CFHS code : HT312

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of JOSAN THURNALL d March 19th 1913 aged 88 also of LOUISA LIVERMORE d June 6th 1933 aged 83 also THOMAS LIVERMORE beloved husband of the above d Oct 8th 1938 aged 90

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Thurnall and Livermore monument

Monument

This headstone is located roughly 14 rows east  of  the central path and 3 monuments to the north.

Inscription 

In Loving Memory of JOSAN THURNALL died March 19th 1913 aged 88 years
Also of LOUISA LIVERMORE died June 6th 1933 aged 83 years
Also THOMAS LIVERMORE beloved husband of the above died Oct 8th 1938 aged 90 years
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Josan Thurnall formerly Livermore (née Jeffery) (c.1823-1913)

Josan was born in about 1823 in Great Chesterford, Essex.  She was the daughter of Benjamin Jeffery and ?  She married John Livermore (c.1803-1867) on 4 August 1841 at St John, Duxford, Cambridgeshire.  They had at least nine children: Anna (1843-?); Rebecca Harley (1845-?); Susan (1847-?); Thomas (1849-1938); Elizabeth Ellen (1850-?); Sarah Ann (1853-1904); Harriet Fanny (1854-1934); John (1857-?); and Eleanor Mary (1859-1956).  John was a farmer of 66 acres and employed three labourers.  John died in 1867.  By 1871 Josan had moved to 5 Brewhouse Buildings, Cambridge.  In 1876 Josan married again to Charles Thurnall (1818-1888) in Cambridge.  Like her first husband Charles also grew up in Duxford.  By 1891 Josan had moved to Duxford Road, Whittlesford.  Charles was working as a commercial cake merchant.  In 1888 Charles died.  By 1901 Josan had moved to West End, Whittlesford.  By 1901 Josan had moved back to Cambridge and she was living at 12 Cavendish Road.  By 1911 Josan was an old age pensioner and she was living with her son, Thomas, at 29 Devonshire Road, Cambridge.  Josan died on 19 March 1913 in Cambridge.

Thomas Livermore (1848-1938)

Thomas was born in 1848 in Duxford, Cambridgeshire.  He was baptised at St John, Duxford on 5 November 1848.  He was one of at least nine children born to John Livermore (c.1803-1867) and Josan Livermore (née Jeffery) (c.1823-1913).  His father died in 1867.  By 1871 Thomas had moved to Cambridge with his mother and was living at 5 Brewhouse Buildings, Cambridge.  He was working as a labourer for the railway.  Thomas married Louisa Langford (1850-1933) in 1876 in Cambridge.  They had six children: William Thomas (1877-1966); Arthur John (1879-1917); Eleanor Louisa (1881-1967); Alice Mary (1883-?); Ethel Victoria (1887-?); and Emily Hilda (1893-1969).  By 1911 Thomas had become an engine driver for the railway.  Thomas’ 87 year old mother, Josan Thurnall, was also living with the family.  During the Great War his son, Arthur, was killed.  Arthur is commemorated on a separate grave in Mill Road Cemetery.  Thomas died on 8 October 1938 in Cambridge.

Louisa Livermore (née Langford) (1850-1933)

Louisa was born in 1850 in Southampton, Hampshire.  She was one of at least five children born to William Langford (c.1826-?) and Eliza Langford (née ?) (c.1829-1873).  Louisa married Thomas Livermore (1848-1938) in 1876 in Cambridge.  They had six children: William Thomas (1877-1966); Arthur John (1879-1917); Eleanor Louisa (1881-1967); Alice Mary (1883-?); Ethel Victoria (1887-?); and Emily Hilda (1893-1969).  By 1911 Thomas had become an engine driver for the railway.  Thomas’ 87 year old mother, Josan Thurnall, was also living with the family.  During the Great War Louisa died on 6 June 1933 in Cambridge.

Sources:

Census: 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911
England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915
England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

By Emma Easterbrook

Louisa Livermore; Thomas Livermore; Josan Thurnall