CFHS code : AL529

Parish : St Andrew the Less

Inscription : ISABELLA grand daughter of JOHN [C—] ELIZABETH HUNT and wife of ELIAS BLAND d Jun 30 1874 aged 45

Monument : Headstone (broken)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Photo October 2016
Bland headstone October 2016

Monument

Inscription

ISABELLA grand daughter of
John ……. ELIZABETH HUNT
and wife of ELIAS BLAND died Jun 30 1874 aged 45

Isabella Bland (née Hunt) (d 1874)

Isabella was the daughter of John Graves Hunt, a cabinet maker, and Elizabeth.  She was brought up on East Road, Cambridge. She married Elias Bland, a draper of All Saints Passage, on January 3rd 1855  at the church of St Andrew the Less on Newmarket Road, Cambridge.  Elias was the son of a farmer also named Elias and was born in Trumpington, Cambridgeshire. They lived in Bridge Street and Jesus Lane. At some point Elias became an undertaker. He died in 1895 at the age of 68.

After his death Elizabeth and her daughter Isabella remained in the family home, at 1 Jesus Lane, until they died. Elias and Elizabeth are also buried in the Cemetery, in the parish area of All Saints.

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Sources:

CFHS parish transcripts

by Mary Naylor

Isabella Bland