CFHS code : HT194

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Ever Loving Memory of ELIZABETH JACKSON 6 Sept 1939 aged 81 also of her husband ALFRED JACKSON 9 March 1946 aged 85

Monument : Headstone (fallen)/Kerb stones/Flowerholder

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

The inscription
The monument in December 2021.

Monument

This monument is located in the south east corner of the parish area of Holy Trinity, 2 rows from the east wall and 3 plots from the south wall. Unfortunately the headstone has fallen and we were only able to view part of it. The inscription of metal letters is in good order

Inscription

In Ever Loving Memory of ELIZABETH JACKSON

who entered into rest 6th Sept 1939 aged 81 years

“Rock of ages”

Also of her husband ALFRED JACKSON  died March 9th 1946 aged 85 years

Elizabeth Sarah Jackson (née Reeve) (1858 – 6 September 1939)

Elizabeth was born in Newport Essex, and baptised at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Wendens Ambo on 19 September 1858. She was the daughter of Thomas and Betsy Reeve and her father worked as a railway platelayer.  She married Alfred Jackson in Cambridge in 1882 and they had five children: Eveline Grace (1884-), Alfred Gour (1886-1963), Hilda Violet (1890-), Algernon Horace (1894-1955) and Frank Arthur (1901-1986). Alfred worked as a printer/compositor and the family lived at 16 Mawson Road (1891), 118 Mill Road (1901) and 164 Gwydir Street (at least 1911 onwards). Elizabeth died at Addenbrookes Hospital and her funeral took place on 9 September at St Barnabas’ Church.

Alfred Jackson (24 March 1860 – 9 March 1946)

Alfred was the son of Charles and Elizabeth Jackson and grew up at 1 Honey Hill, Cambride where his father was a general dealer. In September 1939 he was documented as a journeyman letter press printer and died at Linton Hospital.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

Parish burial records transcribed as CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

[If you have any information about this family please contact us at Friendsofmillroadcemetery@gmail.com]

Alfred Jackson; Elizabeth Jackson