TO THE MEMORY OF
WIF[E] OF TH[E] LATE
[Mr] JOHN [H]EW[I]TT
WHO DIED DECEMBER ?? ?????
In the 1861 census, a Catherine Hewett (b. 1786, Nottinghamshire) was living in Upper Belmont Terrace, South Stoneham. She was a widow living with her daughter Annie (b. 1813, Doncaster) who was a ‘fancy needle knitter?’ and a visitor Susanna Hewitt (b.1817, Doncaster) who was a teacher of music.
Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 682; Folio: 57; Page: 58; GSU roll: 542684
(Fancy Needle Knitter may refer to a Frame Work Knitter, FWK for short, which was a particular type of stocking making used primarily in the East Midlands and would have been very unusual in Hampshire.)
Death recorded for Catherine Charlotte Hewitt, Oct-Dec 1863, South Stoneham, Vol 2c, page 31
Catherine Hewitt (aged 77) of Belmont Terrace, Portswood, was buried on 9 December 1863.
Source: Burial Register for Christ Church, Portswood 1850-1899
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Birth, Marriage & Death records obtained from Freebmd.org.uk.
For war dead the burial information was obtained from CWGC.org