CFHS code : HS73

Parish : Holy Sepulchre

Inscription : In Loving Remembrance of FRANK BARBER youngest son of FW & HW LEGGE d March 24 1926 age 12 WILLIAM ARTHUR LEGGE d Oct 26 1960 age 57 also FREDERICK WILLIAM LEGGE Feb 10 1868 Sept 13 1935 and of HARRIET WAUD LEGGE Aug 6 1873 June 6 1956

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202291, 0.13807073 – click here for location

Legge monument May 2018

Monument

Inscription

In Loving Remembrance of FRANK BARBER
youngest son of F W & H W LEGGE  who died March 24th 1926 age 12 years

“In one’s Hearing.”

WILLIAM ARTHUR LEGGE who died October 26 1960 age 57 years

Kerbs

Also FREDERICK WILLIAM LEGGE Feb 10 1868 Sept 13 1935

And of HARRIET WAUD LEGGE Aug 6 1873 June 6 1956

Frank Barber Legge (1913 – 24 March 1926)

Frank was the youngest son of Frederick and Harriet Legge and died at Fitzroy Street aged 14 years old.

William Arthur Legge (16 May 1903 – 26 October  1960)

William was the eldest son of Frederick and Harriet and was born in Hull, Yorkshire. He grew up at 48/50  Fitzroy Street where his father was a baker/confectionerand also worked in the family business.  He married Nina Cudworth (1904-1998) in 1934 and they lived at Fitzroy Street with his mother Harriet (1939).  William died at home aged 57 years old.

Frederick William Legge (10 February 1868 – 13 September 1935)

Frederick was the son of Thomas and Mary, brother of Catherine and grew up at Fitzroy Street where his father was a baker.   He worked as a Salvation Army Officer and in 1901 was stationed in Hackney, before returning to Cambridge to take over the family business.  Frederick married Harriet Waud Barber in Hackney in 1902 and they had three sons: William Arthur, Thomas Frederick (1906-1987) and Frank Barber.   In October 1909 Frederick was made a special constable but nevertheless appeared in court in January 1920  for ‘driving a float after dark without a white near light and a red rear light’ – he was fined 7s and 6d.  He died aged 67 years old at the Duke of York Nursing Home in Bradford.

Harriet Waud Legge (née Barber)  (6 August 1873-6 June 1956)

Harriet was born in Sheffield and died at Fitzroy Street aged 82 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Frank Barber Legge; Frederick William Legge; Harriet Waud Legge; William Arthur Legge