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William Albert Pitt

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xtootsy16x Report 1 Dec 2019 16:29

William Albert Pitt and his wife Cathrine Antoni Pitt(nee PFENDT) had a daughter in 1950 named Kathrine(?) can anybody find if they had more children ,and if Cathrine Antoni PFENDT was foreign,. I have birth certificate of their daughter Kathrine but can't find out anymore on electoral role or if anyone has access to 1939 electoral role please. Don't know ages of William and his wife Cathrine


Rambling Report 1 Dec 2019 16:33

What location was the birth please?

for ref only marriage

Marriages Sep 1949 (>99%)

Pfendt Kathrine A Pitt Durham S.E. 1a 1901
Pitt William A Pfendt Durham S.E. 1a 1901


MargaretM Report 1 Dec 2019 16:54

FreeBMD has mother's maiden name From:

Births Mar 1950 (>99%)

Pitt Kathrine B From Middlesbro' 1b 1157 Scan available - click to view


ErikaH Report 1 Dec 2019 16:55

You can look for births yourself on freebmd

Can’t look for William in 1939 until you find out when he was born. His age will be on the marriage cert


xtootsy16x Report 1 Dec 2019 17:06

Thank you all

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2019 17:08

Think that birth for Kathrine maybe connected to this couple

Marriages Dec 1947
Fromm Katherine Pfendt Nthmbld.W. 1b 1031
Pfendt Helmut Fromm Nthmbld.W. 1b 1031

Did Katherine remarry in 1949 maybe


rootgatherer Report 1 Dec 2019 18:14

There is also a female Pitt birth in 1956 with mmn Fromm. She married in Yorkshire in the 1970s. There is a death in the same area for a William ALFRED Pitt in the same area.

You say that you have the birth certificate for the daughter Katherine, yet you have a question mark after her name. Surely if you have the certificate there is no question about her name. Also you have a different spelling for William's wife's name (compared to the marriage index). Is that how her name was given on that birth certificate please? Where did you get William and Katherine / Catherine's middle names please?


ErikaH Report 1 Dec 2019 18:50

So William’s wife’s maiden name was not Pfendt

Accuracy is vital


ErikaH Report 1 Dec 2019 18:54

Helmut Pfendt was buried on 16th July 1948 in Northallerton, aged 29


ErikaH Report 1 Dec 2019 18:57

There is a birth of a younger daughter on freebmd, which is easily found

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2019 19:02

Helmets death would explain the remarriage of kathrine in 1949


ArgyllGran Report 1 Dec 2019 19:05

The daughter's husband remarried in the 1980's in Yorkshire.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2019 19:11

Slight difference in the spelling

Sep 1948
Pyendt Helmut 29 Northallerton 1b 632


ArgyllGran Report 2 Dec 2019 08:41

Kathrine Pitt
in the UK and Ireland, Obituary Index, 2004-Current
Name: Kathrine Pitt
Maiden Name: From
Gender: Female
Death Age: 95
Birth Date: abt 1921
Death Date: 1 Aug 2016
Spouse: William
Child: Kristina

No place shown in this transcription.

A tree on Ancestry says she was born in August 1920 in Arhus, Denmark, and that she died in 2017 in Stockton-on-Tees.
In spite of that, the "proof" of death shown is the obituary notice I've posted above, for 2016.
Parents unknown to the tree owner.

No proof of birth, other than the obituary. Maybe the actual obituary gives more info if someone can find it in a newspaper?
Can't see anything in the British Newspaper Archive.

EDIT: Having seen Rose's post below, I realise I'd forgotten that the GRO site now has recent deaths!

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 2 Dec 2019 12:05

From the GRO:

GRO Reference: DOR Q3/2016 in Stockton-On-Tees (350-1A) Entry Number 514198468


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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 2 Dec 2019 12:11

From the Evening Gazette:

PITT KATHRINE (TINA) (nee From) On August 1, 2016. Tina aged 95 years. Loving wife of the late William, much loved mam of Katrina and Kristina, dearly loved grandma and great grandma. Service and cremation at Teesside Crematorium, St Hilda's Chapel on Wednesday August 10, at 1.15pm



Maddie Report 2 Dec 2019 12:23

Name: Katherine Fromm
Registration Date: Oct 1947
[Nov 1947]
[Dec 1947]
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration district: Northumberland West
Inferred County: Northumberland
Spouse: Helmut Pfendt
Volume Number: 1b
Page Number: 1031

Name: Kathrine A Pfendt
Registration Date: Jul 1949
[Aug 1949]
[Sep 1949]
Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration district: Durham South Eastern
Inferred County: Durham
Spouse: William A Pitt
Volume Number: 1a
Page Number: 1901


Maddie Report 2 Dec 2019 12:35

only a possibiltyy as name spelt differently

Kathrine Fram
Event Type
Event Date
Event Place
Hoptrup, Haderslev, Haderslev, Danmark
Event Place (Original)
Haderslev, Hoptrup, Haderslev, Denmark
Marital Status
Birth Date
14 Aug 1920
Antan Fram
Kathrine Fram
Peter Fram
Ellen Fram
Niels Fram

Michal Fram

Mariane Fram
Kathrine Fram
Niels Sarensen


Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 2 Dec 2019 12:35

Already posted both marriages Maddie


xtootsy16x Report 5 Dec 2019 22:25

Many thanks everyone :-)