CFHS code : HT311

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : headstone WALTER REGINALD PAIGE 1886-1943 EMMA OWEN PAIGE 1884-1961 ground slab KENNETH W PAIGE 1919-1998 In Loving Memory of a dear husband father father-in-law grandfather and great grandfather

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/Ground slab

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Paige monument

Monument

This monument is located roughly fourteen rows east of the central path and two monuments to the north. The headstone and kerbs are in good order but the inscription on the headstone is very eroded.

Inscription

headstone

WALTER REGINALD PAIGE 1886-1943
EMMA OWEN PAIGE 1884-1961

ground slab

KENNETH W PAIGE 1919-1998
In Loving Memory of a dear husband father father-in-law grandfather and great grandfather

WINIFRED J PAIGE 1916- 2014
A dear wife, mother, mothering law, grandmother and great  grandmother

Walter Reginald Paige (6 April 1886 – 1943)

Walter was the son of Alfred and Mary Ann (Pollie) Paige.  Alfred worked for the Great Eastern Railway, and Walter grew up at 20 Sedgwick Street (1891) and then at 54 Devonshire Road (1901).  Walter became a railway clerk like his father before him.  He married Emma Reeve in 1911, and the couple went to live at 12 Ross Street, before moving to 122 Mill Road (at least 1914 onwards).  They had at least two sons: Donald William Owen (1912-1968) and Kenneth Walter (1919 – 1998). Walter served in the First World War, and died aged 57 years old.

Emma Owen Paige (née Reeve) (28 August 1884 – 12 June 1961)

Emma was the daughter of Charles and Emma (née Owen) Reeve.  She grew up on Histon Road, and her father was a cab (a type of carriage) owner.  By the age of 16 (1891) Emma was working as a dressmaker.  She married Walter Paige when she was c.26 years old.  She died aged 76 years old.

Kenneth Walter Paige (22 February 1919 – 22 September 1998)

Kenneth was the youngest son of Walter and Emma Paige.  He grew up at 122 Mill Road and married Winifred Edwards in 1940. The couple lived at 121 Coleridge Road (1945) and then at 42 Parkside (1950).  They had two daughters:  Brenda Elizabeth Mary (1942-1987) and one other. He died aged 79 years old.

Winifred Joyce Paige (née Edwards) (15 April 1916 – 2014) (ashes)

Winifred was the daughter of Charles (Charlie)  and Maud Edwards.  Her father Charlie was a postman, who served with the 7th Batallion Norfolk Regiment in the First World War. He  died on 9 April  1917 when Winifred was less than a year old and is buried at Arras.  Her mother died in 1926 when she was 10 years old. Maud is also buried in this parish.
In September 1939 she was living at 14 Barrow Road and working as a domestic servant to the Steen family.  Stourton Steen was a University Lecturer in Mathematics.  Winifred married Kenneth Paige the following year.  She died in 2014 aged 98 years old.

Source:

Ancestry

by Claire Martinsen

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Emma Owen Paige; Kenneth Walter Paige; Walter Reginald Paige; Winifred Joyce Paige