CFHS code : ED52
Parish : St Edward
Inscription : In Affectionate Remembrance of EMILY the beloved daughter of WILLIAM and MARY ANN ELSE d July 5 1875 aged 17 WILLIAM ELSE d October 11  aged  In Loving Memory of MARY ANN wife of WILLIAM ELSE d Oct 1 189 aged 70 on slab also of ELIZABETH BROADWAY d Dec 17 1940 aged 85
Monument : Stone cross/Kerb stones
Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.203106, 0.13726102 – click here for location
This monument located in the parish of St Edward stands roughly 11 rows west of the central path on the southern boarder of the parish. parts of the broken cross lie within the kerbstones. The inscription on the west face is barely legible and we did not find the inscription for William. The plaque for Elizabeth is at the base of the east face.
In Affectionate Remembrance of
EMILY the beloved daughter of WILLIAM and MARY ANN ELSE d July 5 1875 aged 17
In Loving Memory of MARY ANN wife of WILLIAM ELSE died Oct 1 1893 aged 70
WILLIAM ELSE d October 11 1904 aged 81
Also of ELIZABETH BROADWAY died Dec 17 1940 aged 86
Emily Else (1 February 1858 – 5 July 1875)
Emily was born in Upwell and baptised on 1 June 1862 at Holy Sepulchre Church. She died at 10 Free School Lane aged 17 years old.
William Else (1823 – 11 October 1904)
William was the son of Job and Mary (née Swann) and was born in March, Cambridgeshire. He was baptised in March on 6 August 1823 and in 1841 he was working in a pub in March. He married Mary and they had at least six children: Ann M (1845-), William (1847-), Frederick (1849-1931), John Thomas (1852-1938), Elizabeth (1855-1940) and Emily. They started married life in March where their first five children were born and William worked as a groom. By 1861 they had moved to live at 4 Ram Yard and in 1871 William was running the 3 Tunn’s pub on the High Street in Chesterton. The family had moved to 10 Free School Lane by at least 1875 and William then worked as a college servant/lodging house keeper.
Mary Ann Else (1823 – 1 October 1893)
Mary was born in Cambridge, but little is known of her early life. She died aged 70 years old.
Elizabeth Broadway (née Else) (31 October 1855 – 17 December 1940)
Elizabeth was born in March and baptised on 1 June 1862 at Holy Sepulchre, when William and Mary had most of their chidlren baptised on the same day. She lived with her parents before marrying Jim Broadway (1860-1939) in 1896. Jim was a farmer and they lived at Edgehill Farm, Longstowe near Bourn before retiring to live at “New Zealand”, Toft Road in Bourn. Jim died in February 1939 at their home and the following year Elizabeth moved to live at 201 Hinton Way in Great Shelford. She died in Linton aged 86 years old.
[NB- Edwin and Hannah Young who are also buried in Mill Road Cemetery had lived at “New Zealand”, Bourn before Jim and Elizabeth Broadway]
by Claire Martinsen
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