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George Hempsted

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George Hempsted (1847- )

1847 Born in Horncastle, Lincs, the son of Robert Hempsted and his wife Ann

1851 Living at Foundry Street, Horncastle: Robert Hempsted (age 27 born Eaton Socon, Beds), Moulder in Iron Foundry. With his wife Ann Hempsted (age 30 born Duddington, Leic.) and their three sons; Josiah Hempsted (age 5 born Elton, Hunts); George Hempsted (age 4 born Horncastle); and Nathaniel Hempsted (age 2 born Horncastle).[1]

1861 Living at 53 Norton Street, Spittlegate, Grantham: Robert Hempsted (age 36 born Eaton, Beds), Iron and Brass Moulder. With his wife Ann Hempsted (age 40 born Duddington, Leic.) and their two sons George Hempsted (age 14 born Horncastle) and Nathaniel Hempsted (age 12 born Horncastle).[2]

1875 Married to Elizabeth Mary Cole

1911 Living at 36 Brondesbury Villas, Kilburn: George Hempsted (age 64 born Horncastle), Agricultural Engineer (Retired). With his wife E. M. Hempsted (age 62 born Heedingworth, Hunts.) and their son H. Hempsted (age 22 born Catford), Journalist. Also his daughter-in-law Violet Hempsted (age 23 born Brisbane, Australia).[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 Census
  3. 1911 Census