CFHS code : PL337

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : kerbs In Loving Memory of JAMES HAYNES d July 8th 1924 aged 72 also FLORENCE HAYNES d Oct 28th 1887 aged 5 also ELIZABETH wife of JAMES HAYNES d May 21 1937 aged 78 also HERBERT JAMES HAYNES killed in France Aug 28th 1918 aged 23 also ELLEN ELIZABETH HAYNES d Jan 20th 1949 aged 56 slab 1: also MARGARET CLARA / HAYNES / d Feb 8th 1964 / aged 73 slab 2: EDITH MARY HAYNES / d Nov 4th 1972

Monument : Kerb stones (with two inclined slabs)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202060, 0.13691814 – click here for location

Haynes monument

Monument

Double plot, kerb stones, two inclined slabs within, in the parish area of St Paul, located to the west of the central path six rows in, close to the south path.

Inscription

[kerb stones:]
‘In loving memory of James Haynes
died July 8th 1924 aged 72’

‘Also Florence Haynes
died Oct 28th 1887 aged 5’

‘Also Elizabeth wife of James Haynes
died May 21 1937 aged 78’

‘Also Herbert James Haynes
killed in France Aug 28th 1918 aged 23’

‘Also Ellen Elizabeth Haynes died Jan 20th 1949 aged 56

[slab 1:]
‘Also Margaret Clara Haynes
died Feb 8th 1964 aged 73’

[slab 2:]
‘Edith Mary Haynes died Nov 4th 1972’

Herbert James Haynes (1895–1918)WW1 soldier – see also Life Story page
Herbert was born in 1895 in Cambridge. He was the youngest of the eight children born to James Haynes and Elizabeth Haynes (née Westwood). Herbert was an assistant horticultural builder before the War.

James Haynes (1852–1924)
James was born in 1852 in Cambridge. He was one of at least nine children born to Josiah Haynes and Emily Elizabeth Haynes (née Boman). James and three of his brothers (Joseph, Arthur and Herbert) were baptised on 28 October 1860 at St Paul’s Church, Cambridge. James’ father was a shoemaker, who brought up his family in Coronation Street, Cambridge. His mother was a stationer. Later in life his parents became newsagents. Meanwhile, James became a carpenter. James married Elizabeth Westwood, with whom he had eight children including Florence, Edith, Margaret, Ellen and Herbert. The family lived at 7 [Great] Eastern Street before moving to 26 Cockburn Street (in Romsey Town), Cambridge. James died on 8 July 1924 in Cambridge.

Elizabeth Haynes (née Westwood) (c1859–1937)
Elizabeth was born in 1859 in Lemsford Mills, Hertfordshire. She was the younger of two children born to Charles Westwood and Ann Westwood (née Parker). Her father died shortly after she was born and so Elizabeth and her older brother, Walter, were left in the care of their extended family. Their mother, Ann, went out to work as a live in housekeeper. Elizabeth married James Haynes on 8 July 1880 in the Independent Chapel, Clavering, Essex. They had eight children including Florence, Edith, Margaret, Ellen and Herbert. Elizabeth died on 21 May 1937 in Cambridge.

Florence Katherine Haynes (1882–1887)
Florence was born in 1882 in Cambridge. She was the second of the eight children born to James Haynes and Elizabeth Haynes. She died aged 5 years’ old in 1887 in Cambridge.

Edith Mary Haynes (1886–1972)
Edith was born in 1886 in Cambridge. She was the fourth of the eight children born to James Haynes and Elizabeth Haynes. At one point she was employed as a parlour maid for Theodore Thomas Gurney (1849–1918), a retired Professor of Mathematics at Sydney University, New South Wales, Australia and alumnus of St John’s College, Cambridge. Professor Gurney and his wife lived at Chesterton Hall. Edith died on 4 November 1972 in Cambrige.

Margaret Clara Haynes (1890–1964)
Margaret was born in 1890 in Cambridge. She was the sixth of the eight children born to James Haynes and Elizabeth Haynes. At one time she was employed as a mantle maker. Margaret died on 8 February 1964 in Cambridge.

Ellen Elizabeth Haynes (1892–1949)
Ellen was born in 1892 in Cambridge. She was the seventh of the eight children born to James Haynes and Elizabeth Haynes. At one time she was a school teacher at Cambridge Borough (Elementary) School. Ellen died on 20 January 1849 in Cambridge.

Sources:
www.forces-war-records.co.uk
www.ancestry.co.uk
http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/gurney-theodore-thomas-3682
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

Edith Mary Haynes; Elizabeth Haynes; Ellen Elizabeth Haynes; Florence Haynes; Herbert James Haynes; James Haynes; Margaret Clara Haynes