This grave was not identified by the Cambridge Family History Society Survey.

Lat Lon : 52.202276, 0.13591871 – click here for location

The east face of the plinth and the cross that now stands beside it. Photo taken in 2018

Monument

This plinth with fallen cross, in the parish area of St Paul, is located against the west wall.  St Paul Grave row PL1 plot 25

Inscription

east face

George Hooper who fell asleep Sept 3 1908

Also Gertrude beloved wife of George Hooper died July 31.1932

west face

George Hooper who fell asleep Sept 3 1908

“Simply to Thy cross I cling”

George Hooper (c 1848 – 1908)

George was born in Sandwich, Kent . He married Gertrude Sladen in 1881 in Luton and at some point they moved to Cambridge. By the 1891 census he was running a grocery shop at 54 Hills Road (now the Co-Op) . Gertrude’s nephew Herbert John Sladen was also living with them, in their home above the shop, as an apprentice grocer. Herbert’s father died young and George and Gertrude had taken him under their wing.

George died of a heart attack aged 60.

Gertrude Hooper (1846 – 1932)
Gertrude was born in the Forest of Dean,  Gloucestershire. After George died she moved to 86 Hills Road where she died aged 86.

Sources:
FreeBMD
CFHS Transcripts of census and burial records

Edited by Mary Naylor from information supplied by Catherine Sladen .

George Hooper; Gertrude Hooper