CFHS code : ML68

Parish : St Mary the Less

Inscription : SUSANNA d Nov 11 1862 age 33 and AMELIA d Jan 12 1863 age 29 daughters of JOHN & MARY BONING remainder illegible

Monument : Headstone (fallen)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202669, 0.1380596 – click here for location

Boning grave
Boning headstone



Susanna Boning (1829 – 11 November 1862)

Susanna was the second daughter of John (1804-1879) and Maria (née Taylor) (1803-1875). Her father was a college servant and she grew up with her seven siblings at 33 Trumpington Street. Susanna worked as a milliner and in 1851 was living in Lewes and working for draper John Smith at his shop in Fisher Street. She had returned to live at Trumpington Street by 1861 and died there aged 33 years.

Amelia Boning (1833 – 12 January 1863)

Amelia was the third daughter of John and Maria and was baptised at St. Mary the Less on 6 October 1833.  In 1861 she was living in Chester and woking as a draper’s assistant.



by Claire Martinsen

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Amelia Boning; Susanna Boning