CFHS code : BE22
Parish : St Bene’t
Inscription : MARY ANN the beloved wife of JOHN BRADFORD d July  1874 aged  and of their children EMILY b Sept 1 1856 d April [1-] 1861 HENRY EDWARD b Feb 11 1860 d April 11 1860 RALPH HERBERT b July 31 1861 d Sept 3 1867 also JOHN BRADFORD d Aug –  aged — footstone MAB 1874 EB 1861 HEB 1860 RHB 1867
Monument : Headstone (broken)/Kerb stones/Footstone
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Mary Ann Bradford [nee Carter] (c.1831 – 25 July 1874)
Mary was born in Lambeth, Surrey. She married John Bradford on 15th November 1846 at All Saint’s Church, Fulbourn. They had at least eight children together Emily [1856-1861], John George [1858-1920], Henry Edward [1860-1860] Antoine [1861-], Charles Frederick [1863-1947], Ralph Herbert [1864-1867], Frederick A [1865-] and Marcus Dennis [1865-1948].
John Bradford was a college cook and the family lived on Regent Street, and later at 10 Silver Street . Mary died aged 43 years old in 1874.
John Bradford (c1829 – 28 April 1889)
John was born in Cambridge. He married Mary Ann Carter when he was 17 years old. He worked as a college cook for his whole life.
In 1881 he was a widower and was living at Garden Walk, Victoria Road, Chesterton. He died there aged 60 years in 1889. He left an estate valued at £4,500 4s.
Emily Bradford (1 September 1856 – April 1861)
Emily was the first born child of John and Mary Bradford. She died aged 4 years old.
Henry Edward Bradford (11 February 1860 – 11 April 1860)
Henry Edward was the third of John and Mary Bradford’s eight children. He died aged two months old.
Ralph Herbert Bradford (31 July 1861 – 3 September 1867)
Ralph was the sixth of John and Mary Bradford. He died aged 3 years old.
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