CFHS code : PL299

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of JOYCE daughter HERBERT & MAUD HUDSON d 21 Mar 1923 aged 2 years 8 months MAUD HONOR HUDSON d 17 Feb 1969 aged 81 also HERBERT HUDSON d 23 July 1979 aged 90

Monument : Ground slab/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Joyce Hudson (1920 – 21 March 1923)

Joyce died at 58 Marshall Road aged 2 years old and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 24 March.

Maud Honor Hudson (née Cutting) (19 July 1887 – 17 February 1969)

Maud was the daughter of George (1857-1903) and Eliza Sarah (née Bowers) (1856-). George Cutting was a coal delivery driver and Maud grew up at 8 St. Paul’s Walk (1891/1901. Aged  13 Maud was working as a dressmaker’s apprentice and living at St. Paul’s Walk. After her father’s death, Eliza Cutting married Charles Stearn (1841-1923) in 1905 and in 1911 Maud was living with Eliza at 8 Bentinck Street, with lodger Herbert Hudson. Maud and Herbert married in 1913 and had four children: Donald Herbert (1916-1996), Joyce, Kenneth (1924-2015) and Mary (1924-2010). Herbert was a railway clerk and they lived at Marshall Road until at lesat 1935 before moving to Leicester (by at least 1939). Maud died in Leicester aged 81 years old.

Herbert Hudson (21 September 1888 – 23 July  1979)

Herbert was the son of Joseph and Mary Ann.  His father was a shopkeeper and boot laster and Herbert grew up at 23 Salisbury Street, Northampton. He was baptised on 12 May 1895 at St.Sepulchre Church, Northampton when his parents had five of their children baptised together. He started working for the railway as a clerk on 22 August 1903.  In 1907 he was earning £50 per annum, which had risen to £60 the following year.  In June 1908 he transferred from the Northampton goods department to Cambridge, where he met his future wife. Herbert died at 29 Kirby Road, Leicester aged 90 years old.

Maud’s father George Cutting (1858-1903), sister Rose Palmer Cutting (1886-1896), brother Charles Thomas Cutting (1889-1909) and  stepfather Charles Stearn (1841-1923)  are also buried at Mill Road Cemetery but their graves have not yet been identified.


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Herbert Hudson; Joyce Hudson; Maud Honor Hudson