CFHS code : BO12

Parish : St Botolph

Inscription : In Loving Memory of / EDWARD CROFT / eldest son of / SAMUEL CROFT & MARY HARDY / of Wandsworth Common / who passed away at Queen’s Coll / 19th of December 1898 / in the 22 year of his age

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202963, 0.13773709 – click here for location

Croft grave
Croft monument


Headstone, with crown of five-pointed starts, and embossed cross. In the parish area of St Botolph, this grave is located northeast of the centre circle. The stonemason was T Stanbridge.


‘In loving memory of Edward Croft
eldest son of Samuel Croft & Mary Hardy
of Wandsworth Common
who passed away at Queens Coll
19th of December 1898 in the 22nd year of his age’

Croft inscription
Croft inscription

“Just as I am without one plea
But that thy blood was shed for me
And that thou bidd’st me come to thee
O Lamb of God I come, I come.”

[stonemasons’ mark:]
T Stanbridge
Newnham Croft

Edward Croft (c.1877-98)

Edward was, at the time of his death aged 21, a student at Queens’ College.

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Edward Croft