CFHS code : AS311

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : In Loving Memory of CAROLINE the dearly beloved wife of GEORGE FREDERICK MAYNE d Sept 10 1889 aged 55 also CAROLINE ALICE second daughter of the above d April 15 1893 aged 30 also GEORGE FREDERICK the beloved husband of SARAH and the above CAROLINE MAYNE d August 22 1915 aged 79

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Mayne headstone February 2019

Monument

Located two rows to the east of the west path close to the north bend.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of CAROLINE
The dearly beloved wife of GEORGE FREDERICK MAYNE who died Sept 10. 1889.
Aged 55 years.

Also CAROLINE ALICE second daughter of the above
Who fell asleep April 15. 1893. Aged 30 years

Also GEORGE FREDERICK the beloved husband of SARAH and the above
CAROLINE MAYNE who died  August 22. 1915. Aged 79 years.

“Peace, perfect peace, death shadowing us and ours.
Jesus has vanquished death and all it’s powers.”

Caroline Mayne (née Rainbird) (c.1834 – 10 September 1889)

Caroline was born in Kelveden Hatch, Essex and was the daughter of agricultural labourer George and his wife Ann.  She married George Mayne in Maidstone, Kent on 3 June 1860 and the couple had at least three children: Elizabeth Ann (1861-1946), Caroline Alice (1862-1893) and George Frederick William (1869-1930).  George worked as a gas fitter and later as a gas fitters foreman. The family lived at Bower Place, Maidstone (1861), Little Wellington Street, Aldershot (1871) before settling at 41 Sidney Street, Cambridge (1881).  Caroline died aged 55 years.

Caroline Alice Mayne (1862-15 April 1893)

Known as Alice, she was born in Maidstone and died at 41 Sidney Street aged 30 years old.

George Frederick Mayne (c.1836 – 22 August 1915)

George was born in Illogan, Cornwall, a village two miles north of Redruth.  He was the son of William and Elizabeth, and his father worked as a coastguard. He married Caroline Rainbird when he was c.24 years old.  After being widowed he married for a second time to widow Sarah Dixon (née Wales)(1844-1924) in 1893.  They lived at 9 St. John’s Road and by 1911 George had retired and Sarah was running a Lodging House from the address.  He died at home aged 79 years.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Caroline Mayne; Caroline Alice Mayne; George Frederick Mayne