CFHS code : HT397
Parish : Holy Trinity
Inscription : In Loving Memory of JAMES WOOTON CRACKNELL d January 13 1903 in his 33rd year also CYRIL FRANK CRACKNELL son of the above d July 20 1901 aged 2
Monument : Headstone
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
The Cracknell monument is on the right of the photograph . The inscription has suffered considerable erosion.
In Loving Memory of JAMES WOOTON CRACKNELL died January 15 1903 in his 33rd year
Also CYRIL FRANK CRACKNELL son of the above died July 20 1901 aged 2
James Wooton Cracknell (1870 – 13 January 1903)
James was the son of William Thomas Cracknell (1838-1906) and Sarah (née Hard) (1844-1916). William was a college ‘gyp’ at St John’s College(1871) and later worked as a commercial clerk. The family lived at Castle Street (1871) then Victoria Road (1881) and James worked as a tailor. He married Elizabeth Conder Fincham (1871-1933) in 1895 and they had at least three children: Eric James (1895-1917), Hilda Elizabeth (1897-1960) and Cyril Frank (1899-1901). They lived at 37 Newnham (1901) and James died at 25 Victoria Road aged 32 years old.
Cyril Frank Cracknell (c.August 1899- 20 July 1901)
Cyril died at 155 Sturton Street aged 23 months old.
by Claire Martinsen
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