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1 Sir. William Cayley - 1st baronet                c.1609-1681


Dorothy St. Quentin                                                  -1684


2 Sir. William Cayley - 2nd baronet                               -1708






2 Cornellus Cayley                                     1644-c1734



 2 Cornelius Cayley                                    1644-c.1734


Ann Tyrwhitt                                                1660/61-


3 Cornelius Cayley                                    1692 - 1779


3 Cornelius Cayley                                    1692 - 1779

Wife:                    Married: 1723

Elizabeth Smelt                                             1695-1749/50


4 John Cayley                                              1730 - 1795

    Edward Cayley                                           1733-1805


4 John Cayley                                              1730 - 1795       British Consul in St. Petersburg, Russia. 

Wife:                        Married: 1756, British Embassy, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Sarah Cozers                                          Abt. 1734-1803


5 John Cayley                                              1761-1831

5 Henry Cayley                                            1768 - 1850

5 Sarah Cayley                                              ---                        


5 John Cayley                                              1761-1831    

Wife:                        Married: 1799

Harriette Raikes                                            1779-1870


6 William Cayley                                        1807 - 1890


5 Henry Cayley                                            1768 - 1850


Maria Antonia Doughty                                1794 - 1875


6 Sophia Cayley                                            1816 - 1889

6 William Henry Cayley                                1818 - 1819

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Arthur Cayley

6 Arthur Cayley                                            1821 - 1895    British Mathematician

6 Charles Bagot cayley                                  1823 - 1883

6 Henrietta-Caroline Cayley                            1828 - 1886


6 William Cayley                                        1807 - 1890

Wife:                            Married:1836 in Toronto, ON

Emma Robinson Boulton                                 1818 - 1890    


7 John D'Drcy Cayley                                  1837

7 Harriet Ann Cayley                                  1839

7 Francis Cayley                                          1845

7 Mary (Minnie) Cayley                              1847

7 Sophia Emma Cayley                               1851

7 Hugh St. Quentin Cayley                       1857 - 1934

7 Beverley Cayley                                       1859 - 1890

7 Arthur Cayley                                           1859 - 1880

7 Harry Cayley                                                 unk

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7 Hugh St. Quentin Cayley                        1857 - 1934

Wife:                    Married:        Sept. 06, 1897

Leonora Adelaide (Nora) Cochrane       1873 - 1934    (Grandaunt to Robert P. Kennedy). 


8 Beverley Cochrane Cayley                   1898 - 1928    Mt. Cayley:    (1st. cousin once removed to Robert P. Kennedy)


William Maurice Cochrane                   1844 - 1900                In 1880 moved with family to Moorhead, North Dakota, near the Minnesota border, later to Minneapolis, Minnesota. Around 1887 moved to Kamloops, BC, then in Jan. 1893 moved to Vernon, BC.    He opened a law office in Vernon, BC       (Great -grandfather to Robert P. Kennedy).   

Wife:                                                                                             Marriage: 1866

Adelaide (Addie) Gallagher  Dec. 06, 1848 - Sep. 20, 1920  B: Whitby, Ontario


Catherine Viola (Kate) Cochrane    Aug. 01, 1867 - Jul. 17, 1940  B: Port Perry, Ontario    (Grandmother to Robert P. Kennedy). 

Laura Etta Cochrane

Walter Blair Cochrane

Minnie (Maud) Cochrane

Leonora Adelaide (Nora) Cochrane    1873 - 1934    Married: Hugh St. Quentin Cayley    (Grandaunt to Robert P. Kennedy). 

Maurice Bothwell Cochrane

Arthur Ormiston Cochrane

Frank Burnham Cochrane


Kate Cochrane

Catherine Viola (Kate) Cochrane    Aug. 01, 1867 - Jul. 17, 1940

Husband:                                   Marriage:    Sep. 15, 1888

Arthur G. W. Pemberton

Arthur G. W. Pemberton        Nov. 17, 1841 - Oct. 08, 1907  B: London, England    (Grandfather to Robert P. Kennedy). 


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Fanny Viola Pemberton         May 25, 1890 - 1986                  B: Kamloops. BC


Fanny Viola Pemberton         May 25, 1890 - 1986                                    Fanny moved from Pitt Meadows in the Fraser Valley to Tappen Valley on Aug. 31, 1967.

Husband:                                   Marriage:    1911

Robert Kennedy

Robert Kennedy                       Aug. 15, 1861 - Nov. 11, 1946  B: New Westminster


Robert P. Kennedy                  May 25, 1912 - Jul 13, 1996                        Robert moved his family from Pitt Meadows in the Fraser Valley to Tappen Valley on Apr. 21, 1959.




1 Sir. William Cayley         1st baronet        1609-1681

2 Sir. William Cayley         2nd baronet               -1708

3 Sir. Arthur Cayley           3rd baronet        1655-1727

4 Sir. George Cayley          4th baronet        1707-1791

5 Sir. Thomas Cayley         5th baronet        1732-1792

6 Sir. George Cayley        6th baronet      1773-1857


Cayley (crater)     Named for Arthur Cayley   ---  British Mathematician

Arthur Cayley

Crater characteristics
Coordinates 4.0 N 15.1 E
Diameter 14 km
Depth 3.1 km
Colongitude   345 at sunrise
Eponym Arthur Cayley

Cayley is a small lunar impact crater that is located in a basaltic-lava-flooded region to the west of Mare Tranquillitatis. It lies to the northwest of the smaller De Morgan and the larger D'Arrest craters. West and slightly north of the crater is Whewell crater, a crater of about the same dimensions. To the north is a linear rille designated Rima Ariadaeus, which follows a course to the east-southeast.

This is a circular, bowl-shaped formation with a small interior floor at the mid-point. (Small being relative to the overall diameter, as it occupies about one-fourth the total cross-section.) The sloping interior walls are relatively light in hue, having a higher albedo as the surrounding terrain. However it is not nearly as bright as the slightly larger Dionysius crater to the east-southeast, and lacks a ray system.

The terrain surrounding the crater is somewhat similar to the lunar mares, but has a slightly higher albedo and is overlapped at the eastern edge by the Mare Tranquillitatis. Lunar scientists suspect that this plain may have resulted from deposits of ejecta from the formation of an impact basin. (The most likely source is the Mare Imbrium impact basin to the northwest.)

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The lunar feature Cayley appears roughly in the center of the Clementine derived image below

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Sir George Cayley

Sir. George Cayley            Dec. 27 1773 - Dec. 15 1857          Was a pioneer of aeronautics. 

He is an uncle of Arthur Cayley  1821 - 1895. British mathematician.

Sir George Cayley was born in 1773 in Scarborough England.

A wealthy landowner, Cayley is considered the father of aerial navigation and a pioneer in the science of aerodynamics. He established the scientific principles for heavier-than-air flight and used glider models for his research. He was the first to identify the four forces of flight--thrust, lift, drag, and weight, and to describe the relationship each had with the other. He designed the first actual model of an airplane and also diagrammed the elements of vertical flight. His major publication, "On Aerial Navigation," described the theoretical problems of flight. He suggested using multiple wings, biplanes or triplanes, to produce maximum lift with minimum structural weight. He recognized that curved surfaces (cambered airfoils) provided greater lift than flat surfaces.

Cayley's first full-size model in 1849 was large enough to support the weight of a boy. A larger model, built and flown in 1853, carried Cayley's coachman as a passenger. His work influenced many others, including William Samuel Henson, who designed the Aerial Steam Carriage that was based on Cayley's theories.

As well as his work in aeronautics, Cayley invented railroad and agricultural equipment. He patented a tractor that was called the "universal railway" in 1825 that became the Caterpillar tractor.

Cayley died in 1857.



Sir George Cayley has been called the inventor of the airplane



Sir George Cayley has been called the inventor of the airplane, although I prefer to think of him as its 'Grandfather.' Cayley made extensive anatomical and functional studies of birds and bird flight. From measurements of bird and human muscle masses, Cayley determined that it was impossible for humans to strap on a pair of wings and take to the air. This led him to propose a fixed-wing airplane with a separate system for thrust. He developed three gliders that embodied these principles. The gliders were successful in carrying people over a short distance -- the first successful modern airplane configuration. His work was highly influential in the eventual development of the airplane.

Aerial Navigation by Sir George Cayley

Arguably the most important paper in the invention of the airplane is a triple paper On Aerial Navigation by Sir George Cayley. The article appeared in three issues of Nicholson's Journal. In this paper, Cayley argues against the ornithopter model and outlines a fixed-wing aircraft that incorporates a a separate system for propulsion and a tail to assist in the control of the airplane. Both ideas were crucial breakthroughs necessary to break out of the ornithopter tradition.

On Aerial Navigation, Part One.

On Aerial Navigation, Part Two.

On Aerial Navigation, Part Three.



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