CFHS code : MC63
Parish : St Michael
Inscription : In Loving Memory of HARRIET wife of RICHARD HUTT [January] 19 1885
Monument : Stone cross (base only)
Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.202598, 0.13752932 – click here for location
From the Parish grave register we also know that Helen and Richard Hutt are also buried in the same grave plot.
Richard Hutt (c.1798 – 7 September 1879)
Richard was born in Cambridge and worked as a bookseller. He married Elizabeth Wayman (1797-1837) on 16 October 1821 and the couple had at least nine children: Rev. William Wayman (1822-1894), Rev. Charles John (1824-1881), Mary Ann (1825-1831), James Henry (1827-1866), Alfred Richard (1829-1829), Rev. Richard Goode (1832-1902), Sarah Faith (1832-1832), John Stephen (1835-1882) and Samuel Wayman (1837-1837). Elizabeth died giving birth to their youngest son Samuel on 12 January 1837 and was buried in the grave yard of St. Michael’s Church. Samuel Hutt died on 24 March 1837 aged 10 weeks and was buried in the same grave as his mother.
Richard then married Harriet Granger on 26 June 1838 at Haddenham. The couple had at least seven children: Harriett Sophia (1839-1935), Catherine Martha (1841-1918), Eliza Ann (1842-1921), Helen Ruth (1845-1862), Rev. Thomas Granger (1848-1884), Alfred Granger (1850-1892) and Francis Granger (1851-1889). The family lived at 29 Trinity Street and Richard worked as an apparitor (representative) of the Deanery of Stowe along side his book selling business. He died at Trinity Street aged 81 years old, and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 12 September 1879.
Harriet Hutt (née Granger) (1811 – 19 January 1885)
Harriet was the daughter of William and Mary Granger and was born in Haddenham, near Ely. She was baptised in Haddenham on 19 May 1811 and married widower Richard Hutt when she was 27 years old. She continued to live at 29 Trinity Street after she was widowed and in 1881 was running the business with son Francis and step son John. She died at home aged 74 years old and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 22 January.
Helen Ruth Hutt (1845 – 28 May 1862)
Helen was the youngest daughter of Richard and Harriet. She was baptised on 21 June 1846 and died at 29 Trinity Street aged 17 years old. Helen was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 2 June.
by Claire Martinsen
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