CFHS code : MG173

Parish : St Mary the Great

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of a beloved husband and father GEORGE BAILEY d April 19 1937 aged 46 also LILY BAILEY d August 30 1946 aged 49

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/Flowerholder

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



George Edward Bailey (c.February 1891 – 19 April 1937)

George was the son of Edward and Mary Bailey and grew up at  15 South Street (1891),  15 Broad Street (1901) and 4 Abbey Terrace, Abbey Street (1911). Edward Bailey was a cab driver (horse drawn carriage) and age 20 George was working as a yard labourer. He married Lily Newman in 1918 and they are believed to have had one child.  The family lived at 45 Gold Street and George died aged  46 years old.

Lily Bailey (née Newman)  (6 December 1896 – 30 August 1946)

Lily was the daughter of Alfred and Eliza and grew up at 5 Abbey Terrace, next door to her future husband.  Aged 15 she was working as an errand girl in a dressmaking business and living with her parents  and brother Frank. In 1939 she was living a 201 Ross Street with her child and working as a college servant.



by Claire Martinsen

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George Bailey; Lily Bailey