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Name: Kate Weale

Burial Number: 1088

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1835

Died: 28/06/1922

Buried: 01/07/1922


Kate Adames was born in Chichester, Sussex, she was baptised on 6th October. Her father was Benness Adames, 34yrs, Linen Draper, and her mother, Caroline, 34yrs, nee Shippham, they had 9 children between 15yrs – 8 months, in 1841; Kate was the sixth child. Kate was schooled at home and lived with her family until her marriage in 1866 when, aged 30yrs, she married James Henry Weale, on 10th April at St. Peter’s the Less, Chichester. James, also a Draper, had a business in Guildford High Street and this was where they lived and had 8 children, Ethel Kate, 1867, Kathleen Maud, 1868, Henry Frank, 1869, and Hilda Mary, 1870, Raymond Benness, 1872, Gilbert Joseph, 1874, Ruth Adames, 1875, and James Lloyd, 1877.

Kate was widowed on 19th February 1881 when James died, aged 44yrs, he left her about £1m. (2021 value). She moved to Farnham Road, Guildford with her children and remained there for the next 30 years. At some time after 1911, Kate moved to Worthing, living at ‘Hartley’, Shakespeare Road, where she died, on 28th June 1922, aged 87yrs.

Probate was granted to Ethel Weale, spinster, and Joseph Adams, JP.  Effects £3806 14s 1d. Value 2021 – £217K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 9 Plot: 10

Exact Location (what3words): basin.trunk.crate

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of our mother Kate Weale who passed away 28th June 1922

Further Information


Name: Kate Weale

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1835

Town: Chichester

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Adames

Marriage Date: //1866

Spouse First Name: James

Spouse Second Name: Henry

Spouse Last Name: Weale

Town of Marriage: Chichester

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 28/06/1922

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Hartley

Address line 3: Shakespeare Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3806 14 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £217000

Census Information


Living at Graylingwell, Chichester, Sussex. Benness Adames, 40yrs, Draper, wife, Caroline, 40yrs, 9 children, Mary 15, Caroline12, James 10, Charles 9, Frank 7, Kate 6, Fanny 4, Flora 2, and Herbert 8 months, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at Graylingwell, Chichester, Sussex. Benness Adames, 51yrs, Draper, wife, Caroline, 51yrs, 7 children, Mary 24, Caroline 22, Kate 15, Fanny 12, Flora 11, Herbert 10, Esther 7, and 2 domestic servants.


Living at 148, High Street, Guildford, Surrey. James H. Weale, 34yrs, Draper, employing 6 men and 3 women, wife, Kate, 35yrs, 4 children, Ethel K. 4, Kathleen M. 2, Henry F. 1, Hilda M. 5 months, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at 144, High Street, Guildford, Surrey. Kate Weale, 45yrs, widow, 7 children, Ethel Kate, 14, Kathleen Maud, 12, Henry Frank, 11, and Hilda Mary, 10, Gilbert Joseph, 7, Ruth Adames, 6, and James Lloyd, 4, plus 1 boarder and 2 domestic servants.


Living at 33, Farnham Road, Guildford, Surrey. Kate Weale, 55yrs, Independent, 6 children, Ethel K. 24, Henry F. 21, Hilda M. 20, Raymond B. 18, Ruth A. 16, and James L. 14.


Living at 33, Farnham Road, Guildford, Surrey. Kate Weale, 66yrs, living on own means,2 daughters, Ethel K. 30, and Ruth A. 23.


Living at 33, Farnham Road, Guildford, Surrey. Kate Weale, 74yrs, private means, Ruth A. 34, single.


Living at 11, Shakespeare Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Kate Weale
Female 1835 86 Chichester, Sussex, England
Ruth Weale
Female 1875 46 Guildford, Surrey, England Home Duties

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