CFHS code : CL94

Parish : St Clement

Inscription : IEAR of a dear husband and father ALFRED TAYLOR d July 26th 1934 aged 58 also of his beloved wife and a dear mother PHOEBE JANE TAYLOR d Feb 19th 1960 aged 84

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/Flowerholder

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument – Against the east wall, under trees.

The monument in January 2019.

Inscription

In Ever Affectionate Remembrance  of a dear husband and father ALFRED TAYLOR
Who entered into rest July 26th 1934 aged 58 years

Also of his beloved wife and a dear mother
PHOEBE JANE TAYLOR who died Feb 19th 1960 aged 84 years

Alfred Taylor (1876 – 26 July 1934)

Alfred was the son of William and Emily (née Pink) Taylor and grew up at  Staffordshire Street where his father was a baker. By the age of 14 Alfred was working as a baker’s assistant (1891) and  worked as a baker throughout his life.  He married Phoebe Lockwood on 12 March 1905 at St. Paul’s Church, Hills Road and they had four children: Edward Alfred (1906-1979), Muriel Louise (1907-1995), Frederick William (1909-1977) and Hilda Kate (1915-1990).  The couple lived at 2-4 Staffordshire Street, where Alfred ran a bakery and also where he died aged 58 years old.

Phoebe Jane Taylor (née Lockwood) (5 September 1874 – 19 February 1960)

Phoebe was the daughter of George and Rebecca. Her father was a painter/glazier and she grew up at 6 Queen’s Street.  Before her marriage to Alfred Taylor she worked as a domestic servant and after his death continued to live at 2-4 Staffordshire Street (1939) with her three youngest children. She was still living at Staffordshire Street in 1958.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Alfred Taylor; Phoebe Jane Taylor