CFHS code : HT220
Parish : Holy Trinity
Inscription : In Ever Loving Memory of my dear husband HERBERT JOSHUA BACON who passed away suddenly Dec 1st 1942 aged 64 also of FLORENCE ISABEL BACON d July 24th 1954 aged 82
Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/Flowerholder
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Herbert Joshua Bacon (1878 – 1 December 1942)
Hebert was the son of Joshua and Alice Bacon. Joshua was a blacksmith and Herbert grew up with his family at 13 Downing Street (1881) and then 48 Adam & Eve Street (1891) before setting at 8a Elm Street (at least 1899 onwards). Herbert worked as a baker.
He married Florence Neaves on 19 June 1905 and went to live at 33 Blinco Grove. They had at least three children: Alfred Herbert (1906-1971), Sidney Bernard (1908-1984) and Edna Kathleen (1912-1976). He served as a private in the Labour Corps during the First World War. He was still resident at 33 Blinco Grove in 1939, and died aged 64.
Florence Isabel Bacon (née Neaves) (1871 – 24 July 1954)
Florence was born in Coton and was the daughter of James and Esther Neaves. She grew up at 47 Panton Street, and her father worked as a carter and general dealer (1881). She married Herbert Bacon when she was 33 years old and died in July 1854 aged 82 years old.
by Claire Martinsen
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