CFHS code: PL559

Parish: St Paul

Inscription : cross 1 STTLMO  CATHARINE wife of GEORGE KETT b 9th Aug 1834 d 4th Aug 1907, GEORGE KETT JP born at Wymondham June 4th 1836 died at Cambridge May 6th 1914,  MAUD MARY KETT b 11.8.1868 d 19.1.1952,

Monument : Double grave with Celtic Cross x 2/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202401, 0.13599786 – click here for location

Kett (left) and Roberts monuments.
Kett (left) and Roberts monuments after clearance in July 2016

Monument 1

Located on the west wall in the parish area of St Paul.
Inscription

east face

Sacred to the Loved Memory of
Catherine wife of George Kett

Part of the inscription on the east face.
Part of the inscription on the east face.

born 9th Augt 1834  died 4th Augt 1907

Maud Mary Kett born 11.8.1868 died 19.1.1952

George Kett JP born at Wymondham
June 4th 1836 died at Cambridge May 6th 1914

 

The top of the monument appears to be on the ground to the north.
Standing to the right of monument 1, the top of the monument appears to be on the ground to the north.

Monument 2

Located on the west wall in the parish area of St Paul.

Inscription

east face

In Loving Memory of Catherine Sarah
wife of Reginald John Roberts MB
born at Cambridge August 23rd 1863 died at Lowestoft April 9th 1894
eldest daughter of George and Catherine Kett
Until the day Dawns

 

Roberts PL 559 2 north face

north face

And Jesus called a little child unto him
Reginald George Haselwood Roberts their elder son
who died Dec 11th 1897 aged 51/2 years

PL 559 2 South face

south face

Also of Cadet Gerald Kett Roberts RN their younger son
who died at the Royal Naval College Dartmouth
Treasured Memories of youth 31st March 1909 aged 15

Catherine Kett née August (1834 – 1907)

Born into the farming family of Robert and Catherine August in Wicklewood Norfolk. She married George Kett on December 15th 1859. They had 6 children.

George Kett (1836 – 1914)

Born in Wymondham Norfolk to George and Sarah Kett (PL572). The family moved to Cambridge c1848 where his father worked as a “carver at the Cambridge Carving Works”. Later to become Rattee & Kett. George junior was also working there by the 1851 census. At this time the family were living at 3 Petersfield.

Maud Mary Kett (1868 – 1952)

Maud was the youngest child of George and Catherine Kett.

Catherine Roberts née Kett (1863 – 1894)

Third child of George and Catherine Kett of Wymondham House Brooklands Avenue. Her father George was a builder and contractor and her grandfather George Kett was part of the Cambridge architectural masonry company Rattee & Kett.  (see also Elizabeth Evans Mary and George Robert Kett and Frederick James, George, Sarah and Susannah Elizabeth Kett family graves, which are listed monuments) Catherine married Reginald Roberts at St Pauls Church Hills Road Cambridge on August 1st 1889.  Reginald was a 27 year old physician from Lowestoft. His father Reginald Jolliffe Roberts was master of Holt grammar school. There were eleven witnesses recorded at the wedding.  They had two sons Reginald (b 1892) and Gerald (b 1894). It appears that Catherine died at or shortly after the birth of Gerald. She was 30 years old. Her husband married again in 1898

Reginald Roberts

Gerald Roberts

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Catharine Kett; George Kett; Maud Mary Kett; Catharine Sarah Roberts; Gerald Kett Roberts; Reginald George Haselwood Roberts