CFHS code : AL143

Parish : St Andrew the Less

Inscription : In Memory of JOSEPH FREESTONE b June 21 1812 d May 18 1875 also WILLIAM FREESTONE b August 31 1832 d July [10] 1866 also JOHN FREESTONE b Jan 8 1843 d March 11 1874 who was interred at [H——-] Toronto Canada HANNAH relict of the above b Feb 14 1810 d June 27 1881

Monument : Headstone

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

The headstone in April 2019.

Monument  

Located to the east of the central path.

Inscription

In Memory of JOSEPH FREESTONE born June 21 1812 died May 18 1875


F
Yet died with
lies.  ”

Also WILLIAM FREESTONE born August 31 1832 died July [10] 1866

Also JOHN FREESTONE born Jan 8 1843 died March 11 1874
who was interred at Hamilton Toronto Canada

HANNAH relict of the above born Feb 14 1810 died June 27. 1881

3 lines illegible

Relationship:  Joseph was the husband of Hannah. James and John were two of their sons.

Joseph Freestone (1812-1875)

Joseph was from Fen Ditton . He married Hannah Wilderspin in Fen Ditton on May 27th 1832. In 1851 They were living in Bridge Street with eight children. He was working as a mustard maker.  In 1861 he was living with Hannah and four children at High Street, Teversham and still working as a mustard maker.  By 1871 he was the publican of the City Arms at 184 Sturton Street.  He was living in Sturton Street when he died aged 63. The pub was taken over by James Freestone, probably his son.

William Freestone (1832-1866)

John Freestone (1843-1874)

John’s death aged 31 was reported in the Cambridge Independent Press on March 12th 1874. He died suddenly.

Hannah Freestone (née Wilderspin) (1810-1881)

Hannah was born in Cambridge. She was living in Sturton Street when she died aged 71.

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This page is being researched by Mary Naylor

Sources:
CFHS transcripts of Census  Parish records
Pub Histories .com

Hannah Freestone; John Freestone; Joseph Freestone; William Freestone