews), Mr. Harry Granger (son-in-law). Mrs. A. E. Kempton (daughter-in-law). Mr. Ben George (son-in-law), and Mr. William Pope, Downham Market. There was a large and sympathetic crowd at the graveside. Representing the public bodies with which deceased had been connected were: Messrs. T. B. Granger, J L. George, Theobald. J- C. Laxton, J. Graven, and W. P. Snell. The City of Ely Sports Committee and the Conservative Club were also represented, among others in attendance being: Messrs. G. H King, J. Cutlack, E. Dingle, J. Creak, J. Hitch, 6. Ashby, J. J. Barwick, J. M. Evans, W. F. Wilkinson, C. H. Briggs, and L. G. Youngs. The wreaths which were conveyed to the graveside in an open landau, numbered upwards of forty, and included tributes from the Ely Lodge of Freemasons, the Ely Conservative Club, and the City of Ely Sports Committee. Mr. J. M. Harvey, of High-street, carried out the funeral arrangements. - 21 Oct 1904 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Parish Register, Ely, Holy Trinity.

    2. [S107] British Newspaper Archive, (www.britishnewspaperarchive).

    3. [S85] E&W National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858-1966, 1973-1995, (www.ancestry.co.uk).

    4. [S77] GRO BMD Indexes, (www.ancestry.co.uk), DQ1904, Chelsea, 1a 288, age 68.

    5. [S68] Graves Register, City of Ely Cemetery.

    6. [S77] GRO BMD Indexes, (www.ancestry.co.uk), JQ1859, Kings Lynn, 4b 61x.