CFHS code : CL155
Parish : St Clement
Inscription : In Loving Memory of THOMAS PECK d April 30th 1936 aged 42 also my beloved mother ELLEN EMILY PECK d August 13th 1969 aged 72 a devoted mother and grandmother
Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.202497, 0.13813914 – click here for location
In Loving Memory of THOMAS PECK died April 30th 1936 aged 42 years
Also my beloved mother ELLEN EMILY PECK died August 13th 1969 aged 72 years
A devoted mother and grandmother
“Grant her Lord, eternal rest”
Thomas Peck (1894 – 30 April 1936)
Thomas was the son of John Robert Peck and Hannah (née Talbot) and was born in Cambridge. His father was a sexton/grave digger and he grew up at 79 Norfolk Street. Aged 17 he was working as a tailor’s apprentice. He married Ellen King on 7 February 1925 at St. Matthew’s Church and they had at least one daughter: Dorothy Ellen (1925-2011). The family lived at 142 Tenison Road (1925) 105 Russell Street (1929-1931), 33 Mawson Road (1932) and then 37 Bradmore Street (at least 1936 onwards) and Thomas died aged 42 years old.
Ellen Emily Peck (née King) (24 July 1897 – 13 August 1969)
Ellen was the daughter of James William King (1872-1950) and Frances Rebecca Cornell (1871-1966 )and grew up on the High Street in Cherry Hinton. Her father worked as a drayman for a brewery and her mother took in laundry. She married Thomas Peck when she was 27 years old. After she was widowed Ellen lived at 37 Bradmore Street (1939 to at least 1949), 11 Romsey Road (at least 1952- 1964).
by Claire Martinsen
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