Personal information about Katherine Fitzgerald Pratt

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Katherine Fitzgerald Pratt
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   03 January 1963
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   28 Howard Road, Newbury
Burial register information:
Book number: 1917
Page number: 300
Record number: 11997
Official at burial:
   Rev Matthews
Burial Status:
   cremated remains
Source of information:
  Burial Register

Memorial Details

  Katherine Fitzgerald Pratt
  29 December 1962
  4 Kerbstones in double plot
  Marble with letters
  South Kerbstone: In Loving Memory Lawrence Charles Pratt at Rest Oct.29th. 1921 aged 23 years. James Edward Pratt, passed away West kerbstone (inside): Katherine Fitzgerald Pratt died 29th. Dec.1962, aged 89 North kerbstone: James Edward Pratt, passed away Jan.25th, West kerbstone (outside): Katherine F. Sparrow, born 20th Aug. 1900, died 25th. July 1971 1948, aged 85 years.
  Subsidence of kerbstones.
  28 September 2011
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Other people list on this memorial

Lawrence Charles Pratt
James Edward Pratt
Kartherine F. Sparrow



Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Katharine Fitzgerald Pratt
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    03 January 1963
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News








A well-known Newburian, who started teaching when she was 13, Mrs. Katherine Fitzgerald Pratt, died on Saturday aged 90. For the past few months she had lived at the Abbeyfield Home in Howard-road.


Mrs. Pratt was the widow of Mr. James Edward Pratt, who at one time had a stationer's shop in Cheap-street. He died 15 years ago.


Daughter of Mr. F.H. Clark, one-time headmaster at Stockcross School, Mrs. Pratt used to walk to West-street every day to teach. For this she was paid 1/6 a week. At home she studied to pass all her examinations, becoming a certified teacher.


Keen on art, Mrs. Pratt attended the Technical Institute, then in Northbrook-street, and it was there that she met her husband.




She gave up teaching on her marriage, but after the birth of her third child, resumed her profession at West-street, subsequently teaching at other Newbury schools. Altogether she taught for 40 years, and was headmistress of St. Mary's School. After retiring, she and her husband lived in Winchcombe-road.


A keen card player, Mrs. Pratt attended a whist drive the evening before she became ill. She was also a well-known bridge player.


She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Katherine Sparrow, principal of Craven School. One son, Harry, died last year and the other, Laurence, a Christ Hospital scholar, died some years ago as a result of gassing in the 1914 war.


Following cremation, the interment takes place at Newtown-road cemetery at 11am today.


Newbury Weekly News 3 January 1963 with a photograph

Buried 3 January 1963 from 28 Howard-road. Book 1917 p. 300 no. 11997


[Mother of Katherine F. Sparrow]

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