BEART, Kate Emily

1863 - ?

Kate was born at Ipswich in 1863, daughter of James Beart, draper, and his wife Susanna née Kingsbury, who married at Langham, Essex in 1859. In 1881, an 18 year old living at Waterloo House, Cornhill, Ipswich with her parents, 54 year old James and 45 year old Susannah, with siblings Frank William 20, Ernest James 16 and Arthur Henry 14, all born in Ipswich. She studied at the Ipswich School of Science & Art, and in 1880 awarded her certificate in freehand drawing. In 1901 her father was a widower and a draper at 6 Victoria Parade, Felixstowe cum Walton, Suffolk with his son Frank and his Australian born wife and family, but there are no signs of Kate.