CFHS code : AS302
Parish : All Saints
Inscription : In Loving Memory of JEMIMA EMMA eldest daughter of the late JOHN JAMES CHANDLER Jul 1856 Dec 1934 CLARA FRANCES CHANDLER d Jan 14 1944 EDITH SARAH CHANDLER d May 15 1950
Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Three rows east of the west path where it bends towards the north path.
In Loving Memory of JEMIMA EMMA eldest daughter of the late
JOHN JAMES CHANDLER July 1856 Dec 1934
CLARA FRANCES CHANDLER called home Jan 14 1944
“Loved and lost awhile”
EDITH SARAH CHANDLER called home May 15 1950
“Loved ones reunited”
Jemima Emma Chandler (1856 -15 December 1934)
Jemima was the eldest daughter of John and Jemima Chandler. She was born in Cambridge, and baptised at St Paul’s Church on 28th December 1856. Her father was a wood turner and she grew up at 81 Russell Street. She lived at home and worked as a dressmaker.
In 1891/1901 and 1911 she was living at 81 Russell Street with her widowed father and sisters Adelaide, Clara and Edith. She died at 81 Russell Street in 1934, having lived her entire life there.
Clara Frances Chandler (27 March 1866 – 14 January 1944)
Clara was the third of the four Chandler sisters. She was baptised at St Paul’s Church on 29 July 1866. She grew up at 81 Russell Street. In 1881 she was working as a servant to John Adam at the Observatory on Madingley Road, but by 1891 had returned home to live with her widowed father and three sisters at Russell Street. She worked as a dressmaker. The 1939 census described her as a retired dressmaker. She died at 81 Russell Street aged 77 years old.
Edith Sarah Chandler ( 20 March 1870 – 15 May 1950)
Edith was the youngest of the four Chandler sisters. She was baptised at St Paul’s Church on 29 May 1870. She trained as a teacher at the Teacher Training College in Bishop Stortford (1891) and then returned to 81 Russell Street to live with her father and sisters. She worked as a teacher. The census of 1939 described her as a retired school mistress. She died at the Evelyn Nursing Home in 1950 aged 80 years old.
by Claire Martinsen