CFHS code : BE33

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : In Loving Memory of WINIFRED JANE ELIZABETH JARMAN d Dec 9 1917 aged 87 In Loving Memory of CHRISTOPHER ALFRED JARMAN d June 29th 1896 aged 66 also WINIFRED KATE SWANN grand daughter of the above d March 30th 1901

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Jarman and Swann monument 2017

Monument

This monument, in the parish area of St Bene’t, is located a few rows west of the central path and was repaired in November 2016.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of WINIFRED JANE ELIZABETH JARMAN died Dec 9 1917 aged 87

In Loving Memory of CHRISTOPHER ALFRED JARMAN died June 29th 1896 aged 66

Also WINIFRED KATE SWANN grand daughter of the above died March 30th 1901

 

 

Christopher Alfred Jarman (1830 – 29 June 1896)

Christopher was the son of William and Elizabeth Jarman.   He grew up in Staffordshire Place Cambridge, and his father worked as a cabinet maker.  In the 1851 census aged 21 he was working as a tinman.  He married Winifred Simpson on 24th June 1851 at St Mary’s Church.  He continued to work as a tinman and brazier.  The family eventually settled at 42 Sun Street [1871], 45 Sun Street [1881] and then 45 Newmarket Road [1891].  Christopher died in 1896.

 

Winifred Jane Elizabeth Jarman [nee Simpson] (1830 – 9 December 1917)

Winifred married Christopher Jarman in 1851.  They had one daughter together Emma Eliza [1852-1905]. After her husbands death, she continued to live at 45 Newmarket Road, and was living there with her grandson Arthur in 1901. Arthur then became a farm foreman and in 1911 she was again living with him, but at Swann’s Farm in Chesterton.  She died in 1917 aged 87 years, and was buried with her husband.

 

Winifred Kate Swann (1877 – 30 March 1901)

Winifred was the eldest daughter of Henry and Emma Swann and  granddaughter of Christopher and Winifred. She grew up at 42 Sun Street – three doors away from her grandparents.  Her father was a brick-maker, employing 80 men [1881].  Aged 14 she was living at 42 Newmarket Road.  She died in 1901, a few days before the census of that year was taken.  She died a spinster, and left effects of £336 11s and 6d.  Its is not known why she was buried in her grandparents grave, rather than her own family grave.

 

Claire Martinsen

Source: Ancestry

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Christopher Alfred Jarman; Winifred Jane Elizabeth Jarman; Winifred Kate Swann