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Name: Kate Adams

Burial Number: 0828

Gender: Female

Occupation: Unknown

Born: 00/00/1842

Died: 05/05/1916

Buried: 12/05/1916


Kate was born in Oadby, daughter of Elias and Mary. She was always known as Kitty. Her father Elias died in 1842 and her mother re-married John Swan in 1848.
In 1868, Kitty married Thomas Adams in Leicester. The couple moved to London where Thomas was a ship broker. By 1891, Thomas had retired and they moved to Worthing, living in Manor Road. Thomas and Kitty had no children.
Kitty died on 5 May 1916. No Probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 6 Plot: 12

Exact Location (what3words): towers.export.gossip

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Kitty the dear wife of Thomas Adams who passed away on the 5th May 1916 aged 74 years "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth" Also in loving memory of the above Thomas Adams who entered into rest 16th March 1920 aged 84 years "For ever with the Lord"

Further Information


Name: Kate Adams

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1842

Town: Unknown

County: Leicestershire

Country: England

Occupation: No occupation recorded


Maiden Name:Price

Marriage Date: //1868

Spouse First Name: Thomas

Spouse Last Name: Adams

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Leicestershire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 05/05/1916

Cause of death: Unknown

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Value of effects in 2020: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Main Street, Oadby – John Swan aged 46, proprietor of houses. Mary aged 42. Mary Ann aged 12. William aged 10. Kitty aged 9. John Swan aged 2. Alfred Swan aged 1 month


Living at 8 Glebe Street, St Margaret’s, Leicester – Mary aged 51, widow, fundholder. William aged 21, National School master. Kate aged 19. John Swan aged 12. Alfred aged10


Living at 7 Arthur’s Terrace, Acacia Road, Paxton Park, Lewisham – Thomas aged 34, manager to a ship owner. Kate aged 29. Plus 1 servant.


Living at 8 Winchester Road, Willesden – Thomas aged 44, ship broker. Kitty aged 39. Plus 1 cook and 1 servant.


Living at Manor Villa, Manor Road, Worthing – Thomas aged 54, retired ship broker. Kate aged 49. Plus 2 servants.


Living at Manor Villa, Manor Road, Worthing – Thomas aged 64, own means. Kate aged 59.


Living at Manor Villa, Manor Road, Worthing – Thomas aged 74, own means. Kate aged 69.

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