CFHS code : MG119
Parish : St Mary the Great
Inscription : In Ever Loving Memory of GEORGE dearly beloved husband of A L PATTEN b January 7th 1866 d July 12th 1943 In Ever Loving Memory of AGNES LOUISA dearly beloved wife of GEORGE PATTEN b November 28th 1863 d November 26th 1925 In Ever Loving Memory of DAISY AGNES AMELIA PATTEN b 11.1.1892 d 27.3.1981 In Ever Loving Memory of IVY GERTRUDE WINIFRED PATTEN dearly loved daughter of GEORGE and AGNES PATTEN b 6.1.1894 d 19.2.1988
Monument : Celtic cross/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.202156, 0.13810812 – click here for location
George Patten (7 January 1866 – 12 July 1943)
George was the illegitimate son of Rhoda Patten (1838-1914) and was born in Fulbourn. His mother married house painter Arthur Morgan in 1875 and they went to live at 22 Caroline Place, where George grew up with his 5 step siblings. By the age of 15 he was working as a house painter, but later worked as a paperhanger/master decorator.
He married Agnes Morgan in 1891 and they had two daughters: Daisy Agnes Amelia (1892-1981) and Ivy Gertrude Winifred (1894-1988). The family lived at 29 Russell Street and George died at home aged 77 years old.
Agnes Louisa Patten (née Morgan) (28 November 1863 – 26 November 1925)
Agnes was born in Cambridge and raised by her great uncle Edward Brown, and his daughter Amelia at 60 East Road. Edward was an accountant/journeyman tallow chandler and Amelia worked as a school mistress. Aged 17 Agnes was working as a domestic servant before marrying George Patten in 1891. She died at Russell Street two days before her 62nd birthday.
Daisy Agnes Amelia Patten (11 January 1892 – 27 March 1981)
Daisy was the eldest daughter of George and Agnes and worked as a school teacher. She went to the Cambridge and County Girls’ School and was awarded a Form IV prize in 1907. Daisy lived at 29 Russell Street her entire life and died there aged 89 years old.
Ivy Gertrude Winifred Patten (6 January 1894 – 19 February 1988)
Ivy lived at Russell Street until at least 1925 and the moved to 131 Coleridge Road (1939) and evenutally The Gables in Chatteris. She worked as a secretary at the Fulbourn Asylum and died in Chatteris aged 94 years old.
by Claire Martinsen
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