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
Under a large ivy bush to the south of the east west path. Only part of the inscription is legible.
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 died as an infant.
by Claire Martinsen
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