CFHS code : PL131

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Memory of JOHN HENRY FOX beloved husband of SARAH ANN FOX d Jan 1935 age 88 also SARAH ANN FOX d 7 Apr 1950 age 96

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Inscription

John Henry Fox (c.1846 –  24 January 1935)

John was born in Norwich, Norfolk and was the son of John Fox. He married Sarah Bowman on 26 December 1870 at St. Paul’s Church, Cambridge and they had seven children: Charles Edward (1871-1906), Ernest John (1878-), Lilian (1882-), Ethel (1885-), Herbert Henry (1885-1951), Sidney Frederick (1887-1959) and Harold Reginald (1890-1956). John worked as a cabinet maker/upholsterer and the family were living  at 13 Downing Terrace in 1871.  He then ran the Temperance Hotel, Hills Road (1881) before moving to live at  Mawson Road (at least 1891 onwards). John died at 91 Mawson Road aged 88 years old.

Sarah Ann Tarrant Fox (née Bowman)  (9 April 1852 – 7 April 1950)

Sarah was the daughter of John Tarrant Bowman and Sarah. Her father was an upholsterer and she grew up at 1 John Street. After she was widowed she lived at  Mawson Road with grandson John Vickery (1939) and died at home aged 96 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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John Henry Fox; Sarah Ann Fox