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Name: Kate Cornford

Burial Number: 1840

Gender: Female

Occupation: Wife of Thomas Macdonald Cornford

Born: 18/7/1867

Died: 6/02/1952

Buried: 09/02/1952


George and Matilda’s fourth child, Thomas Macdonald was born in Heene in 1870 and was a Carpenter by 1891, then still living at home with his parents.
He married Kate (nee Uttley, born in Chalton, Hampshire) at St Mary’s Broadwater in 1890.
By 1893 Thomas was Publican at the Montague Brewery in Montague Street.
There was a Montague Brewery and Retailer at 62 Montague Street, where Thomas and Kate were living during the 1890’s. It opened about 1868 at 46 Montague Street, which became 64 after a re-numbering.

Thomas and Kate had only one child, Daisy Lucy Kathleen, born in 1892.
In the 1899 Directory for Worthing, Thomas was working as a Brewer at 62 Montague Street, and as a Pork Butcher at number 64! (This was still the case in 1913.)
In the 1901 census, Daisy, then 8, was at the Brewery with her parents and her Grandparents.
By 1911 the family were at 64 Montague Street, Thomas a Publican with Kate and Daisy Assisting in the Business.

Thomas died in 1944, Kate in 1952 (at 20 Church Way), and they were buried with Daisy.

Researcher: Liz Lane

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Kate Cornford

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 2 Plot: 12

Exact Location (what3words): ranged.guilty.risky

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


"Peace" In loving memory of Daisy Lucy Kathleen the dear and only daughter of Thomas and Kate Cornford born 13th Dec. 1892 died 3rd Nov. 1928 "Gone from us but not forgotten, may her memory never fade and our thoughts for ever linger, round the grave where she is laid" Also of my dear husband Thomas Macdonald Cornford born 17th Aug. 1871 died 14th Jan 1944 "Always in my thoughts" Also his beloved wife Kate "Reunited"

Further Information


Name: Kate Cornford

Gender: Female

Born: 18/7/1867

Town: Chalton

County: Hampshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Utley

Marriage Date: 25/12/1890

Spouse First Name: Thomas

Spouse Second Name: Macdonald

Spouse Last Name: Cornford

Town of Marriage: Worthing

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 6/02/1952

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 20

Address line 3: Church Way

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3891 2 s 2 d

Current value of effects: £121435.00

Census Information


Chalton Village, Hants.
Thomas aged 42, agricultural labourer. Mary aged 32. Lucy aged 12. Elizabeth aged 10. Leonard aged 8. Harriet aged 6. Kate aged 4. Alice aged 1.


Woodcroft, Chalton.
Thomas aged 51, labourer. Mary aged 46. William aged 85, father. Leonard aged 18, labourer. Kate aged 13. Alice aged 11. Lawrence aged 9. Edith aged 4.


Living at Laundry, The Square, Broadwater – Thomas 21yrs Carpenter, Kate 23yrs, Living with George Westbrook, brother-in-law and his family


Living at 62-64 Montague Street, Worthing – (Listing calls it Eagle Brewery but it was the Montague Brewery) Thomas 30yrs Publican, Kate 33yrs, Daisy 8yrs, George 66yrs Father Engineer and Machine Fitter, Matilda 63yrs


Living at 62-64 Montague Street, Worthing – Thomas 40yrs Publican, Kate 43yrs Assisting in business, Daisy 18yrs Assisting in business


Running Horse, Paragon Street, Worthing, Sussex

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age in years Birth place Occupation Employer
Thomas Cornford
Male 1869 51 Worthing, Sussex, England Licensed Victualler Employer
Kate Cornford
Female 1867 53 Chalton, Hampshire, England Home Duties
Daisy Cornford
Female 1893 28 Worthing, Sussex, England Home Duties


21 Paragon Street, Worthing

Thomas Macdonald Cornford: Licensed Victualler. Kate Cornford: Unpaid Domestic Duties.

Miscellaneous Information

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