CFHS code : AS99

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : In Loving Memory of ELIAS BLAND d March 12 1895 aged 68 and also ELIZABETH his wife d Dec 23 1921 aged 69

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument    

We were unable to photograph this monument in 2016, as it is in an area of dense undergrowth in the north west corner of the cemetery.

Inscription

Elias Bland (d 1895)

Elias was born in Trumpington to a farmer also named Elias. He married Isabella Hunt on January 3rd 1855 at the church of St Andrew the Less on Newmarket Road, Cambridge. They lived in Bridge Street and Jesus Lane, Cambridge.  At some point Elias became an undertaker. Isabella died in 1874 and is buried in the parish of St Andrew the Less.

Elias married Elizabeth Low in 1885 in the parish of St Mary the Less. He died in in the family home at 1 Bridge Street, Cambridge in 1895 at the age of 68.

Elias’ daughters, Kate Thorp and Isabella Bland are also buried in the cemetery.

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Elizabeth Bland (d 1921)

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Sources:
CFHS parish transcripts

by Mary Naylor

Elias Bland; Elizabeth Bland