CFHS code : BE5

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : In Loving Remembrance of PAUL EDWARD GRUNDY b March 25 1818 d Aug 23 1891 also ANNE his wife d Dec 26 1892 aged 60

Monument : Stone cross/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

The cross in December 2020.


Standing 2 rows west of the central path this cross is in good order but often covered in ivy & bramble. We assume that the inscription to Ann is on the the west face.


In Loving Remembrance of
Paul Edward Grundy
Born March 25 1818
Died  Aug 23 1891

Also ANNE his wife d Dec 26 1892 aged 60

Paul Edward Grundy (25 March 1818 – 23 August 1891)

Paul was born in London, he was the son of Thomas and Martha Grundy. His father worked a shoemaker.  By 1850 Paul was living at 29a Regent Street,  and working as a hatter.  He married Anne Hammond in 1853.  He moved his business at some point to 35 Regent Street. and the business eventually became a hatter and hosier.  He and Anne didn’t have any children. He died aged 73 years old, and left effects valued at £4,858 12d 6s.

Anne Grundy [nee Hammond] (1832 – 26 December 1892)

Anne was the daughter of James and Susanna Hammond. She was baptised on 3rd June 1832 at St Benedict’s Church.  Anne grew up at 28 Regent Street, where her father was a coachmaker. She married Paul Grundy when she was 21 years old.  She died aged 60 years, in December 1892 less than 18 months after the death of her husband.

Claire Martinsen

Source: Ancestry

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Anne Grundy; Paul Edward Grundy