CFHS code : HT180

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of GEORGE ALBERT SMITH d 8th April 1924 aged 52 also EMILY ALLEN d 10th July 1930 aged 55 and of FANNY GRACE SMITH d 12th Dec 1951 aged 75

Monument : Headstone (fallen)/Kerb stones/Flowerholder

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Inscription

Relationship: Husband, wife, wife’s sister

George Albert Smith (1872 – 8 April 1924)

George was born in Cambridge and married Fanny Todd in 1896. The couple had four daughters: Violet Emily (1896-1967), Iva May (1898-1990), Queenie Gladys (1905-1999) and Dorothy Mabel (1911-1980) . In 1901 they were living at 3 Willow Walk and George was working in a dairy. By 1911 they had moved to live at 6 Short Street, and he was a butcher. He died at home aged 52 years old.

Emily Allen (née Todd) (1875 – 10 July  1930)

Emily was the daughter of James and Hannah (née Mutimer) (1849-1901) and was born in St John’s Wood, London.  Little is known of her father, but Hannah and her two daughters ( Emily and Fanny) spent time at the Liverpool Road Workhouse in Islington during 1879. By 1881 Hannah and her two daughters had moved to  26 Coronation Street to live with her sister Elvina Mackenzie. Hannah later ran a shop and lived at 38 Covent Garden with Emily and Fanny.

Emily married bricklayer Frederick (Fred) Allen (1871-1926) in 1894. They lived at Soham House, Marshall Road (1901) and Panton Street (at least 1911 onwards).  Emily died at 44 Panton Street aged 55 years old.

Fanny Grace Smith (née Todd) (5 April 1876 – 12 December 1951)

Fanny was Emily’s sister and was living at Covent Garden before her marriage to George Smith in 1896. After she was widowed she went to live at 4 Gilbert Road with her daughters Violet and Iva (1939), where she died aged 75 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Emily Allen; Fanny Grace Smith; George Albert Smith