CFHS code : AS67

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : In Loving Memory of GEORGE BENNETT died Nov 21 1929 age 57 years also of ARTHUR BENNETT d Sep 9 1935 age 68 also FLORENCE EMILY BENNETT d Dec 17 1951 age 76

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.203514, 0.13709034 – click here for location

The headstone and kerbs are in good condition. The inscription is still legible. Photo December 2016
Bennett headstone and kerb stones  December 2016

Monument

The headstone, in the parish area of All Saints, located by the side of the south path where it bends south, is in good condition and the inscription is still legible. One corner post has fallen.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of GEORGE BENNETT who died Nov 21 1929 aged 57 years

“Rest in Peace”

Also of ARTHUR BENNETT who died Sep 9 1935 age 68 years

Also FLORENCE EMILY BENNETT died Dec 17 1951 age 76 years

Relationship:  George and Arthur were brothers. Florence was Arthur’s wife.

George Bennett (1872 – 21 November 1929) 

George was the fifth child born to James and Sarah Ann Bennett (née Richardson) and grew up at Wellington Street and then York Street. By the age of 19 he was working as a tailor.  In 1911 George was living with his widowed father and three siblings at 40 Riverside.  He was still living at Riverside in 1929, but died at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Arthur Bennett (1867 – 9 September 1935) 

Arthur was the third child born to James and Sarah Ann Bennett (née Richardson.) and also worked as a tailor. He married Florence Smith in 1913 and by 1930 they were living at The Haven, Water Street in Chesterton.  Arthur died at home in 1935.

Florence Emily Elizabeth Bennett (née Smith) c.(1875 – 17 December 1951) 

Little is known of Florence’s early life.  She married Arthur Bennett when she was c.38 years old and they are not believed to have had any children.  After she was widowed she continued to live at The Haven and died at 37 Windsor Road.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen 

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Arthur Bennett; Florence Emily Bennett; George Bennett
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