CFHS code : AG268

Parish : St Andrew the Great

Inscription : FREDERICK EVAN BUSBY MA formerly Fellow of St Peters College Cambridge d Jan 5 1890 aged 94 erected by his nephew FRANCIS MASCALL and his friends REBECCA and ELLEN HEWITT

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Inscription

Frederick Evan Busby (1795 – 1890)

Little is known of Frederick. The only the report of his death on 5 January 1890, is in the Cambridge Independent Press of 11th January 1890: ‘St Peter’s College: the death is announced of Mr. Frederick Evan Busby, one of the oldest members of the University of Cambridge. He entered at this in the year of the Battle of Waterloo [1815], graduating in 1819, eleventh Wranger, and was elected as a Fellow of the college. Late years he has led a retired life. He died at the University Arms Hotel, Cambridge on Sunday last, in his ninety-fifth year’

Source:
Ancestry/Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

Frederick Evan Busby