CFHS code : CL100

Parish : St Clement

Inscription : In Loving Memory of DANIEL ROWELL LAMBERT d May 16th 1938 aged 41 also LEONARD D LAMBERT d Jan 26th 1941 aged 46 also ILEY LAMBERT d Feb 27th 1947 aged 92

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202526, 0.13849179 – click here for location



Daniel Rowell Lambert (1897 – 16 May 1938)

Daniel was the son of King Richard and Elizabeth[nee Des Forges] Lambert.  King was an Evangelist preacher, and he grew up at 145 Gwydir Street. He married Doris Merriman in 1925 when he was about 28 years old.  His probate records document that he died at Low Road Fenstanton, although he was living at 145 Gwydir Street at the time of his death.

Leonard Des Forges  Lambert (30 December 1894 – 26 January 1941)

Leonard was the brother of Daniel Lambert. In 1911 he was 16 years old and working as a clerk in an estate agent’s office.   He never married and by 1939 was working as an ‘artist illustrator and clerk’.  He died at home at 145 Gwydir Street.

Iley Lambert [nee Des Forges] (24 August 1854 – 27 February 1947)

Iley was both the step-mother and aunt of Daniel and Leonard. She was the daughter of Samuel and Susan Des Forges, and was born in Markby in Lincolnshire.   Samuel was a farmer of 270 acres. and she grew up in Feltwell in Norfolk.

In 1901 she was working as a housekeeper to Richard Blackwell and his two sons in Over Haddon, Derbyshire.  Richard Blackwell was a farmer and widower. In 1911 she was housekeeper to John Cash in Duffield, Derbyshire.  John was also a widower farmer with two young sons.  She married her brother-in-law King Richard Lambert in Cambridge in 1915.  When King died in 1932 she continued to live at 145 Gwydir Street with her nephew Leonard and niece Marguerite Iley.  She died at home at Gwydir Street aged 92 years old.

Claire Martinsen

Source: Ancestry/newspaper archives

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Daniel Rowell Lambert; Iley Lambert; Leonard Des Forges Lambert