CFHS code : HT473
Parish : Holy Trinity
Inscription : In Loving Memory of WILLIAM ALBERT WALSH d April 1913 and of his much loved wife ALICE d June 1955 also of their daughter KATHLEEN CLARICE d June 1939
Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
The headstone and kerb stones are intact and the inscription still legible. The grave is located to the west of the east path just after the bend from the south path, in the parish area of Holy Trinity.
‘In Loving Memory of WILLIAM ALBERT WALSH died April 1913
and of his much loved wife ALICE died June 1955
Also of their daughter KATHLEEN CLARICE died June 1939’
William Albert Walsh [1872 – 9th April 1913]
William was born in Marylebone London in 1872. On 25 April 1903 he married Alice Chapman at Christ Church, West Green [what is now Haringey]. At that time he was 31 and was employed as a builder. Alice and William hadat least three children Kathleen Clarice [1904 – 1939], Michael James [1906 – 1984] and Alice Eileen [1908 – 1993]. All their children were born in Cambridge. In 1911 William was the landlord of the Rose & Crown Pub on Newmarket Road. He died aged 40, leaving effects of £215 17s 9d to his widow Alice.
Alice Walsh (nee Chapman) [20 August 1878 – June 1955]
Alice was born in Newmarket where her father Richard was a carpenter. In 1901 she was at the Castle Hotel in Windsor working as a hotel assistant. When she married William Albert Walsh in 1903 they appear to have returned to Cambridge. Alice took over as landlady of the Rose & Crown after her husbands death in 1913. She ran it for many years – until at least after 1939. She died in June 1955, aged 75.
Kathleen Clarice Walsh [1904 – 33 June 1939]
Kathleen was the eldest child of William Albert Walsh and Alice Walsh. She died aged 34 on 22nd June 1939 at the Rose and Crown leaving effects of £1,696, 10s 10d.
By Claire Martinsen