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Catherine Elizabeth ("Kate") Middleton,



William and Catherine - royal wedding

The marriage of Catherine Middleton and William, Prince of wales reinforced the links with the Douglas family.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (Catherine Elizabeth; née Middleton; born 9 January 1982), popularly known as "Kate", is the wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. William is second in line to the thrones of the sixteen Commonwealth realms, and if he becomes king, she will become queen consort. Catherine grew up in Chapel Row at Bucklebury, a village near Newbury, Berkshire, England. She studied in Scotland at the University of St Andrews, where she met William in 2001.

Catherine's full title and style is Her Royal Highness Princess William Arthur Philip Louis, Duchess of Cambridge, Countess of Strathearn, Baroness Carrickfergus.

She is the eldest of three children born to Carole Elizabeth Middleton (née Goldsmith), a former flight attendant and now part-owner of Party Pieces, a private company with an estimated worth of £30 million, and Michael Francis Middleton, who also worked as a flight attendant prior to becoming a flight dispatcher for British Airways, currently also an owner of Party Pieces. Her parents married on 21 June 1980, at the Parish Church of Dorney, Buckinghamshire. Catherine has a sister, Philippa Charlotte, known as "Pippa" (born 1983), and a brother, James Middleton (born 1987).

The Middleton ancestry is as follows:

1 Catherine Elizabeth ("Kate") Middleton, b. Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, 9 Jan. 1982
She is the daughter of:
2 Michael Francis Middleton, b. Chapel Allerton Nursing Home, Leeds, Yorkshire, 23 June 1949, in 1980 and 1982 an air line officer, in 2006 director of Party Pieces, a mail-order children's party toys business
m. Parish Church, Dorney, Buckinghamshire, 21 June 1980
3 Carole Elizabeth Goldsmith, b. Perivale Maternity Hospital, Perivale, Middlesex, 31 Jan. 1955, in 1980 a stewardess
The daughter of:
4 Ronald John James Goldsmith, b. 57 Clarence Street, Norwood U.D., Hayes, Middlesex, 25 April 1931, in 1953 an engineer, in 1955 a lorry driver (road haulage), in 1980 a builder, d. Brook Cottage, 14 High Street, Pangbourne, Berkshire, 10 Sept. 2003
m. Holy Trinity, Southall, Middlesex, 8 Aug. 1953
5 Dorothy Harrison, b. 4 Mowbray Terrace, Sunderland East, Sunderland, co. Durham, 26 June 1935, in 1953 a shop assistant, d. Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, 21 July 2006
The daughter of:
6 Thomas Harrison, b. 22 Nicholas Street, Downs, Hetton Le Hole, co. Durham, 23 June 1904, in 1934 a carpenter, in 1935 a house joiner, in 1953 a carpenter, d. ...
m. Parish Church, Ludhoe, co. Durham, 12 May 1934
7 Elizabeth Mary Temple, b. 40 Salvin Street, Mount Pleasant, Tudhoe, Spennymore UD, 20 May 1903, d. ...
The daughter of:
8 Thomas Temple, b. Guisborough, Yorkshire, 23 May 1871 (also named "Tom"), in 1891 an ironstone miner, in 1894 a steelworker, in 1901 and 1903 a farm hind, in 1934 a gardener, d. ...
m. Parish Church, Tudhoe, co. Durham, 8 Sept. 1894
9 Elizabeth Myers, b. Hulam Sheraton, Easington, co. Durham, 29 Jan. 1868, d. ...
The daughter of:
10 Joseph Myers, b. Holme, Yorkshire, ... [ca. 1831], in 1850 a labourer, in 1851 an agricultural labourer, in 1868 a hind, in 1871 1881 and 1891 an agricultural labourer, in 1894 and 1901 a farm labourer, d. ...
m. Leake, Yorkshire, 21 Dec. 1850
11 Ann Swailes, b. Osmotherly, Yorkshire, 19 Dec. 1826 [PRF AFN: 1R96-M38], in 1851 a nurse, d. ... [by 1901]
The daughter of:
12 Robert Swales, b. Appleton Wirke, Yorkshire, ... [ca. 1795], in 1850 a labourer, in 1851 1861 and 1871 an agricultural labourer, d. ...
m. ... [ca. 1826]
13 Sarah Peacock, b. Great Smeaton, Yorkshire, 25 Aug. 1799, d. ... [living 1871]
The daughter of:
14 Thomas Peacock, b. ... 1760, d. Hawnby, Yorkshire, 28 March 1822
m. Hawnby, Yorkshire, 25 Jan. 1786
15 Ann Atkinson, b. Bilsdale, Yorkshire, 28 Sept. 1766 d. .
The daughter of:
16 William Atkinson, b. ... [ca. 1727], d. Hawnby, Yorkshire, 16 Feb. 1809
m. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 2 June 1760
17 Elizabeth Douglas, b. Hawnby, Yorkshire, 17 Nov. 1734, d. Hawnby, Yorkshire, 13 March 1819
The daughter of:
18 John Douglas, b. ... [ca. 1700], d. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 5 May 1772
19 Ann Proud, b. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 15 March 1698, d. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 26 Nov. 1754
The daughter of:
20 Thomas Proud, b. ... , d. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 6 Aug. 1705
m. ... [ca. 1685]
21 Elizabeth Dunn, b. ... [ca. 1660], d. Yarm, Yorkshire, ... Oct. 1719
Son of:
22 Thomas Proud, b. ... , d. ...
23 Mary ... , b. ... , d. ... Dec. 1694



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