CFHS code : HT575

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of my dear wife EMILY LOUISA LANGFORD d June 15th 1940 aged 62 dear mum PERCY GEORGE LANGFORD d Jan 20 1955 aged 78 Layton & Leach

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

This set of kerb stones is located eleven rows west of the east path and a few metres west of the Commonwealth war grave of C F G Hoye. It is is hidden under bramble and has not been photographed.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of my dear wife EMILY LOUISA LANGFORD d June 15th 1940 aged 62

dear mum

PERCY GEORGE LANGFORD d Jan 20 1955 aged 78 Layton & Leach

Emily Louisa Langford (nee Banks) (12 March 1878 – 15 June 1940)

Emily was born in Fen Ditton, and grew up with her grandparents Robert and Mary Ann Banks. Robert Banks was an agricultural labourer.  In 1901 she was 23 and working as a servant to a publican at 79 Newmarket Road.  She married Percy George Langford in 1904.

Emily and Percy had four children: Violet Annie (1905-1987), Sidney (1906-1997), Arthur (1908-1978) and Edward George (1910-1994).

In 1911 they were living at 8 Maidstone Terrace, Cherry Hinton Road, and Percy was working as a stoker at the waterworks.  In 1915 they were living at 11 Norfolk Terrace, then at 73 Norfolk Terrace (1935) and then 25 Norfolk Terrace (1939).

Emily died at 25 Norfolk Terrace in June 1940 aged 62 years old.

Percy George Langford (9 July 1876 – 20 January 1955)

Percy was born in Cambridge and was the son of Charles and Hannah Langford.  Aged 5 he was living at 11 Kettle’s Yard, and his father was a general labourer and his mother a washer woman.  Aged 15 he was living at 4 Wellington Passage with his widowed mother and siblings and was working as a farm labourer.  By 1901 he was a labourer at the water works. He married aged 28 years old.

He worked as a stoker, but by 1939 described his occupation as a ‘general dealer’. He died at home at 25 Norfolk Terrace aged 78 years old.

Source:

Ancestry

by Claire Martinsen

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Emily Louisa Langford; Percy George Langford