CFHS code : CL37

Parish : St Clement

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of my beloved husband JOHN ERNEST HAIGH d March 30 1937 aged 47 also his wife MARY ANN HAIGH d September 26 1956 aged 65

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202401, 0.1379443 – click here for location

Haigh monument 2018

Monument

Inscription

Sacred to the Memory of my beloved husband
JOHN ERNEST HAIGH died March 30 1937. Aged 47 years.

“Until the day break”

also his wife MARY ANN HAIGH d Sept. 26. 1956 aged 65 years

John Ernest (Jack) Haigh (c.November 1890 – 30 March 1937)

Jack was the son of Thomas and Charlotte (née Barrett) and grew up at Swann’s Terrace (1891), 1 Albert Cottages (1901) and 11 Willow Walk (1911).  Thomas Haigh was a tailor and by 1911 Jack was working as a motor chauffeur.  He served as a corporal with the Heavy Artillery Mechanical Transport corp (H.A.M.T.) in the war and was married by special license to Mary Tebbitt on 2 October 1917 at St. Luke’s Church, Chesterton. The couple lived at 3 James Street, where Jack died aged 47 years old.

Mary Ann Haigh (née Tebbitt) (c.May 1890 – 26 September 1956)

Mary was the daughter of butcher Edward and Hannah Tebbitt and grew up at 11 Ross Street (1891), 6 Suez Road (1901) and 41 Green’s Road (1911).  She worked at the Chivers jam factory before marrying Jack Haigh and died at 3 James Street.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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John Ernest Haigh; Mary Ann Haigh