CFHS code : HT64

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of WILLIAM JOHN CARDER d 31 Dec 1937 aged 68 also SUSAN FAMELY d April 1915 aged 70 and WILLIAM FAMELY died at Dullingham 21 Jan 1924 aged 85 also SARAH JANE CARDER d Mar 18th 1949 aged 81

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Carder and Famely grave
Carder and Famely monument



Relationship: Husband, wife, daughter, son in law

William John Pinner Carder (17 January 1870 – 31 December 1937)

William wasborn in Little Abington, near Linton and was the illegitmate son of Mary Carter (1851-). He grew up with his mother and stepfather Henry Cutter, who Mary married in November 1872. Henry Cutter was a shepherd and aged 21 William was living at home and working as an agricultural labourer. He married Sarah Famely in 1893 and they had five children: Horace William (1895-1959), Dorothy Mary (1896-1989), Edith Florence (1897-1977), Reginald John (1899-1918) and Margaret Ruth (1905-1974). William worked in the Police force and the family lived at Weston Colville where their first three children were born, before moving to live at Dullingham (at least 1899-1905) then Westley Waterless, near Newmarket (1911). From at least 1816 to 1918 he was based at Cheveley, near Newmarket. By 1928 William had retired and went to live at 13 Trafalgar Street where he died aged 68 years old.

Susan Famely (née Hobbs) (1844 – 28 April 1915)

Susan was born in St. Ives, the daughter of Henry and Jane Hobbs.  Henry was a waterman, and they lived at Back Lane in St. Ives. Aged 16 Susan was working as a domestic servant at 5 Station Road, St. Ives for merchants clerk James Chesterfield (1861) befoe marrying William Famely in St. Ives in 1864. They lived at Sheep Market in the town where William worked as a labourer and had two daughters: Florence (1865-1955) and Sarah Jane (1867-1949). By 1881 the family had moved to live at 8 Mill Lane and William worked as a miller’s labourer, Susan as a charwoman. They later lived at 21 Little St. Mary’s Lane (at least 1901 onwards) where Susan died aged 70 years old.

An In Memoriam was placed in the Cambridge Independent Press in April 1917 which read ‘in loving memory of Susan Famely who died April 28th 1915 – from her loving husband and daughters’.

William Famely (1838 – 21 January 1924)

William was also born in St. Ives and was the son of Richard and Mary Ann (née Shaw). Richard (1810-1845) was also a waterman, who died when William was a child.  Aged  13 he was living with his widowed mother and siblings at Lamb Yard in St. Ives and  working as an errand boy. He was working as an agricultural labourer before he married Susan in 1864. William died at Dullingham aged 85 years.

Sarah Jane Carder  (née Famely) (21 September 1867 – 18 March 1949)

Sarah was the youngest daughter of William and Susan  and in 1939 was living at 13 Trafalgar Street with youngest daughter Margaret. She died at home and her funeral took place on 21 March 1949.



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Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Sarah Jane Carder; William John Carder; Susan Famely; William Famely