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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Kate Brain
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   01 October 1928
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   1 Highfield Avenue, Newbury
Burial register information:
Book number: 1917
Page number: 128
Record number: 10618
Official at burial:
   L.R. Majendie (Rector)
Source of information:
  Burial Register

Memorial Details

  Kate BRAIN
  28 September 1928
  Headstone and 3 Kerbstones, an urn and 2 marker stones
  From top of Headstone: In Loving Memory Of/ Kate/ beloved wife of/ William Brain/ who passed away Sept. 28th. 1923/ aged 56 years./ Also of/ William Brain/ who departed this life Feb. 22nd. 1929/ aged 74 years./ "Both resting upon the eternal promise/ of God./ And this is the promise that He has/ promised us, Even Eternal Life. St. John. / "I will ransom them from the power of/ the grave./ And I will redeem them from Death." Hosea 13, 14. East facing Kerbstone: inscription Osborne bottom right hand corner.
  Fair to poor, lichen vegetation. Inlaid text. The 2 marker stones are engraved and numbered 2056 and 1864. Cracked aggregate paving slab floor base between kerbstones.
  LS(C) 1
  18 August 2015
  D Duff
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William BRAIN



Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Kate Brain
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    04 October 1928
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News







The deepest sympathy goes out to Mr. William Brain, “The Pebbles,” Highfield-avenue, in the sad death of his wife, Mrs. Kate Brain, which occurred  on Friday in her 57th year. Born at Todmorton,

 Yorkshire, Mrs Brain was the daughter of Mr. Sam Lord, a director of Lord Brothers

, engineers and weavers, of the town. During her residence in Newbury she made a host of friends, for hers was a happy and genial disposition, which made her popular with everyone. When Mr. Brain was short-handed during the busy days of the war, in addition to her household duties she assisted her husband in his coal business, and there made many firm friends with the customers. Since the war the firm has made a special point of employing wounded ex-service men, and in this direction Mrs. Brain showed a very sympathetic and practical interest. Her death followed a painful and protracted illness, but during the whole of the time she maintained her usual cheerfulness.


The funeral took place on Monday afternoon at the Newtown-road Cemetery, and the large number of beautiful wreaths testified to the esteem in which she was held by her many friends and also the firm's employees. The grave was lined with moss and flowers. The service was conducted by the Rector, the Rev. L.R. Majendie.


The mourners were: Mr. W. Brain (husband).Mrs Cheetham (sister), Mrs Dain (daughter), Mr. W.H. Brain (son), Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Brain (son and daughter-in-law), Mr. Dain (son-in-law), Mrs. Marrack; Mr. W. Lord (nephew), Mr. and Mrs. H. Wood (niece and nephew); Mr. and Mrs. Pollard (niece and nephew); Mr. Brazier, Nurse Mittell, Mr. Davis.


Noticed at the graveside were Mr. Beatty, Mr. Gurr, Mr. Aleyne, Miss Brown, the Rev. Father Green, Mrs. Pike, Mr. Lister, Mrs. Brazier, and many others.


There follows a long list of floral tributes.


Newbury Weekly News 4 October 1928


Mrs. P. p.139 L S (c) 1

Died 28 September 1928

Buried 1 October 1928

Burials book 1917 p. 128 No. 10618

1 Highfield Avenue, Newbury


(Also her husband William died 22 February 1929 aged 74)

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