CFHS code : AS291

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : In Loving Memory of / HARRIET ELIZABETH LADDS d 17 Feb 1910 aged 57 / also FREDERICK JOHN LADDS [husband of above] d 1st Sept 1923 aged 76

Monument : Stone cross/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Harriet Elizabeth Ladds (née Muggleton) (1854 – 17 February 1910)

Harriet was the daughter of Edwin and Sarah Muggleton, and was born in Stow-Cum-Quy.  Edwin Muggleton was an agricultural labourer and the family lived on the High Street in Stow. In 1881 and 1891 Harriet was living at Newnham House in Cambridge working as a ladies maid to Mary Clark, wife of Cambridge Professor Edwin Clark. She married Fred Ladds at All Saints Church on 13 September 1893. The couple did not have any children, and lived at 6 Malcolm Street.  Harriet died there aged 56 years old.

Frederick John Ladds (c.1847 – 1 September 1923)

Frederick appears to have been known as Fred through his life. He was the son of Edward and Mary Ladds, and brother of Henry Edward Ladds. He was baptised at All Saint’s Church on 28 February 1847. His father was a printer and he grew up at Manor Street (1851), 53 Trumpington Street (1861) and 26 Silver Street (1871/1881).  In both 1871 and 1881 Fred was living at home and  working as an  ironmonger.  His father died in 1874 and his mother in 1888.  In 1891 Fred was working as a tobacconist and boarding at 2 Willow Walk which was a lodging house run by Clara Markley.   He married Harriet Muggleton when he was 46 years old.  After he was widowed he ran a lodging house from 6 Malcolm Street and was still running it in 1916.  He died in 1923 at 52 Alpha Road aged 76 years old.



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Frederick John Ladds; Harriet Elizabeth Ladds