Catherine Elizabeth ("Kate") Middleton

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When the engagement of William, Prince of Wales to Miss Kate Middleton was announced, it was inevitable that genealogists should get to work. Is there a connection, we want to know.

And, of course, the is. Catherine Elizabeth ("Kate") Middleton is descended from John Douglas, b. ca. 1700, d. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 5 May 1772.

Here is the descendency:

1 Catherine Elizabeth ("Kate") Middleton, b. Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, 9 Jan. 1982
She is the daughter of:
2 Michael Francis Middleton, b. Chapel Allerton Nursing Home, Leeds, Yorkshire, 23 June 1949, in 1980 and 1982 an air line officer, in 2006 director of Party Pieces, a mail-order children's party toys business
m. Parish Church, Dorney, Buckinghamshire, 21 June 1980
3 Carole Elizabeth Goldsmith, b. Perivale Maternity Hospital, Perivale, Middlesex, 31 Jan. 1955, in 1980 a stewardess
The daughter of:
4 Ronald John James Goldsmith, b. 57 Clarence Street, Norwood U.D., Hayes, Middlesex, 25 April 1931, in 1953 an engineer, in 1955 a lorry driver (road haulage), in 1980 a builder, d. Brook Cottage, 14 High Street, Pangbourne, Berkshire, 10 Sept. 2003
m. Holy Trinity, Southall, Middlesex, 8 Aug. 1953
5 Dorothy Harrison, b. 4 Mowbray Terrace, Sunderland East, Sunderland, co. Durham, 26 June 1935, in 1953 a shop assistant, d. Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, 21 July 2006
The daughter of:
6 Thomas Harrison, b. 22 Nicholas Street, Downs, Hetton Le Hole, co. Durham, 23 June 1904, in 1934 a carpenter, in 1935 a house joiner, in 1953 a carpenter, d. ...
m. Parish Church, Ludhoe, co. Durham, 12 May 1934
7 Elizabeth Mary Temple, b. 40 Salvin Street, Mount Pleasant, Tudhoe, Spennymore UD, 20 May 1903, d. ...
The daughter of:
8 Thomas Temple, b. Guisborough, Yorkshire, 23 May 1871 (also named "Tom"), in 1891 an ironstone miner, in 1894 a steelworker, in 1901 and 1903 a farm hind, in 1934 a gardener, d. ...
m. Parish Church, Tudhoe, co. Durham, 8 Sept. 1894
9 Elizabeth Myers, b. Hulam Sheraton, Easington, co. Durham, 29 Jan. 1868, d. ...
The daughter of:
10 Joseph Myers, b. Holme, Yorkshire, ... [ca. 1831], in 1850 a labourer, in 1851 an agricultural labourer, in 1868 a hind, in 1871 1881 and 1891 an agricultural labourer, in 1894 and 1901 a farm labourer, d. ...
m. Leake, Yorkshire, 21 Dec. 1850
11 Ann Swailes, b. Osmotherly, Yorkshire, 19 Dec. 1826 [PRF AFN: 1R96-M38], in 1851 a nurse, d. ... [by 1901]
The daughter of:
12 Robert Swales, b. Appleton Wirke, Yorkshire, ... [ca. 1795], in 1850 a labourer, in 1851 1861 and 1871 an agricultural labourer, d. ...
m. ... [ca. 1826]
13 Sarah Peacock, b. Great Smeaton, Yorkshire, 25 Aug. 1799, d. ... [living 1871]
The daughter of:
14 Thomas Peacock, b. ... 1760, d. Hawnby, Yorkshire, 28 March 1822
m. Hawnby, Yorkshire, 25 Jan. 1786
15 Ann Atkinson, b. Bilsdale, Yorkshire, 28 Sept. 1766 d. .
The daughter of:
16 William Atkinson, b. ... [ca. 1727], d. Hawnby, Yorkshire, 16 Feb. 1809
m. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 2 June 1760 and
17 Elizabeth Douglas, b. Hawnby, Yorkshire, 17 Nov. 1734, d. Hawnby, Yorkshire, 13 March 1819
The daughter of:
18 John Douglas, b. ... [ca. 1700], d. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 5 May 1772, and
19 Ann Proud, b. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 15 March 1698, d. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 26 Nov. 1754
The daughter of:
20 Thomas Proud, b. ... , d. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 6 Aug. 1705
m. ... [ca. 1685]
21 Elizabeth Dunn, b. ... [ca. 1660], d. Yarm, Yorkshire, ... Oct. 1719
Son of:
22 Thomas Proud, b. ... , d. ...
23 Mary ... , b. ... , d. ... Dec. 1694




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