CFHS code : PL575

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of DANIEL BANHAM d [Jan] 1 1886 ALICE B BANHAM d Oct [–] 1904 age 47 CHARLES HENRY BANHAM d May 12 1905 age 75 HARRIET ANN [GREATHEAD] d [Sep 7] 1913 age [80]

Monument : Stone cross

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202498, 0.1360757 – click here for location

Plinth of the Banham monument March 2017

Monument

Located in the parish area of St Paul, the cross has fallen and the inscription is only partially visible.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of DANIEL BANHAM d Jan 1 1886

ALICE B BANHAM d Oct [–] 1904 age 47

CHARLES HENRY BANHAM d May 12 1905 age 75

HARRIET ANN GREATHEAD d [Sep 7] 1913 age [80]

Also buried here, according the sexton’s grave register

Harriet Banham (1890) Emma Banham (1909), Marie Francoise Alexandrine Banham (1917)

Relationships – Daniel and Harriet were husband and wife. Charles, their son, and Emma were husband and wife. Alice was the daughter of Charles and Emma. Marie was their daughter in law.

Daniel Banham (1803 – 1886)

Daniel was born in Upwell, Cambridgeshire. He became a tailor and robe maker. He was married to Harriet Bull, from Wisbech, at St Andrew’s the Great on November 12th 1826. The couple had least seven children: Harriet Ann (b 1827), Charles Henry (b 1830) William (b 1832) Daniel Beals Redfarn (b 1838), Josia (b 1840) John (b 1842) and Henry F (b 1846). The four eldest children were baptised together on 11th March 1838 at St Andrew the Great.  All the children were brought up in Regent Street, Cambridge.

Harriet Banham (née Bull) (c1804 – 1890)

Harriet was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire and died aged 86.

Alice Harriet Banham (c 1858 – 1904)

Alice was the daughter of Charles and Emma.

Charles Henry Banham (27/1/1830 – 1905)  

Charles was born in Cambridge and worked as a tailor. He lived at St John’s Villa, Station Road, Cambridge.

Emma Banham (c 1832 – 1909)

Emma was born in Oxford.

They had at least six children:  Alice Harriet (1858), Emma Louisa Jane (1861), Daniel James (1861) Mary Agnes (1863), Gertrude (1865), Reginald Piercy (1870)

Harriet Ann  Greathead (née Banham ) (22/7/1827 – 1913)

Harriet was the eldest child of Daniel and Harriet. She married Thomas William Greathead, a lithographic artist of Holborn, London, at St Andrew the Great on June 12th 1851. in 1871 they were living on Kings Parade and Thomas was working as a fancy goods warehouseman. It is believed that they had a son Thomas in 1852 who died in 1866 aged 14. Thomas William died in 1884, They are buried together in an unmarked grave in the parish of St Andrew the Great. Harriet died at the age of 86.It is not known why she was buried with her parents and not with her husband and son.

Marie Francoise Alexandrine Banham (née Kinsey) (c1866 -1917)

Marie was the daughter of Edwin Hadfield and the wife of Reginald Percy Banham a tailor. They married in Cambridge in 1900 when she was 31 (according to the parish register).

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Sources:

CFHS parish transcripts

Alice B. Banham; Charles Henry Banham; Daniel Banham; Harriet Ann Greathead