CFHS code : This monument was originally placed in the parish of Andrew the Great. It is in fact in St Bene’t.

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : In Loving Memory of MARY ANN HUTCHINSON d Oct [–] [1910] aged 67 MARY ANN ROLLINGS d Aug 26 [1899] aged 67 JOHN HUTCHINSON June 8 1949 aged [85]

Monument : not described

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey


This monument which has not yet been photographed is located 2 rows west of the central path on the northern boundary  of the parish. It may be a broken cross.

Inscription. The burial records have been used to fill in the parts of the inscription that have eroded

In Loving Memory of MARY ANN ROLLINGS d Aug 26 1899 aged 86

MARY ANN HUTCHINSON d Oct [–] 1910  aged 67

JOHN HUTCHINSON June 8 1949 aged [85]

Relationships – Mother, daughter & grandson

Mary Ann Rollings (née Green) (c.1815-1899)

Mary was born in about 1815 in Alconbury, Huntingdonshire.  She married Ralph Rollings (c.1813-1855) on 21 March 1834 in Alconbury.  Ralph was a thatcher.  They had at least seven children: Emelia Ann (c.1835-?); Jane (c.1838-?); George (1840-?); Mary Ann (1843-1910); Eliza (1845-?); Charles Green (1847-1914); and William (1850-?).  Ralph died in the district of Huntingdon in 1855.  By 1861 Mary had moved to St John’s Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and was working as a Nurse.  By 1871 Mary had moved back to Chapel Street, Alconbury.  In 1881 Mary was still working as a nurse and her grandson, James Rollings (1863-?), was also living with her.  Mary died on 26 August 1899 at the time she seems to have been living with there daughter & son in law at the Nurseries, Brookfields, which is right at the out of town end of  Mill Road.

Mary Ann Hutchinson (née Rollings) (1843-1910)

Mary was born in 1843 in Alconbury, Huntingdonshire.  She was one of at least seven children born to Ralph Rollings (c.1813-1855) and Mary Ann Rollings (née Green) (c.1815-1899).  In 1861 Mary was working as a laundress in Peterborough.  She married Joseph Hutchinson (1840-1911) on 25 February 1866 at St Mary, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.  The couple returned to Joseph’s home town, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire where Joseph worked as a gardener.  Mary and Joseph had at least six sons: George (1868-1942); Charles (1870-1939); Jonathan (1873-1949); Robert (1875-1943); Arthur (1878-?); and Albert (1881-1952).  By 1881 the family had moved to 4a Union Road, Cambridge.  By 1901 the family had moved to the Nurseries on Mill Road and Joseph was working as a florist and fruit grower.  Mary died in October 1910 at 24 St Andrew’s St, Cambridge.

Mary’s son, George Hutchinson (1868-1942), was buried in Newmarket Cemetery.  However, he was commemorated on the grave of his wife, Sarah Rebecca Hutchinson (née Gray) (1868-1931), who was buried in this cemetery.  Their son, Sidney George Hutchinson (1899-1918), who was killed in action in Belgium during the Great War is also commemorated on Sarah’s grave.

Mary’s son, Robert Hutchinson (1875-1943), and his wife, Susan Jane Hutchinson (née Manning) (1874-1956), were also buried in this Cemetery.

John Hutchinson (1873-1949)

John was born in 1873 in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.  He was one of at least six sons born to Joseph Hutchinson (1840-1911) and Mary Ann Hutchinson (née Rollings) (1843-1910).  John became a Clerk for a coal merchant.  In 1911 a year after the death of his mother John was living at 35 Regent Street.  John died on 8 June 1949 at Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.


Census: 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911

England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915

England, Christening Index, 1530-1980

Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1912

England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915

England & Wales, Marriages, 1530-1980

England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995

By Emma Easterbrook


John Hutchinson; Mary Ann Hutchinson; Mary Ann Rollings