CFHS code : HT287

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of A beloved husband & father CHARLES H ROGERS d Feb 14th 1933 aged 54 NELLIE ROGERS his wife d Dec 4 1940 aged 66

Monument : Kerb stones/Flowerholder

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Rogers monument July 2018

Monument

Located in the south of the parish area of Holy Trinity, where the central path starts. The ground slab has broken and sunk but the kerbs and lettering are in good order.

Inscription

Sacred to the Memory of A beloved husband & father CHARLES H. ROGERS died Feb 14th 1933 aged 54 years

NELLIE ROGERS his wife died Dec 4 1940 aged 66 years

Charles Harold Rogers (14 October 1879 – 14 February 1933)

Charles was the son of William and Fanny Rogers and grew up at 37 Clarendon Street where his father ran a grocer’s store.  He married Nellie Denning on 4 July 1904 and the couple had at least two children: Cyril Harold (1907-1993) and Ruby Vera (1909-1994). Charles and Nellie ran a tabacconist store at 4 Mill Road.  He died at the Evelyn Nursing Home aged 53 years old.

Nellie Rogers (née Denning) (24 November 1877 – 4 December 1940)

Little is known of Nellie’s early life except she was born in Manchester.  She married Charles Rogers when she was 26 years old. After she was widowed she continued to run the shop at Mill Road with daughter Ruby (1939). Nellie died at Addenbrookes Hospital  aged 66 years old.

Source:

Ancestry

by Claire Martinsen

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Charles Harold Rogers; Nellie Rogers