CFHS code : BE56

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : In Memory of FREDERICK RICKETT d June 17 1867 aged 49 also JANE wife of FREDERICK RICKETT died on Good Friday 1885 aged 65

Monument : Coped stone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Frederick Rickett (1818 – 17 June 1867)

Frederick was born in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire and baptised there on 4 December 1818.  He was the son of John and Ann and worked as a bootmaker.  He married Jane Acock in 1842 in Cambridge and they had at least one child: Jane Rebecca (1843-1905).  The family lived at 3 Trumpington Street and Frederick employed 2 men in his bootmaking business.  In 1861 they also had three lodgers living with them at Trumpington Street and he died aged 49 years old.

Jane Rickett (née Acock)  (20 February 1820 – 3 April 1885)

Jane was the daughter of bricklayer Edward and his wife Martha and was born in Stepney.  She was baptised at St. Anne’s church, Limehouse on 10 June 1825.  After she was widowed she ran a Lodging House from 3 Trumpington Street and lived there with her daughter Jane until Jane’s marriage to George Moules Bates (1836-) in 1883.  Jane died at Trumpington Street aged 65 years old.



by Claire Martinsen

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Frederick Rickett; Jane Rickett