Kempster

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James Kempster, a private in the Royal Artillery, married Margaret Morrison, of St Saviour, in St Helier in 1804

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Origins of surname

THis is a Medieval name for a wool comber, from camb = 'comb'

Early records

The name first appeared in Jersey records at the turn of the 19th/20th centuries

Variations

  • Kempster

Family records

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Church records



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Family trees



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Great War service


Sons of Albert Joseph Kempsterand Eleonore Louise Grosvalet

  • Cecil Kempster (1899- ) (St H), OV, 2nd Lieut, Northampton Regiment (Shown as Albert Cecil in RoS)
  • Alfred John Kitchener Kempster (1900- ) (St C) husband of Blanche Binet Gruchy, Private, Devon Regiment
  • Father was a career soldier and served in South Africa and during the Great War, but full details are not known


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Occupation records




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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Kempster family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page



Family gravestones

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