CFHS code : BE101

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : In Loving Memory of HENRY GEORGE BAVEY d Jan 4 1927 age 70 also his wife LOUISA KATE BAVEY d Dec 21 1952 aged 91

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument Located under trees and bushes 2 rows east of the west path. close to the large columns of Rowton & Barker.


Henry George Bavey (1856 – 4 January 1927)

Henry was born in Cambridge and was the son of baker George Bavey and his wife Rebecca. He grew up at 39 Regent Street [1861] with his brother Louis William.  His father died in 1861 when Henry was 5 years old, and his mother remarried.

His step father English Tyler was a confectioner, and the family were still living at 39 Regent Street in 1871. He married Louisa Ellis in 1887.  Louisa and Henry had five children: Edith Gladys [1888-1983], Gertrude Ethel [1890-1977], Margery May [1892-1979], George Arthur [1894-1974] and Phyllis Kate [1900-1988].

Henry also became a confectioner/baker and was living with his family and mother at 39 Regent Street in 1891.  They were still living there in 1901 by which time he was a ‘master baker and tabacconist’.  Her was in business with his brother Louis and in 1906 they mutually dissolved their business. They  ran a partnership as Bakers and Confectioners with premises at 114 Regent Street and 9 Covent Garden, Cambridge.  They also had a Tobacconists store at 116 Regent Street, Cambridge.  The businesses operated under the name Tyler and Sons.  On 29th September 1906, the partnership was dissolved, by mutual consent, and Louis continued the business, still under the name of  Tyler and Sons.

In 1911 Henry was at 44 Panton Street and appears on the census as a tabacconist, whilst wife Louisa was a lodging house keeper.  From 1913 onwards he lived at 20 Panton Street and died there aged 70 in 1927.


Louisa Kate Bavey [nee Ellis] (13 October 1861 – 21 December 1952)

Louisa was born in Marylebone and was the daughter of Edward and Eliza Ellis.  She grew up at 14 Henrietta Street in London and her father was a builder.  Aged 20 she was training to be a teacher at the Hockerill Training School in Bishops Stortford. She married Henry Bavey aged 26 years old.

She was widowed in 1927 and continued to live at 20 Panton Street. She died there aged 91 years old in 1952.



Claire Martinsen

Source: Ancestry


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Henry George Bavey; Louisa Kate Bavey