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From: "G Morris" <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] CATTERMOLE - Clacton-on-Sea
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 16:04:30 +0100
Hi, I have the MI's for Clacton, this is my finding;
In loving memory of / James Cattermole/ [late of Felixstowe / who died June
2nd 1895 / aged 74 years / His end was peace / also Thomas son of the above
aged 28 years / who lost his life at midnight Jany 22nd 1884 near the Swin /
Lightship near Clacton on Sea whilst bravely / performing his duty as one
of the crew of the / "Albert Edward" lifeboat of that place / Lost to sight
to memory dear.
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From: "Diane Johansen" <>
>I have found a link to Essex through my Norfolk and Suffolk CLARKE and
>CATTERMOLE family and was wondering whether anyone would be able to help.
> James CATTERMOLE was born in Pakefield, Suffolk, ca. 1822. He married
> Mary Ann CLARKE (from my family line) in 1843 and they lived in and around
> Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, until at least 1891. Their daughter, Mary Ann
> (b. Great Yarmouth 1846) married late in life to a Charles Murrell HANDLEY
> of Maldon, Essex and, by the time of the 1901 Census, Mary Ann CATTERMOLE
> senior - then aged 80 and a "retired farmer's widow" - was living with
> Mary Ann and Charles at Lodge Road, Maldon.
> It would seem likely, then, that the CATTERMOLEs may have moved to Essex
> at some point after 1891 and that James may have died in the county
> between 1891 and 1901 as I have not tracked his burial in Norfolk. I have
> found a possible Monumental Inscription reference for a James CATTERMOLE
> who is buried at St. John Baptist, Great Clacton in 1895. I have found a
> further mention of a possible date of death as 22nd June 1895 under an
> Admons. index for Ipswich, Suffolk, so am wondering if I am on the right
> I would very much like to know the actual inscription on the headstone at
> Great Clacton - as this may confirm that this is definitely "my" James -
> and it may also show whether Mary Ann was buried with him. James and Mary
> Ann also had a son, James, who was born in 1850. He also moved to Maldon
> and was unmarried in 1901, so he, too, may have been buried in the same
> grave. From photographs I have found of the church on the internet it is
> difficult to see whether any headstones are still standing.
> Many thanks!
> Researching COBB, Bradwell/Belton/Burgh Castle, Suffolk & Norfolk
> CLARKE, Ditchingham, Suffolk, Burgh Castle, Norfolk
> CATTERMOLE, Pakefield Hall (now Pontins Holiday resort?)