JOHN Cath

Male Abt 1749 - 1797  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name JOHN Cath 
    Born Abt 1749  Germany - see notes Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jul 1797  Upper East Smithfield, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 18 Jul 1797  St Botolf (London) - living at Upper East Smithfield [LMA -Ms9232/3] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I68  CATH UK
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2016 

    Family 1 Hannah Judd,   b. 1753, Whitechapel, LON Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1789, King St, St George in the East, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1778  St Mary Whitechaple Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage Licence

      Vicar General's Office
      21st October 1778
      Which Day appeared personally John Cath and made oath that he is of the Parish of St George in the County of Middlesex aged upwards of thirty years and a Batchelor and that he intends to marry with Hannah Judd of the Parish of St Mary Whitechaple in the same County aged upwards of twenty one years and a Spinster, and further made oath that she hath had her usual place of abode in the aforesaid Parish of St Mary Whitechaple for the space of four weeks last past and that he not knowing any Impediment by reason of any Precontract Consanguinity Affinity or any other cause whatsoever to hinder the said intended Marriage and he prayed a Licence for them to be Married in the Parish of St mary Whitechaple
      [Signed] John Cath
      ??
      Sworn before me [signed] And: Colter Ducarel, Surrogate

      From Marriage Register of St Saviour, London, page 565

      No: 1414 John Cath of the Parish of St George in the County of Middlesex, Batchelor, and Hannah Judd of this parish, Spinster, were married in this Church by Licence this twenty fifth day of October 1778 by me J Till, curate
      This marriage was solemnised between (John Cath
      (the mark of + Hannah Judd
      in the presence of John Coates, Nich's Meyer, Susanna Poulter
    Children 
     1. John W. Cath,   b. 14 Dec 1779, Betts Street, St George in the East, London [LMA - X097/277] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1839, St Mary at Hill, London (GRO ref: II 145 (or 2/9) & SOG MXR 291) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Natural]
     2. George Cath,   b. 26 Aug 1781, Pell Street, St George in the East [LMA - X097/277] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1808HMS, HMS 'Albion' , as Able seaman (cooper) Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Cath,   b. 13 Aug 1783, Pell Street, St George in the East [LMA - X097/277] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1794, Upper East Smithfield, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)  [Natural]
     4. Godfrey Cath,   b. 23 Sep 1784, Pell Street, St George in the East [LMA - X097/277] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1786, St George in the East, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [Natural]
     5. Thomas Cath,   b. 25 Aug 1785, St George, Southwark, Middlesex [PRO IV 439] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1831, Bermondsey, SRY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [Natural]
     6. William Cath,   b. 30 Nov 1789, King Street, St George in the East [LMA - X097/277] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1855, Lambeth, SRY about 8 a.m. [PRO 1d 215] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Natural]
     7. Hetty Cath,   b. 30 Nov 1789, King Street, St George in the East [LMA - X097/277] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1790, King St, St George in the East, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Waggstaff,   b. 1753, Derby Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1832, Poplar, MDX, widow Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1794  St Botolph's, Aldersgate, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to the Petition by Thomas Cath q.v. to become a Freeman of the City of London, John Cath, his father had come to UK in about 1765 from Germany. The following is the only German baptism registered that could be him with spelling CATHE (FamilySearch IGI website):

      Johan Diderich Cathe
      Germany, Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898

      christening: 12 Oct 1749 Detmold, Evangelisch, Lippe, Germany
      residence: Detmold, Lippe, Germany
      parents: Conrad Theodorus Anthon Cathe
      name: Johan Diderich Cathe
      gender: Male
      baptism/christening date: 12 Oct 1749
      baptism/christening place: Detmold, Evangelisch, Lippe, Germany
      father's name: Conrad Theodorus Anthon Cathe
      indexing project (batch) number: C01765-6
      system origin: Germany-EASy
      source film number: 805577

      There is a marriage for Gerardus, not Conrad, Theodorus Anthon Cathe to Sophia Elisabeth Kellers in Detmold on 12 Nov 1745. Is one of the records mis-transcribed?

      Source: Printed Title: The London Gazette, 13,561 723a

      20 August 1793

      Whereas the acting Commissioners in the Commission of Bankrupt awarded and issued forth against John Cath, of Ratcliffe Highway in the County of Middlesex, Sugar-Refiner, Dealer and Chapman, have certified to the Right Hon. Alexander Lord Loughborough, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, that the said John Cath hath in all Things conformed himself according to the Directions of the several Acts of Parliament made concerning Bankrupts; This is to give Notice, that, by virtue of an Act passed in the Fifth Year of His late Majesty’s Reign, his Certificate will be allowed and confirmed as the said Act directs, unless Cause be shown to the contrary on or before the 14th Day of September next.

      Member of Lodge of Fortitude, E. Smithfield: joined 13 August1793 [John Christian CATH, 45, sugar refiner of Ratcliffe Highway]

      Fire Insurance Policy Register, 1777-1786
      1780 Source: UK Data Archive LL ref: fire_1780_1785_14_63338
      Register Date/ Company/ Reference 1780 SUN 1 285 22\02\78
      Policy Number 432221
      Insured Value in £s 100
      Forename JOHN
      Surname CATH
      Occupation/Status gent.
      Address (i.e. Street Number) 4
      Place Name 1 pell street
      Place Name 2 ratcliff highway

      1785 Source: UK Data Archive LL ref: fire_1780_1785_574_119408
      Register Date/ Company/ Reference 1785 SUN 1 327 03\05\79 BN
      Policy Number 500488
      Insured Value in £s 600
      Forename JOHN
      Surname CATH
      Occupation/Status SUGAR REFINER
      Place Name 1 KING STREET
      Place Name 2 OLD GRAVEL LANE

      Cath, John (Male) Title(s): Esq. Date: 1795 Subscribed to A Digest of Foreign Exchanges, 1795, BOND, Thomas. Dublin Subject: commerce [from Ancestry.com] [may be his son instead?]

      [Will: CATH, John - Middlesex July 484 - PRO11/1293/344]

      THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me John Cath of the parish of Saint Botolf Aldgate in the County of Middlesex Victualler in the first place I Will and Direct that all my Just Debts be fully paid and satisfied and then as for and in respect of all the Rest Residue and Remainder of my personal property after payments aforesaid of what nature name or kind whatsoever and wheresoever that I shall be entitled unto and be possessor of at the time of my Decease I Give and Bequeath the same unto my Dear Wife Mary Cath for her own sole use and benefit forever except that my said wife Mary Cath should hereafter Contract Matrimony in which case and not otherwise I Will and Bequeath all my personal property as aforesaid from and immediately after my said wife so Contracting Matrimony unto my friend Francis Kain of the Curtain Road in the Parish of Saint Saviour ... In Trust to apply the same for the use and benefit of my sons John Cath, Thomas Cath, George Cath and William Cath in such parts and such proportions as he my said Trustee shall in his Discretion think fit and I so hereby Constitute and appoint the said Francis Kain Executor to this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all other Wills heretofore made by me and declaring this only to be my last Will and Testament In witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal this third day of May in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven -- John Cath [Seal] -- Signed Sealed and Delivered by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have herein set out hand -- John: R: Heguez (witness) Ursula Newton

      This Will was proved at London the twenty fourth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven before the worshipful John S... Doctor of Laws Surrogate of the Right Honourable Sir William Wynne Knight also Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of Francis Kain the sole Executor named in the said will to whom administration of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the Deceased was granted having been first sworn duly to Administer