CFHS code : AG176

Parish : St Andrew the Great

Inscription : In Loving Memory of AUGUSTUS EMANUEL RUTTER d Jun 29th 1934 aged 76 and ANNIE ELIZABETH RUTTER d Jan 3rd 1956 aged 89 also HUGH MARSH RUTTER Tank Corps killed in action at Robecq France Apr 14th 1918 aged 19 also CHARLES GREEN RUTTER d Dec 13th 1915 aged 24

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202759, 0.13654192 – click here for location

Rutter grave
Rutter monument

Monument

Slanted groundslab with kerb stones, in the parish area of St Andrew the Great, located three rows of graves to the east side of the western path just south of the path running to the centre circle.

Inscription

[groundslab:]

‘In loving memory of Augustus Emanuel Rutter
died Jun 29th 1934 aged 76 years.’

‘And Annie Elizabeth Rutter
died January 3rd 1956 aged 89 years.’

[kerb stones:]

‘Also Hugh Marsh Rutter Tank Corps
killed in action at Robecq France
April 14th 1918 aged 19 years.’

‘Also Charles Green Rutter died Dec 13th 1915 aged 24 years.’

Hugh Marsh Rutter (1898–1918)WW1 soldier – see also Life Story page

Hugh was born in 1898 in Cambridge. He was the second of four children born to Augustus Emmanuel Rutter and Annie Elizabeth Rutter (née Green). He attended the County Boys School, and after that was apprenticed at Bailey, Grundy and Barrett, a Cambridge firm of electrical engineers. Hugh enlisted in Warwick as Private (32435) of the Machine Gun Corps before becoming Private (201445) of the Tank Corps, his brother Edwin taking over his apprenticeship. He was killed in action on 14 April 1918 in Robecq, France.

Augustus Emmanuel Rutter (1858–1934)

Augustus was born in 1858 in Cambridge. He was the youngest of seven children born to Thomas Walter Rutter and Sarah Rutter (née Marsh). His father was a miller and then a corn mill’s agent. He brought up his family at Mill Lane, Cambridge before briefly moving to Mardock’s Mill, Ware, Hertfordshire, and then returned to 70 Regent Street, Cambridge. Augustus worked as an accountant for a building society. He married Elizabeth Ellen Gallyon in 1883 in Cambridge. Elizabeth died in 1885 in Cambridge. Augustus re-married to Annie Elizabeth Green in 1890 in Cambridge. They had four children including Augustus Charles Green Rutter and Hugh Marsh Rutter. The family lived at Hertford Street, 106 Tenison Road and 140 Tenison Road and 20 Chesterton Hall Crescent, Cambridge. Augustus died on 29 June 1934 in Cambridge.

Annie Elizabeth Rutter (née Green) (1867–1956)

Annie was born in 1867 in Great Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire. She was the third of nine children born to William Green and Elizabeth Green (née Fincham). Her youngest brother was Willie Fincham Green. Her father was a steam threshing machinist from Hockwold cum Wilton, Norfolk. When he moved to Great Wilbraham where Annie and many of her siblings were born, he became a farmer of 60 acres. Annie married Augustus Emmanuel Rutter in 1890 in Cambridge. She was his second wife. They had four children including Augustus Charles Green Rutter and Hugh Marsh Rutter. Annie died on 3 January 1956 in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

Augustus Charles Green Rutter (1891–1915)

Augustus was born in 1891 in Cambridge. He was known as Charles. Charles was the eldest of four children born to Augustus Emmanuel Rutter and Annie Elizabeth Rutter (née Green). Charles was a confectioner. He died on 13 December 1915 in the Isolation Hospital, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk and was buried in Mill Road Cemetery on the 15th.

Sources:

War Graves Photographic Project
www.forces-war-records.co.uk
www.ancestry.co.uk
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Cambridgeshire/CambridgeStMarytheLess.html
Census returns for England: 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837–1915
London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754–1921
England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, Death Index, 1916–2007
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858–1966
UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914–1919

Private communication by his niece, Elizabeth Taylor

By Emma Easterbrook, Mary Naylor and Ian Bent

Annie Elizabeth Rutter; Augustus Emanuel Rutter; Charles Green Rutter; Hugh Marsh Rutter