CFHS code : AG132

Parish : St Andrew the Great

Inscription : In Loving Memory of ARTHUR the beloved husband of FLORENCE PACK d Nov 2nd 1924 aged 53 also his wife FLORENCE d December 7th 1956 aged 73

Monument : Stone cross (broken)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202862, 0.13682491 –click here for location

Pack monument April 2019

The monument was restored after the CFHS survey. It is easy to find as it is to the south of the path that runs west from the centre circle.

east face
In Loving Memory of ARTHUR the beloved husband of FLORENCE PACK
Who entered into rest Nov 2nd 1924 aged 53 years
”   …………..    oh Lord”

north face
Also his wife FLORENCE
Who entered into rest December 7th 1956 aged 73 years

Arthur Pack (c.1870 – 2 November 1924)

Arthur was born in Newton, just outside Cambridge and was the son of George and Sarah Pack.  George Pack worked as an agricultural labourer.  Arthur was baptised in Newton on 4th June 1871, and grew up on London Road in the village.  By 1891 he was living and working at the Red Lion Hotel on Petty Cury, where he was a coachman. He married widow Catherine Attwood in 1894.  They did not have any children and lived at 76 Hertford Street (1901).  In 1905 they were living at Little St Mary’s Lane.  Catherine Pack died in March 1909 aged c.43 years old.

By 1911 he was living at 5 St Tibbs Row, and was working as a groom.  He married again to 36 year old Florence Carrie Cole on March 4th 1922.   By this time he was foreman of the livery yard in Tibbs Row. Arthur died in November 1924, at Addenbrookes Hospital.  He was still living at 5 St Tibbs Row at the time of his death.

Florence Carrie Kenzie (née Cole) (formerly Pack) (9 October 1883 – 7 December 1956)

Florence was the daughter of James and Emma Cole, James was a coppersmith’s assistant working for the G.E. R. In 1891 the family were living at 5 Cavendish Road.  In 1901 Florence was working as a domestic servant.
She became Arthur Pack’s second wife in 1922.  She was widowed aged 41 years old, and married again in 1926 to widower Ernest Edwin Kenzie (1879-1948).  Ernest and Florence lived at 7 Tennis Court Terrace, where they ran a lodging house (1939). Ernest died at Tennis Court Terrace in 1948, and Florence then moved to 30 Greville Road.  She died at Greville Road in 1956 aged 73 years old and was buried here with her first husband.

CFHS transcripts of parish and census records


Newspaper archives

by Mary Naylor and Claire Martinsen

Arthur Pack; Florence Pack