Welcome to a
free service for people interested in the family name of Empson.
You are welcome to use the information on the following pages to aid your
researches into our family name. However I expressly do NOT give permission
for any of the information on these pages to be incorporated into any
other sites for which a charge is made or to which access is available
wholly or in part on a subscription basis. The intention is that the information
should be free, accurate and accessible to those particularly interested
in the name of Empson to use as they wish.
information may be incorporated into the web pages or publications of
any other researcher specifically interested in the name of Empson, but
solely on the basis that the information will only be made available within
the limitations set out above.
of the information has been subtly altered to ensure that only those who
use the pages on a without profit basis can be sure errors have not been
incorporated into their work. For this reason users are encouraged to
contact Dick Empson who will be
able to identify the traps that have been set.
about properties with an Empson connection
Marriages and Deaths:
Vital information about persons
named Empson as recorded at the General Registry Office between 1837 and
1996. (Births currently until 1989).
Probate & Letters of Administration:
Index entries to registers
of wills for persons named Empson who died leaving a will or for whom
an Admon was recorded between 1858 and 1995.
Details of all households comprised
of or containing persons named Empson from
the 1881 Census of England and Wales.
Index details of patents taken out to protect inventions
by persons named Empson between 1800 and 1900.
Issue No.7 - "Love
Across the Seas".
This is a newsletter
for everybody interested in the Empson family name. Back issues may be
viewed on Don Empson’s web site (see below). To be added to the
mailing list for future editions contact Dick
Persons named Empson who have fallen in two world wars.
Photographs related to Empsons
from (mostly) around the U.K. (To come).
A true hero of the American
Civil War. The story of a prisoner of war in Confederate prison camps.
British Record Society Index Library
A collection of (mostly early)
references to the use of the name Empson. (Not yet complete)
check on updates and changes
Keeping in Contact:
There is a worldwide
network of people interested in the Empson family name. The following are
some links to researchers’ with web pages who may have information
to share with you:
Don Empson: Author of 'The Empson Families
in America'. His web site has information about American Empsons, back
issues of Empsonian Logic* and other interesting material. (Hint:
Go to the bottom of the first page and click on "Next Page").
· David Empson: TThis
site holds a wealth of information about 'Oxfordshire' Empsons and associated
families. There is a message board as well as material on David's family's
wider interests. ire' Empsons, a message
board and other fascinating material ab
Empson: This is a fascinating and rapidly
developing site which while based in New Zealand, draws in information
and data relevant to Empsons around the world. There is a message board
which promises to act as a problem solving resource and contact point
is also an Empson
mailing list at Rootsweb. Worth a go but the traffic appears to be mainly
from American researchers.
In addition there is a much
wider group of people interested in the name of Empson who correspond
with one another from time to time. If you contact me about your interest
or branch of the family it is likely that you can be put in touch with
one or more of these who might be willing to share information.