Margaret Dempster

(20 November 1868 - )
     Margaret Dempster was born in 1868 in Plymouth, Devon. She was christened on 20 November 1868 in St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, Kent. She was the daughter of Alexander Dempster and Elizabeth Hodge Hatch.

Margaret Kate Lillian Dempster

(15 December 1869 - 24 September 1918)
     Margaret Kate Lillian Dempster was commonly known as Daisy. She was born on 15 December 1869 in Nelson Place, Williamstown, Victoria. She was the daughter of William Dempster and Margaret Herbert Davies.
     Margaret Kate Lillian Dempster was 'presented' at court on 15 May 1895 in London, England. She was presented by Lady Garvagh and her sister Mrs Wesley Hall gave a 'tail' tea afterwards. Guests included the Baroness de Bretton, Lady Garvagh, Hon Mrs Treffrey and Miss Wanda Treffrey, Dr & Mrs Lenton Heath, Mrs Bridge, Miss Lena D'Arcy, Mrs Tom Hall, Mrs Pilcher, Mrs Pickersgill Jay, Miss Austen, Mrs Phillip Nutting, the Hon Miss Molesworth, Mrs Church and the Misses Church, Lady Louisa Scott, Lady Margaret and the Hon Ernest Scott, Lt Treffry, Mrs Phillip Bull, Mrs Dr Dempster and Miss Dempster, Mrs & Miss Skarrett and Mr Theobald, Dr Johnstone Smythe, Mrs Oldbury Burne and many others.
The Sun reported: The simple and elegant dress worn by Miss Daisy Dempster, of Melbourne, at the drawingroom held by H.R.H. the Princess of Wales on the 15th May, was much admired, and suited its petite wearer to perfection. The skirt and corsage were composed of rich white satin, the latter covered with spangled silk chiffon, large butterfly sleeves .of soft chiffon, the bodice completed -with bouquets of lilies and marguerites trail ing to the edge of the skirt. The train which was' fastened to the shoulders with bouquets of the same flowers was composed of rich white satin brocade, the design being lilies of the valley and marguerites, in compliment to the wearer's name (Marguerite Lilian). Court plumes and veil and a lovely shower bouquet of the same' flowers completed the costume. The ornaments worn were lovely old family pearls. Lady Garvagh, who presented her cousin, Miss Dempster, was one of the loveliest women at Buckingham Palace on that occasion, and looked regal in a magnificent gown of rich poppy red satin, court train of the same, hand somely trimmed with crimson silk poppies; the bodice softened 'with crimson chiffon, and wearing her magnificent diamond coronet and other ornaments. Miss Treffry, who also ac companied Lady Garvagh to court, wore a costume of white satin relieved with bunches of pink, blue, and heliotrope flowers. Mrs Wesley Hall, of' Melbourne, gave a "Tail' tea on May 15th, at the conclusion of the Queen's drawing room, at which her sister, Miss Daisy Dempster, was presented. The large reception rooms were beautifully decorated, and many guests were present to view the trains, among them being the Baroness de Bretton, Lady Garvagh, the Hon. Mrs Treffrey, and Miss Wanda Treffrey, Dr. and Mrs Lenton Heath, Mrs Bridge, Miss Lena D'Arcy, Mrs Tom Hall, Mrs Pilcher, Mrs Pickersgill Jay, Miss Austen, Mrs Phillip Nutting, the Hon. Miss Moles worth, Mrs Church and the Misses Church, Lady Louisa Scott, Lady Margaret and the Hen. Ernest Scott, Lieut. Treffry, Mrs Phillip Bull, Mrs Dr. Dempster and Miss Dempster, Mrs and Miss Skarrett and Mr Theobald, Dr. Johnstone Smythe, Mrs Oldbury Burne, and many others.
The Williamstown chronicle reported on 18 July 1896: Mr Wesley Hall has taken Mr James Grice's residence 'Oma" Boundary Road, Toorak, where Miss Daisy Dempster will dispense hospitality on his account.
     Margaret Kate Lillian Dempster and James Wesley Hall were engaged circa 1898 in Toorak, Victoria. The engagement is announced of Mr J Wesley Hall, 'Oma', Toorak, to Miss Daisy Dempster, sister of Mrs Arthur F Hooper, "Enmore", Wallace Street, Toorak.
     Margaret Kate Lillian Dempster married James Wesley Hall as his second wife, on 5 December 1898 in 'Oma', Boundary Rd, Toorak, Victoria. The marriage of Mr J Wesley Hall, of "Oma," Toorak, and Miss Daisy Dempster, fourth daughter of the late William Dempster, of "Stratford," Bruce-street, Toorak, was celebrated on Monday, 5th December at 2.30. The ceremony, which took place in the large drawing room at "'Oma" was performed by the Rev Dr Bevan, L.L.D., D.D., in the presence of the relations of the bride and bridegroom and about forty' old friends of the two families. The guests were received in the vestibule, which was beautifully decorated with palms and' pink carnations by Mrs Arthur Hooper, sister of the bride. They then passed on to the drawing room. to await the arrival of the bride. The large bow window and the end of the long room had been exquisitely arranged with white trellis work as a chancel, where the ceremony was performed. White wicker screens were daintily arranged with garlands of white roses, sweet pea and orange blossom, from which baskets of white water lilies and asparagus fern were suspended, while the whole room was garlanded with white trails and the mirrors were draped with white silk and banked up with water lilies. The presents were arranged in the dining-room on the Grand piano, which had been covered with the train of the bride's white brocade gown worn on her presentation, at court. At 2.30 the bride drove from her sister's, "Enmore, " Toorak: accompanied by her brother-in-law. Mr Arthur Hooper, who afterwards gave her away. She was received in the entrance hall by her three little nieces, the Misses Maimee, Dora, and Ena Wesley Hall, who acted as bridesmaids, daintily frocked in ivory mousseline de sole, over white satin, quaint Josephine bonnets of white lisse were worn, with half handkerchief crowns of lace and white plumes. Master Ashby Hooper, nephew of the bride, was as a page, dressed in a suit of ivory corded silk, with beautiful Limerick lace collar and Napoleon hat of ivory silk. The bride, who looked very dainty in her exquisite wedding gown, made a pretty picture as she entered the drawing room, followed by her four tiny attendants. Her gown was of ivory corded silk cut en princess, and trimmed from shoulder to hem with beautiful lace, the design outlined with tiny bebe ribbon, and the bodice softened with finely tucked chiffon; she also wore some old family pearls which had been worn by her great grandmother at her own wedding and by the bride on her presentation at court; also a white picture hat, trimmed with white plumes and Renaissance applique. The wedding handkerchief, of beautiful Limerick lace, was the gift of her cousin, Lady Garvagh. Sir William Zeal acted as best man, and at the conclusion of the ceremony, while the wedding party were signing the register, the little bridesmaids and page distributed wedding favours of pink flowers, with W. and D. entwined, carried out in pink twisted silk. The wedding repast was set out in the dining room, which was decorated entirely with La France roses their wonderful scent filling the handsome room. Roses were everywhere - in the huge silver cup, on the overmantel in large baskets, in half-open trellis-work hampers ; everywhere these magnificent blooms caught and held the eye. The decorations, entrusted to Ronalds were truly unique and without doubt the most perfect of the season, especially when the scarcity of' flowers is taken into consideration. The Rev. Dr. Bevan proposed the health of the happy pair, and shortly afterwards the bride and bridegroom left for Ballarat amid showers of rose leaves. The bride travelled in a gown of heliotrope voile, over silk, the. skirt appliqued with ivory one, of the new coat bodices of applique over heliotrope and a smart hat to correspond. Mrs Arthur Hooper wore an elegant gown of' palest grey brocade, with trimmings of grey chiffon and cut steel buckles; hat of drawn grey chiffon and white wings. Miss Dempster silver grey faille, white skirt flounces of white crepe de chine, headed with ivory applique; bodice of the same; hat of silver grey tulle and plumes. Miss Malla Dempster- white cashmere, the whole skirt handsomely appliqued with white satin ; small French hat of white tulle and ostrich tips. The bridesmaids carried bouquets of pink carnations tied with pink ribbons and wore their presents from the bride groom, which consisted of turquoise and pearl pendants in the form of a daisy. The bridegroom's gift to Mrs Hooper was a diamond and turquoise cluster ring, to Miss May Dempster a diamond and turquoise marquise ring, and to Miss Malla Dempster a gold pendant watch set with a daisy in turquoises and pearls, and fastened with a pearl and turquoise brooch.
The Williamstown newspaper of 2 Feb 1901 reported: Mrs Wesley Hall has been left £10,000 and an annuity of £2000 by her late husband and each of her three sisters 1000 shares in the Mount Morgan mine, Queensland, out of which testator made his money.
A Williamstown newspaper reported on 6 Jan 1906: Mrs Wesley Hall and family have left 'Wolverton' Torrak, and are renting Mrs Matthew Lang's house at Richard's Point, Sandringham, for three months. Mrs Arthur Hooper and her children and Miss Hume Black are the guests of Mrs Wesley Hall at Sandringham.
A report on 'High Branches' at 38 St Georges Rd, Toorak states: A 1905 MMBW Detail Plan shows land at the south east corner of St Georges Road and Torresdale Road occupied by a large residence named ‘Wolverton’. Wolverton was the home of stock and station agent Edward Trenchard. Trenchard died on 28 April 1927 and in July the same year executors of his estate offered Wolverton for sale.
Auction notices describe it as a substantial two-storeyed family residence of ‘chocolate brick’ with bluestone foundations and a slate roof, commanding extensive views to the north and east with a well laid out
garden and lawns.
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     Margaret Kate Lillian Dempster travelled to England in March 1908 per the "China". Mrs Wesley Hall, 56 and Miss Wesley Hall, 26. Daisy took her sister Dora's children to England after Fanny's death.
Mrs Wesley Hall and her daughters are at Kensington Palace Mansions, says the"British Australasian" (London) of the 3rd of November. They will leave later to join a large party of friends for the winter sports at Engleberg.
Miss Malla Dempster has returned from her tour through Ireland and Scotland with her sister (Mrs Wesley Hall) and is staying at 72, Hyde Park Mansions, until after Christmas, when she will go to Marseilles to meet her sister (Mrs Dunlop Jackson), who is expected to arrive from Australia, says the "British Australasian" of the 3rd of November
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     Margaret Kate Lillian Dempster made a will dated 27 May 1915 in 6 Berkeley House, Hay Hill, London, England. The will of Margaret Kate Lillian Hall, formerly of Raveloe, Domain Road, South Yarra, Victoria but now of 6 Berkeley House, Hay Hill, in the county of London, widow ... dated 27 May 1915. She mentions her sisters Georgia Frances May Jackson and Maria Huon Dempster and her nieces May Elizabeth Wesley Hall, Dora Maryan Wesley Morris, Florence Mildred Georgina Canning Hall, her nephew Ashby Arthur Hooper, niece Margaret Elma Hooper, and Alice Mary Lush who is now residing with me.
The Victorian Supreme Court Exemplification of Letters of Administration describes her as late of Three Gables, Beech Road, Reigate, Surrey.
     Margaret died on 24 September 1918 in 'Three Gables', Beech Rd, Reigate, Surrey, England, aged 48. On the 24th September, at 53 Cheniston Gardens, London, W., Margaret Kate Lillian (Daisy), widow of the late James Wesley Hall of Mount Morgan and Melbourne, and sister of Malla Huon Dempster. [All other references give Reigate!]
     Mrs Wesley Hall whose death occurred at Reigate, after 24 hours illness, on the 24th September was formerly Margaret Dempster, daughter of the late R W Dempster of Melbourne, and married in 1898 the late James Wesley Hall, of Melbourne and Mount Morgan, Queensland. She was the stepmother of Madame de Mouzilly St Mars, Mrs Gerard Tharpe, and Mrs Charles Bridge. Mrs Hall was closely connected with many charitable works, and was recently decorated with the Medaille del la Reine Elizabeth for her services to the Belgian refugees.
     Cable advice has been received by Mrs A F Hooper of the death, following on a paralytic stroke, of Mrs Wesley Hall, widow of the late James Wesley Hall of Mount Morgan. Mrs Wesley Hall had lived in England for the last 10 years. She was a very active worker and generous contributor in regard to different war funds. For her services as hon. secretary of the Belgian Refugee Food Fund, an organization which has done notable relief work in London, she had the Queen Elizabeth medal conferred on her by King Albert of Belgium.
     Recently cabled news from England of the death of Mrs Wesley Hall .... recalls the 'furore'? that her marriage made here some years ago. The late Mr Wesley Hall of Mount Morgan fame, had been a widower for some time, when the announcement was made of his marriage to a deceased wife's sister. The two daughters who were presented at court ... grew up, married in England. The eldest daughter May, married to Marquis de St Mars, about four years ago; the second, Dora, married the Hon. George Morris, brother of Lord Killanin. As the latter was a bachelor Mrs Morris's son is heir presumptiave to the title. Her husband was killed in the early days of the war and has since married Mr Gerald Thorpe whose people are very wealthy and have a ... place in York. The youngest daughter married to Captain Bridge... son of General Bridge. Old residents will recognise that most of .... Dempster family originally of the ES&A Bank, Nelson Place. She was buried on 27 September 1918 in Brompton, London.
     Her will was proved on 19 February 1919 at the Principal Probate Registry, London.
     Her will was proved on 26 May 1919 at Victoria, Australia.

Margaret Mai Dempster

(8 February 1873 - )
     Margaret Mai Dempster was born on 8 February 1873 in Seaford, Sussex. She was christened after 8 February 1873 in St Leonard, Seaford, Sussex. She was the daughter of Augustus George Dempster and Ellen Anne Pagden. Herbert and Margaret were listed as the children of Augustus George Dempster in the 1881 census in Grove Rd Ash..., Eastbourne, Sussex. Margaret Mai Dempster was listed as Augustus George Dempster's daughter in the 1891 census in 21 Beddord Grove, Eastbourne, Sussex. Margaret Mai Dempster was listed as Augustus George Dempster's daughter in the 1901 census in 92 Whippingham Rd, Brighton, Sussex.
     Margaret Mai Dempster was recorded on the 1911 census in 'Belmont' Brightland Rd, Eastbourne, Sussex. Margaret Dempster, head aged 37m dressmaker, born Seaford, Ssx..

Maria Dempster

(26 March 1817 - )
     Maria Dempster was christened on 26 March 1817 in St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, Kent. She was the daughter of Joseph Dempster and Mary Ann Unknown.

Maria Amy Elizabeth Dempster

(29 December 1865 - )
     Maria Amy Elizabeth Dempster was born on 29 December 1865 in Greenwich, Greenwich RD, Kent. She was the daughter of Richard Frederick Dempster and Harriett Mathew. Maria Amy Elizabeth Dempster was christened on 28 March 1866 in St Alphage, Greenwich.

Maria Hunn Dempster

(4 March 1872 - May 1954)
     Maria Hunn Dempster was also known as Maria Huon in records. She was commonly known as Malla. She was born on 4 March 1872 in Nelson Place, Williamstown, Victoria. She was the daughter of William Dempster and Margaret Herbert Davies.
Maria Hunn Dempster witnessed George Dunlop Jackson and Georgia Frances May Dempster's wedding on 22 March 1902 in St Thomas' Cathedral, Bombay, India.
     Maria Hunn Dempster travelled to London in 1903 per the "SS Nubia". She travelled in Norway on the "Vega" in August 1904.
Miss Dempster was 'presented' at Court 29 May 1905 by the Lady Garvagh. At the Court held by Their Majesties The King and Queen at Buckingham Palace on Monday, the following presentations were made in the Diplomatic Circle .
Miss Malla Dempster (daughter of Mr Dempster, formerly manager of the local E. S. and A. Bank, and sister of Mrs Wesley Hall), was presented to Their Majesties at the Court held at Buckingham Palace on Monday, 29th May, by the Lady Garvagh. Miss Dempster wore a lovely frock of white chiffon over white'satin, with a Court train of handsome white satin, brocaded in a design of maiden hair fern, and fastened to the shoulder with a bouquet of lilies of the valley and white carnations. She wore as ornaments a necklet of beautiful old pearls, and carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley and 'white carnations..
     Maria Hunn Dempster received a letter from Fannie Madeline Elma Dempster dated 4 September 1907.
     Maria Hunn Dempster travelled in 1908 per the "SS Mongolia".
Miss Malla Dempster (Victoria), who has been motoring through Germanv with her sisters (Mrs. Wesley Hall aud Mrs. Dunlop Jackson), says the British Australasian (London), of the 2nd of December, has returned to London. Miss May Hall, who was motoring in Italy with Lady Garvagh and the Marquis St Maur, met her mother in Paris, where the motoring parties joined for a few days. Mrs. Hall then proceeded to Dresden where she is at present.
Maria Hunn Dempster mentioned in November 1910. She had returned from a tour of Ireland & Scotland with Daisy.
She changed her middle name from Hunn to Huon.
We hold an undated clipping mentioning the surprise of the afternoon was the singing of Miss Mala Dempster, a very young pupil of Madame Lucy Chambers, and who made a decided impression.
     Malla and Georgia resided at Redcliffe Square, London, England, between 1914 and 1916. Maria Hunn Dempster was an executor of Georgia Frances May Dempster's estate on 19 December 1917 in the Principal Probate Registry, London.
Maria Hunn Dempster married Edward Warren Trevor on 17 December 1919 in St Mary Abbot's, Kensington, England.
     Maria resided at 53 Cheniston Gardens, Kensington, Middlesex, England, 1920.
We hold her address book, dated 7 October 22, labelled Mrs J Gibson Stott c/o National Bank of New...., Moorgate St, E6.
Maria Hunn Dempster married Joseph Aloyisius Gibson Stott as her second husband, on 4 June 1927 in Lyons & Aix-les-Bains, France. 4 June 1927 Marriage solemnized at the British Consulate, Lyons. 5 June 1927 - Marriage solemnized in the chaplaincy of Aix-les-Bains in the Dept of Savoie in the country of France: Joseph Gibson Stott aged 67, widower, banker, son of Gibson Stott, Capt 92nd Gordon Highlanders, deceased; and Maria Huon Trevor, 54, widow, daughter of William Dempster, banker, deceased; both residing at Hotel Chateau Durieux, Aix-les-Bains: married in the Church of St Swithins according to the Rites & Ceremonies of the Church of England after Civil Marriage before H.B. Mi Consul General Lyon by me C S Ryder. chaplain of the Royal Memorial Church, Cannes, temporary chaplain of the English Church, Aix-les-Bains.
     Maria resided at 'Montalto', 31 Marne Street, South Yarra, Victoria, in the 1950s. It was a ground floor unit.
     Maria Hunn Dempster made a will dated 11 September 1952 in South Yarra, Victoria. Will of Maria (called Malla) Huon Stott of Montalto, 31 Marne St, South Yarra, widow. I appoint F G Fosbery and Ashby Arthur William Hooper to be executors and trustees. ... To John Hooper & George Hooper (sons of the said AAW Hooper) the sum of two hundred pounds each ... the residue to my niece Margaret Elma Hooper and my nephew the said Ashby Arthur William Hooper... articles belonging to my late husband ... to Gibson Stott of Wellington, NZ (son of my late husband) ...
     Maria died in May 1954 in 31 Marne Street, South Yarra, Victoria, aged 82. A special auction of furniture, jewellery etc. from the collection of the late Mrs J Gibson Stott "Montalto" 31 Marne Street, South Yarra, was held by Leonard Joel & Joshua McClelland 29 July 1954. She was buried on 18 May 1954 in Boroondara cemetery, grave 69, Kew.

Marianna Ada Dempster

(6 August 1871 - )
     Marianna Ada Dempster was christened on 6 August 1871 in Eccleshall, Staffordshire. She was the daughter of Richard Frederick Dempster and Harriett Mathew.

Mary Dempster

(24 July 1823 - before 21 December 1859)
     Mary Dempster was born on 24 July 1823 in Mitcham, Surrey. She was the daughter of James Dempster and Sarah Johnson. Mary Dempster was christened on 22 August 1823 in Mitcham.
     Mary Dempster appeared on the 1841 census in the household of James Dempster and Sarah Johnson in Dorset Arms, High St, East Grinstead, Sussex. Mary Dempster was named as an heir in the codicil on 27 October 1850 to the will of Ann Milham. This is a codicil of me Ann Dempster of Brighthelmstone Ssx widow I hereby confirm the direction in my will to James Dempster of East Grinstead the eldest son of my late husband James Dempster of the copyhold messuage and piece of freehold ground with stabling And whereas I appointed £300 three pound ten shilling per cent bank annuities in trust for my grandson George Dempster And I gave the land tax of £2.18.8 charged on Turks farm and all my real estate and residue of my personal estate unto my grandson George Dempster And appointed George Dempster executor And whereas my grandson George Dempster has departed this life Now I revoke all appointments and devises in my will in favour of my late grandson George Dempster And I hereby appoint the said £300 unto Sarah Dempster one of the daughters of the said James Dempster and I bequeath all my wearing apparel to Sarah the wife of the said James Dempster And I bequeath all the furniture wine spirits plate linen china books and other household effects belonging to me in my house no.42 Grand Pde Brighton and all my trinkets watches and jewellery to Sarah Dempster one of the daughters of James Dempster and I bequeath £19.19.0 each to Sarah Dempster and Mary Dempster and Ann Dempster two other daughters of James Dempster I give all the residue of my real and personal estate to Richard Dempster of Brighton Esq. and George Tamplin of no.150 Fenchurch St, London, gent upon trust to convert the same into money and be possessed of the same in trust for Augustus George Dempster and George Bundock Dempster the two children of my deceased grandson George Dempster to be equally divided between them share and share alike at the age of 21 And if both died before 21 in trust for Sarah Dempster, the daughter of James Dempster I appoint Richard Dempster and George Tamplin executors. Dated 27 Oct 1850. Witness Joseph Dempster, of 42 Grand Pde Brighton, H P Tamplin, 1 Lennox Place, Brighton.
     Mary Dempster was recorded on the 1851 census in South St, Horsham, Sussex. Mary Dempster, aged 25, unmarried, scholar, born Mitcham, was a boarder in the large household of Louisa Preston/Benton, schoolmistress.
     Mary died before 21 December 1859 in Crawley St, Ifield, Surrey. She was buried on 21 December 1859 in St Margaret, Ifield.

Mary Dempster

(1863 - )
     Mary Dempster was born in 1863 in Pallamcottah, India. She was the daughter of Robert Dempster and Catherine Ellman.
     Mary Dempster and Robert William George Dempster were recorded on the 1871 census in 4 Colville Tce West, Kensington, London. Mary Dempster aged 8 and R W E Dempster aged 6 both born in India were described as niece and nephew in the household of Ann Ellman, unmarried, governess, aged 39 born Lewes. Also in the household were Harriet her sister aged 31 also a governess born at Lewis; her aunt Elizabeth Ellman aged 49, pension, birthplace not known, nephew John H Elllman aged 8, born in Ireland.
Mary Dempster married Frank Dawson before 1886 in India. He was adjutant to the Maharajah of Travancore at the time (Sri Moolam Thirunal Sir Rama Varma 1885–1924).
     Mary resided at London, England, 1893.
     Mary Dempster and Frank Dawson were recorded on the 1901 census in 32 Park Tce, Paddington, London. Francis Dawson, 42 born Bayalore (Bangalore)?, major - India Staff Corps & Mary 38, born Pallancottel?? and their presumed daughter Mary F G aged 15 born at Madras, all in India & Augusta Dawson aged 40, born Topsham, Devon were boarders with the Page family.
     Mary Dempster and Frank Dawson were recorded on the 1911 census in 26 St George's Court, Gloucester Rd, Kensington. Francis William Dawson, head, 52, Lt Colonel Indian Army, born Bangalore, India, resident; his wife Mary Dawson, 48, married for 26 years, 1 living child, born Pallamcotta, India, resident, with Edith Hill, servant, 27, single, born Shropshire.
     Mary resided at near Exeter, Devon, 1919. Eleanore & Peter Dempster hold a photograph of the family in 1895?
     Mary resided at 'Richmond House', Waterden Rd, Guildford, Surrey, after 1922. They had previously lived at 'The Mount", Rutland? Rd, Exmouth, Devon; 49 A..... Gardens, St ...
     Mary resided at 'Glynde', 22 St Albans Rd, Bedford, Bedfordshire, 1927.

Child of Mary Dempster and Col Francis William Dawson

Mary Dempster

(31 October 1783 - before 10 February 1830)
     Mary Dempster was christened on 31 October 1783 in St George in the East, Stepney. She was the daughter of George Dempster and Elizabeth Edwards.
     Mary died before 10 February 1830 in Red Cross St, Southwark, Surrey. She was buried on 10 February 1830 in St Saviour, Southwark, Surrey. Mary Dempster, Red Cross St, aged 46.

Mary Ann Dempster

(3 November 1791 - )
     Mary Ann Dempster was born on 3 November 1791 in Mitcham, Surrey. She was the daughter of James Dempster and Sarah Osborn. Mary Ann Dempster was christened on 21 November 1791 in Mitcham.
     In James Dempster's will dated 6 May 1819 in Mitcham, Mary Ann Dempster was named as heir.
Mary Ann Dempster and John Wafford, Mary Eve and Elizabeth Lee Wafford witnessed John Smith Dempster and Catherine Lee Wafford's wedding on 17 July 1821 in St John, Hackney.
     Mary Ann Dempster and Jackson Walton obtained a marriage licence on 12 August 1823 in London.
Mary Ann Dempster married Jackson Walton on 19 August 1823 in Hackney. On the 19th inst. at the parish church of St John, Hackney, in the county of Middlesex, by the Rev Challis Paroissien, James Barnes, Esq, of Tavistock Square, London, to Miss Walton of Sanford Place, Stoke Newington; and Jackson Walton Esq., of Sanford Place, aforesaid, to Miss Dempster of Mitcham in the county of Surrey. James Dempster was a witness at the marriage of Margaret Walton as well as Mary Ann.
     Mary Ann Dempster and Jackson Walton were recorded on the 1841 census in Mornington Crescent, Regents Park, London. Jackson Walton, 60, attorney, and Mary Walton, 45, neither born in the county, with Edward 15, Mary 13 amd Isabella 11, all born in the county.
     Mary Ann Walton was mentioned in the will of James Dempster dated 18 August 1841.
     Mary Ann Dempster was recorded on the 1851 census in 19 Charrington St, Somers Town, London. Mary A Walton 58, widow, annuitant, born Mticham, Sry; son Edward Walton 24, solicitor, born St Pancras, Mdx and daughter Mary A Walton 23, born St Pancras, daugther Isabella Walton 21 born St Pancras, Harriett Rudman 19 servant.
     Mary Ann Dempster and Isabella Walton were recorded on the 1861 census in 26 Manor St, Clapham, Surrey. Mary A Walton 69, head, widow, annuitant, born Mitcham, Sry; Isabella Walton 31, daughter, unmarried, 31, living with mother; born St Pancras; Sophia E Bristor 19, servant.

Children of Mary Ann Dempster and Jackson Walton

Mary Ann Dempster

(18 October 1799 - 16 November 1882)
     Mary Ann Dempster was christened on 18 October 1799 in St James, Merton, Surrey. She is described as his cousin by James Dempster of Ryde, but is more likely his cousin once removed. She was the daughter of John Sinclair Dempster and Elizabeth Stoakes.
Mary Ann Dempster and John Smith Dempster witnessed George Robertson and Elizabeth Dempster's wedding on 9 October 1817 in St John, Hackney, London.
Mary Ann Dempster married Thomas Horwood on 20 August 1818 in Hackney, London . Thomas Horwood, of the Middle Temple, London, bachelor & Mary Ann Dempster, of this parish, spinster, a minor, were married by licence with the consent of her father John Dempster, this 20 August 1818. Both signed in the presence of Mary Ann Dempster, J Dempster, Jane Horwood & Eleanor Davis.
     Mary Ann Dempster and Thomas Horwood were recorded on the 1841 census in Lewisham, Kent. Thomas Horwood, 55, conveyancer, Mary Horwood 40, Alfred Horwood, 20, law strudent, none born in the county; with a female servant..
     Mary Ann Horwood was mentioned in the will of James Dempster dated 18 August 1841. She was his 'beloved cousin.'
     Mary Ann Dempster was recorded on the 1851 census in 'Albury Villa', West St, Newchurch, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. Mary Ann Horwood 51, wife to head, born Merton, Sry; children Alfred John Horwood 29, Barrister at law in practice, born Camberwell, Sry; Frances Charlotte Horwood 19, daughter in law, born Pentonville, Mdx, Constance France Horwood, grandchild, 5 months, born St Pancras, Jane Horwood 66, sister to head, born Aylesbury, Bkm, Fanny Milmore 17, Jane Grice 14, servants.
     Mary resided at 'Platoff Cottage', West St, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, June 1855. 'Claremont' was occupied by Mrs & Miss Dennis and 'Albury Villa' by Mr & Mrs Hugh Lecky. She inherited these properties from James Dempster in 1847.
     Mary Ann Dempster and Thomas Horwood were recorded on the 1861 census in Platoff Cottage, Newchurch, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. Thomas Horwood 79, conveyancer, born Aylesbury, Bkm; his wife Mary A Horwood 61, born Merton, Sry; Jane Horwood 77, sister, born Aylesbury; Jane Sprack 19, general servant.
     Mary Ann Dempster and Thomas Horwood were recorded on the 1871 census in 79 West St, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Thoms Horwood, 88, income from house, born Aylesbury, Bucks; his wife Mary A, 71, born Merton, Surrey; Kate Harris, 20, domestic servant; Alfred J Harris!, son, barrister in practice, born Camberwell, Surrey.
     Mary Ann Dempster and Alfred John Horwood were recorded on the 1881 census in Chale Villa, Ryde, Hampshire. Sarah Stephens 60, head, Lodging House keeper, born Oxf; Mary Eldridge 62, ditto; Mary A. Horwood, 81,widow, born Merton, Surrey, Alfred J. Horwood 59, married, visitor, practising barrister, born Camberwell, Surrey.
     Mary's death was registered in the quarter ending on 16 November 1882 in West St, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
     Her will was proved on 19 December 1882 in the Principal Probate Registry, London. The will of with a codicil of Mary Anne Horwood late of West-street Ryde in the Isle of Wight in the county of Southampton widow who died 16 November 1882 at West-street was proved a the Principal Registry by Thomas James Robertson of Princes Dock Rotherhithe in the county of Surrey gentleman the nephew and Thomas Hugh Horwood of 31 John-street Bedford-row in the county of Middlesex Gentleman the grandson the executors. Personal estate £1097/12/4.

Children of Mary Ann Dempster and Thomas Horwood

Mary Ann Dempster

(17 August 1873 - )
     Mary Ann Dempster was christened on 17 August 1873 in St John the Evangelist, Drury Lane, Westminster. She was the daughter of John Dempster and Emily Louisa Pearce.

Mary Constance Dempster

(16 December 1918 - 2001)
     Mary Constance Dempster was born on 16 December 1918 in Rose Park, South Australia. She was the daughter of William Robert Dempster and Vera Annie Bullock.
Mary Constance Dempster married Alan Wayne Archer. In 1982 an unknown person was residing in 'Glynde Park', in Yangoora, Lenswood, South Australia.
     Mary died in 2001 in South Australia.

Mary Frances Dempster

(15 June 1803 - )
     Mary Frances Dempster was christened on 15 June 1803 in St Andrew, Holborn, London. She was the daughter of John Sinclair Dempster and Elizabeth Stoakes.

Mary Frederica Dora Dempster

(22 July 1864 - 23 November 1895)
Mrs Wesley Hall c. 1894. London
Photograph by National Library of Australia
     Mary Frederica Dora Dempster was commonly known as Dora. She was born on 22 July 1864 in Williamstown, Victoria. She was the daughter of William Dempster and Margaret Herbert Davies.
Mary Frederica Dora Dempster married James Wesley Hall, son of Walter Hall and Elizabeth Carleton Skarratt, on 10 July 1889 in Holy Trinity church, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.
     Mary Frederica Dora Dempster received a letter from William Dempster dated 14 March 1893. A letter from William Dempster to his daughter Dora on her departure for England reads:- .
My dear Dora
A few last words before you finally start. Your telegram confirmed ... impressions of your ... to Adelaide. It is nice to have such a good beginning to a voyage enabling you to ... and to know people before they disappear from the scene for a time longer or shorter as the case may be.
Your going has left a great hole which it does not seem possible to fill but appearances are well maintained but there are ton hearts beneath them.
I must now introduce you to my people. Rob is a round ball of a fellow who had had to give up tennis on account of the rotundity. He is a straight out sort of fellow. Very ... and the enemy of humbug & a firm believer in his wife who I fancy you will like. Katie and Annie two daughters are with them. The former being a good little mother to two grandchildren, double orphans. Rose the mother died just after they left India and Frank Hebbert not long after her. Mary and her husband Capt. Dawson are home from India for a year or two. The latter a son of General Dawson, late of India, and now retired in England. And there you have them all except for offshoots. Robert's address is Glenthorn Rd, Guildford, about 20 miles from London. I am sending your portraits on so that they may know what they have to expect.
The carrier has just brought the cargo of logs and there is to be a grand ...
Tell Maimee that Clara Kelly is to have her boat and I expect she will cherish it jealously
One more goodbye, God bless & keep you all
Your loving father
.
Mary Frederica Dora Dempster and James Wesley Hall emigrated from Melbourne in March 1893 to London, England. Her father wrote on March 14 1893 My dear Dora, A few last words before you finally depart. Your telegram confirmed ... impressions of your ... to Adelaide. It is nice to have such a good beginning to a voyage enabling you to ... and to know people before they disappear from the scene for a time longer or shorter as the case may be. Your going has left a great hole which it does not seem possible to fill but appearances are well maintained but there are torn hearts beneath them. I must now introduce you to my people. Rob is a round ball of a fellow who had had to give up tennis on account of the rotundity. He is a straight out sort of fellow. Very ... and the enemy of humbug & a firm believer in his wife who I fancy you will like. Katie and Annie two daughters are with them. The former being a good little mother to two grandchildren, double orphans. Rose the mother died just after they left India and Frank Hebbert not long after her. Mary and her husband Capt. Dawson are home from India for a year or two. The latter a son of General Dawson, late of India, and now retired in England. And there you have them all except for offshoots. Robert's address is Glenthorn Rd, Guildford, about 20 miles from London. I am sending your portraits on so that they may know what they have to expect. The carrier has just brought the cargo of logs and there is to be a grand ... Tell Maimee that Clara Kelly is to have her boat and I expect she will cherish it jealously. One more goodbye, God bless and keep you all, Your loving father.

A letter dated March 14 1894 from her mother reads: My darling Dora, I am sending with this some cuttings relative to George Canning and his death also one or two letters of his. One written to his brother in which he accepts the sponsorship of my dear mother (his niece) and another written to his brother's wife (nee Dora Ashby) my mother's mother, relative to a likeness of her husband which as the only one extant she had sent George Canning but which he graciously refuses to deprive her of. They are of great value in consequence of their age and memories associated with them. Although of perhaps no monetary value and I beg you to take care of them for that reason darling. We have this moment received two nice letters from you and dear old Daisy. The girls are packing the few remaining things also a thin blouse that May has made for Das for the ... ... Mrs Roberts is going with the girls to the University concert and dance on Saturday evening. We were up at the Roberts last evening and didn't we talk about you dear. Mrs Parker says you more ... beloved by high and low ... and from ... any ...... I am sorry dear baby is still a wee bit ailing, kiss her for me and alike for Maimee. Tell her I shall go down to the beach just to think of her as I said to her ... see her playing there & with dearest love to you dear, Das, Wesley and the chicks, Believe me your ever loving mother..
Her Majesty the Queen held a Drawing Room at Buckingham Plalace yesterday afternoon ... Mrs Wesley Hall, by the Lady Garvagh.
     Mary resided at 'Rutland Gate', London, England, June 1894. They lived at 'Queens Gate Mansions', London; then 'Rutland Gate', Hyde Park, London. On May 17th 1895 she wrote to her mother saying she had now settled in at 4 Marble Arch.
Mr and Mrs Wesley Hall entertained a large number of guests at a "water party" on the Thames on 6th June. Amongst those present were :-The Baroness de Bretton, Lady Garvagh, Lord Encombe, Lady Louise Scott, Lady Margaret Scott, the Hon. Mrs Treffry, Lieut. and Miss Treffry, the Ion. Gwen Molesworth, Lord Vivian, the Hon. MissVereker, the Hon Leopold Canning, Miss Skarrett, Ms Theobald, Mr Dormer Treffry, Miss Dempster, Mr C.Thompson and many others. After spending a pleasant day on the river in steam launches, visiting Staines, Taplow, Marlow and other places of interest, the guests returned to London during the evening.
Mr & Mrs Wesley Hall and family have now left London and are the guests of Mrs Treffrey at Palace? Castle in Cornwall, for regatta week at Cowes.
     Mary died on 23 November 1895 in Hastings, Sussex, England, aged 31. Wesley-Hall - On Saturday night, the 23rd inst., at St Helen's Lodge, Hastings, England (of peritonitis) Dora Frederica Mary, the beloved wife of J Wesley Hall, dearly loved daughter of William & Margaret Dempster, E S & A Bank, Williamstown, and sister of Mrs A F Hooper, Kew (by cable) . Another account states that she succumbed to an old aliment - hydatids - which had troubled her in her schooldays, which she thought was successfully cured..

Children of Mary Frederica Dora Dempster and James Wesley Hall

Patriarch? Dempster

      He may be the George Dempster who with his wife Hannah had sons James & George in Dorset.
An Elizabeth Dempster was buried at the Skinner St, Independent church, Poole, aged 54.

Children of Patriarch? Dempster

Paul Anthony Dempster

(26 July 1913 - 10 February 1970)
     Paul Anthony Dempster was born on 26 July 1913 in New South Wales. He was the son of Horace Hawkins Dempster and Ann Teresa Carney.
     Paul died on 10 February 1970 in Burwood District, New South Wales, aged 56. He was buried in Rookwood cemetery, Sydney. Paul Anthony Dempster, aged 56. Husband of Ruth. Father of Anne, Helen, Michael & Philip.

Peggy Petts Dempster

(1914 - )
     Peggy Petts Dempster was born in 1914 in Sydney, New South Wales. She was the daughter of Charles Hammond Dempster and Marjorie Petts Button.
Peggy Petts Dempster married Frank Cox Ditch on 20 February 1945 in St Mary's, Darling Point, New South Wales. He was an officer in the USA Air Force, born Chicargo, Illinoi; she was a typiste.

Percival James Henry Dempster

(18 July 1902 - 1974)
     Percival James Henry Dempster was born on 18 July 1902 in Leyton, West Ham RD, Essex. He was the son of James Hubert Dempster and Helen Elizabeth Wainer. Percival James Henry Dempster was christened on 1 October 1902 in St Mary the Virgin, Leyton, Essex.
     Percival James Henry Dempster was recorded in 1939 census. Percival J Dempster, born 18 Jul 1902. single, slater.
     Percival died in 1974.

Percival Wilkes Dempster

(September 1840 - 10 March 1889)
     Percival Wilkes Dempster's birth was registered in the quarter ending in September 1840 in Turnham Green, Chiswick, Middlesex. He was the son of John Smith Dempster and Catherine Lee Wafford.
     Percival Wilkes Dempster appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Smith Dempster and Catherine Lee Wafford in 'Falkland House', Turnham Green, Chiswick, Middlesex.
     Percival Wilkes Dempster and Augustus Edward Dempster were recorded on the 1851 census in Caversham House, Caversham, Oxfordshire. Piercy 10 & Augustus Dempster 8, were scholars, born at Turnham Green, Mdx.
     Percival Wilkes Dempster was recorded on the 1861 census in 1 Wells county?? Ter, Newington, Surrey. Percival W Dempster, aged 20, surgeon's assistant, born Turnham Green, Mdx with Thomas Howell, General practitioner & family.
Percival Wilkes Dempster witnessed David Rutherford Easthope and Charlotte Annan Dempster's wedding on 8 October 1862 in St Margaret, Plumstead, Kent.
Percival Wilkes Dempster married Mary Ann Sophia Elizabeth Dean on 5 October 1868 in St Pancras, London, Middlesex, England.
     Percival Wilkes Dempster and Mary Ann Sophia Elizabeth Dean were recorded on the 1871 census in 1a Murray Street, St Pancras, London. Ansell Dean 45, head, salesman born CamdenTown; with his children Henry Dean aged 18, baker, Francis Dean aged 16, Agnes F Dean aged 13 and Mary A S E Dempster aged 20 all born at Camden and her husband Percival W Dempster, aged 30, chemists assistant, born Chiswick.
     Percival Wilkes Dempster and Mary Ann Sophia Elizabeth Dean were recorded on the 1881 census in 1A Murray Street, St Pancras, London, Middlesex, England. Percival W Dempster, head, aged 40, born Turnham Green, writer General Register & Record Office of Shipping and seamen; Mary Ann S E, wife, aged 30, born Camden Town; James H, son, aged 10; Ansell P, son, aged 9; John A, son, aged 8, Herbert F, aged 6; Horace S, aged 2; Florence A, daughter, aged 8 months, all children born at Camden Town. His widowed father in law, Ansell Dean, aged 55 born Camden Town, Middlesex, fruit salesman, foreman, was living with them.
     Percival resided at 51 Russell Road, St Ann Rd, Stamford Hill, Middlesex, between 1888 and 1889.
     Percival died on 10 March 1889 in Guy's Hospital, Surrey, aged 48. He was buried on 16 March 1889 in Abney Park Cemetery, Hackney.
     His will was proved on 4 May 1889 at the Principal Probate Registry, London. The will of Percival Wilkes Dempster of 51 Russell Rd, St Anns Rd, Stamford Hill, Middlesex who died 10 March 1889 at Guy's Hospital Surrey proved by Mary Ann Sophia Elizabeth Dempster of above, widow, the relict, the sole executor.

Children of Percival Wilkes Dempster and Mary Ann Sophia Elizabeth Dean

Percy John Dempster

(4 July 1886 - )
     Percy John Dempster was christened on 4 July 1886 in Cocking, Sussex. He was the son of Joseph Dempster and Fanny Hopkins. Robert, Fanny and Percy were listed as the children of Fanny Hopkins in the 1891 census in Midhurst.

Phoebe Dempster

(1847 - )
     Phoebe Dempster was born in 1847 in Newfoundland. She was the daughter of John Dempster and Elizabeth Bishop.

Reginald Robert John Dempster

(31 August 1885 - 13 May 1942)
     Reginald Robert John Dempster was commonly known as John. He was born on 31 August 1885 in Fifth Creek, South Australia. He was the son of Robert William George Dempster and Lydia May Ward.
Reginald Robert John Dempster married Hilda Lane on 7 July 1914 in St Matthew's, Marryatville (Kensington), South Australia. Reginald was a music teacher, in Hutt St, Adelaide, South Australia. He wad described as the City Organist at this father's death in 1931.
     Reginald died on 13 May 1942 in Adelaide, South Australia, aged 56.

Children of Reginald Robert John Dempster and Hilda Lane

Richard Dempster

(20 March 1793 - 10 October 1873)
     Richard Dempster was born on 20 March 1793 in Mitcham, Surrey. He was the son of James Dempster and Sarah Osborn.
     In James Dempster's will dated 6 May 1819 in Mitcham, Richard Dempster was named as heir.
     Richard Dempster and Ann Wafford obtained a marriage licence on 18 December 1821 in London.
Richard Dempster married Ann Wafford, daughter of John Wafford and Ann Wilks, on 20 December 1821 in St John, Hackney, London. Married - Yesterday,the 20th instant, at St John's Hackney, Richard Dempster, Esq., of Marlborough-place, Brighton, to Ann, third daughter of John Wafford, Esq., of Chatham-place West, Hackney.
     Richard was a schoolmaster in Brighton, Sussex.
     Richard resided at 2 Marlborough Place (Gent's Boarding Academy), Brighton, Sussex, 1823.
Richard Dempster and Arnold Denman, Louisa Denman and Caroline Lay witnessed Robert Osborn Dempster and Mary Ann Denman's wedding on 17 November 1825 in Willingdon, Sussex.
Richard Dempster and John Wafford, John Smith Dempster and Catherine Lee Dempster witnessed Denis Boully and Elizabeth Lee Wafford's wedding on 10 January 1832 in Hackney, London . He witnessed Robert Osborn Dempster's will dated 6 May 1837 in Broadwater.
     Richard resided at 6 Marlborough Place, Brighton, Sussex, between 1839 and 1847.
     Richard Dempster and Ann Wafford were recorded on the 1841 census in Marlborough Place, Brighton, Sussex. Richard Dempster, 45 , schoolm/ Headm, Ann 40, Richard, 6, James 15, (Richard the younger, the only one born in the county) plus pupils and other staff.
     Richard Dempster was mentioned in the will of James Dempster dated 18 August 1841.
     Administration of the estate of George Augustus Frederick Dempster was granted to Richard Dempster, on 21 February 1848 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury Admon of George Dempster late of Brighton, Sussex. gent, a widower deceased, was granted to Richard Dempster the uncle and George Tamplin the curators lawfully assigned to Augustus George Dempster & George Bunduck Dempster minors, the natural & lawful & only children for the use of the said minors until one of them shall attain the age of 21 years. James Dempster & John Best Webb the lawful grandfathers and only next of kin of the said minors having first renounced Curatorship. £4000.
He witnessed the codicil of Ann Milham on 27 October 1850 in Brighton, Sussex; This is a codicil of me Ann Dempster of Brighthelmstone Ssx widow I hereby confirm the direction in my will to James Dempster of East Grinstead the eldest son of my late husband James Dempster of the copyhold messuage and piece of freehold ground with stabling And whereas I appointed £300 three pound ten shilling per cent bank annuities in trust for my grandson George Dempster And I gave the land tax of £2.18.8 charged on Turks farm and all my real estate and residue of my personal estate unto my grandson George Dempster And appointed George Dempster executor And whereas my grandson George Dempster has departed this life Now I revoke all appointments and devises in my will in favour of my late grandson George Dempster And I hereby appoint the said £300 unto Sarah Dempster one of the daughters of the said James Dempster and I bequeath all my wearing apparel to Sarah the wife of the said James Dempster And I bequeath all the furniture wine spirits plate linen china books and other household effects belonging to me in my house no.42 Grand Pde Brighton and all my trinkets watches and jewellery to Sarah Dempster one of the daughters of James Dempster and I bequeath £19.19.0 each to Sarah Dempster and Mary Dempster and Ann Dempster two other daughters of James Dempster I give all the residue of my real and personal estate to Richard Dempster of Brighton Esq. and George Tamplin of no.150 Fenchurch St, London, gent upon trust to convert the same into money and be possessed of the same in trust for Augustus George Dempster and George Bundock Dempster the two children of my deceased grandson George Dempster to be equally divided between them share and share alike at the age of 21 And if both died before 21 in trust for Sarah Dempster, the daughter of James Dempster I appoint Richard Dempster and George Tamplin executors. Dated 27 Oct 1850. Witness Joseph Dempster, of 42 Grand Pde Brighton, H P Tamplin, 1 Lennox Place, Brighton.
     Richard Dempster and Ann Wafford were recorded on the 1851 census in 13 Hanover Crescent, Brighton, Sussex. Richard Dempster, House & Landed proprietor, aged 57 born Mitcham, Ann wife 52 born Hackney, Richard T?, son 16, born Brighton. Servants Eliza Hiemstead ?& Harriett Ward aged 22 & 28 housemaid & cook.
     Richard was registered as a house and landed proprietor at Brighton, Sussex, on the between 1852 and 1859 electoral roll. He was an executor of Ann Milham's estate on 27 October 1859 in the Principal Probate Registry, London.
     Richard Dempster and Ann Wafford were recorded on the 1861 census in Brighton, Sussex. Richard aged 65 and his wife Ann aged 61, and sister in law Frances Wafford aged 61, with two servants resided in the house. Ann & Frances were both born in Hackney. Richard described himself as a landed proprietor and fundholder.
     Richard Dempster and Catherine Lee Wafford were recorded on the 1871 census in 11 Percy Rd, Hammersmith. Catherine Dempster, head, widow, 71, born Hackney; Catherine E Dempster, 42, daughter born Mitcham Surrey, Ann Dempster aged 78, married, visitor born Hackney, Richard Dempster aged 78 born Mitcham, married, visitor with Sarah Ann Hooper aged 18 born Middlesex, servant.
     Richard died on 10 October 1873 in Eccleshall, Staffordshire, aged 80.
     His will was proved on 13 March 1876 at PPR. The will of Richard Dempster, formerly of 13 Hanover Crescent, Brighton, Sussex, but late of Eccleshall, co. Stafford, Esquire, who died 10 Oct 1873 at Eccleshall, was proved at Lichfield by Richard Frederic Dempster at Eccleshall, Gentleman, the son, the sole executor. Effects valued at less than £3000.

Child of Richard Dempster and Ann Wafford

Richard Dempster

(June 1859 - 29 May 1929)
     Richard Dempster was born in June 1859 in Flowers Cove, Newfoundland, Canada. He was the son of John Dempster and Elizabeth Bishop.
Richard Dempster and William Dempster were listed in a directory dated 1897 as Dempster, Richard & William, fishermen at Flowers Cove, Newfoundland.
Richard Dempster married Norah Frances Nosworthy on 9 February 1899 in Green Island Brook, St Barbe District, Newfoundland, Canada.
     Richard Dempster and William Dempster were recorded in 1921 census in Nameless Cove, St Barbe district, Newfoundland, Canada. In one house were: William Dempster, head, married born 1857 April, aged 64, born at Nameless Cove, C/E with wife Mary Dempster born 1861 Mar, aged 60. Next was Richard Dempster, head, widower, born 1859 Jun, 62, born in Flowers Cove, C/E & his son John W Dempster, single, born 1903 Mar. aged 18, born at Nameless Cove. Next was Richard Dempster, head, married, born 1899 Aug, aged 21, at Nameless Cove & his wife Evelyn M.
     Richard died on 29 May 1929 in Flowers Cove, Newfoundland, aged 69. Richard Dempster, of paralysis?, Church of England, aged 70, born Flowers Cove, the next entry is for Mary Dempster, aged 69, born at Sar... Cove, both buried at Flowers Cove.

Children of Richard Dempster and Norah Frances Nosworthy

Richard Dempster

(August 1899 - )
     Richard Dempster was born in August 1899 in Nameless Cove, St Barbe district, Newfoundland, Canada. His parentage is unproven. He was the son of Richard Dempster and Norah Frances Nosworthy.
Richard Dempster married Evelyn M Diamond on 6 April 1921 in Flowers Cove, Newfoundland, Canada.
     Richard Dempster was recorded in 1921 census in Nameless Cove, St Barbe district Newfoundland. Richard Dempster, head, married, born 1899 Aug, aged 21, at Nameless Cove & his wife Evelyn M Dempster, born 1900 Dec, aged 20, born at Nameless Cove.

Richard Dempster

(circa 1900 - )
     Richard Dempster married E Maud Unknown. Richard Dempster was born circa 1900 in Nameless Cove?, Newfoundland, Canada. He was the son of William Dempster and Mary Martin.

Richard Alfred Dempster

(21 April 1824 - 14 October 1881)
     Richard Alfred Dempster was born on 21 April 1824 in Whitford Lane, Mitcham, Surrey, England. He was the son of John Smith Dempster and Catherine Lee Wafford. Richard Alfred Dempster was christened in 1824 in Independent church, Mitcham, Surrey.
     Richard Alfred Dempster appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Smith Dempster and Catherine Lee Wafford in 'Falkland House', Turnham Green, Chiswick, Middlesex.
     Richard Alfred Dempster arrived per "General Hewitt" on 22 January 1846 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Richard Alfred Dempster married Louisa MacKenzie on 9 May 1860 in St John's, Darlinghurst, New South Wales. On the 9th May last, by special licence, at St John's church, Darllinghurst, Australia, by the Rev Dr Howard, Richard Alfred, of the Clarence River, second son of John S Dempster, of Falkland House, Finchley, Middlesex, Esq., to Louisa, youngest daughter of J B Mackenzie, of Sydney, Esq. official assignee.
     Richard resided at Woollahra, New South Wales, between 1867 and 1879. Dempster, Richard A1867: 115 Palmer St, Woollahra; 1868 116 Palmer St; 1877 Dempster, Richard A, clerk, 189 Victoria St, Woollahra; 1879 Richard A Dempster, Carlo Cot., 189 Victoria St.
     Richard died on 14 October 1881 in Wallanga, Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia, aged 57. He was buried in Waverley cemetery, Bronte.

Children of Richard Alfred Dempster and Louisa MacKenzie

Richard Alfred John Dempster

(1902 - 1971)
     Richard Alfred John Dempster was born in 1902 in Glebe district, New South Wales. He was the son of Horace Hawkins Dempster and Ann Teresa Carney. Richard Alfred John Dempster was registered in the 1930 electoral roll with Horace Hawkins Dempster and Ann Teresa Carney. Richard Alfred Dempster, rubber worker.
Richard Alfred John Dempster married Kathleen Vivian Weldon in 1937 in Petersham district, New South Wales.
     Richard died in 1971 in Sydney, New South Wales.