CFHS code : PL413

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of FRANCIS SIDNEY KITCHENER several lines illegible also CHARLES EDWARD KITCHENER remainder missing

Monument : Headstone (small and part missing)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

The stone in February 2021.

Although the stone is located roughly 11 rows from the central path this is not thought to be the position of the grave.
The grave register places this grave several  plots to the north and one row to the east of the position of this stone.
The stone itself looks more like a foot stone and has been buried under grass for many years. Much of the inscription has eroded.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of FRANCIS SIDNEY KITCHENER
several lines illegible

Also CHARLES EDWARD KITCHENER

remainder missing

Relationship: Husband, wife and son

Francis Sidney Bertie  Kitchener (1888 – August 1895)

Francis died at 88 Russell Street aged 7 years old and was buried on 20 August 1895.

Charles Edward Kitchener (1863 –  November 1935)

Charles was born in Cambridge to Joseph & Rebecca (née Fordham) Kitchener. Joseph was a groom and he grew up at 2 Fisher’s Lane (1871) and Milton Road (1881).  Aged 17 Charles was living at home and working as a college servant. He  married Mary Ann Hinkins on February 10th 1885 in Melbourn and they had three sons: Frederick Edward (1886-1969), Francis Bertie Sidney (1888-1895) and Joseph Ernest (1891-1987). The family lived at 88 Russell Street. In 1891 Chares was documented as working as a cab (carriage) driver/groom and in 1901 as a coachman. By 1911 he was working as a delivery driver for a brewery.  He died at home aged 72 and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 8 November 1935.

Mary Ann Kitchener (née Hinkins) (1863 – September 1937)

Mary was born in Melbourn and was the third daughter of farm labourer Joseph Hinkins and Susan (née Carter). Before her marriage to Charles she worked as a barmaid at the Lion Hotel on Petty Cury (1881). Mary Ann died in Meldreth aged 73 and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 1 October 1937.

Sources

CFHS Transcripts of parish records
Family Search

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Mary Naylor with additional information by Claire Martinsen

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

Charles Edward Kitchener; Francis Sidney Kitchener; Mary Ann Kitchener