CFHS code : HS70

Parish : Holy Sepulchre

Inscription : Dear Memory of FREDERICK IVETT husband of HARRIET H IVETT d July 29 1920 age 57 also of HARRIET HENRIETTA IVETT d Dec 31 1943 age 79

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/Ornate figure of woman (fallen)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202255, 0.13805438 – click here for location

Ivett monument 2015
Ivett monument  2019

Monument

This monument was restored in 2010 and could be seen from the east path. Sadly it was damaged again in 2019. The inscription was undamaged.

Inscription

To The Dear Memory of FREDERICK IVETT
The beloved husband of HARRIET H IVETT
Who died July 29. 1920. Aged 57 years

Also of HARRIET HENRIETTA IVETT
Who died December 31. 1943. Aged 79 years

Frederick Ivett (d 1920)

Frederick was the stonemason who had premises on Mill Road. Ivett and Reed

He was born in Fen Drayton, Cambridgeshire, the second child of James and Lydia Ivett. Although his brothers became agricultural labourers like their father, Frederick, by the age of 17, was a stonemason. It is not known when he came to Cambridge but on July 4th 1887 at the age of 23 he married Harriet Roope at the Tabernacle on Newmarket Road. It is not known if one or both were Methodist.

They lived at 138 Sturton Street.

Harriet Henrietta Ivett (nee Roope) (d 1943)

Harriet was born in Horseheath to Lewis and Sarah Roope. Lewis was a cordwainer. At the time of her marriage she was living at Elm Cottage on Christ’s Pieces and working as a domestic servant.

[If you have any further information about this family, please contact us at Friendsofmillroadcemetery@gmail.com]

Frederick Ivett; Harriet Henrietta Ivett