Charles Allen Du Val

His life and works

Catherine Sarah Du Val

Catherine Sarah Du Val
Born: 1849 Manchester
Died: 1873 Liverpool
Charles Allen Du Val
Elizabeth Renney
Charles Du Val 1835-1893
Julia Du Val 1837-1888
Edward James Du Val 1838-1923
Gerald Du Val 1840-1895
Florence Du Val 1842-1924
Elizabeth Ellen Du Val 1844-1925
Frances Du Val 1846-1920
Norris Cartali Du Val 1851-1933
James Francis Wilkinson
Beatrice Wilkinson born 1870

Catherine Sarah Du Val was born on 13 August 1849, the daughter of Charles Allen Du Val and his wife formerly Elizabeth Renney and baptised in Manchester Cathedral.

She was married to James Francis Wilkinson on 1 July 1868 also in Manchester Cathedral. He was a cotton broker, and the brother of Frederick Wilkinson who had married Catherine‘s sister Frances Du Val three years previously.

Catherine Wilkinson died in Liverpool in 1873 aged only 25.

In 1901 Catherine’s husband, James Wilkinson, aged 59, was a boarder in Liverpool.

Catherine and James Wilkinson had one daughter, Beatrice, born in 1870 in Liverpool. Beatrice Wilkinson was married to Robert Stewart Davidson, a rector’s son from Somerset. They spent some time in the United States of America, where their sons Donald and Robert Davidson were born. In the 1911 census Beatrice described herself as a cookery instructress and was living in Nottinghamshire. She had left her husband while in America.