CFHS code : AG527
Parish : St Andrew the Great
Inscription : In Loving Memory of ARTHUR JOHN PICKETT FLETCHER d August 14 1903 aged 50 also of LOUISA JESSIE FLETCHER d Nov 27 1933
Monument : Headstone
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
This headstone, in the northern section of the parish of Andrew the Great, stands roughly 10 rows east of the west path and 27 rows west of the central path, towards the north of the parish. The carved inscription is still legible. Ivett & Reed were the stonemasons and their mark is just visible on the bottom left corner. The headstone of their parents stands 1 row to the east.
In Loving Memory of ARTHUR JOHN PICKETT FLETCHER
Who died August 14 1903 aged 50 years
Also of LOUISA JESSIE FLETCHER
Who died Nov. 27. 1933.
The parents of Arthur and Louisa, Alexander and Louisa Fletcher, are buried nearby.
Arthur John Pickett Fletcher (1853 – 14 August 1903)
Arthur was the son of Alexander and Louisa (née Pickett) Fletcher. He grew up at 3 Emmanuel Street, his father was a bookseller’s clerk and then a Lodging House keeper. By the age of 18 (1871) Arthur was working as a printer, and remained a batchelor. He lived at Emmanuel Street with his widowed mother and sister Louisa and died at home aged 50 years.
Louisa Jessie Fletcher (8 November 1847 – 21 January 1933)
Louisa was Arthur’s elder sister and was born at 15 Princes Street, Barbican London. She was baptised on 12 December 1847 at the Islington Presbyterian Church. She lived at 3 Emmanuel Road until the deaths of her parents and brother Arthur. She then moved to 100 Mawson Road (1920) before settling at 57 Warkworth Terrace (at least 1927 onwards). She died at Warkworth Terrace aged 81 years old.
by Claire Martinsen
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