CFHS code : AS200

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : TBMO JANE widow of ROBERT BENNETT d Christmas Day 1878 aged 46 also ANNE wife of EDWARD PECK d Nov 9 1883 aged 76 also EDWARD PECK d Jan 3 1886 aged 77

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Bennett and Peck grave
Bennett and Peck headstone

Monument

Inscription

To the beloved memory of JANE widow of ROBERT BENNETT
Who entered into rest Christmas Day 1878 aged 46 years.

” …. which have believed do enter into rest.”

Also ANNE wife of EDWARD PECK died Nov 9 1883 aged 76 years.

“With Christ which is far better.”

Also EDWARD PECK died Jan. 3. 1886. Aged 77 years.

“In Thy presence is fullness of joy.”

Jane Bennett  (née Peck) (c.1832 – 25 December 1878)

Jane was the eldest daughter of Edward and Anne Peck.  She grew up at Malcolm Street, and married, schoolteacher, Robert Bennett (1834 – 1859) on 26 September 1858 at Holy Trinity church.  Robert was from Notting Hill and they settled there. Robert died at their home in Notting Hill on February 10th 1859  ‘after a few days illness’, he was just 25.  Jane returned to live with her parents and her daughter Emily Jane (1859-1943) was baptised at Holy Trinity church on September 25th 1859.  Jane  continued to live with her parents until she  died aged 46.

Emily Jane did not marry and died in Haslingfield aged 83.

Anne Peck (née Ison) (1806 – 9 November 1883)

Anne was born in Longstanton and was the daughter of John and Esther Ison. She was bapstised on 25 July 1821 in Longstanton when she was 14 years old.   She married Edward Peck on 14 November 1831 in Cambridge and the couple had at least eight children: Jane (1832-1878), William (1834-1858), Annie (1837-1899), John (1840-1895), Edward (1842-1922), Samuel (1845-1900), Eleanor (1847-1920) and Emily (1850-1856). Both Edward and Ann worked as college servants, and it is believed that Edward was a college gardener.  They lived at 8 Malcolm Street, and also took in lodgers.  Anne died aged 76 years old.

Edward Peck (1807 – 3 January 1886)

Edward was born in Eltisley a village eleven miles west of Cambridge and was the son of William and Jane.  He was baptised in Eltisley on 28 December 1807.  He died aged 78 years old at Malcolm Street, although his grave monument records his age as 77 years.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

CFHS parish records

by Claire Martinsen

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Jane Bennett; Anne Peck; Edward Peck
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