CFHS code : PL167

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of JOHN HENRY BRIGGS d 5th Feb 1889 age 23 also of J H BRIGGS d 28 May 1864 age 16 months also WILLIAM BRIGGS father of the above d 4 Dec 1893

Monument : Stone cross

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

The monument in February 2020.

Monument Located midway between the lodge and the central path a few metres north of the south path. This is actually a double plot with the sons buried in one grave and the parents next to them.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of JOHN HENRY BRIGGS who died 5th Feb 1889 age 23 years

Also of J H BRIGGS  who died 28 May 1864 aged 16 months

Also WILLIAM BRIGGS father of the above who died 4 Dec 1893

Although we have not found her name on the monument we know, from the grave register, that William’s wife Mary Ann is buried here.
The family lived for 20 years (1871-1891) in Ainsworth Street.

John Henry Briggs (d 1889)
John died at the family home in Ainsworth St.

John Henry Briggs (d 1864)
John died in Coronation Street

William Briggs (d 1893)
William was from Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. He was a railway guard.
William died in Devonshire Road aged 68

Mary Ann Briggs (d 1894)
Mary Ann was from Fakenham, Suffolk
Mary died at 46 Devonshire Road aged 65

[If you have any information about this family, please contact us at Friendsofmillroadcemetery@gmail.com]

J.H. Briggs; John Henry Briggs; William Briggs