CFHS code : HT41

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of EDITH ROBINSON d July 25 1907 aged 19 also FREDERICK WHATLING ROBINSON d Nov 6 1939 aged 83 also of his wife KEZIA ROBINSON d Nov 21 1944 aged 81

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

The headstone in February 2022.

Monument

This headstone and kerbstones are located in the south east corner of the parish area of Holy Trinity  facing the east path just after the bend and 4 rows from the east wall.  The inscription of metal letters is in good order.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of EDITH ROBINSON who passed away July 25 1907 aged 19 years
peace Perfect Peace

Also FREDERICK WHATLING ROBINSON died Nov 6 1939 aged 83 years
At Rest

Also of his wife KEZIA ROBINSON who died Nov 22 1944 aged 81 years
At rest in the Lord

Edith Robinson (c.1888 – 25 July 1907)

Edith was the second daughter of Frederick and Kezia Robinson, she died aged 19 years old.

Frederick Whatling Robinson (21 February 1856 – 6 November 1939)

Frederick was the son of David and Amelia. He grew up at 7 Mill Road, and his father worked as an iron moulder.  He married Kezia Burgess in 1880 and they had seven children: Arthur Whatling (1881-1963), Frederick Charles (1883-1962),  Ethel May (1885-1971), Edith (1888-1907), Percy William (1890-1952), Nellie (1891-) and Sidney David Goodwin (1898-1978).  Frederick worked as a telegraph goods clerk for the Post Office, and by 1911 was an assistant superintendant before later becoming superintendant.  The family lived at 19 Bradmore Street (1881), 7 Sleaford Street (1891) and then 13 Sleaford Street (at least 1901 onwards).  He died ‘peacefully’ at home aged 83 years old and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 9 November.

Kezia Robinson (née Burgess) (13 May 1863 – 22 November 1944)

Kezia was born in Kingston, seven miles west of Cambridge and baptised there on 5 July 1863. She was the daughter of Samuel and Hepzebah Burgess and grew up on Tinker’s Lane, Kingston where her father was an agricultural labourer.  She married aged 17 years old and after being widowed continued to live at 13 Sleaford Street. She died at home in 1944.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Edith Robinson; Frederick Whatling Robinson; Kezia Robinson