Catherine Amelia Trowbridge


Brief Life History of Catherine Amelia

When Catherine Amelia Trowbridge was born in 1855, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, her father, John Lewis Trowbridge, was 30 and her mother, Amelia Burpitt, was 26. She married James Collins Huntley on 31 October 1881, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Salisbury St Martin, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Northfleet, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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James Collins Huntley
Catherine Amelia Trowbridge
Marriage: 31 October 1881
Kate Huntley
Horace Huntley
Dorothy Huntley
Bessie Constance Huntley

Sources (11)

  • Katherine A Huntley in household of James C Huntley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Catharine Amelia Troubridge, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Katherine Amelia Troubridge, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1881Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 25

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


    Age 29

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 49

    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

    English (Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire): habitational name from Trowbridge in Wiltshire, named from Old English trēow ‘tree’ + brycg ‘bridge’; the name probably referred to a felled trunk serving as a rough-and-ready bridge.

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

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