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Nathaniel Hempsted

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Nathaniel Hempsted (c1849-1903)

c.1849 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]

1871 Living at 4 George Street, Grantham: Robert Hempsted (age 45 born Eaton, Beds), Engineer and Ironfounder. With his wife Ann Hempsted (age 50 born Duddington, Leic.) and his son Nathaniel Hempsted (age 22 born Horncastle), Engineer's Clerk.[3]

1903 Died. 'Mr. Nathaniel Hempsted, formerly of Grantham, and second son of the late Mr. Robert Hempsted, of the Bysart-road Engineering Works, met with his death in London, on Monday last, under circumstances of a very shocking character. He was leaning out of a cab in which he was riding, apparently for the purpose of speaking to the driver, and, from some cause, the cab was overturned, Mr. Hempsted being crushed beneath it. Only the cabman and a policeman, we believe, witnessed the accident, which proved immediately fatal.'[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1861 Census
  3. 1871 Census
  4. Grantham Journal - Saturday 28 February 1903