CFHS code : MG213

Parish : St Mary the Great

Inscription : In Loving Memory of our darling boy PERCY WILLIAM GODDARD d Sep 26 1917 aged 9 years & 9 months In Loving Memory of FREDERICK WILLIAM WEBB b May 14 1868 d November 18 1932 also of AMY JANE WEBB b May 8 1873 d April 2 1939

Monument : Stone cross (broken)/Kerb stones/Flowerholder

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202098, 0.13778342 – click here for location



Relationship: Husband, wife and nephew

Percy William Goddard (16 January 1908 – 26 September 1917)

Percy was the eldest son of William Alexander Goddard (1881-1935) and Emma Maud (née Bacon) (1883-1974) and was born in Islington. He was baptised on 23 February 1908 at St. Mark’s Chuch, Tollington Park, Islington and grew up at 29 Stafford Road, Willesden (1911).  William Goddard was a butcher and Percy died at his aunt and uncle’s home at 33 Market Hill aged 9 years old.

Frederick William Webb (14 May 1868 – 18 November 1932)

Frederick was born in London and was the son of  gold braid maker Joseph Webb.  Frederick worked as a cook and married Amy Bacon on 18 August 1895 at All Saints’ Church, Haggerston.  They had one daughter: Gladys Irene (1896-) and in 1901 were living in Leyton, Essex where Frederick was working as a restaurant cook.  By 1911 they were living at 12 Carr Road in Walthamstow before moving to live at 33 Market Hill in Cambridge where the couple ran a restaurant/dining rooms business (at least 1916-1919).  They retired to live at ‘The New Cottage’, 115 Milton Road and Fredericked died there aged 64 years old.

Amy Jane Webb  (née Bacon) (8 May 1873 – 2 April 1939)

Amy was the daughter of Joseph and Annie, and sister of Percy’s mother Emma.  She grew up in Hornsey and her father was a plasterer.  She was working as a servant before marrying Frederick Webb and died at Milton Road aged 65 years old.



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Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Percy William Goddard; Amy Jane Webb; Frederick William Webb