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Name: Kate Wickham

Burial Number: 1728

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1865

Died: 26/10/1940

Buried: 30/10/1940


Kate Southgate was born in 1865 in Lee, Kent to Samuel Tufnell and Ellen Southgate. Kate was one of seven children born to Samuel and Ellen, Samuel worked as a Solicitor.  In 1871 they were living at ‘The Elms’ Lee in Kent.  By 1881 the family had moved to ‘The Hollies’ Eliot Hill, Lewisham, London.   In 1891 the family had moved again to 127 Church Road, Croydon, Samuel was still working as a Solicitor.

Kate married Charles Bertram Wickham on the 17th October 1895 at St. John Evangelist Church, Upper Norwood, London. They had their first child – Arthur Tuffnell Wickham on 6th April 1897 in Worthing, but he only lived a year and died on 9th April 1898. In 1901 Charles and Kate and their Daughter Marjory Maude Lucy Frances (born 1899 in Worthing) were visiting Ellen M Southgate, Kate’s Sister, in Hastings, Sussex. Charles is working as a School Tutor.  By 1911 they were living at Cranfield House, Downview Road, Worthing. They were staying at Queen Street in Arundel in 1921 and Charles was now working as a Club secretary for the West Worthing Club.


Charles died on the 7th November 1930, he was living at St. Cross, 17 Valencia Road in Worthing.


After her Husband’s death, Kate continued to live in Valencia Road, where she died on the 26th October 1940.  She left £119 4s 8d (£4682 in 2020) with probate to Marjory Lucy Fiennes Wickham (Daughter) and William Archibald Boyes and Walter Wright solicitors.

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 6 Plot: 1

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In loving memory of my dear husband Charles Bertram Wickham who died November 7th 1930 aged 65 years "peace. perfect peace" also of Arthur Tufnell Piennes son of the above who died April 9th 1898 aged 1 year "For of such is the kingdom of heaven" Kate Wickham died October 26th 1940 aged 75

Further Information


Name: Kate Wickham

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1865

Town: Unknown

County: Kent

Country: England


Maiden Name:Southgate

Marriage Date: 17/10/1895

Spouse First Name: Charles

Spouse Second Name: Bertram

Spouse Last Name: Wickham

Town of Marriage: Upper Norwood

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 26/10/1940

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Valencia Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £119 4 s 8 d

Current value of effects: £4682

Census Information


The Elms, Lee, Kent

Tufnell Southgate (Head) age 38, Ellen Southgate ()Wife) age 39, Ellen M (Daughter) age 10, Charles F (Son) age 9, Kate (Daughter) age 6, Tufnell (Son) age 4, Harman (Son) age 2 Ruth (Daughter) age 11 months, plus 1 servant


The Hollies, Eliot Hill, Lewisham, London

Tufnell Southgate (Head) age 48, Ellen (Wife) age 49, Ellen M (Daughter) age 20, Charles F (Son) age 19, Kate (Daughter) age 15, Tufnell B (Son) age 14, Harman (Son) age 12, Ruth (Daughter) age 11, Herbert W (Son) age 9, Maude F (Daughter) age 7, Mary (Daughter) age 4, plus 3 servants


127 Church Road, Croydon, Surrey

Samuel Tufnell (Head) age 58, Ellen (Wife) age 59, Ellen Mary (Daughter) age 30, Charles F (Son) age 29, Kate (Daughter) age 25, Tufnell Becket (Son) age 24, Harman H (Son) age 22, Ruth (Daughter) age 21, Mary (Daughter) age 14, plus 5 servants


26 West Square, Hastings, Sussex

Ellen M Southgate (Head) age 40, Sarah Roberts (visitor) age 43, Charles B Wickham (Visitor) age 35, Kate Wickham (Visitor) age 35, Marjory MLF (Visitor) age 2, plus 4 servants


Cranfield House, Downview Road, Worthing, Sussex

Charles Bertram Wickham (Head) age 45, Kate (Wife) age 45, Marjory Maude Lucy Frances (Daughter) age 12, plus 3 servants


Queen Street, Arundel, Sussex

William James Withael (Head) age 51, Lilian (Wife) age 46, Doris Lilian (Daughter) age 13, Charles Bertram Wickham (Visitor) age 55, Kate Wickham (Visitor) age 56, Marjory Maude May Frances Wickham (Visitor) age 22, Edna Mary Stoakes (Visitor) age 60

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