CFHS code : PL497
Parish : St Paul
Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of JOSEPH PECK d 23rd March 1867 aged 48 also REBECCA beloved daughter of the above d 6th June 1871 aged 19 also ANNE PECK widow of the above d May 2- 18 aged 70
Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
This headstone, in the parish area of St Paul, is located on the east of the western path, in the parish area of St Paul. The inscription has suffered some erosion.
‘Sacred to the Memory of JOSEPH PECK
Who died 23rd March 1867 aged 48 years’
“There the wicked ….. [cease from turmoil.]
There the weary are at rest”
Also REBECCA beloved daughter of the above [died] 6th June 1871 aged 19Peck
Also ANNE PECK widow of the above d May 2 18 aged 70
Joseph Peck (1819 – 23 March 1867)
Joseph was born in Norwich and was the son of William. He married Ann Bridges on 21 December 1845 at St. Paul’s Church, Cambridge. The couple had at least six children: William (1847-), Ann (Annie) (1848-1912), Joseph (1850-), Rebecca (1852-1871), Fanny (1854-1938) and Henry (1856-). Joseph worked as a builder and in 1851 the family were living at 18 Hills Road and he was employing 40 men in his business. By 1861 the family had moved to 1 Coronation Street and he died at 6 Union Road aged 48 years old.
Rebecca Peck (1852 – 6 June 1871)
Rebecca died at Union Lane after ‘a long illness’ aged 19 years old.
Ann Peck (née Bridges) (1814 – 23 May 1885)
Ann was the daughter of John and Rebecca (née Okey) and was baptised on 20 November 1814. After she was widowed she ran a Lodging House from 6 Union Road (1871) and then at 13 Panton Street (1881). She died at Panton Street aged 70 years and was buried on 27 May 1885.
by Claire Martinsen
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