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


This plinth with fallen cross, in the parish area of St Paul, is located against the west wall, just behind the lodge.  St Paul Grave Register row 1 plot 25


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 . 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 (nee Sladen) (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.

CFHS Transcripts of census and burial records

by Mary Naylor from information supplied by Catherine Sladen

George Hooper; Gertrude Hooper