Katherine Beatrice NELSON - Bolton St cemetery 1876
Katherine Beatrice Nelson (1874-1876)
was born September 1874 in England
- she died 18 months later in Wellington, New Zealand
Evening Post, 21 March 1876,
... On the 18th instant, at Arthur-street, (Te Aro) Wellington, Katherine Beatrice, infant daughter of William Arthur and Susan Katherine Nelson (late of Barnet, England), aged 18 months
New Zealand Herald, Issue 6501, 18 September 1882
... NELSON v NELSON and ABBOTTS - This was a divorce suit, in which William Arthur Nelson sought a dissolution of his marriage from the respondent on account of her adultery with the co-respondent, a medical man.
It appeared that Mr Nelson, who is a wholesale fruit dealer, married the respondent in 1873. They had a child born to them in 1874, which died two years after.
In 1875 the went to New Zealand, but they returned to England in 1877.
She gave way to habits of intemperance, and a separation was arranged.
In February, 1881, she and the co-respondent slept in the same bedroom of a hotel at Leamington, and they were subsequently seen sitting together at the window of a house in Westgate-on-Sea, Abbotts' brass-plate being on the door of the house.
The petitioner did not know in what way the respondent had formed Abbotts' acquaintance. The President pronounced a decree nisi
Katherine Beatrice Nelson at plot 4802 at Bolton street cemetery Wellington
photographed 1960s by City Sexton, Percival James Edward Shotter, (1912-1989), prior to its being dismantled to make way for the Wellington motorway