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Catherine Jane Wallis (Moore)

Also Known As: "Cissy", "Cissie"
Birthdate: (35)
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in TiTANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Place of Burial: Atlantic Ocean
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Hammell Moore and Ann Matilda Moore
Wife of James Richard Wallis
Mother of Melita Wallis Hoare; James Robert Wallis; Frederick Walter Wallis and Cecilia Wallis Coons
Sister of Robert William Moore and Cornelius Moore

Occupation: 2nd class matron on Titanic, 1876
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About Catherine Jane Wallis

  • Name: Mrs Catherine Jane Wallis (née Moore)
  • Age: 35 years
  • Marital Status: Widowed.
  • Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Matron Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered

Mrs James Wallis (Catherine Jane Moore) [1], 35, was born in Hampshire, the daughter of Robert H and Ann M. Moore. She had brothers Robert W., and Cornelius. She married James Wallis, but he died in 1911 and Mrs Wallis was left to raise her four children

When she signed-on to the Titanic on 6 April 1912, she gave her address as 23 St. Mary's Place [2], (Southampton). She had transferred from the Oceanic. As assistant matron in third class she received monthly wages of £3.

Mrs Wallis died in the sinking. Her body, if recovered, was never identified.

She is remembered on her son's grave in the Old Cemetery, the Common, Southampton.

IN LOVING MEMORY. FRED, THE BELOVED SON OF J. & C. WALLIS WHO DIED JULY 26TH 1929, AGED 21. ALSO JAMES, HIS FATHER, WHO DIED JANUARY 16TH 1911 ALSO CISSIE, MOTHER WHO WAS LOST ON THE TITANIC, APRIL 15TH 1912. Her children, Melita, Cecilia, James and Frank received financial aid (as class G dependants) from the Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund.

Her effects, valued at £37.15s.0d, were left on 6 July 1912 to Mrs Albert Norton (Annie Maria Allen). Notes 1. Known as "Cissy or Cissie". 2. Some sources give the address as St. Mary's Street.

References and Sources Brian Ticehurst (ed.) (1995) Titanic Victims Discovered in the Old Cemtery - The Common, Southampton. ISBN 1 871733 04 9 Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklet, March 1913 (Case number 668) Probate Report (Liverpool Library)

Credits Jochen Schneider, Germany Susanne Störmer, Germany Brian Ticehurst, UK

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Catherine Jane Wallis's Timeline

Hampshire, England
Age 23
October 19, 1904
Age 27
Age 30
Southampton, UK
May 15, 1909
Age 32
April 15, 1912
Age 35
TiTANIC at sea
April 15, 1912
Age 35
Atlantic Ocean