In 1890, Henry Brougham Guppy. M.B. (Edin.), published his ‘Homes of Family Names in Great Britain’. This is part of his entry for the county of Dorset
Joseph Kellaway was reportedly born on September 1, 1824 at Kingston, Dorset, England the son of John Kellaway and Phoebe Fever,although census data suggest he was born in 1826, possibly at Stinsford.
On the evening of Saturday September 30, 1865, an inquest was held at the Lion Inn, Holywell, Evershot, Dorset before Mr. H. Lock, deputy coroner,into the death of William Phillips, a Great Western Railway under guard who had died the previous evening following an accident on the line about a mile and a quarter from Evershot station.