CFHS code : PL105

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Affectionate Remembrance of MARTHA beloved wife of WILLIAM MORLEY d 24 Oct [1872] aged 7[2]

Monument : Headstone

Above information  amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Martha Morley (née Wilkin) (1798 – 24 October 1870)

Martha was born in Stretham, near Ely and married William Morley on 21 March 1822 in Cambridge. William was a wheelwright and coachmaker and they lived at 14 Downing Terrace (1841) and 45 Russell Street (at least 1851 onwards). They had at least six children: James (1823-1900), Thomas (1824-1889), William (1827-1899), Ann Sarah (1829-1875), David (1832-) and Ann Hagger (1839-1907). Martha died at home and her funeral was held on 31 October.

From Parish burial records it is known that William Morley was also buried at Mill Road Cemetery

William Morley (1800- 6 March 1887)

William died at Russell Street aged 87 years old. His funeral was held on 10 March.



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Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

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Martha Morley; William Morley