CFHS code : AS336
Parish : All Saints
Inscription : ILM GEORGE PROCTER 17 Aug 1832 – 14 Jan 1885 also his beloved wife ELIZA 22 Feb 1830 – 7 Apr 1909 also CAROLINE ADA PROCTER d Apr 26 1933 aged 70
Monument : Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
This set of kerbstones lie 5 plots to the south of the north path and 10 rows from the west wall, in the parish of All Saints.
The inscription of has lost some metal letters and part of the north kerb has fallen so not all of George’s inscription can be seen. The corner posts are still in place.
In Loving Memory of GEORGE PROCTER 17 Aug 1832 – 14 Jan 1885
Also his beloved wife ELIZA 22 Feb 1830 – 7 Apr 1909
Also CAROLINE ADA PROCTER died April 26th 1933 aged 70 years
George Procter (17 August 1832 – 14 January 1885)
George was the son of George and Eliza (née Brimley) and was brought up on Market Hill where his father was a hatter. He married Eliza Free on 13 August 1860 at St Martin in the Field Church in London and they had one daughter: Caroline Ada (1862-1933). George worked as an outfitter/woollen trader and the family lived in Lewisham (1871 onwards). He died at the family home ‘Vienna’, Westwood Park, Forest Hill aged 52 years.
Eliza Procter (née Free) (22 February 1829 – 7 April 1909)
The inscription on the grave monument reads that Eliza was born in February 1830, but she was actually born in February 1829
Eliza was the daughter of William and Eliza, and sister of Elizabeth. She was baptised at All Saints’ Church on 22 March 1829 and her father was an inn-keeper. After she was widowed she continued to live with daughter Caroline and in 1891 the pair were running a Lodging House at Regency Square in Brighton, before then running a school in Steyning just outside Brighton. They moved back to Cambridge to live with her widowed sister Elizabeth at 1 Jesus Grove, Jesus Lane. Eliza died at Jesus Lane in 1909.
Caroline Ada Procter (1862 – 26 April 1933)
Caroline was the only daughter of George and Eliza. She was baptised at All Saints’ Church in Haggerston on 30 November 1862. In 1911 she was still living at 1 Jesus Grove, and documented as being an art and music teacher. She later lived at 65 Trumpington Street (1920-1927) and then at 14 Tenison Road (1930). She died aged 70 years old.
by Claire Martinsen
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