CFHS code : HS127

Parish : Holy Sepulchre

Inscription : In Loving Memory of ROBERT LEE WILSON BUTLER died suddenly May 2 1911 age 58 also of MARY ANN BUTLER d July 1 1914 age 74

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Butler kerb stones November 2018

Monument
Situated east of the east path, the kerb stones are only partially visible under a large bush.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of ROBERT LEE WILSON BUTLER died suddenly May 2 1911 age 58 years

Also of MARY ANN BUTLER died July 1 1914 age 74 years

Relationship: Brother and sister

Robert and Mary Ann were the children of Thomas, a waterman and publican,  and Mary. In 1861 the family were living Waterside, St Ives.

Robert Lee Wilson Butler (c1852 – 1911)

Robert was born in Earith, Huntingdonshire.He was brought up in St Ives, Hunts and initially trained as an ironmonger. In 1884 he married [Sollaby] Wilson but his wife did not appear in any further census’ and may have died, though no record has been found. They had 1 daughter Florence Mary.  In 1891 Robert, his sisters Mary Ann & Elizabeth and 5 year old Florence were living at 170 Sturton St, Cambridge. He was now a Prudential assurance agent. However by 1901 he was again employed as an Irenmonger. When he died he was living at 10 Sturton St.

Mary Ann Butler (C 1840 – 1914)

Mary born in St Ives Huntingdonshire. Her occupation in 1861 was given as dressmaker. In 1891 she gave her occupation as housekeeper. Mary died in hospital.

Sources:
CFHS transcripts of parish and census records
Family Search

by Mary Naylor

Mary Ann Butler; Robert Lee Wilson Butler