CFHS code : PL535

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : HARRIETT JEMIMA PAPWORTH d January 16 1910 aged 50 FREDERICK HARRY PAPWORTH d October 31 1948 aged 84

Monument : Stone cross/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Harriett Jemima (Jemima) Papworth (née Townsend) (c.1859 – 16 January 1910)

Jemima was the youngest daughter of James (1827-1859) and Alice (née Mansfield) (1827-1897).  Her father was a cordwainer (shoemaker) who died in September 1859. and he grew up at 17 Occupation Road with her widowed mother and five siblings. Alice was a tailoress, and aged 21 Jemima was working as the same and the pair were living at 78 New Street (1881).  Jemima married Frederick Papworth on Christmas Day 1882. Frederick was a fishmonger and they lived at 26 Gothic Street (1891), 65 Beche Road (1901) and 69 Lensfield Road (at least 1905-). She died at home aged 50 years old.

Frederick Harry Papworth (15 November 1863 – 31 October 1948)

Frederick  was the son of James and Ruth (née Bullen) Papworth.  His father was a labourer at the waterworks, and he grew up at 7 Burleigh Place (1871) and 3 Cavendish Terrace (1881). After Jemima’s death he lodged at 6 Terrace Lane (1911) and married widow Margaret Grant (née Camps) (1865-1958) in 1912. Margaret was the daughter of George Newling Camps and had a daughter: Elsie Margaret (1895-1983) from her marriage to college cook Ivett Grant (1867-1900). They lived at 28 Lyndewode Road from at least 1918 onwards, and Frederick died at home in October 1948.



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Frederick Harry Papworth; Harriett Jemima Papworth