CFHS code : HT424

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Memory of JAMES JOHN MORRELL d 6 July 1854 aged 5 years 10 months HENRY FREDERICK MORRELL d 3 April 1877 aged 20 EDWIN GEORGE MORRELL d 11 Jun 1883 at Donald Australia aged 20 JOHN HERBERT MORRELL d 6 Aug 1883 aged 24 years 11 months

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Most of the inscription was still legible in 2014 when this photo was taken.
Morrell headstone 2014

Monument

This headstone is located fifteen rows from the central path towards the centre of the parish of Holy Trinity.  Most of the inscription was still legible in 2014 when this photo was taken.

Inscription

In Memory of JAMES JOHN MORRELL died July 6 1854 aged 5 years 10 months

HENRY FREDERICK MORRELL died April 3 1877 aged 20 years

EDWIN GEORGE MORRELL died Jun 11 1883 at Donald Australia aged 20 years

JOHN HERBERT MORRELL died August 6 1883 aged 24 years 11 months

“p ……. remainder illegible

“Jesus [has vanquished death and all its powers]”

“Thy will be done”

James John Morrell (c.October 1848 – 6 July  1854)

James was the eldest son of John and Emma (née Routley) Morrell.  John was a college servant at Trinity College and James died just before his 6th birthday.

Henry Frederick Morrell (1857 – 3 April 1877)

Henry was the fifth son of John and Emma and  was baptised  on 13 August 1857.  He grew up at 8 Manor Street (1861/1871) and died at 18 Milton Road aged 20 years old.

Edwin George Morrell (1863 – 11 June 1883)

Edwin was the youngest of John and Emma’s seven sons and was baptised on 3 September 1863. Aged 18 he was living at 18 Milton Road with his parents and siblings and was working as a draper’s assistant.  He sailed from London to Sydney aboard the Duke of Athole ship and landed on 12 March 1883.  He died three months later in Donald, Victoria (a town between Melbourne and Mildura).

John Herbert Morrell (September 1858 – 6 August 1883)

John was the sixth son of John and Emma and was also baptised on 3 September 1863. In 1891 he was living at 78 City Road in Bristol and was working as a horse salesman.  He died at 18 Milton Road aged 24 years.

John and Elizabeth’s third born son Alfred is also buried at Mill Road Cemetery.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Edwin George Morrell; Henry Frederick Morrell; James John Morrell; John Herbert Morrell