CFHS code : AG88

Parish : St Andrew the Great

Inscription : To our dear mother MARY ANN AVES d Sept 28th 1940 in her 82nd year also her husband EDWARD AVES d Jan 19th 1906 aged 47 and OLIVE who died in infancy

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202690, 0.13687521 – click here for location

Aves headstone February 2019

Monument
Under a large ivy bush to the south of the east west path. Only part of the inscription is legible.

Inscription

To our dear mother MARY ANN AVES d Sept 28th 1940 in her 82nd year

Also her husband EDWARD AVES d Jan 19th 1906 aged 47

And OLIVE who died in infancy

Edward Aves (1858 – 19 January 1906)

Edward was the son of John and Emma Aves. His father was a labourer, and his mother worked as a charwoman.  He grew up at 7 River Lane in Cambridge.  He married Mary Ann Beales in 1880 when he was 22 years old.  Edward and Mary Ann had ten children:  Company Sgt Major Edward Charles (1880-1918), Robert John (1882-1927), Gertrude Mary Ann (1884-1927), Albert Victor (1886-1917), Florence (1889-1969), Maud Mary (1891-1959), Stanley (1893-1976), Hilda May [1897-1976], Olive Mabel and Doris Mildred (1903-1995).

Edward worked as a printer and the family lived at 8 Gwydir Street (1881), 16 Covent Garden (1891) and 4 David Street (1901). He died aged 47 years old.

Mary Ann Aves  (née Beales) (21 April 1859 – 28 September 1940)

Mary Ann was the daughter of tailor Robert Beales and his wife Mary. She grew up at 11 Nelson Street and married when she was 21 years old. After being widowed she moved to Earl Street and ran a lodging house there.  She was still living at Earl Street in 1939, and described herself as a retired lodging house keeper in the record of that year. She died at Earl Street aged 81 years old.

Olive Aves 

Olive died as an infant.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Edward Aves; Mary Ann Aves; Olive Aves