CFHS code : CL59

Parish : St Clement

Inscription : ARTHUR NOTTAGE BILTON b Aug 27 18[67] d Nov [9] 1888 kerbs  Alice BILTON b July 15 1828 d April 4th 1905

Monument : Stone cross (base only)/Kerb stones

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon :  52.202414, 0.13825223 – click here for location

Bilton monument December 2018

Monument

As the inscription is so badly eroded it is difficult to be sure about this monument but it appears to be two sets of kerb stones with a central cross.

Inscription

plinth

ARTHUR NOTTAGE BILTON b Aug 27 18[67] d Nov [9] 1888

kerbs

Alice BILTON b July 15 1828 d April 4th 1905

Relationship: Mother and son

Arthur Nottage Bilton (27 August 1867 – 9 November 1888)

Arthur was the youngest son of John and Alice Bilton. In 1881 he was recorded as being a scholar and chorister and died at Norfolk Terrace aged 21 years old.

Alice Bilton (née Peck) (15 July 1828 – 4 August 1905)

Alice was born in Histon and was the daughter of John and Ann (née Peck). She was baptised on 10 August 1828 and in 1841 was living at home and working as a mantle (coat) maker. She married miller John Bilton (1827-1869) on 19 August 1857 in Histon. They lived in Hemingford Grey and Burwell moving to Cambridge by at least 1865.  The couple had at least four children:  Alice Mary (1860-1941), William Henry (1862-), John Franks (1965-1947) and Arthur Nottage. Alice was widowed in 1869, and in 1871 was living at 51 Newnham and working as a launderess.  She then moved to 57 Bateman Street with three of her children where she was cook to widow Catherine Mountain, daughter Alice was parlourmaid in the same house.  She and Alice then moved to live at Grafton House, 22 Grafton Street where they worked as dressmakers(1892 onwards). Alice died aged 76 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Alice Bilton; Arthur Nottage Bilton