CFHS code : PL17

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of HENRY ANDREWS the beloved husband of ELIZABETH ANDREWS d Sept 16th 1883 in his 77th year also ELIZABETH HILLS d March 17 1889 aged 74

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

The headstone in 2017

This headstone in the southern section of the parish of St Paul’s is just south of the south path just before you get to the central path.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of HENRY ANDREWS the beloved husband of ELIZABETH ANDREWS who died Sept 16th 1883 in his 77th year

“Each moment since his dying hour
My loss I keenly feel,
But trust I feel the Saviour’s power
To sanctify and heal”

Also ELIZABETH HILLS who departed this life March 17 1889 aged 74 years

“He giveth his beloved sleep”

Relationship: Husband and wife

Henry Andrews (c.1806 – 16 September 1883)

Henry was born in Royston and was the son of Henry Chamberlain Andrews.  He married Elizabeth Martin on 2 June 1857 in Papworth Everard.  Henry was a wine merchant/publican and ran a business from 1 Petty Cury (1861). By 1871 he had retired and the couple were living at 18 Eastbourne Terrace on Hills Road.  He died at his home aged 77 years old.

Elizabeth Hills (née Martin) (15 March 1815 – 17 March 1889)

Elizabeth was born in Elsworth and baptised there on 9 April 1815.  She was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Martin and married Henry Andrews when she was 42 years old.  She married for a second time  on 25 August 1885 at St Paul’s Church to widower Frederick Alexander Hills (1814-1898).  Frederick had also been a wine merchant in the city.  It is believed that the couple lived at Eastbourne Terrace and  Elizabeth died there two days after her 74th birthday.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Henry Andrews; Elizabeth Hills