Great
grand
parents

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Robert   Kemsley
1769- 2nd son, apprenticed to the Quarterman of a Shipwright in Chatham Dockyard. Lived in Gillingham. Had 11 children.
                           
m. m. m. m. m. m. m. m.
Nancy   Smith              
Grand
parents

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William   Kemsley
b. 1795
d. 1855 Eldest surviving son. Emigrated to South Africa with five/six children in 1843 in the ship 'Falcon'. Set up a boat building business on the Braaken River at Gravesend. Children: William Edward, Ann
m. Anne   Chambers dau. of John and Ann Chambers, of Bregar House in Kent   m.     m.     m.  
Parents
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John Chambers   Kemsley
b. 1828
d. 16 APR 1894 Port Elizabeth Clerk to the Municipality (on marriage certif.). Mayor of P.E. in 1881. Children: John Chambers, William Crawford, James Crawford, Alfred Edward and three daughters. He later went into business with h
m. Matha   Crawford   m.  
Husband,
wife &
siblings

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John Chambers 1855-1934 children: Edmund Kemsley d. 18 Nov 1915 John Joseph Kemsley 1878 Vivienne Inez Kemsley 1879 Kathleen Kemsley 1881 Leam Gladys Kemsley 1883 Lilian Frost Kemsley 1885-1959 Robert Bryant Kemsley 1890 Thelma Kemsley 1895 Millicent Kemsley 1895 Clifford Basil Kemsley 1899, m. R J Wait records.ancestry.com/John%20Chambers%20Kemsley_records.ashx?pid=94527934
William Crawford Kemsley
b. 1854
d. 13 APR 1935
Merchant had twelve children. Lived at 82 Cannon Street, Uitenhage. Partner in the family business 'Kemsleys' of Main Street, Port Elizabeth.
G3, ID=6738

Other wives: Ann Robinson,
m.
Susannah (Susan) Elizabeth Frost
d. 27 DEC 1913
dau. of Cornelius Frost and Christina Hermans
G3, ID=6741
Children
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William Crawford II
b. 1 MAY 1889 Port Elizabeth
d. 23 DEC 1964 6th child of 12. Had eight children:Linda, Irene, Ena, Errol Crawford, Atholie, Denis William, Valerie and NoŽl Keith.
m.
Violet Sterley
d. 25 AUG 1954 dau. of Edward James Sterley and Sarah Ann (nee Holder), both descendants of the 1820 Settlers
m.
Cecile Wainwright dau. of Gerald Alfred and Johanna Francis (nee Raubenhaimer) Wainwright
Grand
children

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Living Relative
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