CFHS code : PL173

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Memory of JAMES BROWN d Sep 25 1868 aged 59 also ANN wife of the above d Dec 7 1881 aged 78

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/footstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Brown headstone April 2018

Monument

Located just north of the south path, in the parish area of St Paul.

Inscription

In Memory of JAMES BROWN d Sep 25 1868 aged 59

Also ANN wife of the above d Dec 7 1881 aged 78

James Brown (1808 – 1868)

James was born in Balsham, Cambridgeshire and baptised there on July 10th 1808.  His parents were Samuel Brown and Sarah (née Mabbutt).

He married Mary Pearman on December 10th 1825 at their local church, Holy Trinity, but by 1829 they had moved to Cambridge where James worked as a sawyer, according to census returns, for many years. They had twelve children between 1826 and 1851.

The 1861 census shows them living at 86 Cambridge Place with James working both as a sawyer and publican, with Ann likely assisting in this occupation.

Ann Brown (1803 – 1881)

Ann was also born in Balsham.  She was baptised on April 10th 1803, the daughter of  John Pearman and Mary, (née Dean) . After James’ death,  she continued living in Cambridge Place as a boarder but eventually returned to Balsham and in 1881 was living there with a granddaughter.

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Ann Brown; James Brown