CFHS code : PL577

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of CHARLES GEORGE GRIFFINHOOFE— d Nov 14 1857 age 30

Monument : Headstone/Footstone

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202507, 0.13606151 – click here for location

Griffinhoofe headstone


This headstone with footstone is in the parish area of St Paul.


Sacred to the Memory of
Charles George Griffinhoofe
died Nov 14 1857 age 30

Charles George Griffinhoofe (1827 –  14 November 1857)

Charles was the fourth child born to the Reverend Thomas Sparkes Griffenhoofe and his wife Harriet.  Thomas Griffenhoofe was the vicar of Arkesden, near Saffron Walden from 1811 to 1859.  Charles was baptised at St Mary the Virgin Church in Arkesden on 8 October 1827.

He married Susannah Hunter (1829-1922) at Holy Trinity, Gray’s Inn Road on 4 October 1853.  Their only son (Rev.) Charles George was born in Cambridge on 3 November 1857.  Charles Griffenhoofe died when his son was 11 days old.  He died at his home – 16 Hills Road, aged just 30 years old.



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Charles George Griffinhoofe