CFHS code : CL21

Parish : St Clement

Inscription : In Loving Memory of CHARLES LEVETT who died suddenly April 9 1914 aged 65 and also of MARY the beloved wife of the above d May 24 1929 aged 75

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202453, 0.13758091 – click here for location

Levett Grave
Levett headstone

Monument

This elaborately carved headstone with kerb stones, in the parish of St Clement, is located to the southeast of the centre circle, five rows east of the central path.

Inscription

‛In loving memory of Charles Levett
who died suddenly April 9 1914 aged 65 years’

“Will not the judge of all the earth do right”

‛And also of Mary the beloved wife of the above
died May 24 1929 aged 75 years’

“And so he giveth his beloved sleep.”

Charles Levett (1847-1914)

Charles Levett was  born in 1847 at Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire. His father, Joseph Levett excise officer, is buried in Histon Road Cemetery, Cambridge. His mother was Mary Ann Levett (née Pearson) and her sister Martha married  William  Sabberton. Although born out of the county he was living with his parents and elder sister Elizabeth at 25 Ferry Path, Chesterton in 1871.

In 1878 he married Mary Ann Rice in Kingston. 

Charles was a tailor who worked for his uncle”s firm  Sabberton’s, the tailors in Bridge St Cambridge. He died of a heart attack whilst walking from Cambridge to Waterbeach to see his daughter’s family in 1914. At the time of his death he had been living at 6 St John’s Road.

Mary Levett (née Rice) (1851-1929)

Mary Ann Levett was born in 1851 in Kington, Herefordshire. Her father was Charles Rice. After her marriage to Charles Levett she moved to Cambridge and bore 6 children.

Sources

CFHS transcripts of parish records
Family Search 
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Charles Levett; Mary Levett