CFHS code : CL23

Parish : St Clement

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of HANNAH CURTIS d March 7 1928 aged 70 HARRIET CURTIS d March 24 1930 aged 75

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202478, 0.13768456 – click here for location

The kerbstones in December 2018.

Monument

This set of kerb stones located in the parish area of St Clement are roughly 8 rows east of the central path. The corner posts are  intact. Only a few of the metal letters are missing.

Inscription

Sacred to the Memory of HANNAH CURTIS
who departed this life on March 7  A.D. 1928 aged 70 years

HARRIET CURTIS died March 24 1930 aged 75 years
“May she rest in peace in the name of the Lord”

Relationship: Sisters

Hannah Curtis (1857 – 7 March 1928)

Hannah and Harriet were the youngest daughters of John and Elizabeth (known as Betsy) and grew up at 74 & 75 Newmarket Road where their father was a cordwainer/shoemaker. After their parents deaths the sisters ran a lodging house at Victoria Road (1891) before moving to 21 St. John’s Road where they also ran a lodging house (at least 1901 onwards). Hannah died at St. John’s Road aged 70 years old.

Harriet Curtis (1854 – 24 March 1930)

Harriet lived with her sister and died at Elford Farm, Stretham aged 75 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Hannah Curtis; Harriet Curtis