CFHS code : BO40
Parish : St Botolph
Inscription : In Memory of ALICIA ANNE CAMPION June 18 1876 aged 51 also of her brother WILLIAM MAGAN CAMPION DD President of Queens College d October 20 1896 aged 76
Monument : Cruciform Coped stone
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.202812, 0.13759816 – click here for location
Cruciform coped stone, with triangles containing engraved floral decoration, including the college coat of arms. In the parish area of St Botolph (of which church Queens’ College was the patron), this monument is prominently placed in the northern half of the centre circle.
‘In memory of Alicia Anne Campion
who fell asleep June 18 1876 aged 51 years.’
‘also of her brother William Magan Campion DD
President of Queens’ College,
who fell asleep October 20 1896 aged 76 years.’
William Magan Campion (c 1820-96) – see also Life Story page
Campion was Mathematical Lecturer and also Sadleirian Lecturer and a tutor of Queens’ College. He was considered too young for the College presidency of the College in 1857, but was elected President in 1892 when already old and in poor health.
In the University, Campion was Secretary of the Council of the Senate and Lady Margaret Preacher. He was also Rector of St Botolph’s Church (of which Queens’ College was patron), and an Honorary Canon of Ely Cathedral.
With W. J. Beaumont he published The Prayer Book Interleaved (2nd edn 1866).
At the time of his death aged 76, William was living at Queen’s’ College Lodge.
Alicia Anne Campion (c.1825-76)
Alicia was the sister of William. At the time of her death aged 51, she was living at 7 Trumpington Street.
St Botolph: burial register
By Ian Bent