CFHS code : PL102

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : ITSMO WILLIAM AMPS MA St Peters College Cambridge b 18 Nov 1822 d 20 May 1910

Monument : Celtic cross (broken)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Inscription

William Amps (1822-1910)

William was born on 18 December 1824 in Cambridge, the son of John Amps.
He was admitted as a pensioner to Peterhouse on 3 July 1852, gaining his BA in 1858 and MA in 1862.
For many years, William was the organist of the College, as well as serving in that role at both King’s College and Christs College. He was the conductor of the Cambridge University Musical Society for many years. He also composed sonatas(pianoforte) and part-songs.
William died on 20 May 1910 in Panton Street, Cambridge.

Source:
ACAD – A Cambridge Alumni Database

By Sheila Plaister

William Amps