CFHS code : PL182

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of ALICE LOISA the beloved wife of E FIELD d June 27 1902 aged 30 also EDWARD BROWN d Feb 1 1962 age 82 also MARY MARTHA BROWN d Dec 24 1956 age 74

[The inscription needs checking, to see if the name Louisa was misspelt on the grave monument]

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Relationship: Husband, wife, wife’s cousin

Alice Louisa Field (née Mott)  (1871 – 27 June 1902)

Alice was born in Colchester, and was the daughter of  gunsmith William John Mott. In 1891 she was livinng at 61 Norfolk Terrace with her aunt and uncle, James and Louisa Bacon and was working as a parlourmaid. She married chemist’s assistant Ebenezer Field (1867-1927) on 24 March 1894 at St. Paul’s Church, Battersea. Ebenezer was the son of Ebenezer and had been born and raised  in Cambridge. The couple lived at 192 Fulham Road, London where Alice died aged 30 years old. She was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 2 July 1902.

Ebenezer married for a second time to Hannah Stapleton in October 1905. He died in Shepherd’s Bush aged 60.

Edward Brown (8 October 1879 – 1 February 1962)

Edward was born in Isleham, Cambridgeshire the son of William and Mary Ann Brown.  By 1891 the family had moved to live at 23 Herbert Street, and William Brown was a painter. In 1901 Edward was living with his parents and siblings at 8 Springfield Road and working as a plumber. He married Martha Bacon in 1907 and they had at least one son: Leslie George (1910-1975). They  lived at 42 Norfolk Street, and in 1911 Edward was working as a packer in a jam factory.  By 1939 he was a painter and the couple were living at 61 Norfolk Terrace, Martha’s childhood home.  He died at St. James’ Hospital, Saffron Walden.

Mary Martha Brown (née Bacon) (3 June 1882 – 24 December 1956)

Martha was the daughter of James and Louisa (née Rider), and grew up at 61 Norfolk Terrace. Her father was a  wheelwright and Mary married Edward Brown when she was 24 years old. She died at Norfolk Terrace on Christmas Eve 1956.



Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Edward Brown; Mary Martha Brown; Alice Loisa Field