CFHS code : PL345

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Affectionate Remembrance of [Rev] [J—–T] [R—-TON] [DM] also MARY his wife b Jan 26 1843 d Dec 28 1891

Monument : Headstone/Ground slab

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Very little can be read of the inscription so the grave register and parish burial record were used to identify this monument.

Inscription

Joshua Edleston (1873)

Son of John,  a farmer. Joshua was a retired major (Royal Marines) When he married Mary he was a captain on HMS Albion aged 78

Mary Edleston (née Lilley) (1843-1891)

Mary was the daughter of Joshua Lilley a farmer in the village of Bourn. Her first husband had the surname Fuller. She married Joshua on June 10th 1866 at the church of St Andrew the Great.

Joshua and Mary lived in Gonville House, at the junction of  Gonville Place and Hills Road, Cambridge.

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Joshua Edleston; Mary Edleston