Kate H Spencer

1856–1894 (Age 38)
Masbrough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Kate H

When Kate H Spencer was born in 1856, in Masbrough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Walter Spencer, was 26 and her mother, Mrs Catherine Spencer, was 23. She married William Thompson on 21 April 1881. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Wath upon Dearne, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 15 May 1894, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

William Thompson
1854–
Kate H Spencer
1856–1894
Marriage: 21 April 1881
Catherine M Thompson
1883–
William S Thompson
1884–
Beatrice J Thompson
1885–
Walter S Thompson
1888–

Spouse and Children

    William Thompson

    Male1854–Male

    Female1856–1894Female

MARRIAGE
21 April 1881
children

(4)

    Catherine M Thompson

    Female1883–Female

    William S Thompson

    Male1884–Male

    Beatrice J Thompson

    Female1885–Female

    Walter S Thompson

    Male1888–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1830–Male

    Mrs Catherine Spencer

    Female1833–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (3)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 7

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

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

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Kate H Thompson in household of William Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Kate E Spencer in household of Walter Spencer, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Kate Ellen Spencer in household of Walter Spencer, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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