Portrait of Katherine Wight

Name: Katherine Wight

Burial Number: 0655

Gender: Female

Born: 21/03/1893

Died: 16/01/1912

Buried: 20/01/1912


Katherine’s mother, Juanita Shaw Kyle, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and was ‘Argentinian of British parentage’ and was more often called Jessie. She was the daughter of John Joseph Jolly Kyle, a Professor of Chemistry. She married George Potts Wight, a civil servant in the War Office, in June 1892 and Katherine was born on 21 March 1893 in St Pancras, London. At the age of 10 Katherine went to the North London Collegiate School, an independent day school for girls founded in 1850 in Camden by Frances Mary Buss, now in Edgware. In 1911 she was living at 5, Bath Road, Worthing, with relatives and died in January the following year at Southlands, Heath Road, Haywards Heath, of pulmonary tuberculosis with her father present. She was 18. Juanita (Jessie) was widowed in 1920 and she left England in 1938 for Italy where she died in 1957.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 4 Plot: 17

Exact Location (what3words): label.leaps.guess

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



EndowedGrave: Supply spring and autumn flowering plants


In loving memory of Katherine Isabel Wight born 2 March 18.. died 16...1912 "Benedicta"

Further Information


Name: Katherine Isabel Wight

Gender: Female

Born: 21/03/1893

Town: St Pancras

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 16/01/1912

Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis

Address line 1: Southlands

Address line 3: Heath Road

Town: Haywards Heath

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 5, Bath Road, Worthing, with relatives

Miscellaneous Information

Jessie Wight (Juanita) mother of Katherine Isabel Wight