CFHS code : PL281

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of ALICE SUSANNAH the only and dearly beloved daughter of JAMES & SUSANNAH RINGE d 7 Nov 1899 age 20 also of ALBERT EDWIN RINGE b 15 Mar 1874 d 30 Nov 1874 also of CHARLES GARDENER the only and dearly beloved son of JAMES & SUSANNAH RINGE d 20 Feb 1904 age 31

Monument : Column/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Situated in the parish area of St Paul, this is the fifth monument north of the south path and eight rows from the central path. This large column is hidden under a large holly tree.

Inscription

east face

‘In Loving Memory of ALICE SUSANNAH
the only and dearly beloved daughter of
James and Susannah Ringe died 7th Nov 1899 age 20 years.’

“Blessed be God which hath
not turned away my prayer,
Nor his mercy from me.”

Psalm 66:20

Ringe inscription – south face

“Rest in the Lord.”

Also of SUSANNA RINGE the beloved and devoted wife of James Ringe
Died 12th February 1924 Aged 73

“Peace Perfect Peace”

Also of my dear husband JAMES RINGE Who entered into rest 5th Nov. 1914

” The Lord is my strength and and my shield. My Heart trusted in him and I am helped.”

south face

‘Also of ALBERT EDWIN RINGE
born 15th March 1874
died 30th Nov 1874’

also of CHARLES GARDENER
the only and dearly beloved son of
James and Susannah Ringe died 20 Feb 1904 age 31 years

“Thy will be done.”

 

James Ringe (10 December 1847 – 5 November 1914)

James was the son of Nathaniel and Eliza Ringe.  He was born in Marks Tey in Essex, and his father was an agricultural labourer.  He married Susannah Gardener in Lexden, Essex in 1870. They had moved to Cambridge by 1873 as that is where their children were born.  They lived at 24 Kingston Street [1881] and then 16 Kingston Street [1891] and finally 43 Devonshire Road [1901 onwards].  James was an engine driver on the railway.  He died at Devonshire Road in November 1914 aged 66 years old.

Susannah Ringe [nee Gardener] (December 1850 – 12 February 1924)

Susannah was born in Great Bromley in Essex and was the daughter of Stephen and Sarah Gardener.  Her father worked as an agricultural labourer. She married James Ringe when she was 19 years old.  James and Susannah had three children – all of whom died before them and are buried within the same plot at the Cemetery.

She died ten years after her husband in 1924 at the age of 73 years old.  She left effects to the value of £1,223 10s 8d.

Alice Susannah Ringe (1879 – 7 November 1899)

Alice was the only daughter of James and Susannah Ringe, she died aged 20 years old.

Albert Edwin Ringe (15 March 1874 – 30 November 1874)

Albert was baptised on 28th June 1874 at St Paul’s Church in Cambridge.  He died aged 8 months old.

Charles Gardener Ringe (1872 – 20 February 1904)

Charles was baptised on 26th January 1873 at St Paul’s Church in Cambridge.  He grew up on Kingston Street with his parents.  In 1891 he was working as a Post Office Clerk.  In the census of 1901 he was a Gunner with the Royal Artillery and at the garrison in Sheerness, Kent.  He died in Cambridge in 1904 aged 31 years old.

 

Claire Martinsen

Source: Ancestry/Newspaper Archives

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Albert Edwin Ringe; Alice Susannah Ringe; Charles Gardener Ringe