CFHS code : AG29

Parish : St Andrew the Great

Inscription : In Loving Memory of RUBY MAY SMITH d May 20th 1943 aged 34 also GEORGE EDWARD SMITH d Sept 29th 1945 aged 43

Monument : Headstone/Stone cross

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202749, 0.13709756 – click here for location



Ruby May Smith (née Smith) (25 October 1908 – 20 May 1943)

Ruby was the daughter of Herbert and Beatrice (née Shudwick) Smith. Herbert Smith worked as fish salesman, and Ruby was brought up at 1 Coronation Buildings on Coronation Street with her brothers Herbert and Frederick.  She married George Smith in 1933, and in 1939 the couple were living at 2 Victoria Street.  Ruby was a lodging house keeper and George was a decorator.  Ruby died in Cambridge aged 34 years old.


George Edward Smith (2 August 1902 – 29 September 1945)

George was the son of George Cowell Smith and his wife Jessie.  He grew up at 7 Emmanuel Street, and his father worked as a decorator.  He married Ruby Smith when he was 30 years old and died two years after her aged 43 years old.







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George Edward Smith; Ruby May Smith