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Kate Helen Jessup was born in October 1885 in Hernhill, the daughter of Charles and Mary Jessup (sometimes spelt Jessop). The 1891 census shows that Charles was a butler at Mount Ephraim. Kate was their second child and she was Christened at Hernhill Church on 16 August 1886. Her brother Aubrey Jessop was a year older; he enlisted in the Black Watch and died in action in Mesopotamia. In the 1911 census, Kate is aged 25, and living as a boarder with a policeman's family in East Dulwich, and her occupation is shown as that of school teacher.
Nation al Archives in association with Ancestry.com. 1901 and 1911 England census database.
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