CFHS code : HS22

Parish : Holy Sepulchre

Inscription : In Loving Memory of MARION HILDA ROGERS d Jan 19 1937 in her 6th year also DAVID JOHN ROGERS d Jan 9 1944 age 3 years 11 months also MARY ALICE ROGERS d May 23 1940 age 81 also HARRY ROGERS died in infancy ALFRED ROGERS d June 6 1942 age 80 flowerholder darling MARION

Monument : Stone cross (base only)/Flowerholder

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202408,  0.13754951 – click here for location

Rogers plinth – west face – May 2018

Monument

Inscription

In Loving Memory of MARION HILDA ROGERS d Jan 19 1937 in her 6th year

Also DAVID JOHN ROGERS d Jan 9 1944 age 3 years 11 months

north face

Also MARY ALICE ROGERS died May 23 1940 age 81 years

west face

HARRY ROGERS died in infancy

south face

ALFRED ROGERS died June 6th 1942 age 80 years

flowerholder

darling MARION

Relationships: Mother, father, son and two grandchildren

Marion Hilda Rogers (1831 – 19 January 1937)

Marion was the daughter of Len and Doris (née Aves) Rogers and died aged 5 years old.

David John Rogers (1840 – 9 January 1944)

David was Marion’s brother and was born in Norwich. He died in Cambridge aged 3 years old.

Mary Alice Rogers  (née Doncaster) (27 December 1858 – 23 May 1940)

Mary was born in March, Cambridgeshire and baptised there on 20 August 1865. She was the daughter of Henry and Mary Ann (née Key) and grew up on Wisbech Road in March where her father worked as an agricultural labourer.  Aged 23 she was working as a general servant in Peterborough and married Alfred Rogers in 1884. Alfred was a baker/confectioner and they lived at 60 Bridge Street (1891), 14 Portugal Place (1901) and 57 Kimberley Road (1911) and 58 Mawson Road (1939).  The couple had three children: Margaret (Maggie) (1885-), Alfred Leonard (Len) (1903-1985) and Harry.  By 1939 both Mary and Alfred were incapacitated and lived at Mawson Road with Julia Gaynor, who might have been their carer. Mary died aged 81 years old.

Harry Rogers 

Harry was the son of Mary and Alfred and is believed to have died c.1900.

Alfred Rogers (19 July 1862 – 6 June 1842)

Alfred was born in Huntingdon but grew up on the Huntingdon Road in Cambridge with his parents Henry and Harriet (1871).  Henry worked as a whitesmith and by the age of 18 Alfred was working as a baker. He died at Chesterton Hospital, Union Lane aged 79 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Alfred Rogers; David John Rogers; Harry Rogers; Marion Hilda Rogers; Mary Alice Rogers