CFHS code : CL143
Parish : St Clement
Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of A beloved wife & mother ADA S A PECK d June 9th 1933 aged 51 also of JOSEPH PECK d Nov 10 1943 aged 68
Monument : Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Sacred to the Memory of A beloved wife & mother ADA S A PECK d June 9th 1933 aged 51
Also of JOSEPH PECK d Nov 10 1943 aged 68
Ada Sarah Ann Peck (née Whitby) (8 October 1881 – 9 June 1933)
Ada was born at 12 Castle Street in London to William and Annie Whitby and baptised at St Andrew’s Church, Haverstock Hill on 9 April 1982. When she was born her father was a railway worker, but the family had moved to lived in Walsoken in Norfolk by the time Ada was 9 years old. Walsoken is a village north east of Wisbech and her father Henry worked as an agricultural labourer there. She married Joseph Peck in 1905 when she was 24 years old and they had at least two children: Horace George William (1906-1989) and Jessie May (1910-1990). In 1911 the family were living at 12 Park Cottages in Newmarket, and Joseph was working as a railway ticket collector. By at least 1920 they had moved to live at 36 Cyprus Road. Ada died aged 51 years.
Joseph Peck (11 June 1875 – 10 November 1943)
Joseph was born and raised in Terrington St. John, a village between King’s Lynn and Peterborough. He was the son of agricultural labourer George Peck and his wife Lydia. By 1901 Joseph was working as a railway signalman and still living at home with his family. He married Ada in 1905 and was widowed aged 57 years old. He married for a second time in 1937 to widow Elizabeth Croft (1876-) and they continued to live at Cyprus Road. In 1939 he was working as a railway guard, and died aged 68 years.
by Claire Martinsen
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