CFHS code : CL97

Parish : St Clement

Inscription : In Loving Memory of our dear mother and father ALICE FLACK d July 1st 1945 aged 87 HENRY JAMES FLACK d Oct 2nd 1935 aged 80 also HARRY THOMAS FLACK son of the above d Nov 12th 1949 aged 59

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Flack monument January 2019


In woodland to the east of the east path.


In Loving Memory of our dear mother and father

ALICE FLACK died July 1st 1945 aged 87 years

HENRY JAMES FLACK died Oct 2nd 1935 aged 80 years

Also HARRY THOMAS FLACK son of the above died Nov 12th 1949 aged 59 years

“He giveth his beloved sleep”

Alice Flack (née Baldwin) (24 June 1858 – 1 July 1945)

Alice was born in Bloxwich, Walsall in Staffordshire, the daughter of Henry and Jane (née Tinkler) Baldwin. She grew up in Walsall, where her father was a labourer in a brickyard. Alice married bricklayer/builder Henry Flack on 13 October 1877 at St. Michael’s Church, Rushall, Walsall and they had twelve children: Jane (1878-1891), Henry James (1880-1883), Rose Anna (1885-1960), Lily (1887-), Arthur Richard (1887-1956), Ellen (1888-), Harry (1890-1949), George (1893-), Sidney (1893-1967), Edwin Charles (Teddy) (1895-1978), Jennie Alice (1896-1995) and Winifred (Winnie) (1898-). Eldest daughter Jane was born in Walsall, but they had moved to 43 Coronation Street by the time eldest son Henry was born in 1880. By 1901 they had moved to 103 Russell Street, and in 1911 were living at 54 Cowper road, off Cherry Hinton Road. Alice was widowed in 1935 and continued to live at Cowper Road with four of her children . In 1939 she was noted as being incapacitated and died at 5 Baldock Way.

Henry James Flack (1855 – 2 October 1935)

Henry was born in Cambridge, the son of Edwin and Susan Flack. His father was a bricklayer and he grew up at 1 Cambridge Place. From the age of 15 he was working as a labourer, and was later described as a bricklayer, and builder (1911). Henry died at Cowper Road aged 80 years old.

Harry Thomas Flack (8 July 1890 – 12 November  1949)

Harry did not marry and in 1911 was lodging with relatives in Ely and working as a bricklayer’s labourer. In 1939 he was living at 54 Cowper Road and was working as a sewerage and road labourer.



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Alice Flack; Harry Thomas Flack; Henry James Flack