CFHS code : HT456

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of ANNIE the beloved wife of GEORGE TUCK d August 24th 1914 aged 44 also GEORGE CHARLES TUCK d March 7th 1927 aged 60 and ALICE TUCK d February 17th 1959 aged 79

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/Flowerholder

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

The monument in 2019

Monument

West of the east path close to the bend where it joins the south path.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of ANNIE the beloved wife of GEORGE TUCK
Who passed away August 24th 1914 aged 44  years

“Peace Perfect Peace”

Also GEORGE CHARLES TUCK died March 7th 1927 aged 60 years

“Thy will be done”

And ALICE TUCK died February 17th 1959 aged 79 years

Ann (Annie) Tuck (née Chapman) (1870 – 24 August 1914)

Annie was the daughter of Francis and Eliza (née Northfield) Chapman and sister of Sarah.  She was baptised in Chesterton on 17 April 1870. Her father was a railway engine driver who died in a work related accident in 1892. Annie married George Tuck in 1890. George worked as a railway fireman when they married and they lived at 2 Stone Street (1891), 18 Ross Street (1901)and 101 Sedgwick Street (1911). The couple had one daughter: Edie (1904-).  From at least 1901 onward George worked as a railway engine driver.

Annie died at Sedgwick Street aged 44 years old and her funeral was held at the Mill Road Baptist Chapel on 27 August 1914.  The hymn ‘Peace, perfect peace’ was sung during the service.

George Charles Tuck (1866 – 7 March 1927)

George was the son of Charles and Sophia Tuck and was raised at 10 Gwydir Street (1871) and 17 Stone Stret (1881). His father was a railway engine driver and George eventually worked as the same.  After Annie’s death he married for a second time to her sister Alice Chapman  on 24 July 1915. They had three daughters: twins Georgina Kate (1916-2001) and Alice Grace (1916-1993) and Mary Elizabeth (1919-2000). George died at Sedgwick Street and his funeral took place on 11 March.

Alice Tuck (née Chapman) (5 August 1879 – 17 February 1959)

Alice grew up at 5 Cavendish Road (1881) and  21 Sedgwick Street (1891) before marrying her brother in law in 1915. In 1939 she was living with her three daughters at Sedgwick Stret, and all three girls were working as book folders in a printing works.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Alice Tuck; Annie Tuck; George Charles Tuck