CFHS code : ED96

Parish : St Edward

Inscription : In Loving Memory of CYRIL F KINGSNORTH d May 4 1958 also MARY ANN PARISH d Nov 1 1926 age 88

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.203248, 0.13688731 – click here for location

Kingsnorth and Parish monument 2017




Relationship: Grandmother and grandson


Cyril Frank Kingsnorth (6 April 1892 – 4 May 1958)

Cyril was born in Cambridge and was the only son of Frank and Florence Kingsnorth.  Frank Kingsnorth was a college cook and Cyril grew up at 168 East Road [1901] and then at 60 Tenison Road [1911].  In 1911 Cyril was working as a College laboratory assistant. In 1917 when he signed up for the War he was working as a chauffeur.

On 27th August 1927 he married Olive Muriel Flint [1907-1982] at St Anselm Church in Streatham, London – at that time he was working as a groom. By 1950 he was back living in Cambridge at 113 Mawson Road with his mother Florence.  He died in 1958 aged 66 years old.


Mary Ann Parish [nee Pateman] (1838 – 1 November 1926)

Mary Ann was born in Shoredith and was the daughter of Edward and Frances Patemen.  Her father was a porter.  It is believed that she was working as a servant in Cambridge in 1861 aged 23 years old.  She married Seymour Parish in 1864. They had at least four children William Kirby [1866-1911], Florence Harriett [1869-1960], George Ernest [1872-] and Charles Herbert [1875-1934].

Seymour was a gentleman’s coachman [sic] and they lived at 4 Parson’s Court [1871/1881].  In 1891 and 1901 Seymour and Mary were living in Great Abington where he was working as a groom and domestic coachman.  In 1911 they were both living with daughter Florence and her family at 60 Tenison Road.

Seymour Parish died in 1915 and Mary was left a widow.  She died aged 88 years old in 1926.




Claire Martinsen

Source: Ancestry

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