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Kate RODWELL

Kate RODWELL

Female 1882 - 1968  (86 years)

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  • Name Kate RODWELL 
    • Previously married to Arthur Sims.
    Born 17 Jun 1882  Portsea Island Hampshire UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • In the 1911 census, she was recorded as born in Portsmouth (Hampshire) and was 28 years old at the time of the census.
    Gender Female 
    Emigration On 15th Jan 1915, Kate departed London on the Orsova and arrived Fremantle.
    There is dispute whether her oldest daughter (Alice Kate, aged 10 yrs) actually travelled with her. 
    Died 29 Sep 1968  Mt Henry WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • WA BMD 3540/1968
    Buried Karrakatta WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I-8442  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2021 

    Father William RODWELL 
    Relationship -3121 
    Mother Alice Kate COLES 
    Relationship -3121 
    Family ID F-3121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Arthur SIMS,   b. 28 Aug 1885, Surrey UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 2 Apr 1904  Surrey UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Surrey BMD 1904/192
    Residence According to the 1911 census, they were living in Sutton (Surrey) in the earlier years of their marriage. They appear to have moved to Wales (17 Augustus Street, Ynysybwl, Glamorgan) about 1910 - after the birth of Dorothy but before little Arthur George was born.  [1
    Children 
     1. Alice Kate SIMS,   b. 1905, Surrey UK Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     2. Ellen Mary SIMS,   b. 1907, Surrey UK Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. Dorothy May SIMS,   b. 1909, Surrey UK Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     4. Arthur George SIMS,   b. 1910, Glanmorgan Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2021 14:08:20 
    Family ID F-3120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joseph PHILLIPS,   b. 15 Feb 1872, Wallaroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1940, Wyalkatchem WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 6 May 1922  Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Wedding:(3rd) Groom:Phillips,Joseph Bride:Sims,Kate at Perth WA Reg No.473 Year:1922
    Residence Leola Farm Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The electoral roll for Toodyay/Swan/WA has Kate & Joseph Phillips as residing on the Leola Farm, Hindmarsh via Dowerin. He was recorded as a farmer and she was a housewife. 
    Children 
    +1. Kathleen Florence PHILLIPS  []
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2021 09:29:56 
    Family ID F-2784  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    ww - Kate and Joe PHILLIPS 1932 Xmas
    ww - Kate and Joe PHILLIPS 1932 Xmas
    Source: Ian Barnes email 1st Jan 2021.
    ww - Kate Phillips in 1932 - photo for Harvey
    ww - Kate Phillips in 1932 - photo for Harvey
    Source: Ian Barnes email 4th Jan 2021

    Headstones
    ww - Kate PHILLIPS - died 29th Sept 1968, buried Karrakatta
    ww - Kate PHILLIPS - died 29th Sept 1968, buried Karrakatta
    6D, 0003, Crematorium Rose Gardens, Garden of Rememberance, Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
    Source: Ian Barnes email 1st Jan 2021.

    Documents
    ww - RODWELL Kate and SIMS Arthur, married 1904 in Surrey
    ww - RODWELL Kate and SIMS Arthur, married 1904 in Surrey
    2nd April 1904, marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Sutton in the County of Surrey
    Groom: Arthur Simms, aged 19 yrs, bachelor, seaman, of 1 Myrtle Rd Sutton, son of George Simms (caretaker of schools).
    Bride: Kate Rodwell, aged 21 yrs, spinster of Bushey Rd Sutton, daughter of William Rodwell (gardener).
    Witnesses: George Sims and Norah White.
    Rites and ceremonies of the Established Church after banns by HW Turner, rector.
    Registry: 192, page 97

  • Sources 
    1. [S-243] Census - 1911 - Wales, UK, Source: Ian Barnes - email 1st Jan 2021 .

    2. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member) Emaild Nov 2017, Email on 1st Jan 2021.