Catherine Constable

1869–
Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Constable was born in 1869, in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Job Constable, was 37 and her mother, Hannah Ragdale, was 32. She married Alfred Shepherd in September 1889, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Shepherd
1865–
Catherine Constable
1869–
Marriage: September 1889
Albert Shepherd
1889–
Hannah Shepherd
1891–
Anna Sheppherd
1891–
Alfred Shepherd
1895–
Alice Victoria Shepherd
1897–1971

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
September 1889
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1832–1912Male

    Hannah Ragdale

    Female1837–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 11

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 15

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 35

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for the law-enforcement officer of a parish, from Middle English, Old French conestable, cunestable, from Late Latin comes stabuli ‘officer of the stable’. The title was also borne by various other officials during the Middle Ages, including the chief officer of the household (and army) of a medieval ruler, and this may in some cases be the source of the surname.2 Americanized spelling of Dutch Constapel, an occupational name for the chief gunner aboard a ship or in the garrison of a fort.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine Stephen in household of Alfred Stephen, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Catherine Constable in household of Job Constable, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Catherine Constable in household of Job Constable, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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