CFHS code : BE133
Parish : St Bene’t
Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of FRANCESSA MARGARET d 22.11.1852 aged 4 and ELIZA SOPHIA d 27.6.1862 aged 15 children of JAMES & ELIZA SOPHIA HOUGH also of ELIZA SOPHIA wife of JAMES HOUGH d 13.6.1893 aged 66 also of JAMES HAYWARD eldest son of JAMES & ELIZA SOPHIA HOUGH d Sept 29 1893 aged 43 also of JAMES HOUGH d Dec 28 1900 aged 82
Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.202711, 0.13623227 – click here for location
Sacred to the Memory of
FRANCESSA MARGARET who died November 22nd 1852 aged 4 years.
And ELIZA SOPHIA who died June 27th.1862 aged 15 years
children of JAMES & ELIZA SOPHIA HOUGH
“Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven”
Also of ELIZA SOPHIA wife of JAMES HOUGH who died June 13th 1893, aged 66 years
Also of JAMES HAYWARD eldest son of JAMES & ELIZA SOPHIA HOUGH d Sept 29 1893 aged 43 years.
Also of JAMES HOUGH who died December 28th 1900, aged 82 years.
James Hough (19 January 1818 – 28 December 1900)
James was the son of James and Elizabeth Hough. He was born in Chennai [formerly Madras] in Tamil Nadu, India. His father was a chaplain in India, and had been educated at Queens College, Cambridge. Elizabeth died in India in 1824 when James was aged 6 years old, and the family appears to have returned to England.
In 1841 aged 23 years old he was working as a surgeon in Surrey. He married Eliza Sophie Hayward in Cambridge in 1846. James worked as surgeon in Cambridge. He and Eliza raised their family at 59 Trumpington Street , 19 Trumpington Stret  and later 74 Trumpington Street [1881/1891]. He died in December 1900, by which time he was residing in Grange Road. He left effects valued at £3,990.
Eliza Sophia Hough [need Hayward] (1827 – 13 June 1893)
Eliza was born in Cambridge and was the daughter of William Woodcock and Eliza Hayward. Her father worked as a lawyer. Eliza married James Hough in 1846 and together they raised at least eight children Eliza Sophia [1847-1862], Francesssa Sophia [1848-1852], James Hayward [1849-1893], Rev George Frederick[1853-1934], Charles Henry [1855 – 1933], Anne Louisa [1858-1919], Rev William Woodcock [1859-1934] and Emily Sophia [1869-1928].
Of the four boys – two became priests [George and William] and two became doctors [James and Charles]
She died in 1893 at Fern House, Trumpington Street, Cambridge aged 66 years, leaving effects valued at £5,918 17s 9d.
Francessa Margaret Hough (1848 – 22 November 1852)
Francessa was the second child of James and Eliza Hough. She was baptised on 8th October 1848. She is recorded at 59 Trumpington Street in 1851, but died the following year aged 4 years old.
Eliza Sophia Hough (1847 – 27 June 1862)
Eliza was the eldest child of James and Eliza Hough. She was baptised on 1st August 1847. She grew up on Trumpington Street, but died in 1862 aged 15 years old.
James Hayward Hough (24 April 1849 – 29 September 1893)
James was the eldest son of James and Eliza Hough. He was baptised at St Benedicts Cambridge in 1850. He went to Malborough School and then Corpus Christi Cambridge. He obtained his BA in 1892 and MA in 1883. He qualified as a doctor at St Mary’s Hospital and Edinburgh Hospital. He was acting surgeon with the 4th Battalion Suffolk Regiment in 1887. He then worked with his father at Fern House, Trumpington Street, as a surgeon.
He never married and died aged 44 years old in 1893, just six months after his mother Eliza. He left effects valued at £45.
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