CFHS code : BO37 or AL321

Parish : St Botolph or St Andrew the Less

Inscription : In Loving Memory ANNA MARIA BUTCHER /wife of ABRAHAM BUTCHER/ d/ February 14 1894 age 36 / also SAMUEL FREDERICK / son of ABRAHAM & ELLEN BUTCHER / d March 2 1901 / age 10 months

Monument : Headstone (fallen)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Inscription

Anna Maria Butcher  (née Oakford) (1855 – 14 February 1894)

Anna was the daughter of Thomas and Harriett Oakford and was born in Fakenham where her father was the village brazier. Age 15 she was working as a domestic servant for builder William Hubbard at 15 High Street, East Dereham. She married Abraham Butcher (1860-1940) in Fakenham on 2 June 1884.  Abraham was a carpenter/builder and the couple settled in Cambridge where they had two daughters: Edith Mary (1885-1946) and Marjorie Winifred (1888-1942).  In 1891 the family were living at 124 Gwydir Street and Anna died there in Februry 1894 aged 38 years old.

Samuel Frederick Butcher (1900 –  2 March 1901)

Samuel was the son of Abraham and his second wife Ellen Elizabeth (1863-1942).  Ellen was Anna’s younger sister and had also been born in Fakenham.  The couple married in 1896 in Cambridge.  Samuel died aged 10 months old at 124 Gwydir Street.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Anna Maria Butcher; Samuel Frederick Butcher