Armstrong, Catherine (fem) 27.oct.1847-6.jul.1898 England, London Newington - London Surrey, Wandsworth
professional singer, lyricist, 21.nov.1847 baptized at Holy Trinity in Newington, born and 1851 residing with her parents, six elder siblings and a servant at 39 Trinity Square in Newington, 1861 residing with her parents, governess, housekeeper and servant at 36 Osnaburgh Street in Regent's Park, 1871 as single musician, born Stepney (!) living with her widowed sister-in-law Margaret Anne Callow Armstrong at 21 Osborne Terrace in Lambeth, 1894 with her family at 4 Kirn Road in London Ealing, 11.oct.1894 she was admitted at Wandsworth Lunacy Asylum where she died after an operation for cancer ; daughter of wine merchant/accountant Thomas Armstrong (London Marylebone 1805) and Elizabeth Anne Gardner (Kent, Deal 1811-1891 London Brentford Ealing) ; brothers Charles Heyne Armstrong (Camberwell 21.oct.1837-1867 Kensington) and Alfred Burton Armstrong (Paddington 15.apr.1841-10.jan.1855 St Pancras) ; sisters singer Eleanor Armstrong (Camberwell 19.aug.1839-), writer Jessica 'Jessie' Fearon Armstrong (Camberwell 26.mar.1845-) and composer Annie E Armstrong (London St Pancras 25.jun.1853-) ; she never married

Title Parts

[] Think of me
words Henry R. Bishop
pub E. Ascherberg & Co., London 1870

[] When we two parted. Voice and piano
words Lord Byron
pub William Henry Ross, London ?1890
a copy was in the collection of over 3000 songs of singer Eleanor Lee Kingman (California, Pomona 1893-1990), now in the Shields Library at the University of California in Davis
another copy is in the Women Composers Collection at the University of Michigan

[] I saw her and her smile was bright
pub E. Ascherberg & Co., London

[] Angel's tears. Duet. Soprano, alto and piano
pub Weekes & Co., London

[] Ne'er will I forsake thee. Duet. Soprano, alto and piano
pub Weekes & Co., London

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