CFHS code : BE135

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of ELIZABETH the dearly beloved wife of JOHN ANDREW MOYES d 11 Jan 1865 age 64 also the above JOHN ANDREW MOYES d Oct 17 1887 age 78 also of LOUISA second wife of the above d Nov 1 1888 age 45 Sacred to the Memory of JOHN JAMES MOYES d 6 Oct 1857 in 22nd year of his age also of MARY HELEN wife of the above d 24 Jun 1863 age 28 In Memory of ARTHUR HELENES MOYES d — 1859 age 8 months EDWARD ALEXANDER MOYES d — 1865 age [–] In Memory of EDWARD ALEXANDER MOYES d 5 Feb 1867 age 4 months EDGAR RALPH MOYES d 10 Feb 1871 age 7

Monument : 3-Tiered Ornate Pillar

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202534, 0.13609205 – click here for location

Monument 

The Moyes family tomb

A Victorian Gothic pedestal made of Ketton limestone, with a frieze around the base and corner buttresses. On top is a gabled, elaborately carved pinnacle with surrounding finials, decorated with angels and crockets. There are inscription panels on the pedestal to Elizabeth, her husband John Andrew, and his second wife Louisa. Also to John James Moyes (perhaps Elizabeth and John’s son?) and his wife Mary Helen and at the top, to other children of the Moyes family, including Arthur Helenus Moyes (d 1859) and Edward Alexander Moyes (d 1865) who both died as infants and Edgar Ralph Moyes who died in 1871 aged seven.

The inscription of John James and Mary Helen Moyes

Inscription

‘Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth
the dearly beloved wife of John Edward Moyes
who died 11th January 1865 aged 64.

Also the above John Andrew Moyes
who died October 17 1887 aged 78 years

“Not lost but gone before”

Also of Louisa second wife of the above, d Nov 1 1888 aged 45’

‘Sacred to the memory of John James Moyes,
Died 6th Oct 1857 in the 22nd year of his age.

“Take ye heed watch and pray for ye know not when the time is”

Also of Mary Helen wife of the above
died 24 June 1863 aged 28’

Elizabeth Moyes (d 1865)

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John Andrew Moyes (d 1887)

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Louisa Moyes (d 1888)

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John James Moyes (d 1857)

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Mary Helen Moyes (d 1863)

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Arthur Helenes Moyes (d 1859)

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Edward Alexander Moyes (d 1865)

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Edward Alexander Moyes (d 1867)

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Edgar Ralph Moyes (d 1871)

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Arthur Helenes Moyes; Edgar Ralph Moyes; Edward Alexander Moyes; Edward Alexander Moyes; Elizabeth Moyes; John Andrew Moyes; John James Moyes; Louisa Moyes; Mary Helen Moyes