William Cooper Atkins; Charles James Matthew; Frederick George Matthew; Frederick William Matthew; Henry John Matthew; Sidney Matthew

Inscription : In Loving Memory of WILLIAM COOPER ATKINS / d Nov 30 1862 aged 85 / also of / HENRY JOHN MATTHEW / eldest son of / JOHN and MARY ANN MATTHEW / and grandson of the above / died at Matlock Sept 12 1879 / aged 34 / In Loving Memory of / FREDERICK WILLIAM / d March 11 1855 aged 11 months / FREDERICK GEORGE / d April 6 1855 aged 18 months / SIDNEY / d Dec 7 1834 aged 3 days / SIDNEY / d July 30 1862 aged 5 / also of / CHARLES JAMES / d Aug 28 1889 aged 42 / interred in the Brighton and Preston Cemetery / the second, fifth, sixth, seventh and ninth sons of / JOHN and MARY ANN MATTHEW

Tree Trail Stop 10:

Stop 10 RAYWOOD ASH This is one of a number of ‘Raywood’ Ashes planted in the Cemetery. This tree is particularly attractive as it has space to grow. The ‘Raywood’ Ash or Claret Ash is a variant of the narrow

Tree Trail Stop 8: Hornbeam

Stop 8 HORNBEAM The Common Hornbeam is a medium-sized deciduous tree related to birches and alders with smooth grey bark. It is native to Britain and grows in the warmer southern areas of the country, often alongside oaks and beeches.

Tree Trail Stop 7: Common Yew

Stop 7. YEW The Common Yew is native to Britain and found across the Northern hemisphere. When the last Ice Age receded between 10,000 – 8,000 years ago, they re-colonised the British Isles, moving north from southern Europe. They are

Tree Trail Stop 6: Irish Yew

Stop 6. IRISH YEW The Irish Yew Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’ is a variety of the Common Yew, Taxus baccata. It has a distinctive upright habit, forming a dense, compact, broad column, whereas the Common Yew is more rounded and often

Tree Trail Stop 2: Alder

Stop 2 ALDER The Common Alder sometimes known as the Black Alder or European Alder is a deciduous tree native to Britain, Europe and SW Asia. Alders are water-loving plants and are found on the banks of rivers and lakes.

Martha Cave; William Cave

William Cave (c.1766-1851), a farmer originally from Bedfordshire, settled in Covent Garden, Cambridge; his wife, Martha Currington (c.1776-1849) was also originally from Bedfordshire. The couple had at least six children, starting a ‘dynasty’ of Caves for whom several graves exist in Mill Road Cemetery.

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Ann Lenton; Charlotte Mary Lenton; Frances Lenton; George Sussum Lenton; Jonas Lenton; Mary Lenton; Richard Day Lenton;

Inscription : side 1: In Memory of JONAS LENTON / d Oct 10 1838 aged 65 / and was interred at St Giles, Camb / also FRANCES his wife whose remnants / are deposited beneath this tomb / d March 6 1852 aged 81 / GEORGE SUSSUM LENTON / son of RICHARD DAY and MARY LENTON / d Dec 14 1844 aged 11 / and was buried at St Andrew’s, Camb side 2: RICHARD DAY LENTON / d 9 Sep 1870 / aged 66 / MARY LENTON wife of the above b Dec 18 1797 / d Dec 7 1886 side 3: also To the Memory of / ANN LENTON daughter of FRANCES & JONAS LENTON d Jan 29 1861 / in her 61st year / CHARLOTTE MARY LENTON / b March 22 1843 / d Sep 15 1935

Susan Crame; Rachel Curtis; Bertha Charlotte Day; Charlotte Day; John Day; Matthew Seymour; Rachel Seymour

Inscription : To the Memory of BERTHA CHARLOTTE DAY beloved daughter of JOHN & CHARLOTTE DAY d 6 Oct 1904 aged 49 also RACHEL CURTIS d 16 Sept 1906 aged 71 also CHARLOTTE DAY wife of JOHN DAY and mother of the above d 10 March 1908 aged 78 also JOHN DAY b 1 Mar 1826 d 10 July 1910 reverse To the Memory of MATTHEW SEYMOUR d 20 Feb 1860 aged 59 also RACHEL the beloved wife of the above d 21 Mar 1864 aged 64 and SUSAN CRAME their beloved daughter d 20 Aug 1860 aged 37

Daniel W. King; Elizabeth B. King; Henry P. King; Jane Mary King; Rebecca Jane King; Jane Wilkin

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of JANE wife of DANIEL WILKIN b Jan [31] 1826 d Feb [28] 1870 also HENRY P KING son b May 13 1860 d April 23 1891 also DANIEL W KING husband b Sept 1814 d Dec 25 [1899] interred at Sheffield General Cemetery and ELIZABETH B KING lines indecipherable and REBECCA JANE KING b Feb [2] 185[5] d July 6 [1954] and JANE MARY KING b May 20 1868 d Jan 6 1958

Charlotte Rebecca Spencer; Elizabeth Spencer; Elizabeth Mary Spencer; James H. Spencer; Mary Spencer

Inscription : side 1 JAMES H SPENCER d May 18 1870 aged 56 In Affectionate Remembrance of CHARLOTTE REBECCA the beloved daughter of JAMES H & ELIZ SPENCER d Nov 25 1878 aged 19 side 2 MARY the beloved and affectionate wife of JAMES H SPENCER b May 19 1815 d Dec 19 1852 side 3 ELIZABETH MARY the affectionate and beloved daughter of JAMES H & ELIZ SPENCER d July 29 1875 aged 19 ELIZABETH SPENCER d Jan 5 1880 aged 68

Charles Balls; Charles Arthur Balls; Eliza Balls; Eliza Gertrude Balls; Elizabeth Balls; Emily Maude Balls; Flora Augusta Balls; Henry Balls;

Inscription : side 1 In Memory of HENRY BALLS d August 1st 1865 in the 91st year of his age also of ELIZABETH his wife d May 10th 1833 aged 55 and was buried in St Botolphs churchyard side 2 AR ELIZA wife of CHARLES BALLS d Aug 15 1876 aged blank also of their son CHARLES ARTHUR who died at Weymouth March 14 1876 —— year of his age who was there interred also of CHARLES BALLS JP DL d Nov 12 1892 aged 82 side 3 LMO ELIZA GERTRUDE daughter of ELIZA & CHARLES BALLS b May 7 1848 d April 18 1898 also of FLORA AUGUSTA BALLS b Nov 5 1841 d April 8 1929 side 4 also EMILY MAUDE BALLS b Jan 13 1850 d March 4 1948

Christopher Geldard; Christopher Geldard; Humphrey Geldard; Janet Stuart Geldard; John Geldard; Stephen H. Geldard

Inscription : side 1 CHRISTOPHER GELDARD b Sep 29 1884 d May 16 1939 STEPHEN H GELDARD b Aug 2 1896 d March 11 1940 side 2 [Capt] JOHN GELDARD b Dec 4 1865 d Aug 20 1918 side 3 JANET STUART GELDARD wife of ———– b ——- d ——– side 4 HUMPHREY GELDARD ——– d [1887] CHRISTOPHER GELDARD b 13 March 185[3] d July – 1897

Adelaide Marsh; Digby Marsh; Hans Stephenson St Vincent Marsh

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of ADELAIDE the beloved wife of Captn DIGBY MARSH Royal Navy d Feb 14th 1861 aged 53 also To the Memory of their dear son HANS STEPHENSON ST VINCENT MARSH Lieunt ADJ 33rd Duke of Wellington Regt who after serving at Alma Inderman defence of the trenches on March 22nd and storming of the Redan and being posthumously recommended by Lord RAGLAN in his despatches fell in the trenches before Sebastopol June 24th 1855 aged 21 also To the Memory of Rear Admiral DIGBY MARSH d Janry 5th 1863 aged 68

Edith Mary Haynes; Elizabeth Haynes; Ellen Elizabeth Haynes; Florence Haynes; Herbert James Haynes; James Haynes; Margaret Clara Haynes

Inscription : kerbs In Loving Memory of JAMES HAYNES d July 8th 1924 aged 72 also FLORENCE HAYNES d Oct 28th 1887 aged 5 also ELIZABETH wife of JAMES HAYNES d May 21 1937 aged 78 also HERBERT JAMES HAYNES killed in France Aug 28th 1918 aged 23 also ELLEN ELIZABETH HAYNES d Jan 20th 1949 aged 56 slab 1: also MARGARET CLARA / HAYNES / d Feb 8th 1964 / aged 73 slab 2: EDITH MARY HAYNES / d Nov 4th 1972

Ann Cornwell; Mary Ann Cornwell; Philip Cornwell; William Cornwell; Sarah Winkworth

Inscription : In Memory of PHILIP CORNWELL who was killed by an accident on the railway Feb 20 1860 aged 22 also MARY ANN CORNWELL d April 6 1885 aged 35 and WILLIAM CORNWELL his brother d Sep 7 1851 aged 21 also PHILIP CORNWELL their father d Sep 25 1853 aged 45 also ANN widow of PHILIP CORNWELL d March 4 1873 aged 64 reverse In Memory of SARAH WINKWORTH d Nov 15 1923 aged 80

Charles Barker; Clara Barker; Fred Charles Barker; Henry Charles Barker; Henry Travis Barker; Laura Elizabeth Barker; Mary Barker; Maud Mary Baker; Minnie Barker;

Inscription : In Memory of CHARLES BARKER d June 7th 1912 aged 76 and of MARY his wife d January 8th 1917 aged 78 reverse In Memory of the children of CHARLES & MARY BARKER HENRY TRAVIS d Oct 2 1863 aged 22 months FRED CHARLES d Nov 30 1870 aged 22 months HENRY CHARLES d March 11 1879 aged 5 months CLARA d Jan 21 1881 aged 15 LAURA ELIZABETH d July 22 1881 aged 2 MINNIE d Aug 8 1884 aged 13 MAUD MARY d Nov 22 1886 aged 11

Ethel Barron Freshwater; Herbert Barron Freshwater; Ada Freshwater; Joseph Freshwater; Sarah Ann Freshwater; Alfred Plumb

Inscription : In Loving Remembrance of JOSEPH & SARAH ANN FRESHWATER ADA b Oct 21 1872 d Dec 31 1872 ETHEL BARRON b Sep 22 1874 d Sep 15 1878 HERBERT BARRON b Nov 13 1880 d Aug 2 1881 JOSEPH father of [the above] d ——— aged — ALFRED ——– —- of the above d September 2[-] [1900] aged [3 or 6] months also SARAH ANN wife of the above JOSEPH d October 17 1923 aged 87

Edward Twelftree Saint; Frank Gerald Saint; John Saint; Matilda Jane Saint; William Saint; William Douglas Saint; William John Saint

Inscription : In Loving Memory of WILLIAM SAINT d Nov 23 1924 aged 73 also of MATILDA JANE SAINT wife of the above d Sep 4 1944 aged 84 In Loving Memory of WILLIAM JOHN son of WILLIAM & MJ SAINT d Feb 11 1888 aged 2_ also of JOHN & FRANK GERALD who died in infancy In Loving Memory of WILLIAM DOUGLAS SAINT of the 5th battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force (son of WILLIAM & MJ SAINT) died on Salisbury Plain Jan 2 1915 age 23 In Loving Memory of EDWARD TWELFTREE SAINT killed in action in France Aug 1918 age 33

Ann Druscilla Lofts; Arthur Charles Lofts; Ethel Maud Lofts; Sarah Susannah Lofts; William Lofts

Inscription : In Loving Memory of WILLIAM LOFTS for sixty three years faithful servant of — Emmanuel College b Feb 11 1801 d Aug 29 1884 also of SARAH SUSANNAH wife of the above d May 11 1893 aged 77 also ARTHUR CHARLES LOFTS d April 16 1930 aged 72 reverse ANN DRUSCILLA LOFTS d April 8 1943 aged 83 also ETHEL MAUD LOFTS d March 10 1949 aged 59 footstone ADL EML WL SSL ACL

Elizabeth Chiddenton; Grace Margaret Chiddenton; Lillian Chiddenton; Martin Henry Chiddenton; Mildred Maud Chiddenton; Richard Chiddenton; Walter Richard Chiddenton

Inscription : In Loving Memory of the children of RICHARD & ELIZABETH CHIDDENTON MARTIN HENRY d Sep 25 1872 aged 2 months MILDRED MAUD d [Feb] 26 1880 aged [6] LILLIAN d Dec 2[4] 1886 aged 7 months WALTER RICHARD d Feb 13 1887 aged 20 GRACE MARGARET d April 5 1887 aged 13 also LMO ELIZABETH the beloved wife of RICHARD CHIDDENTON d Nov 18 1894 aged 50 also RICHARD CHIDDENTON husband of the above d Oct 5 1916 aged 74

Beatrice Ellen Adkins; Charles Benjamin Adkins; Mary Adkins; Thomas Samuel Atherton Adkins; Thomas Samuel Atherton Adkins; Mary Ann Boatwright

Inscription : In Loving Memory of MARY ANN BOATWRIGHT d Apr 25 1897 age 63 also of CHARLES BENJAMIN ADKINS d Jun 25 1908 age 34 also of MARY ADKINS b Oct 26 1909 d Oct 27 1909 reverse Sacred to the Memory of THOMAS SAMUEL ATHERTON ADKINS the beloved husband of BEATRICE ADKINS b Jun 20 1871 d Jan 2 1929 and of BEATRICE ELLEN ADKINS b Sep 6 1873 d Feb 10 1958

Betsey Mills; Harriet Mills; James Samuel William Mills; Ralph Franklin Mills

Inscription : In Loving Memory of JAMES SW MILLS d March 23 1901 aged 59 also of BETSEY the beloved wife of the above d May 13 1924 aged 84 reverse In Loving Memory of HARRIET the beloved wife of TOM MILLS d July 19th 1918 aged 52 interred at Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery also of Pte RF MILLS son of the above ——— of the Sherwood Forrester was killed in action on June 5th 1915 aged 20

Ann Murfitt; Daniel Murfitt; Georgina Murfitt; Henry Daniel Murfitt

Inscription : In Loving Memory of HENRY DANIEL MURFITT d 5 Sept 1928 aged 62 also GEORGINA wife d 23 1940 aged 74: west face

In Loving Memory of Daniel Murfitt who entered into rest February 27th 1903 aged 63 years. Also of Ann beloved wife of the above who passed away January 1st 1904 in her 66th year.’ “Rest ……. thy toils on earth are or’e sorrow shall ….. and sickness … no more hard maid the task from thee to part While fond remembrance clings

Harry Field; Sarah Ann (Lily) Field; Anna Laws; Robert Laws

Inscription : In Loving Memory of HARRY younger son of the late HENRY & SARAH ANN FIELD d Dec 1894 aged 19 a beautiful memory of ROBERT LAWS husband of ANNA LAWS b 15 Feb 1871 d 22 Nov 1936 In Loving Memory of SARAH ANN (LILY) eldest daughter of the late HENRY & SARAH FIELD b 29 Oct 1863 d 27 Apr 1938 also of ANNA wife of late ROBERT LAWS youngest daughter of the late HENRY & SARAH FIELD b 13 Sept 1873 d 14 Feb 1959

Edward Benton; Ellen Frances Benton; Fanny Benton; Frank Benton; Alicia Frances Conn

Inscription : In Loving Memory of EDWARD BENTON d April 22 1884 aged 42 also his wife FANNY BENTON d March 7 1904 aged 62 also FRANK son of the above and devoted husband of ELLEN BENTON d Feb 27 1920 aged 47 and ALICIA FRANCES CONN daughter and grand daughter of the above d 5th July 1950 aged 44 also ELLEN FRANCES BENTON wife of FRANK BENTON d 11th Nov 1971 aged 82

Amy Rose Lewis; Charles Frederick Lewis; Emily May Lewis; Florence Marguerite Lewis; Mahala Lewis

Inscription : In Loving Memory of AMY ROSE beloved child of CHARLES & MAHALA LEWIS d 20 Dec 1898 aged 3 years 9 months and of CHARLES FREDERICK LEWIS beloved husband of MAHALA d 30 Oct 1935 aged 65 also of his beloved wife MAHALA LEWIS d 29 Mar 1950 aged 73 also EMILY MAY LEWIS d 3 Sept 1980 aged 80 also their daughter FLORENCE MARGUERITE d 17 April 1974 aged 68

Alfred Augustine (Toney) Ferguson

during the war became a signaller in the Cambridgeshire Regiment. He appears to have been discharged from his regiment by the time of his death at the age of 21 in January 1918.