CFHS code : PL60
Parish : St Paul
Inscription : In Loving Memory of LOUISA DAY d 8 May 1934 aged 72 WILLIAM SEYMOUR DAY d 3 Nov 1940 aged 86
Monument : Open Book
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
The monument, which is well preserved but hidden in bushes, is within the kerb stones of the grave of Susan Crame
In Loving Memory of LOUISA DAY
Who died May 8th 1934 aged 72 years
WILLIAM SEYMOUR DAY
Who died November 3rd 1940 aged 86 years
Relationship: Husband and wife.
John was the son of John and Charlotte Day
Louisa Day (née Watts) (1862 – 1934)
Louisa was the daughter of James, a wheelwright, and Ann Watts. She was born in Stow cum Quy, a village to the east of Cambridge. Her marriage to William Day took place at the village church on December 22nd 1882. The couple moved to 18 Perowne Street, Cambridge where they raised their family Sidney (b 1886), Leonard (b 1891), Archie (b 1895) and Dorothy (b 1896).
Later they moved to 26 Emery Street,Cambridge, where Louisa and William died.
William Seymour Day (1854-1940)
William was the first child of John and Charlotte Day and elder brother of Bertha. At the age of 17 he had begun work at the Cambridge University Press, possibly as an apprentice to his own father.
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CFHS transcripts of parish and census records
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By Mary Naylor using information and photos supplied by Martin Sharpe