CFHS code : CL87

Parish : St Clement

Inscription : In Loving Memory of my dear husband EDMUND RICHARD DEAN d May 10th 1933 aged 46

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/Flowerholder (broken)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Dean headstone 2017



Edmund Richard Dean (1886-1933)

Edmund was born in 1886 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.  He was the younger of two children born to Richard Dean (c.1830-1911) and his second wife, Annie Maria Dean (née Yorke) (1850-1932).  In 1891 the family was living at 181 East Road, Cambridge.  In 1901 Edmund was still living at home but he was working as a grocer’s assistant.  Before the war Edmund served in the 3rd (Cambs) B Suffolk Regiment. On 1 February 1904 he joined the Royal Regiment of Artillery.  Edmund married Alice J Lowe (?-?) in 1916 in Cambridge. Edmund died on 10 May 1933 in Cambridge.

Edmund’s paternal uncle: Thomas Dean (1846-1908) was also buried in this Cemetery.


Census returns for England: 1891, and 1901
England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1916–2007
England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995
British Army WW1 Service Records, 1914-1920

By Emma Easterbrook

Edmund Richard Dean