CFHS code : HT384a
Parish : Holy Trinity
Inscription : In Loving Memory of my dear husband HARRY AMEY d June 8 1921 aged 59 also ALICE FANNY AMEY d March 10 1949 age 87
Monument : Open Book/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Harry Amey (10 May 1862 – 8 June 1921)
Harry was born in Sudbury and baptised there on 3 June 1862. He was the son of Henry and Harriet (née Fulcher) and grew up at Bells Yard in Sudbury (1871) and Balligdon Street (1881). Henry Amey was a bricklayer and by the age of 18 Harry was working as an engine fitter’s assistant. He married Alice Murton in Cambridge in 1887 and they had four children: Fulcher Jackson Murton (1887-1887), Gladys Elolia (1888-1978), Florence Gertrude (1891-1975) and Winifred May (1896-1988). Harry continued to work as a railway locamotive engine fitter and the family lived at 91 Gwydir Street (1891) , 103 Cavendish Road (at least 1901 onwards).
Alice Fanny Amey (née Murton) (10 March 1862 – 10 March 1949)
Alice was born in Brockley, a village south of Bury St. Edmunds and was the daughter of Walter and Jane (née Jackson) . Walter was a farm bailiff and she grew up in Chilton, Suffolk (1871) and Gallows Hill, Sudbury (1881). Before her marriage to Harry Amey she worked as a dressmaker. Alice died at 103 Cavendish Road on her 87th birthday.
Daughters Gladys and Florence continued to live at 103 Cavendish Avenue. Gladys died in April 1978, so the house was occupied by one family for over 77 years.
by Claire Martinsen
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