Hello Jenny, What I have discovered, about the Kemp Welch family of Poole Dorset is the Kemp name is from the female side. Martin Forest Kemp Welch B:1831, D:1858.son of Elizabeth Sophia Forest.and Martin Welch, Later he added Kemp to his name, his mother"s name!. so now I will research the Kemp"s and see what I can come up with. Martin Forest Kemp Welch , Was my G G Grandfather. Regards Pamela.