Thursday, 21 December 2017

A Victim of the Sheffield Blitz - Kate Tingle (1866 - 1940)

At the beginning of this month, there was a workday at Walkley Cemetery. The section that we were working in is called the new section which is on the hillside overlooking the Rivelin Valley.

And one of the graves in that section was a victim of the Sheffield Blitz (the only one in the cemetery)

TINGLE, Kate (WW2 Civilian War Dead, age 74).  Died at 98 Cobden View Road on 13 Dec 1940; Buried on December 20, 1940 in Consecrated~ ground;
Grave Number 77, Section L of Walkley St Marys Cemetery, Sheffield.

Parent or Next of Kin if Available: ~. Remarks: Identified by Kate Ethel Ralsron of 52 Sheard Rd     (Daughter).

The actual grave is unmarked but now that it has been located it will be included in the annual remberance tour that takes place in the cemetery

Kate's family 1901 Census

Kate's family 1911 Census

As the 1911 census indicates Henry and Kate lost their son Cyril

This is the entry from the BMD registers

Deaths Sep 1907

TINGLE Cyril  age 10 Worksop  Volume 7b Page 2


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