Catherine Eddowes was born in Wolverhampton in 1842. She was one of twelve children to her parents, George and Catherine.
'Kate' had a daughter (Annie) and 2 sons with an ex-soldier, Thomas Conway (a.k.a. Quinn), but no records of a marriage have been found.
In the early hours of 30th Sept 1888, Catherine became the second victim that night to be brutally murdered in Mitre Square by 'Jack the Ripper'. She is considered to be the fourth victim of 'Jack the Ripper'.
At the time of her death Catherine was in a relationship with John Kelly.
↑ "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2N3B-RWZ : 1 October 2014), Catharine Eddowes, 1842; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
↑ "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGT7-L6C : 10 November 2017), Catherine Eddowes in household of George Eddowes, Bermondsey, Surrey, England; citing Bermondsey, Surrey, England, p. 43, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.