CFHS code : MG210

Parish : St Mary the Great

Inscription : In Loving Memory of MARY ELIZA AUTON died peacefully [2nd] March 1936 aged 50

Monument : Kerb stones/Flowerholder

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202089, 0.13781224 – click here for location

Auton grave
Auton kerb stones



Mary Eliza (Eliza) Auton (née Corby)  (1885 – 2 March  1936)

Eliza was born in Riddings, Derbyshire – a village midway between Alfredton and Ripley. She was the daughter of chimney sweep William Corby  ahd Eliza (née Hickton) and married Charles Wallis Auton (1884-1970) in 1909 in Lincolnshire.  Charles worked as a railway storesman and they had at least three children: Albert James (1910-2004), Blanche Maud (1912-1974) and Wallis (1920-2008).  In 1911 the family were living in Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire but had moved to live at 18 Hope Street, Cambridge by at least 1919. Eliza died in Cambridge aged 50.

Charles Auton moved to live in  Felixstowe and married Cissie Franklin (1898 -1978) there in 1949. He died in March 1970 aged 85 years old.



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Mary Eliza Auton