CFHS code : HT82
Parish : Holy Trinity
Inscription : In Loving Memory of CHARLES OLIVER ORDERS d Oct 31st 1924 aged 76 also of ROSE ORDERS d Oct 7th 1946 aged 74
Monument : Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
This set of kerb stones located in the parish of Holy Trinity are against the east wall six rows east of the south path as it bends north.
In Loving Memory of CHARLES OLIVER ORDERS d Oct 31st 1924 aged 76
Also of ROSE ORDERS d Oct 7th 1946 aged 74
Charles Oliver Orders (c.1848 – 31 October 1924)
Charles was born in Cambridge and was the son of Charles and Mary Ann Orders. He was baptised on 8th October 1848 at St. Sepulchre Church and grew up at 4 Fitzroy Street. Charles Orders (Snr) was a ‘postman and broker’ (sic).
In 1872 he married Sarah Ann Thurston, and they had four children: Julia Ollevana (1872-), Gertrude Louisa (1875 – 1961), Beatrice Louisa (1877-) and Ernest Oliver (1880 – 1959). In 1881 they were living at 5 Auckland Cottages, and Charles was a cabinet maker. In 1891 they were living at 5 Grafton Street and Charles was working as a waiter. Sarah Orders died in early 1892.
He married Rose Radford in 1894. Rose was more than twenty years his junior and they had three children; Reggie Clive (1895-1965), Winifred Rose (1897 – 1977) and another child who died young. In 1901 the family were living at 52 Park Street, and Charles was working as a waiter. In 1911 he was running the Panton Tap on Panton Street and was a publican. By 1916 he had moved to 8 Pembroke Street.
He died in October 1924 aged 76 years old.
Rose Orders (nee Radford) (26 December 1871 – 7 October 1946)
Rose was born in Cambridgeshire and married widower Charles Orders when she was 22 years old. She was the same age as his eldest child Julia. She was widowed when she was 52 years old, and continued to live at 8 Pembroke Street where she ran a general shop. She died at The Villa in Fulbourn aged 74 years old. She left effects valued at £776 15s 2d.
by Claire Martinsen
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