Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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Harry Samuel CATT
and Amelia Eliza CALLOW (1872-1937)
Harry Samuel Catt and Amelia Eliza Callow married on
19 November 1895 in Bexley, Kent. (They were not my direct ancestors.)
Harry Samuel Catt was born on 8 September 1860 at Winchelsea
Station SER(?) Brede, Sussex.
He was the son of Edward Catt (1825-1902) and
Ann Foster (1831-1888). At the time of the 1861 census he was 7
months old and living with his parents at No. 2 Ferry, Winchelsea.
When the 1871 census was recorded he was a 10 year old scholar, living with
his parents and siblings in Cooks Street, Winchelsea. His father was
then a shepherd. In 1881, he was a 21 year old gardener and the eldest
of his siblings living at home with his parents at Friars Road in Winchelsea.
So far I have not been able to identify him in the 1891 census. He
died aged 76 years on 9 June 1937 in Bexley.
Amelia Eliza Callow was born on 19 November 1872 in
Wimbledon, Surrey. She was the daughter of William Callow
(1846-1899) and Amelia Jane Bellingham (1846-?).
She died aged 64 years on 18 April 1937 in Bexley.
When the 1901 census was recorded the couple and 3 children were living at
107 High Street, Bexley, Kent. Harry was then a 40 year old general
labourer and Amelia was 28 years old.
Harry Catt and Amelia
the following known children:
Harry William Catt was born on 8 December 1896 in Bexley. He
died on 25 September 1980 in Sidcup, Kent.
He was 4 years old at the time of the 1901 census. He served in
the First World War in the trenches and was very brave.
Margaret Annie Catt was born in the fourth quarter of
1898 in Bexley. She died in 1986. She was 2 years old in 1901.
She worked at an accountants in London. She left a legacy in her
will towards the restoration of St. Mary's, Bexley.
Katherine A. Catt was born in the third quarter of 1900 in
Bexley. At the time of the 1901 census she was 7 months old.
She worked as a sister in the Darenth Park nursing home.
Katherine married Harry Foster in the second quarter of
1931 in the Dartford registration district. They lived in Bean
Harry had is own haulage company with a fleet of lorries. The couple
were quite comfortable until the business got into some kind of
financial trouble and he committed suicide. Katherine found him
hanged in the loft of their home, however, his death may not have been
recorded as suicide.
Milly Catt may have been in the fourth quarter of 1904
and her birth registered as Amelia Jane Catt.
Millie worked as a secretary for Borough and Welcome in Darford (similar
to the Boots chain). She left a legacy in her will towards the
restoration of St. Mary's, Bexley.
Richard Catt was born in the second quarter of 1906 and
his birth was registered in the Dartford registration district.
married Bertha L. Jeffery in the
second quarter of 1933 in the Dartford registration district.
Richard was a churchwarden at St. Mary's church in Bexley.
Doris Mary Catt was born on 15 March 1908 in Bexley.
She died on 25 December 1982 in Crawley, Sussex.
Ronald Herbert Ernest Laurie
(1904-1981) on 22 May 1832 in Bexley.
Ronald served in the navy.
Eddie Catt may have been born in the third quarter of
1910 and her birth registered as Edith J. B.
Many thanks to
Kevin Hobbs for many additions to this page.
I have also taken details from the
Laurie Family Tree database which can be found at Ancestry.co.uk
and is maintained by Duncan Laurie.
This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012