CFHS code : BE127

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : side 1 In Loving Memory of CLARA ANN BARKER d Dec 26 1897 age 71 also of CHARLES HENRY BARKER d Apr 6 1914 age 83 side 2: ILMO / ADA ELIZABETH / BARKER / d Jan 8 1945

Monument : Column

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

This monument was restored in 2016
Barker monument December 2016
The decroative features can only been seen when close to the monument.
Decorative features

Monument

Located on the east of the western path, in the parish area of St Bene’t, opposite the listed monuments of James Rattee and Moyes, this monument was restored in December 2016. The decorative features can only been seen when close to the monument.

Inscription

west face

In Loving Memory of CLARA ANN BARKER
Who entered into rest December 26th 1897
In the 72nd year of her age

Also of CHARLES HENRY BARKER.
Who passed away April 6 1914 in his 84th year.

“At Rest”

“With the Lord”

south face

In Loving Memory of ADA ELIZABETH  BARKER
Who was called to rest January 8 1945  aged 80 years
“Together”
“Glorious things are spoken of thee.
O city of God.”

Relationships – Clara Ann was the niece of Sophia Burch who ran a soda water company in Collier Road, Cambridge. Charles Henry Barker worked for, and lodged with, Sophia Burch at 2 Petersfield Cambridge. He married Clara and eventually took over the business. Ada Elizabeth was their daughter. Ada Sophia Elizabeth, Henry Horatio, Henry Horatio and Bertie Percival Charles, four other children are also buried in the cemetery.

The Soda Water company known as Barker’s eventually sold all its equipment to Baldry’s Soft Drinks of Gold Street.

Clara Ann Barker (d 1897)

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Charles Henry Barker  (d 1914)

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Ada Elizabeth Barker (d 1945)

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Ada Elizabeth Barker; Charles Henry Barker; Clara Ann Barker