Hetty Katherine Rayner Webb

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 14/03/2020
© Christine Gambles

Hetty Katharine Rayer Webb



Hetty was born in 1875 in Beedon Berkshire she was the youngest child of John & Susan Webb (nee Brooks) who were married in Newbury in 1856. Her father was a Grocer.

Hetty’s siblings were:

John Brooks 1857   Jessie Susannah 1858   Samuel 1859   Elizabeth Brooks 1861   Mary Annie 1863   Thomas 1864   Sarah 1866   Ellen Edith 1868   Florence Isabel 1870   Martha 1871   Frank Guthrie 1873

In 1881 Hetty was living with her parents and siblings at Portland Place Newbury.


In 1891 at the age of 15 she was living with her sisters Elizabeth and Mary who were in partnership running a boarding school for girls in Portland Place London Road Newbury, her parents having moved to 50 Northbrook Street.


In 1901 Hetty was living with her widowed father John at 50 Northbrook Street but by 1911 she was back living in Portland Place, with her widowed brother Samuel and sisters, Sarah, Ellen and Florence.


Hetty died aged 58 on the 16th July 1934 at Ingleside Nursing Home and was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 19th July



WEBB Hetty Katharine Rayer otherwise Hettie Katharine Rayer of Stanmore Donnington-square Newbury Berkshire spinster died 16th July 1934 at the Ingleside Nursing Home St John’s-road Newbury Probate Oxford 17th August 1934 to Frank Guthrie Webb bank manager and Ellen Edith Webb spinster. Effects: £2133 17s 3d


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