CFHS code : HT303

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of ELIZABETH ANN beloved wife of CHARLES BROWN d Dec 23rd 1892 aged 45 also of ARTHUR STANLEY LIVERMORE grandson of the above d April 25th 1950 aged 46 ELIZA M LIVERMORE 1879-1959 widow of ARTHUR JOHN LIVERMORE RAMC killed in action 1917

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.201783 0.13734387 – click here for location

Livermore grave
Livermore monument

Monument

Marble headstone, in Art Deco style, kerb stones in rustic stonework, flowerholder within, all on groundslab, in the parish area of Holy Trinity, close to the south path on the north side, to the east of the central path.

Inscription

‘In loving memory of Elizabeth Ann
beloved wife of Charles Brown
died Dec 23rd 1892 aged 45 years.’

‘Also of Arthur Stanley Livermore grandson of the above
who entered into rest April 25th 1950 aged 46 years.
Loved and remembered always.’

‘Eliza M. Livermore 1879-1959 widow of
Arthur John Livermore R.A.M.C. killed in action 1917’

Elizabeth Ann Brown (née ?) (c. 1847-1892)

Elizabeth was born in about 1847 in Colchester, Essex.  She was married to Charles Brown (1853-?) and they had at least four children: Hannah Maria (1876-?); Eliza Maria (1879-1959); Robert Charles (1883-1942); and Charles Christopher (1887-1947).  All of the children were born in Colchester.  In 1881 the family were living in East Street, Colchester and Charles was working as a general dealer.  In 1891 the family were living at 18 East Street and Charles was still working as a general dealer with a shop.  Elizabeth died on 23 December 1892.

Arthur Stanley Livermore (d 1950)

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Eliza Maria Livermore (née Brown) (1879-1959)

Eliza was born in 1879 in Colchester, Essex.  She was one of at least four children born to Charles Brown (1853-?) and his first wife, Elizabeth Ann Brown (née ?) (abt 1847-1892).  Eliza grew up in Colchester but in 1892 her mother died.  Two years later her father remarried in Cambridge and it is likely that it was around this time the family also moved to Cambridge. This was not the first time that Eliza’s father had lived in Cambridge as in 1871 he was living at 200 Newmarket Road.  In 1901 Charles and his family including Eliza were living at 62 and 64 Gwydir Street.  Charles was working as an iron hardware merchant with Eliza’s uncle, William Brown, living and working with him as his assistant.  Their 72 year old widowed mother (Eliza’s grandmother), Maria Brown (née ?) (abt 1829-?) was also living with them.  The following year Eliza married Arthur John Livermore (1879-1917) in Cambridge.   They had three children: Arthur Stanley (1903-1950); Thomas Leslie (1905-1988); and Christina Hilda (1908-1954).  Arthur like Eliza’s father was a hardware dealer and in the 1911 census Eliza was assisting with her husband’s business.  The family were living at 1 Campbell Street, Cambridge.  They were able to afford a live-in domestic servant.  Eliza died on 22 February 1959 in Cambridge.

Arthur John Livermore (1879-1917)WW1 soldier – see also Life Story page

Arthur was born in 1879 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.  Arthur married Eliza Maria Brown (1879-1959) in Cambridge.   They had three children: Arthur Stanley (1903-1950); Thomas Leslie (1905-1988); and Christina Hilda (1908-1954).  Arthur like Eliza’s father was a hardware dealer and in the 1911 census Eliza was listed assisting with Arthur’s business.  The family were living at 1 Campbell Street, Cambridge.  They were able to afford a live-in domestic servant.  Arthur had served in South Africa in the Boer War in the Imperial Yeomanry Bearer Company and was awarded the Freedom of the Borough on his return.  At the outbreak of the First World War he enlisted as a Corporal (473173) in the Royal Army Medical Corps, 88th (1st East Anglian) Field Ambulance.  A year after Arthur enlisted, his oil and hardware business suffered a fire and it was reported in the local news.

 Sources:

Census: 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915
England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
Global, Find A Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current
UK, Army Registers of Soldiers’ Effects, 1901-1929
UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919
British Army WW1 Service Records, 1914-1920
Cambridge Independent News, Friday, 19 March 1917
Cambridge Daily News, Tuesday, 4 September 1917

By Ian Bent and Emma Easterbrook

Elizabeth Ann Brown; Arthur John Livermore; Arthur Stanley Livermore; Eliza M. Livermore