CFHS code : AG508

Parish : St Andrew the Great

Inscription : In Loving Memory of THOMAS DEAN d March 4 1908 aged 61 MARY ANN DEAN d Sep 21 1921 aged 71

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Dean kerb stones April 2018

Monument

Very little of the inscription, on these kerb stones in the parish area of St Andrew the Great, can now be read.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of THOMAS DEAN d March 4 1908 aged 61

MARY ANN DEAN d Sep 21 1921 aged 71

Thomas Dean (1846-1908)

Thomas was born in 1846 in Cambridge.  He was the youngest of at least eight children born to Thomas Dean (c.1798-1869) and Susan Dean (c.1805-1891).  In 1851 the family were living at 23 East Road, Cambridge.  Thomas married Mary Ann Lewis (c.1850-1921).  They had a daughter: Ada Hannah (1873-1947).  In 1871 the couple were living in Sturton Street, Cambridge.  Thomas was working as a whitesmith.  In 1881 the family were living at 20 Sturton Street.  In 1891 Thomas’ mother-in-law, Maria Lewis (c.1832-?), was staying with the family.  Thomas died on 4 March 1908 in Cambridge.

Thomas’ nephew: Edmund Richard Dean (1886-1933) was also buried in this Cemetery.

Mary Ann Dean  (c.1850-1921)

Mary was born in about 1850 in Ardleigh, Essex.  Her mother was Maria Lewis (c.1832-?).  Mary married Thomas Dean (1846-1908).  Mary died on 21 September 1921 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Sources:

Census returns for England: 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911
England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007

By Emma Easterbrook

Mary Ann Dean; Thomas Dean