CFHS code : HT382

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of our little darling RETA PATRICIA COOTE d 2nd Feb 1927 aged 5 also beloved wife and mother EMILY COOTE d 18th Feb 1967 aged 79 DANIEL COOTE d 13th July 1973 aged 82

Monument : Headstone (fallen)/Kerb stones/Flowerholder

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Inscription

Reta Patricia Coote (1922 – 2 February 1927)

Reta was the ony daughter of Daniel and Emily Coote and died at Addenbrooke’s Hospital aged 5 years old.

Emily Coote (née Tanguy) (12 January 1888 – 18 February 1967)

Emily was born on the Island of Jersey and was the daughter of William and Jeanne, both of whom were French.  Her father was a farm labourer and her mother a laundress. Aged 23 (1911) she was lodging in Bristol with her married sister  Mary Jane and working as a dressmaker. Emily married Daniel Coote in Edmonton, London in 1920 and they moved to live in Cambridge where he worked as a railway guard for London North Eastern Railway.  The couple had two children: Reta and Donald (1929-2007) and lived at 193 Coldham’s Common. Emily died in Cambridge aged 79 years old.

Daniel Coote (26 November 1890 – 13 July 1973)

Daniel was born in Islington and was the son of John and Marianne. John Coote was a railway engine driver for Great Northern Railway and aged  20 Daniel was living at home and working as a railway porter for the same railway line. After he was widowed he moved to live in Luton, where his son Don lived and died there aged 82 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Daniel Coote; Emily Coote; Reta Patricia Coote