CFHS code : HT578
Parish : Holy Trinity
Inscription : In Loving Memory of ALBERT HENRY LUCCHESI d April 11th 1937 aged 67 EMILY LUCCHESI d Jan 27th 1952 aged 82
Monument : Kerb stones/Flowerholder
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
This set of kerb stones is located twelve rows west of the east path and a few metres west of the Commonwealth war grave of C F G Hoye. It is is hidden under bramble and has not been photographed.
In Loving Memory of ALBERT HENRY LUCCHESI d April 11th 1937 aged 67
EMILY LUCCHESI d Jan 27th 1952 aged 82
Albert Henry Lucchesi (c.1868 – 11 April 1937)
Albert was the son of Frederick and Eliza Lucchesi. He was born in Cambridge and grew up at 82 King Street with his three siblings including Frederick Herbert (1866-1948). Albert’s father Frederick had been born in Florence, Italy and was a sculptor and figure maker. He died in 1889, and in 1891 Albert was living with his widowed mother and siblings at 5 New Court, and working as a sweep.
He married Emily Turner in 1896 when he was 28 years old. They had five children: Lillian Florence (1897-1979), Emily May (1900 – 2003), Minnie Gertrude (1904-1980), William Henry (1908-1982) and another child who died in infancy. The family lived at 8 Willow Place in Cambridge, and Albert continued to work as a chimney sweep. He died aged 69 years old in April 1937.
Emily Lucchesi (nee Turner) (27 March 1870 – 27 January 1952)
Emily was born in Cambridge and grew up at 9 Gloucester Passage. Her parents were William and Sarah Turner, and William Turner was a tailor. Emily had two sisters: Charlotte and Annie.
She married Albert when she was 26 years old, and was widowed when she was 67 in 1937. After being widowed she lived at 37 Adam and Eve Street, with her daughter Minnie Gertrude 1939. She died in 1952.
by Claire Martinsen
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