CFHS code : HT351
Parish : Holy Trinity
Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of a beloved husband and father HARRY EDWARD MOORE d June 27th 1937 aged 72 also of MARY ANN MOORE d Oct 15th 1945 aged 82 and their beloved daughter EDITH MARY MOORE d 1st June 1980 aged 86
Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Harry Edward Moore (1865 – 27 June 1937)
Harry was born in Milton and was the son of Edward Moore (1823-1866) and Bathsheba (known as Sheba) (née Bass) (1825-1887). Edward was an agricultural labourer, who died when Harry was an infant and he was then raised by his mother and step father Thomas Coulson on the High Street, Milton. Aged 14 (1881) he was working as a baker’s boy and married Mary Ann Doggett in 1890. Harry and Mary had five children: Frederick William (1890-1927), Edith Mary (1893-1980), Harry Edward (1895-1973), Albert Arthur (1898-1988) and Arthur (1902-1963). The couple started married life at Keeble Cottage, Oakington where Harry worked as a domestic gardener (1891), before moving to Sedgwick Street (at least 1901 onwards). He was documented as being a painter for a building company from 1901 onwards. Harry died at 24 Sedgwick Street and his funeral took place on 30 June.
Mary Ann Moore (née Doggett) (10 May 1863 – 15 October 1945)
Mary was born in Oakington and grew up at Coles Lane with her parents Samuel and Mary Ann (née Kimpton) and twelve siblings. Samuel was a farm labourer/farmer and Mary married Harry Moore when she was c.27 years old. After she was widowed she with son Harry, his wife Maud and her daughter Edith. They remained at 24 Sedgwick Street until at least 1937 and then moved to 22 Rhadegund Road. In 1939 she was documented as being incapacitated and died at Rhadegund Road aged 82 years old.
Edith Mary Moore (14 January 1893 – 1 June 1980)
Edith was the only daughter of Harry and Mary Ann. She cared for her mother until her death and then moved to live at 3 Queen’s Court, Bottisham.
Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS
by Claire Martinsen
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