CFHS code : AS265

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : In Loving Memory of The Rev ROBERT PRATT MA late Vicar of Christ Church Deptford d April 21 1915 aged 78

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Pratt headstone 2017

Monument

Inscription

Rev. Robert Pratt (20 May 1836 – 21 April 1915)

Robert was the son of Charles and Elizabeth and was baptised at St. Clement’s Church on 12 June 1836.  His father was a tailor and he grew up on King Street (1841) and then Malcolm Street (1851/1861).  Robert went to the Perse School and then up to St. John’s College in 1858. He was awarded a B.A. in 1862 and an M.A. in 1870. He was ordained and served as curate of Sandbach 1862-1866 where he was also assistant master at Sandbach Grammar School.  He was then curate of Hemingford Grey (1866-1869) and curate of Christ Church, Deptford (1869-1883).  He was the Vicar of Christ Church from 1883-1912 and lodged at 47 Florence Road in New Cross, London.  In 1897 his salary was £280 per annum.  By  1915 he had retired and was living at 20 Hubert Grove in Stockwell and died at St. Peter’s Hospital in Covent Garden.

Sources:

Ancestry

Cambridge University Alumni Database

by Claire Martinsen

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Robert Pratt
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