CFHS code : MG87

Parish : St Mary the Great

Inscription : headstone In Loving Remembrance of ALFRED IMPEY d 7 July 1930 aged 72 also CHARLOTTE MARY beloved wife of the above d 14 Nov 1947 aged 89 kerbs WILLIAM H IMPEY 1897-1973 and OLIVE MARCIA IMPEY d 14 Nov 1970 aged 75 and ALICE ELSIE IMPEY d 23 June 1967 aged 73

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202222, 0.13789181 – click here for location

Impey grave
Impey monument



In Loving Remembrance of Alfred Impey
Who died July 7th 1930 aged 72 years

Also Charlotte Mary beloved wife of the above
Who passed away Nov 14 1947, aged 89 years.

William H. Impey
and  1897-1973 and Olive Marcia Impey died 14th November 1970 aged 75 years
and ALICE ELSIE IMPEY died June 23rd 1967 aged 73 years

Alfred Impey (1857 – 7 July 1930)

Alfred was born in Foxton and baptised there on 1 November 1857. He was the son of agricultural worker Nathan and Eliza and grew up on the High Street in Foxton.  Aged 13 he was living at home and working as an agriclutural labourer, although he later worked as a gardener.  In 1881 he was living at Brookland Lodge, Avenue Road (later Brooklands Avenue) and working as a gardener.

He married Charlotte Davis on 20 October 1886 in Cheltenham and they had seven children: Ernest Alfred (1887-1964), Elliott Charles (1888-1947), Harold Wallace (1891-1953), Alice Elsie (1893-1967), Olive Marcia (1895-1970), William Henry (1897-1973) and a further child who died as an infant. The family lived at 15 Bentinck Street (1891/1901) and then at 63 Norwich Street (at least 1911 onwards). In 1911 Alfred was documented as being a college gardener and died at Norwich Street aged 72 years old.

Charlotte Mary Impey (née Davis)  (13 September 1858 – 14 November 1947)

Charlotte was born in Cheltenham and baptised at St. Paul’s Church in the town on 28 November 1858. She was the daughter of  labourer Joseph and dressmaker Mary. Aged 22 she was living at Fair View House, Shaftesbury Avenue in Cambridge and working as cook for Captain Sidney and Kathleen Tyers.

In 1939 Charlotte was living at Norwich Street with children Henry, Alice and Olive and she died at home in 1947.

William Henry Impey (26 August 1897-12 April 1973)

William served in the R.A.F in the 1st World War and  thereafter worked as a toolmaker.  He lived at 63 Norwich Street  with his sisters and died at home aged 75 years old.

Olive Marcia Impey (31 May 1895 – 14 November 1970)

Olive worked as a laboratory assistant (1939) and ded at Norwich Street aged 75 years old.

Alice Elsie Impey (14 July 1893 – 23 June 1967)

Alice worked as a ‘dental assistant school clinic’ (1939) and lived at 63 Norwich Street. She died at Chesterton Hospital aged 73 years old.



by Claire Martinsen

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Alfred Impey; Alice Elsie Impey; Charlotte Mary Impey; Olive Marcia Impey; William Henry Impey