Category Archives: Strange & Humorous

Hall & Pemberton Assisted Suicide

John Pemberton Gets Help From James Hall From the book Annals of Newberry, John Belton O’Neall, 1892, page 346, comes this little humorous and sad tale of two friends. The reference to Newberry is to Newberry, South Carolina, the home … Continue reading

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Pemberton, Edward: Thief, 1682

December 6, 1682 – Edward Pemberton was found guilty today of stealing a coquo [see the orginal record below] cup from Lyonel Jones. The value of the cup was set at 10 pence, and the punishment was whipping. The full … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Snippets

These are strange or humorous items that one finds while searching the archives of the world – not necessarily about a Pemberton – just strange or humorous. Burial at St Peter Mancroft church in Norwich, Norfolk, England Name: “The skull … Continue reading

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Coincidence Beyond Belief!

In one of those coincidents that happen too often to be conincidental, Graham Pemberton of Tarvin, Cheshire, UK launched PembertonFamily.Net on almost the same day as Jackson Pemberton of Copalis Beach, Washington, US launched PembertonFamily.Com: both aimed at the publication … Continue reading

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