CFHS code : HT209

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of PERCY CLARENCE ROYSTON d 30 Dec 1927 aged 18 also PERCY ROYSTON d 31 Jan 1934 aged 50 also AMELIA ROYSTON beloved wife and mother d 30 Nov 1941 aged 58

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

The Royston kerbstones in 2020.

Monument

Located about two thirds of the way along the south path walking from the central path to the east path. The kerb stones are just to the south of the path and the tablet rests within them.

Inscription

kerbs
In Loving Memory of PERCY CLARENCE ROYSTON d 30 Dec 1927 aged 18

Also PERCY ROYSTON d 31 Jan 1934 aged 50

tablet
Also AMELIA ROYSTON beloved wife and mother d 30 Nov 1941 aged 58 years

“Rest after Pain”

Percy Royston (1883 – 31 January 1934)

Percy was born in Cambridge and grew up at 27 Northampton Street. His father Harry Royston was a baker.  Aged 18 Percy was working as a bookseller’s assistant. He married Amelia Palmer Ludkin in 1907. The family lived at 7 Brunswick Terrace (1910), then 9 Brunswick Terrace (1911-c1915) and finally 2 Brunswick Terrace. Percy continued to work as a shop assistant in a book shop, and died in 1934 aged 50 years.

Amelia Palmer Royston (née Ludkin) (2 August 1883 – 30 November 1941)

The small tablet for Amelia.

Amelia was born in Fordham, her mother Louisa was widowed by the time Amelia was 7 years in 1891. Her mother worked as dressmaker.  Amelia worked as servant and then married Percy Royston in 1907. It is believed that they only had one son: Percy Clarence Royston. Amelia was widowed at the age of 50, and continued to live at 2 Brunswick Terrace where she was a lodging house keeper. She died at 2 Brunswick Terrace in 1941 leaving effects valued at £144 6s 10d.

Percy Clarence Royston (1909 -30 December 1927)

It is believed that Percy was the only son of Percy and Amelia Royston.  He died aged 18 years.

Source:
Ancestry

by Claire Martinsen

Amelia Palmer Royston; Percy Royston; Percy Clarence Royston