CFHS code : HT256

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of LUCY COULSON d November 9 1911 aged 77 also PRIME TAYLOR COULSON d April 3 1914 aged 77

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Coulson monument January 2019

Close to the south wall, seven rows from the central path.


In Loving Memory of LUCY COULSON
who entered into rest
November 9 1911. Aged 77 years

Who entered into rest
April 3. 1914. Aged 77 years

Lucy Coulson (1835 – 9 November 1911)

Lucy was born in Sutton, Cambridgeshire and married Prime Taylor Coulson in July 1857.  They had six children together: Mary Ann Barrett (1859-1890)-, Kate Orpah (1867 -), Prime Edwin William(1869-1908), Sidney Charles (1876-1950) Eliza Ann Taylor (unknown) and one other.  They lived at 8 Sussex Street, later taking over 9 Sussex Street also and ran a butchery business from there.  Aged 76 in 1911 Lucy was described as an invalid and lived with a sick nurse and a general servant.  She died in November of that year.

Prime Taylor Coulson (1836 – 3 April 1914)

Prime Taylor was born in Bow, London in 1836, the son of Uriah and Phoebe Coulson.  The family moved to Cambridge by 1839 where Prime Taylor’s father was a bricklayer.  He married Lucy aged 21 and lived for the rest of his life in Sussex Street where he was a butcher and sausage maker.  They had six children. He died in April 1914 leaving £13,097 in his will.


by Claire Martinsen

Lucy Coulson; Prime Taylor Coulson