CFHS code : PL170

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of GEORGE TABOR b 22 Jan 1850 d 22 May 1900 also SARAH PAMMENT TABOR b Oct 22 1850 d Sept 18 1904

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



George Tabor (22 January 1850 – 22 May 1900)

George was born in Granchester and baptised there on 17 February 1850. He was the son of Edward and Maria and grew up at Merton Lane, Granchester where his father was a shoemaker. George trained as a blacksmith  and in November 1870 was accused of ‘using obscene language in Silver Street and resisting [a police] officer in the execution  of his duty’.  Two of his friends were also charged and all three were found guilty. They were fined 20s and costs or 10 days imprisonment, and were told by the Mayor that they were lucky that they had not been imprisoned for six months.

He married Sarah Hill on 17 April 1873 in Linton and they had at least two children: Alice Maria (1874-1958) and Dora Lilian (1882-1856). George worked as a blacksmith and the family lived at Newmarket Road (1881) and Argyle Street (1891). He died at 199 Mill Road aged 50 years old.

Sarah Pamment Tabor (née Hill)  (22 October 1850-  18 September 1904)

Sarah was born in Linton and was the daughter of Samuel and Phoebe. She was baptised on Christmas Day 1850 and grew up at Long Lane,  Linton where her father was an agricultural labourer. In 1871 she was was working as a general servant to the Edis family – John Edis was the Governor of the Town Goal and Sarah was living with the family at the Goal. She married George Tabor when she was 22 years old and after his death continued to live at 199 Mill Road with youngest daughter Dora.  Sarah died at Romsey Road aged 53 years old and her funeral took place on 20 September.



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George Tabor; Sarah Pamment Tabor