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
Kate H Spencer
Marriage: 21 April 1881
Catherine M Thompson
William S Thompson
Beatrice J Thompson
Walter S Thompson

Spouse and Children

    William Thompson



21 April 1881


    Catherine M Thompson


    William S Thompson


    Beatrice J Thompson


    Walter S Thompson


Parents and Siblings


    Mrs Catherine Spencer




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.

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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