CFHS code : AG295

Parish : St Andrew the Great

Inscription : In Loving Memory of My dear husband ALBERT BRAND d March 17 1917 aged 64 also of his beloved wife MARY ANN BRAND d Nov 12 1927 aged 80 also their daughter ELIZABETH S LESTER d 22 March 1949 aged 68

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon :52.203057, 0.13648303 – click here for location

Brand grave
Brand monument

Monument

Consists of kerb stones without a headstone. It lies in the St Andrew the Great section of the cemetery, between the west path and the west boundary wall.

Inscription

‘In loving memory
My dear husband Albert Brand
who passed away March 17 1917 aged 64’

‘also of his beloved wife Mary Ann Brand
who died Nov 12 1927 aged 80’

‘also their daughter Elizabeth S. Lester
who died 22 March 1949 aged 68’

Albert Brandpoliceman – see also Life Story page

Albert Brand was born in the village of Little Shelford, near Cambridge, in about 1853 and his wife Mary was born in Hinxton around 1846. By 1887, the couple were living in 46 (then numbered 34a) Covent Garden, which had just been built and was a ‘tied’ police house. In 1895, Albert’s rank was that of police constable (No. 22).

Mary Ann Brand (d 1927)

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Elizabeth S. Lester (d 1949)

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Sources:
census report 1891
Spalding street directories of Cambridge

By Ian Bent

Albert Brand; Mary Ann Brand; Elizabeth S. Lester