Miss Catharine Mary Anne HISCOCK (c.1831–1878)
St Giles (SS Philip & James) section: Row 36, Grave J33
IN LOVING MEMORY OF / CATHARINE MARY ANNE HISCOCK
WHO ENTERED INTO REST / OCTOBER 26TH, 1878, aged 46 [+ two lines of text]
Catharine Mary Anne Hiscock, known as Kate, was born at Thatcham, Berkshire in c.1831, the daughter of William Hiscock and Eliza Saunders, who were married at Wonston, near Winchester, Hampshire on 17 October 1829. Kate's younger sister Eliza Hiscock was born at Thatcham in c.1833.
At the time of the 1851 census Kate (19) and Eliza (17) were paying a visit to their unmarried uncle William Saunders (52), a farmer at Wonston, near Winchester, Hampshire.
In 1861 Kate's sister Eliza was still living with her uncle at Cranborne Farm near Winchester, and on 20 August 1864 at Wonston she married Charles Augustus Cundell.
Kate is hard to find in the 1861 and 1871 censuses.
Kate is described in her probate record as having been formerly of Westbourne Villas, College Road, Cheltenham, but at the time of her death in 1878 she was living in Park Town:
† Miss Catharine Mary Anne Hiscock died at 16 Park Terrace at the age of 46 on 26 October 1878 and was buried at St Sepulchre’s Cemetery on 30 October (burial recorded in the parish register of St Giles's and Ss Philip & James's Church).
Her effects came to under £8,000, and one of her executors was her sister, Mrs Eliza Cundell of 8 Princes Square, Bayswater. A copy of her will is held in the Oxfordshire History Centre (Go/V/1).