CFHS code : CL24

Parish : St Clement

Inscription : GERTRUDE MARY CASE d June 19 1918 aged 50

Monument : Kerb stones (fallen)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202505, 0.13770047 – click here for location

Case kerb stones December 2018



GERTRUDE MARY CASE died June 19 1918 aged 50 years

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Gertrude Mary S Case (née Peeps) (1867 – 19 June 1918)

Gertrude was born in  Kings Lynn, and baptised there on 29th September 1867.  She was the daughter of Robert Thomas Peeps and Mary Ann (née Copling).  Robert was a cooper [1871] and then a publican [1881].  When Gertrude was 14 years old she was living with her parents and siblings at the Bowling Green Pub, which her father ran.

She married Harry Case in Cambridge in 1899. They had at least three children: Basil Leonard [1901-1941], Olive Marjorie [1903-1968] and Doris Marian [1906-1993]. Harry was a tobacconist in 1901/1911 and they lived at 26 Park Parade.

She died at Park Parade in 1918 and her funeral took place at St. Clement’s Church on 22 June.

Harry Leader Case (23 September 1868 – 15 May 1942)

Harry was the son of Daniel Woollard and Marian Case [nee Leader].  He was baptised at All Saint’s Church in Cambridge on 1st November 1868.  His father was a printer compositor and he grew up at 22 Park Street [1871/1881]. His brother Leonard Burrell Case is also buried in this parish.

In 1939 he was living at 65 De Freville Avenue with his daughter Doris Marian.  His occupation on this census is described as retired school teacher, which suggests that he changed career. He died at Addenbrookes Hospital aged 73 years old.



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Gertrude Mary Case; Harry Leader Case