CFHS code : BE141

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : CHARLES WILLIAM MARTINDALE d 22 Mar 1871 aged 78 LOUISA ADAMS d 2 Jan 1882 aged 82 also WILLIAM MARTINDALE d 19 Jun 1890 aged 77

Monument : Ground slab

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Relationships: Siblings

Charles William Martindale (1793 – 22 March 1871)

Charles was the eldest child of Charles and Elizabeth Martindale. He married Ann Harrell in Foxton on 12th February 1829.  They had three children Charles (1832-), Elizabeth Mary (1836-) and Henry Frank (1839-1914). Ann Martindale died probably sometime around 1840-1842. William continued to live in Sawston, with a housekeeper, before moving to Grantchester (1851) and then  60 Barton Road (1861) and finally 19 Regent Street (c.1865 onwards).  In census documentation he is described as a landowner and gentleman, but died in March 1871 leaving effects of under £100.

Louisa Adams (née Martindale) (1800 – 2 January 1882)

Louisa was the second child of Charles and Elizabeth Martindale.  She was born in Sawston and married Richard Newton Adams in Linton in 1840. In the census of 1841 she was living with her mother and brother William in Mill Lane Sawston.  She continued to live with William after their mothers death in Sawston.  She and William then moved to 4 Downing Terrace [1871 onwards] where her occupation is described as a widow and drawing money from bank property.  She died at Downing Terrace in 1882 aged 81 years, leaving effects of £81, 9s and 9d.

William Martindale (1813 – 19 June 1890)

William was the youngest child of Charles and Elizabeth Martindale. In 1841 he was living at Mill Lane, Sawston and working as a farmer. Thereafter he is described as an annuitant and ‘house, land and bank property’. He lived with his sister Louisa for all of his life and continued to live at 4 Downing Terrace after her death. He died at Downing Terrace in June 1890 leaving effects valued at £13,317 4s 3d (£1.2m at 2018 values).



by Claire Martinsen

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