Women / Persons ~ P19712

Kitty Wilkinson

Alternate Names:
  • Catherine Seaward
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 1786 – 11 November 1860
  • English
  • Irish
  • Model of overcoming urban poverty
  • Nursing reform
Note: recognized in Liverpool (given a silver tea service) for her care in cholera outbreak; wash houses and laundry. Tommy Wilkinson was a fellow worker in a cotton mill in their childhoods. He was her second husband; first, a sailor, drowned. Irish hospitality included adopting orphans and taking families into her home.
persons with degrees of separation from Kitty Wilkinson