CFHS code : AG363

Parish : St Andrew the Great

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of JOHN EDWARD second and beloved son of JOHN FREDERICK and ELIZABETH CONSTABLE d Feb 3 1852 aged 21 also of ELIZ SARAH the beloved wife of GEORGE W SWAN and sister of the above d Aug 18 1864 aged 37

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202782, 0.13630883 – click here for location

Monument

This headstone, now lost forms part of a family group. 3 rows east of the west wall. It must have fallen after the CFHS survey. However we have a grave register for this parish which places John Edward’s grave 3 rows east of the west wall in plot 8

Inscription

Sacred to the Memory of JOHN EDWARD second and beloved son of JOHN FREDERICK and ELIZABETH CONSTABLE d Feb 3 1852 aged 21

Also of ELIZ SARAH the beloved wife of GEORGE W SWAN [N] and sister of the above d Aug 18 1864 aged 37

John Edward Constable (1831-1852)

John was the 3rd child born to John & Elizabeth Constable. His father was a hatter and brewer and he was brought up in Petty Cury. He must have just completed his apprenticeship as a hat maker when he died at home  aged 21.

Elizabeth Sarah Swann (1827 – 1864)

Elizabeth was the eldest child of John & Elizabeth Constable. She married banker’s clerk George William Swann on August 2nd 1853.

In 1861 they were living at 21 Victoria St with 13 year old house servant Lucy Asplen. They do not seem to have had any children.

by Mary Naylor

Sources
CFHS Transcripts of parish and grave records.

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John Edward Constable; Elizabeth Sarah Swan