Smythson Family History

Sarah Catherine Hicks 'Kate' Foulds

Sarah Catherine Hicks 'Kate' Foulds

Female 1860 - 1893  (33 years)

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  • Name Sarah Catherine Hicks 'Kate' Foulds 
    Born 1860  Farmsbrook, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 7 Sep 1862  Laughton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Apr 1893  Wandsworth, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Brompton Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I392  Smythson Tree
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2016 

    Father George Edward Foulds,   b. 1832, Frant, Tunbridge Wells, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1871-1881  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hards,   b. 1829, Barming, East Farleigh, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Croydon, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1855  St Clement, Hastings, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Benjamin Smythson,   b. Jun 1850, St George the Martyr, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1921, 12 Loxley Road, Wandsworth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 1 Aug 1885  St George the Martyr, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Witnesses were father Marcus and Gabriel Hards
    Children 
     1. Ralph Marcus Smythson,   b. 26 Jan 1886, 37, Broomwood Road, Battersea, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1940, Kenwyn Lodge, Western Road, Fortis Green, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Kate Matilda Hards Smythson,   b. 20 Apr 1893, 37 Broomfield Road, Wandsworth, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    'Kate' Smythson (nee Foulds)
    'Kate' Smythson (nee Foulds)
    Taken not long before her death in 1893. Lots of copies made at time of her death.
    'Kate' Smythson
    'Kate' Smythson

  • Notes 
    • Birth cert ref:
      Sarah Catharine Hicks Foulds Mar 1861 Uckfield 2b 93

      Baptism (IGI on Ancestry):
      Sarah Catherine Hicks Foulds bapt 7 Sep 1862 at Laughton, Sussex, parents George Edward Foulds & Elizabeth.

      1861 census: age 3 months born Rotherfield, Sussex with parents in Rotherfield.
      1871 census: age 10 'Sarah C Foulds' 'relative' born Rotherfield with Amos & Sarah Wickens at Gatehurst Farm, Pett, Sussex.
      1881 census: age 20 'Sarah C H Foulds' 'niece' born Rotherfield with uncle & aunt Amos Wickens 62 farmer of 690 acres & Sarah C Wickens 69, their son Walter 27, at Gatehurst, Pett, Sussex.

      1885: Residence at time of marriage was Noel House, Cheyne Walk S.W. She was a spinster of full age.

      The Times (online archive):
      Tuesday Apr 27 1897 - In Memoriam
      "SMYTHSON,- On 27th April 1893, KATE, the dear devoted wife of WILLIAM SMYTHSON, in her 31st year; and, eight months later, her sweet baby girl. In fond memory. 'All hearts are touched and softened at her name'."

      Probate Calendar of Wills & Admons:
      Sarah Katherine Hicks Smythson of 37 Bromwood Road, Wandsworth Common, Surrey ( wife of William Benjamin Smythson) died 27 April 1893. Administration London 19 October to said William Benjamin Smythson. Effects £421-9-9.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] 1891 census, (5 Apr 1891), age 27 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S20] FreeBMD, Jun 1893 Wandsworth 1d 348 aged 31 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S6] Marriage certificate.