CFHS code : HT420
Parish : Holy Trinity
Inscription : In Loving Memory of WILLIAM WILLIAMSON AUSTIN d July 3 1886 aged 84 also MARY DEAN his beloved wife d Oct 13 1870 aged 65
Monument : Headstone
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
This headstone in the parish area of Holy Trinity is intact, although leaning to one side. It is located fifteen rows from the central path, towards the centre of the parish area.
In Loving Memory of WILLIAM WILLIAMSON AUSTIN died July 3 1886 aged 84
Also MARY DEAN his beloved wife d Oct 13 1870 aged 65
“Jesus my Saviour”
William Williamson Austin (1802 – 3 July 1886)
He was born in Cambridge and married Mary Dean Biggs on 1 November 1827. They lived at 105 King Street and William worked as a master painter/glazier. They had at least three daughters: Lucina Frances (1829-1904), Mary (1831-1902) and Elizabeth Dean (1837-1894). After he was widowed lived at the Wrays Alms Houses, King Street where he died aged 84 years old. William was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 7 July 1886.
Mary Dean Austin (née Biggs) (1805 – 13 October 1870)
Mary died at King Street ‘after a long and painful illness’.
Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS
by Claire Martinsen
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