CFHS code : AL144

Parish : St Andrew the Less

Inscription : In Affectionate Remembrance of ELIZA wife of SAMUEL KETTLE b Jan 21 1830 d Aug 26 1868 also ARTHUR JAMES son of the above aged 18 months also HENRY KETTLE nephew of the above d April 15 1860 aged 2 years and 6 months likewise MARY ANN second wife of SAMUEL KETTLE d July 27 1880 aged 34

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

The headstone in April 2019.

Monument

East of the central path

Inscription

In Affectionate Remembrance of ELIZA, wife of
SAMUEL KETTLE born January 21st 1830, died August 26 1868

Also ARTHUR JAMES. Son of the above aged 18 months.

Also HENRY KETTLE nephew of the above died April 15 1860 aged 2 years and 6 months

Likewise MARY ANN second wife of SAMUEL KETTLE died July 27 1880 aged 34 years

Eliza Kettle (née Arnold) (21 January 1830 – 26 August 1868)

Eliza was the daughter of gardener William and Ann Arnold, and grew up at 28 East Road.  By the age of 20 she was working as a dressmaker and married Samuel Kettle in 1855.  The couple had at least three children: Samuel Henry (1856-1894), David Arthur (1858-1859), Arthur James (1860-1905).  Samuel was the cook at Trinity College and the family lived at 31 East Road (1861).  Eliza died aged 38 years.

Arthur James Kettle

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Henry Kettle (1857 – 15 April 1860)

Henry was the son of Henry and Jane (née Wilson) Kettle.  He was born in Bingham and baptised there on 3 January 1858.  He died in Cambridge aged 2 years old.

Mary Ann Kettle (née Flowers) (c.1846 – 27 July 1880)

Little is known of Mary’s life. She married Samuel Kettle at Christs Church on 29 April 1869 and he was by then the cook at Jesus College. She died aged 34 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Arthur James Kettle; Eliza Kettle; Henry Kettle; Mary Ann Kettle