CFHS code : MG230
Parish : St Mary the Great
Inscription : In Loving Memory of LILY PHILLIPS d March 17th 1923 aged 45 also her son REGINALD GODFREY PHILLIPS d Apr 11 1935 aged 23
Monument : Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.202158, 0.13749357 – click here for location
This set of kerbs located in the parish area of Mary the Great is 8 rows east of the central path and 5 plots north of the parish boundary. One kerb has separated from a corner post and some of the metal letters in the inscriptions are missing.
In Loving Memory of LILY PHILLIPS who died March 17th 1923 aged 45 years
Also her son REGINALD GODFREY PHILLIPS died April 11 1935 aged 23 years
Lily Phillips (née Godfrey) (1876 – 17 March 1923)
Lily was the daughter of Walter and Susan (née Benton). She was born in Burton on Trent but grew up in Cambridge where Walter worked as a carpenter. She lived at 9 Eastern Street (1881) and Argyle Cottage, 1 Argyle Street (1891) before marrying railway clerk Thomas Martin Phillips (1874-1944) in 1900. They lived at 7 Argyle Street, 160 Mill Road, then 126 Mill Road and are believed to have had just one son: Reginald Godfrey (1912-1935). Lily died at 126 Mill Road.
Thomas Phillips married Mabel Clarissa Edwards (1877-1956 ) in 1932. He died at 1 Hauxton Road in March 1944.
Reginald Godfrey Phillips (1912 – 11 April 1935)
Reginald died at 1 Hauxton Road aged 23 years old.
CFHS transcriptions of parish & grave records
by Claire Martinsen
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