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Name: Kate Day

Burial Number: 0816

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1858

Died: 10/02/1916

Buried: 14/02/1916


Kate was born in 1858 in Henlow Bedfordshire, to Robert Thomas and Jane Ford.


Robert Thomas worked as a Parochial Schoolmaster at Church School, Monkton Combe, Bath, Somerset.


Kate married Arthur Somerset Day on 3rd June 1879 at Swinford Oxford. There is no record of any children being born.

Arthur worked for the Civil service as a 2nd class clerk for the India Office. The India Office was a British Government department established in London in 1858 to oversee the administration through a Viceroy and other officials, of the Provinces of India.  In 1881 Arthur and Kate are living at 3 Mayfield Road Wimbledon

By 1911 they are living at 76 Comeragh Road, West Kensington London. Arthur had retired from the Civil service and is living on a pension. Sometime between 1911 and 1914 Arthur and Kate moved to Worthing and were living at ‘Whyteleafe’, Shakespeare Road Worthing Sussex. Kate died on the 10th February 1916 at Studley House, Shelley Road. Worthing, she left £270 (£15927 in 2020) to her Husband, Arthur Somerset Day


Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Kate Day

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 1 Plot: 4

Exact Location (what3words): fines.rocket.design

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


To the glory of God and in tender remembrance of Kate for 37 years the loving and beloved wife of Arthur S Day. Fell asleep 10th Feb 1916 "Redeemed with the precious blood of Christ as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. Hallelujah. Even now in the fight we can sing a new song boasting in Jesus the mighty law, but o for one shout of yon glorified throng. Hosanna to God for the blood of the Lamb"

Further Information


Name: Kate Day

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1858

Town: Unknown

County: Bedfordshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Ford

Marriage Date: 3/6/1879

Spouse First Name: Arthur

Spouse Second Name: Somerset

Spouse Last Name: Day

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Oxfordshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 10/02/1916

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Studley House

Address line 2: Shelley Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £270 s d

Current value of effects: £15927

Census Information


Church School Monkton Combe, Bath, Somerset

Robert Thomas Ford (Head) age 39, Jane Ford (Wife) age 35, Sarah (Daughter) 12, John (Son) age 10, Emily (Daughter) age 9, Robert (Son) age 7, Kate Ford (Daughter) age 5, Francis (Son) age 3, Henry (Son) age 1, plus 2 servants


3 Mayfield Road, Wimbledon. London

Arthur Somerset Day (Head) age 24, Kate Day (Wife) age 25, plus 1 servant


Mayfield, Wimbledon. London

Arthur Day (Head) age 34, Kate Day (Wife) age 35, plus 1 servant


Maes Manor, Caterham Wimbledon London

John Newberry (Head) age 63, Alfred Day (Visitor) age 44, Kate Day (Visitor) age 45, plus 3 servants


76 Comeragh Road, London

Arthur Somerset Day (Head) age 54, Kate Day (Wife) age 55, plus 2 servants

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.