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Name: Kate Butler

Burial Number: 1682

Gender: Female

Occupation: Wife of Rev. George Henry Butler

Born: 00/00/1857

Died: 03/10/1938

Buried: 06/10/1938


Kate was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, the daughter of John and Emma. She was baptised at Holy Trinity church, Rothwell on 5th October 1857. Her father was a wholesale linen draper. Kate boarded at the Moravian School for Ladies in Gomersal. She lived with her parents until 1902 when she married Rev. George Henry Butler at St Peter’s Church, Huddersfield on 3rd July. After the wedding, Kate and George sailed for Canada on the “Lake Ontario”. George had been born in Canada and served in the ministry mainly in Nova Scotia. By 1911, the couple were back in England living in Midhurst. In 1917, George took up the post of Chaplain of Bath Union. He and Kate lived in Coombe Down until 1922 when they returned to Sussex, living in Harting. George died after an operation in 1926. The couple were living at “Enderby” in St Valerie Road, Worthing. Kate continued to live there until 1938. She died on 3rd October at Amatola Nursing Home in Shakespeare Road. Probate was granted on 28th November to Midland Bank Exor and Trustee Co Ltd, Frank Victor Holdroyd engineer and Emma Fox spinster. Effects £12515 10s.


Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 6 Plot: 8

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In loving memory of George Henry Butler. Priest, who entered into life eternal 21st May 1926 aged 76 "The Lord is my Shepherd Ps23" Also of Kate widow of the above died October 3rd 1938 in her 82nd year.

Further Information


Name: Kate Butler

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1857

Town: Huddersfield

County: Yorkshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Fox

Marriage Date: 3/7/1902

Spouse First Name: George

Spouse Second Name: Henry

Spouse Last Name: Butler

Town of Marriage: Huddersfield

County of Marriage: Yorkshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 03/10/1938

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Amatola Nursing Home

Address line 2: Shakespeare Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £12515 10 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £634000.00

Census Information


Trinity Street, Woodland, Huddersfield

John aged 39, wholesale linen draper. Emma aged 27. Sarah aged 13.  Kate aged 3. Christopher aged 2. George aged 8 months. Plus a nurse and 1 servant.


Moravian School for Ladies, Gomersal

Kate aged 13, boarder at the school run by John G Kaltofen, Moravian Minister and director and his wife Mary.


Newhouse Place, Huddersfield.

John aged 59, wholesale draper. Emma aged 47. Kate aged 23. Christopher aged 21, asst. draper. George aged 20, medical student. John aged 16, boy in father’s warehouse. Emma aged 16. Plus 1 servant.


45 Bradley Lane, Huddersfield.

John aged 69, wholesale draper. Emma aged 57. Kate aged 33. Emma aged 26. Margaret Atkinson aged 14, niece, dressmaker’s apprentice. Plus 2 servants.


46 Bath Street, Huddersfield.

John aged 79, wholesale draper. Emma aged 67. Kate aged 42. Emma aged 35. Plus 1 nurse and 1 servant.


Hazeldene, Petersfield Road, Midhurst.

George aged 61, clergyman. Kate aged 53. Plus 2 servants.


Living at 7, Pioneer Avenue, Coombe Down, Bath, Somerset.

George Henry Butler
Male 71 Priest Of Church Of England, Chaplain To Bath Union, Appointed By The Guardians
Kate Butler
Female 64 Home Duties

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