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CASH, Catherine

Female 1855 - 1944  (88 years)


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  • Name CASH, Catherine 
    Born 10 Apr 1855  Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 370 
    _UID 3E8F752679624589A2788640E6EF0E23F75A 
    Died 5 Feb 1944  Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Feb 1944  Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I370  Edgoose
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 

    Father CASH, George,   b. Between 1828 and 1829, Hainton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1914, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Mother LOWE, Susannah,   b. Between 1820 and 1821, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 1855  Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family EDGOOSE, Benjamin,   b. 1 Aug 1854, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1928, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 8 May 1883  St. Augustine, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. EDGOOSE, Edith,   b. 30 Dec 1886, Emneth, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1966, Wisbech Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    CATHERINE EDGOOSE nee CASH (1855-1944)

    Catherine Edgoose nee Cash who married Benjamin Edgoose (1854-1928) in 1883.
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    Edgoose BenjaminEdgoose 365 113.jpg
    BENJAMIN EDGOOSE (1854-1928) 08 MAY 1883

    A record of Benjamin's marriage to Catherine CASH at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, on 8 May 1883 given to them by the vicar.

    Letters from ENGLAND
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    Family History Notes from BURT WALTER EDGOOSE (1901-1989) to his son JOHN STANTON EDGOOSE dated 1967 [PAGE 1]

    Mentioned are William Frederick Edgoose (1873-1954); Stanton Wicks (1883-1945); Bertha Curtis (1887-1967); Benjamin Edgoose (1854-1928), wife Kate (1855-1944) & daughter Edith (1886-1966); Geoffrey Pearse (1913-1981); Julia May EDGOOSE (1877-1958).

  • Notes 
    • CATHERINE EDGOOSE née CASH 1855-1944

      Catherine CASH was born at Crab Marsh, Wisbech St. Peter, Cambridgeshire, on 10 April 1855, daughter of George CASH, farmer, and Susannah CASH nee LOWE.
      (GRO June Q 1855 Wisbech 3b 561)

      In 1881 she was living with her parents at the Tinkers Drove Pumping Engine, Wisbech St. Peter:
      George CASH, head, aged 52, farmer of 56 acres employing one man and one boy, born at Hainton, Lincolnshire;
      Susannah CASH, wife, aged 60, born at Wisbech;
      *Catherine CASH, daughter, aged 26, farmer's daughter, born at Wisbech;
      Edward A. FRANCIS, servant, aged 18, farmer's boy, born at Magdalen, Norfolk.
      (RG11/1696/80/19)

      She was married on 8 May 1883 at the Parish Church of St. Augustine, Wisbech, to Benjamin EDGOOSE, an illegitimate son of Patience EDGOOSE. George CASH and Mary C. LOWE were witnesses.
      (GRO June Q 1883 Wisbech 3b 997)

      The 1891 census returns for Mill Road, West Walton, Norfolk:
      Benjamin EDGOOSE, head, aged 35, farmer, born at West Walton;
      *Catherine EDGOOSE, wife, aged 34, born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire;
      Edith EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 4, born at Emneth, Norfolk;
      James ROSE, farm servant, aged 19, born at Walpole, Norfolk;
      William WHITBY, farm servant, aged 17, born at Walpole.
      (RG12/1306/68/7)

      According to the 1901 census returns for West Walton, Norfolk, Benjamin EDGOOSE was a 47 year old farmer. Living with him were his wife Katherine (sic) EDGOOSE and 14 year old daughter Edith. There were three servants: Elizabeth HARDIMENT, a domestic servant; and two agricultural labourers, John SHARP and John RUDLAND.
      (RG13/1557/52/1)

      From the 1911 census of Walpole St. Andrew, Norfolk:
      Frank PEARSE, head, aged 30, fruit grower glass houses, born in Madagascar, British only by parentage;
      Edith PEARSE, wife, married 1 year, no children, born at Emneth, Norfolk;
      *Catherine EDGOOSE, visitor, aged 55, married 27 years, 1 child (living), born at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.
      (RG14/9305)

      Her father died aged 85 on 1 January 1914:
      CASH George of Tinkers Drove Wisbech Cambridgeshire dairyman died 1 January 1914 Probate Peterborough 18 February to Kate EDGOOSE (wife of Benjamin EDGOOSE) and Rosa Elizabeth DODSON spinster. Effects £1225 2s. 5d.
      (National Probate Calendar 1914)
      (GRO March Q 1914 Wisbech 3b 715)

      Her marriage was not a happy one and for many years she lived apart from her husband.

      When she made a will in 1937 she was living at 24 Princes Road, Wisbech.

      From the 1939 Register of 24 Princes Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire:
      *Catherine EDGOOSE, born on 10 April 1855, widowed, private means
      (RG101/6338D/017/27 TCEK)

      She died at 24 Princes Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, on 5 February 1944 aged 88.
      (GRO March Q 1944 Wisbech 3b 814)

      She was buried on 9 February at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Wisbech, Grave 224.C.E3. Monumental Inscription: "In Memory of Catherine Edgoose born April 10th 1855, died February 5th 1944"

      "I, CATHERINE EDGOOSE of 24, Princes Road Wisbech St. Peter in the County of Cambridge Widow hereby revoke all former testamentary dispositions made by me and declare this to be my last Will which I make this Fifth day of November One thousand nine hundred and thirty-seven.
      I APPOINT my Son-in-law Frank Hayward PEARSE and my Friend Frank SEARLE of 37, York Road Wisbech Saint Peter aforesaid Magistrates' Clerk to be the Executors and Trustees of this my Will and to each of whom I give the legacy of Five pounds (free of duty) as an acknowledgement of the trouble he will have in carrying out the provisions of this my Will.
      Subject to the payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the legacies hereinbefore bequeathed and the duty on such legacies I DEVISE AND BEQUEATH all the real and personal estate to which I shall be beneficially entitled at the date of my death unto my said Trustees Upon Trust for my Grandson Geoffrey Frank Pearse absolutely.
      IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand the day and year first before written.
      [signed] Catherine EDGOOSE
      SIGNED ACKNOWLEDGED AND DECLARED by the Testatrix the said Catherine EDGOOSE as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other all being present at the same time have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses.
      Eric SEARLE Solicitor Wisbech
      C. RUSSELL his clerk"

      Catherine EDGOOSE of 24 Princes-road, Wisbech St. Peter, Cambridgeshire, widow, died on 5 February 1944. Probate was granted at Norwich on 6 May to Frank Hayward PEARSE, canteen manager. Effects £2147 5s. 7d.
      (National Probate Calendar 1944)

      (revised 20.05.2017)