CFHS code : AL380

Parish : St Andrew the Less

Inscription : In Loving Memory of EMILY ESTHER MORLEY d 4 May 1880 age 26 also ERNEST WLLIAM MORLEY d 25 Feb 1904 aged 17 also GEORGE MORLEY d 20 Feb 1934 aged 77

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Morley grave
Morley headstone



Relationship: Husband, first wife and son from second marriage

Emily Esther Morley (née Thompson) (1855 – 4 May1880)

Emily was born in Coton, and was baptised there on 23 December 1855. She was the daughter of Robert and Frances Thompson and her father was a labourer. She married railway worker George Morley in 1877, and died aged 24 years old.

Ernest William Morley (1887 – 25 February  1904)

Ernest was the youngest son of George Morley and his second wife Sarah (née Cornwell). He died at Argyle Street aged 17 years old and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 2 March 1904.

George Morley (1857 – 20 February 1934)

George was born in Sawston, the son of Joseph and Jane Morley. His father was an agricultural labourer and he grew up in Little Abington. George worked as a railway guard and after Emily’s death, lodged at 5 York Street with Henry and Mary Payne (1881). He married Sarah Cornwell (1856-1938) and they had three sons: Arthur George (1883-1961), Frederick Charles (1885-1934) and Ernest William. They lived at 66 Argyle Street, where George died aged 77 years old.



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Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Emily Esther Morley; Ernest William Morley; George Morley