CFHS code : HT280

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of WILLIAM BODGER d Oct 1 1896 aged 77

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Bodger headstone May 2018


Located close to the south wall.


In Loving Memory of WILLIAM BODGER who died Oct. 1. 1896
Aged 77 years
“I am the resurrection [and the life]”

William Bodger (1819 – 1 October 1896)

William was born in Cambridge and worked as a hosiery assistant to William Warwicker (1790-1861) from at least 1841 onwards.  The shop was based at Trinity Street, and after William’s death in October 1861, William Bodger worked for his widow Jane.  In 1881 the business reported 4 shopmen and one porter.  After Jane Warwicker retired, she lidve at Trinity Street with William Bodger and a companion Ann Marshall. In 1881 Wiliam was described as a retired hosier. Jane died in January 1893 and William then lived at 12 Sidney Street where he died aged 77 years old.



by Claire Martinsen

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William Bodger