CFHS code : HT405

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : HANNAH the beloved wife ROBERT BROWN d April 5 1861 in the 73rd year of her age also of ROBERT BROWN d Feb 25 1875 aged 76 reverse In Loving Memory of HANNAH FLACK d 4 Sept 1893 aged 76

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Inscription

HANNAH the beloved wife ROBERT BROWN d April 5 1861 in the 73rd year of her age

also of ROBERT BROWN d Feb 25 1875 aged 76 reverse

In Loving Memory of HANNAH FLACK d 4 Sept 1893 aged 76

Relationship: Husband, wife and step daughter

Hannah Brown (née Guiver) (1789 – 5 April  1861)

Hannah was born in Hertfordshire and married Robert Cooper Howe on 18 May 1813 and they had at least one daughter: Hannah. Robert died in March 1817 and she then  married Robert Brown at St Benedict’s Church, Cambridge on 11 May 1828. Robert was a builder and they lived at Fitzwilliam Street (1841) and  Malcolm Street where she died aged 72 years old.

Robert Brown (1799 – 25 February 1875)

Robert was from Horning, Norfolk  and after Hannah’s death  moved to live at 15 Mill Street. He died at home aged 75 and his funeral took place on 3 March 1875.

Hannah Flack (née Howe) (1817 – 4 September 1893)

Hannah was the only child of Robert Cooper Howe and Hannah. She married  college servant William Flack on 21 April 1842 at All Saints’ Church and they had one daughter: Emily Hannah (1843-1926).  William died in December 1850 and she then ran a Lodging House from their home at 18 Malcolm Street, which was next door to her mother and step father.  She died at Malcolm Street aged 76 years old and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 8 September.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Hannah Brown; Robert Brown; Hannah Flack