CFHS code : BE46

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : top illegible also In Loving Memory of HENRY PEGG father of the above d May 4 1887 age 69 also ELIZABETH SARAH PEGG b Nov 25 —- d May 12 1917

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/Footstone (broken)

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Inscription

top illegible

Also In Loving Memory of HENRY PEGG father of the above d May 4 1887 age 69

Also ELIZABETH SARAH PEGG b Nov 25 —- d [May] 12 [1907]

Henry Pegg (d 1887)

Henry was born in Gamlingay c1819. He was a butler at St Peter’s College but also ran a brewery. He married Sarah Elizabeth Newman on August 3rd 1848 at St Andrew’s Church, Cherry Hinton (a small village just outside Cambridge). Initially living at 2 St Mary’s Lane the family then moved to Sun Street, Cambridge. The couple had at least ten children:  Lucy Martha (b 1850), Ellen Foster (1852 -1863), Mary Elizabeth (b 1854), Isabella (1856-1856), Henry Foster (b 1857), Fanny Maria (1860-1870) Jessie (b 1863), William Edward (b 1865), Frederick J (b 1867)and Charles Burrell (1870-1871) Henry died at Benet’s House, Newmarket Road.

Elizabeth Sarah Pegg (d 1917)

Elizabeth died at Benet House, Newmarket Road aged 91.

The name or names that are illegible on the top of the headstone may have been any or all of the children who died.  They are all buried in this parish.

Isabella buried August 28th 1856 died aged 4 days
Ellen Foster buried June 6th 1863 aged 11
Fanny Maria buried September 17th 1870
Charles Burrell buried August 8th 1871 aged 11 months

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Elizabeth Sarah Pegg; Henry Pegg