CFHS code : BO35

Parish : St Botolph

Inscription : ISABEL EDWARDS 1897 REBECCA EDWARDS 1905 WILLIAM —-

Monument : Kerb stones (broken)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Inscription

Relationships: Father, mother and daughter

Isabel Edwards (1844 – February 1897)

Isabel was the second daughter of John and Rebecca Edwards.  She was born in Everton, Bedfordshire and lived with her parents throughout her life. Isabel worked as a dressmaker  and died aged 53 years old.

Rebecca Edwards  (née Free) (2 April 1819 – 28 March 1905)

Rebecca was the daughter of William and Elizabeth (née Webb) and married William Edwardds on 24 April 1841.  They had at least three daughters: Joanna Isabella (1841-1931), Isabel and Emma (1854-). William was a gardener and florist and the family lived at 11 Botolph Lane (1851), Chesterton Lane (1861),  24 Ferry Path (1871) and 26 Trafalgar Street (1881/1891). She was widowed in 1898 and then lived at 1 Portland Place (1901) with her grandson Frederick Squires (son of Emma).  She died aged 85 years old.

William Edwards (21 September 1819 – 24 May 1898)

William was born in Dullingham (a village four miles south of Newmarket) and baptised there on 2 January 1820.  He was the son of John and Rebecca and married when he was 21 years old. He died at Trafalgar Street aged 78 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Isabel Edwards; Rebecca Edwards; William Edwards
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