CFHS code : PL470

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of GEORGE DAY d Feb 12th 1887 in his 15th year CHARLES DAY d Dec 13th 1901 aged 20 Samuel Day died Nov 29 1902 aged 28, [Mary] Elizabeth Day died July 9th 1910 aged 59 years

Monument : Headstone (broken)

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey.

The lower half of the headstone.
Day headstone 2015

Monument

This monument is located ten rows east of the western path.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of GEORGE DAY died Feb 12th 1887 in his 15th year

CHARLES DAY died Dec 13th 1901 aged 20

This is where the headstone is broken  ____ The top section has not been found yet.

Samuel Day died Nov 29 1902 aged 28

[Mary] Elizabeth Day died July 9th 1910 aged 59 years

George Day (1872 – 12 February 1887)

George was the eldest son of Samuel and Mary Day. His father was under butler at Harewood House, Yorkshire when he was born and he was baptised on 14 July 1872 at All Saints’ Church, Harewood.  The family had moved to Cambridge by 1877 when Samuel Day took up the position of butler and the family lived at 36a Norwich Street. George died aged 14 years old.

Charles Day (1881 – 13 December 1901)

Charles was born in Cambridge and died aged 20 years old.

Samuel Day (d 1902)

Samuel was the second son of Samuel and Mary and was also born in Harewood. He was baptised on 11 January 1874 at All Saints’ Church, Yorkshire and died at 20 Queen Street aged 28 years old.

Mary Elizabeth Day (née Wilson) (1851 – 9 July 1910)

Mary was born in Pimlico and was the daughter of steward John Wilson.  She married under butler Samuel Day on 31 May 1871 at St. George’s Church, Hanover Square, London. They lived in Harewood and then moved to Cambridge and had at least nine children: George, Samuel, Annie (1877-), Ellen (1879-), Charles, William (1884-), Harry (1886-1916), Frederick (1889-) and Edith (1893-1950). Samuel was documented as a butler in 1881, and then as a waiter in 1891/1901.  The family lived at Norwich Street, 34 Perowne Street (1891) and then 20 Queen Street (1901 onwards).  Mary died at Queen Street aged 59 years old.

Samuel Day’s nephew Charles is also buried at Mill Road Cemetery.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Charles Day; George Day; Mary Elizabeth Day; Samuel Day