William Bentley Kemp was born 5 September 1875 in Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia to Peter Kemp (1853-1921) and Henrietta Jones (1859-1891) and died 10 October 1941 in Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Ellen May Douglass (1880-1907) 22 May 1901 in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia. He married May Myfanwy Beynon (1890-1982) 1908 in Burwood, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of William Bentley Kemp and Ellen May Douglass (1880-1907)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jessie Fiona Kemp (1902-1978)
William Henry Peter Kemp (1904-1966)
Beverley Muriel Kemp (1907-1985)
Charles Bentley Kemp (1907-1907)

Offspring of William Bentley Kemp and May Myfanwy Beynon (1890-1982)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Robert Alfred Beynon Kemp (1909)
Joseph R Kemp (1912-1912)
Gwladys Elizabeth Kemp (1913-1981)


Some researchers have listed him as the father of Gladys Victoria Kemp (1901-1903), the daughter of William Kemp (1853-1938) and Mary Ann Rollason (1854-1942).

Namesakes of William Bentley Kemp (1875-1941)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
William Kemp (1853-1938)Tumut, New South Wales, AustraliaBega, New South Wales, AustraliaHenry Gibson Kemp (1825-1896)Jane Carberry (1833-1917)Mary Ann Rollason (1854-1942)
William Kemp (1874-1936)Cooma, New South Wales, AustraliaGranville, New South Wales, AustraliaWilliam Kemp (1853-1938)Mary Ann Rollason (1854-1942)Charlotte Boate (1875-1905)+Clarissa Elizabeth Abysinnia Ryan (1883-1954)
William Bentley Kemp (1875-1941)Hawkesbury, New South Wales, AustraliaRoyal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, AustraliaPeter Kemp (1853-1921)Henrietta Jones (1859-1891)Ellen May Douglass (1880-1907)+May Myfanwy Beynon (1890-1982)

Footnotes (including sources)

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Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 21643/1875
¶ Death
  • KEMP.—October 10, 1941, at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, William, dearly beloved husband of May Kemp, of 58 Burfitt Street, Leichhardt, loved father of Jessie, William, Muriel, Robert, Gwladys, Ray and Dorothy, and son of the late Peter Kemp.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 October 1941, page 22

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