CFHS code : AS234

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : missing stone WILLIAM GREEN d Oct 6 1919 aged 85 ELIZABETH GREEN widow d March 16 1925 aged 90 CAROLINE TAYLOR sister d Nov 24 1936 aged 100 Dvr WILLIE FINCHAM GREEN RASC d May 30 1918 aged 39 interred in France

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.203384, 0.13733288 – click here for location

Green grave
Green kerb stones

Monument

Set of kerb stones in the parish area of All Saints, located three graves south of the path leading from the western path to the central path.

Inscription

[missing element]

‘William Green died Oct 6 1919 aged 85’
‘Elizabeth Green widow
died March 16 1925 aged 90’
‘Caroline Taylor sister died Nov 24 1936 aged 100’

‘Dvr Willie Fincham Green RASC
died May 30 1918 aged 39 interred in France.’

Willie Fincham Green (1879–1918)WW1 soldier – see also Life Story page

William was born in 1879 in Great Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire. He was the youngest of nine children born to William Green and Elizabeth Green (née Fincham). His older sister was Annie Elizabeth Green. Willie married Bessie Heard Vanstone (1881–1942) in 1916 in St George Hanover Square, London.

William Green (c 1835–1919)

William was born in about 1835 in Hockwold cum Wilton, Norfolk. He was a farmer. William married Elizabeth Fincham in 1863 in St George Hanover Square, London. They had nine children including Annie Elizabeth Green and Willie Fincham Green. The family lived at Temple End and then Angle End, Great Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire. William was initially a steam threshing machinist before becoming a farmer of 60 acres employing three labourers. After the children had left home William became a publican at Chiefs Lane, Ely, Cambridgeshire before returning to live at 39 High Street, Chesterton, Cambridge. William died on 6 October 1919.

Elizabeth Green (née Fincham) (c1835–1925)

Elizabeth was born in about 1835 in Feltwell, Norfolk. She was one of at least seven children born to Frederick Fincham and Sarah Fincham. Caroline Taylor (née Fincham) was her younger sister. Elizabeth married William Green in 1863 in St George Hanover Square, London. They had nine children including Annie Elizabeth Green and Willie Fincham Green. Elizabeth died on 16 March 1925 in Cambridge.

Caroline Taylor (née Fincham) (c1836–1936)

Caroline was born in about 1836 in Feltwell, Norfolk. She was one of at least seven children born to Frederick Fincham and Sarah Fincham. She was baptised on 25 December 1836 in Feltwell. Elizabeth Green (née Fincham) was her older sister. Caroline was a dressmaker. She married William George Taylor in 1857 in Thetford, Norfolk. They had five children of whom three survived infancy: Catherine (c1859–?); Alice (c1867–1957); and George (c1869–1954). Caroline’s husband, William, died in 1870 in Cambridge. Caroline died aged 100 years on 24 November 1936 in Cambridge.

Sources:
War Graves Photographic Project
www.forces-war-records.co.uk
www.ancestry.co.uk
Census returns for England: 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837–1915
London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754–1921
England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, Death Index, 1916–2007
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858–1966
UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914–1919

By Emma Easterbrook and Ian Bent

Elizabeth Green; William Green; Willie Fincham Green; Caroline Taylor