Kate Ann Mullard (1872-1951)                                                       

Grandmother of Patricia Dorothy Eastland - Generation 3.

                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Father: Charles Mullard:

Birth: 18 January 1840, 25, Sweetwater Lane, Witley, Godalming, Guildford, Surrey.

Marriage: 1859, Parish Church, Witley, Godalming, Guildford, Surrey (Charles was 19 years old).

Occupation: Carpenter.

Death: 13 May 1920, Witley, Godalming, Guildford, Surrey (Charles was 80 years old).

With her father working as a carpenter, and her mother keeping a grocery shop and then a sweet shop, Kate's family appears to have had a reasonably comfortable lifestyle.

 

Mother: Sarah Welland:

Birth: 7 April 1840, 11, Mill Lane, Godalming, Guildford, Surrey.

Death: 26 February 1893, Sweet Shop, 53, Culmer Mullard's Row, Godalming, Guildford, Surrey (Sarah was 52 years old).

As well as raising a large family and being almost continuously pregnant for 20 years, Sarah was responsible for managing the family's shops (selling groceries and confectionery).

 

Birth: 18 June 1872, Grocer's Shop, 59, Sweetwater Lane, Witley, Godalming, Guildford, Surrey.

Kate was the ninth of twelve children born to her parents. She and her siblings were raised in Godalming, Surrey, a historic market town located 38 miles (61 kilometers) south west of London.

 

Marriage: 16 January 1893, Parish Church, All Saints, Witley, Godalming, Guildford, Surrey (Kate was 20 years old).

 

Spouse: Albert William Eastland:

Birth: 30 June 1872, Blackborough Mill Cottages, Reigate, Surrey.

Death: 1950, 82, Ernest Road, Buckland, Portsmouth, Hampshire (Albert was 78 years old).

 

Children: Charles William Eastland:

Birth: 28 May 1893, Grocer's Shop, 59, Sweetwater Lane, Witley, Godalming, Guildford, Surrey.

Death: 27 May 1963, St. Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth, Hampshire (Charles was 69 years old).

 

Probate: EASTLAND, Charles William, of 8, Wymering Road, North End, Portsmouth, died 27 May 1963, St. Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth. Probate Winchester, 15 August 1963, to Albert George Eastland carpenter and Charles Edward Eastland skilled labourer. Effects £1,989 6s 0d (£34,524.75 today).

 

During World War I (1914-1918), Charles served with the 3rd Battalion Hampshire Regiment (Service number: 35295) and 1st Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (Service number: 41344). He enlisted in March 1917, and on completion of his basic training was mobilised in the same year to France, where he fought at Arras and the Somme. He was wounded and taken prisoner during the offensive of 1918. He was repatriated after the Armistice on 11 November 1918, and was demobilised in September 1919. He held the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

 

Albert Eastland:

Birth: 8 October 1896, 32, George Street, Buckland, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Death: 1978, Portsmouth, Hampshire (Albert was 82 years old).

During World War I (1914-1918), Albert served with the 1st and 2nd Battalions Hampshire Regiment (Service number: 25537). He enlisted on 3 December 1915, and completed his basic training before mobilisation to France on 10 February 1916. Following a shrapnel wound to his left shoulder in September 1917, he was discharged as 'no longer physically fit for war service' on 8 Mar 1918. He suffered from a depressed wound to the rear of his shoulder which limited the movement of his shoulder joint, and caused muscle wasting of his upper forearm and a loss of gripping power in his left hand. He held the Victory Medal, the British War Medal and the Silver War Badge.

 

Percy Eastland:

Birth: 26 February 1898, 32, George Street, Buckland, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Death: 21 October 1970, Lime Kiln Lane Estate, Caravan Park, New Forest, Hampshire (Percy was 72 years old).

During World War I (1914-1918), Percy served with the 1st Battalion Hampshire Regiment (Service number: 15128). He enlisted on 16 July 1915, and completed his basic training before mobilisation to France in February 1916. Following the loss of his left leg on 28 March 1918, he was discharged as 'no longer physically fit for war service' on 1 February 1919. He held the Victory Medal, the British War Medal and the Silver War Badge.

 

Mabel Olive Eastland:

Birth: 7 October 1907, 32, George Street, Buckland, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Death: 12 October 2001, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, Hampshire (Olive was 94 years old).

During World War II (1939-1945), Mabel's husband Percy John Bower, a Chief Stoker Petty Officer, Royal Navy, was drowned when his ship H.M.S. Glasgow, was torpedoed in Alexandria Harbour, Egypt, on 20 December 1940. Her five children aged between 3 and 14 years were left to grow up without their father.

 

Occupations: Mother's helper (1886-1893) and housewife (1893-1951).

 

Death: 26 June 1951, 82, Ernest Road, Buckland, Portsmouth, Hampshire (Kate was 79 years old).

Probate: EASTLAND, Kate, of 82, Ernest Road, Buckland, Portsmouth, widow, died 26 June 1951. Probate Winchester, 2 August 1951, to Albert Eastland cycle repairer and Derek James Taplis milk roundsman. Effects £1,326 11s 0d (£35,472 today).

 

Cause of death: Unknown.

 

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