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Name: Kate Challis

Burial Number: 1959

Gender: Female

Born: 5/9/1872

Died: 07/12/1939

Buried: 15/12/1939


Kate Edith Challis was the daughter of William Henry Joynes and his wife Catherine, née Woodgate. She was born on 5 September 1872 and baptised on 17 November 1872 at Lissom Grove, Westminster. On 27 September 1906 she married Vincent Henry Challis at St Andrews , Streatham. She appears in the 1939 Register, living at ‘ Seabrook’ Nursing Home, 14, Queen’s Road, Worthing, run by Miss Ethel Dearle and Miss Alice Peak with 3 nursing staff. Kate died there in December 1939 aged 67 leaving £12132 14s 6d to her son, Ronald Vincent Challis, of no occupation, and Leonard Albert Taylor, a company director,

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 6 Plot: 19

Exact Location (what3words): skin.swing.manual

Ashes or Urn: Ashes Only



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In sacred memory of my dear husband Vincent Henry Challis died 31st March 1934 aged 64. In God's keeping. Also of his beloved wife Kate Edith Challis died 7th Dec. 1939 aged 67. My dear Father and Mother. Baby Margaret aged 5 days daughter of Ronald and Helen Challis. 15th May 1944

Further Information


Name: Kate Edith Challis

Gender: Female

Born: 5/9/1872

Town: Westminster

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Joynes

Marriage Date: 27/11/1906

Spouse First Name: Vincent

Spouse Second Name: henry

Spouse Last Name: Challis

Town of Marriage: Streatham

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 07/12/1939

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Seabrook Nursing Home

Address line 2: 14

Address line 3: Queens Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £12132 14 s 6 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


11, Boscobel Gardens, Marylebone
Harriet Woodgate, 66, head, widow; Kate Joynes, 36, daughter; Cecilia Aberdeen, 29, daughter; W. H. Joynes, 36, son-in-law, Pianoforte Maker; Edwin Aberdeen, 37, son-in-law, engineer; Agnes K Joynes, 15?, grand-daughter, scholar; Kate Edith Joynes, 8, scholar; Harry F Joynes, 7, grandson, scholar; Florence Joynes, 6, grand-daughter, scholar; Herbert Joynes, grandson; William Joynes, 3, grandson; Harold Joynes, 10 months, grandson; Arthur Aberdeen, 10, grandson, scholar; Florence Aberdeen, 9, grand-daughter, scholar; Lillian Aberdeen, 8, grand-daughter, scholar; Cecilia Aberdeen, 2, grand-daughter;


15, Eardley Road, Streatham
William H Joynes, 46, head, piano forte maker; Catherine Joynes, 46, wife; Agnes K Joynes, 22, daughter, M  ? maker; Kate E Joynes, 18, daughter, dress maker; Harry Frank Joynes , 17, son, solicitor’s clerk; Florence L Joynes, 16, daughter; Herbert W Joynes, 15, son, clerk; William H Joynes, 13, son, scholar; Harold A Joynes, 10, son, scholar; John B Joynes, 9, son, scholar; Walter F Joynes, 7, son, scholar;


15, Eardley Road, Streatham
William H Joynes, 56, Barclay ? Building Society; Catherine Joynes, 56, wife; Kate E Joynes, 28, daughter; Florence L Joynes, 26, daughter; Harold A Joynes, 20, piano ma,ker; John B Joynes, 19, contractors clerk CC; Walter F Joynes; 19 (sic), piano maker;


‘Brooklyn’, Valencia Road, W Worthing
Vincent Henry Challis, 41, retired architect and surveyor; Kate Edith Challis; 38, wife; Ronald Vincent Challis; 7 months, son;
plus a general servant

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