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Family of William Marcus CATHCART and Leonora Elsie DOWDESWELL

Husband: William Marcus CATHCART (1869?- )
Wife: Leonora Elsie DOWDESWELL (c. 1876- )
Children: Frederick Rolleston CATHCART (1898- )
Geoffrey Herbert CATHCART (1906-1991)
Ronald Marcus CATHCART (1913-1991)
Marriage Q3 1897 Wandsworth

Husband: William Marcus CATHCART

Name: William Marcus CATHCART
Sex: Male
Father: Rolleston William George CATHCART ( - )
Mother: Lucy KERRIDGE ( - )
Birth 1869 (cal) Kennington, London1
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 32) Streatham, London2
155 Bedford Hill, Streatham, London
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 31-32) Private Secretary Accountant; Streatham, London2

Wife: Leonora Elsie DOWDESWELL

Name: Leonora Elsie DOWDESWELL
Sex: Female
Father: Benjamin Frederick DOWDESWELL (1844-1899)
Mother: Hannah Parker ? (c. 1844-bef1914)
Birth c. 1876 New Jersey, USA3
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 4-5) Culverden Road, Sunnyside Road, Streatham, Surrey
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 15) Balham, London4
Sunny Side Culverdon Road
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 14-15) Scholar; Balham, London4
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 25) Streatham, London2
155 Bedford Hill, Streatham, London

Child 1: Frederick Rolleston CATHCART

Name: Frederick Rolleston CATHCART
Sex: Male
Spouse: Marjorie WINTER ( - )
Birth 16 Oct 1898 Balham, London6
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 2) Streatham, London2
155 Bedford Hill, Streatham, London

Child 2: Geoffrey Herbert CATHCART

Name: Geoffrey Herbert CATHCART
Sex: Male
Birth 14 Aug 1906 Balham, London
Death Apr 1991 (age 84)

Child 3: Ronald Marcus CATHCART

Name: Ronald Marcus CATHCART
Sex: Male
Birth 1 May 1913
Death Nov 1991 (age 78)

Note on Husband: William Marcus CATHCART

William and Elsie as far as I know have three children. Frederick Rolleston Cathcart Born Oct 16 1898 and married Marjorie Winter Q4 1923 at Kingston, Surrey. Geoffrey Herbert Cathcart born 14 August 1906 in London, passed away April 1991 at Wandsworth, London. Ronald Marcus Cathcart born 1 May 1913, passed away Nov 1991.


1Public Record Office, " - 1901 Census" (Internet).
Internet. Call Number: (electronic).
2"Census 1901 (Leonora Cathcart) Streatham, London RG13/472/76/3".
Text From Source: William M Cathcart Head 32 London Kennington
Leonora E Cathcart Wife 25 NY City [Jury?] USA British Subject
Frederick R Cathcart Son 2 Surrey Tooting
Louisa M Lamdown Serv 15 Wilts Swindon
[General Servant]
Assessment: Primary evidence.

Source: Census 1901 (Leonora Cathcart) Streatham, London RG13/472/76/3, Leonora Cathcart 01

31881 census index (Microfiche).
Text From Source: 1881 census index (Microfiche)
Family Records Centre, 1 Myddleton Street, LONDON, EC1R 1UW. Tel: 020 8392 5300.
4"Census 1891 (Benjamin F. Dowdeswell) Balham, London RG12/113/62 & 63".
Text From Source: Census 1891 Balham, London RG12/113/62 & 63 (Benjamin F. Dowdeswell)

Benjamin F. Dowdeswell 47 Lumber Merchant London Marylebone
Hannah P. Dowdeswell 47 New York USA
Leonora E.Dowdeswell 15 Scholar Jersey City USA
Harry F. Dowdeswell 14 Scholar Kent Dover
Annie S. Dowdeswell 11 Scholar Surrey Balham
Nellie S. Dowdeswell 11 Scholar Surrey Balham
Ralph C. Dowdeswell 9 Scholar Surrey Balham
Bessie Henley 23 General Servant Wilts Calne
Assessment: Primary evidence.
5"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website:" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Marriages Sep 1897

Cathcart William Marcus Wandsworth 1d 1239
Dowdeswell Lenora Elsie Wandsworth 1d 1239
Dowdeswell Leonora Elsie Wandsworth 1d 1239
Hewett Henry Wandsworth 1d 1239
Stocken Henry William Wandsworth 1d 1239
WEST Nina Charlotte Wandsworth 1d 1239
Internet. Call Number: (electronic).
6Ibid. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Dec 1898

CATHCART Frederick R Wandsworth 1d 773