CFHS code : HT396
Parish : Holy Trinity
Inscription : In Memory of CHARLES WHARTON NAYLOR b July 29  d Oct 10 1878 also his widow SARAH PEARS NAYLOR b Sept  182 d March 26 189 SARAH FRANCES eldest daughter of CW & SP NAYLOR b All Saints Day 18– d Christmas Eve 187 EMILY TYMMS ———- —– NAYLOR b —— 10 185 [1 or 4] d [Jan] 11 1855
Monument : Stone cross (broken)
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
This cross is hidden under a tree in the centre of the parish of Holy Trinity. The inscription is barely legible.
In Memory of CHARLES WHARTON NAYLOR b July 29  d Oct 10 1878
Also his widow SARAH PEARS NAYLOR b Sept  182 d March 26 189
SARAH FRANCES eldest daughter of CW & SP NAYLOR b All Saints Day 18– d Christmas Eve 187
EMILY TYMMS ———- —– NAYLOR b —— 10 185 d Jan 11 1855
Charles Wharton Naylor (1810-1878)
Charles was born in London, the son of Thomas (gent) and Martha. In 1841 he was living with his mother and two brothers in Brunswick Walk and working as a reporter. He became a printer and eventually proprietor of the ‘Cambridge Chronicle’. His younger brother Henry Philip also worked for the ‘Chronicle’ as overseer. His elder brother Thomas, a barrister, was mayor of Cambridge twice in the 1870s.
He married Sarah Pears Thimbleby on November 23rd 1846, in the parish of St Andrew the Less. The couple had at least seven children: Sarah Frances (b 1847), Hannah Thimbleby (b 1849) Emily Tymms (b 1851), Amy Caroline (b 1856), Mary Letitia (b 1854), Laura Nessey (b 1859) and Josephine Ada (b1864).
The Cambridge Chronicle was a Tory newspaper, run from premises in Market Hill which was also the family home before they the moved to Chesterton and then Bateman Street.
Charles died in Bateman Street aged 62.
Sarah Pears Naylor (née Thimbleby) (1824-1895)
Sarah was born on the Isle of Man, the daughter of Rev. Thomas Thimbleby, of Sidney Sussex College, and Hannah. She died in “The Avenue” (most likely to be Brooklands Avenue) aged 70.
Sarah Frances Naylor (1847 – 1876)
Sarah was the eldest child of Charles and Sarah. She died at the family home in Bateman Street, aged 28.
Emily Tymms Naylor (1851 – 1855)
Emily was the third child of Charles and Sarah. She died, aged 3, at the family home on Market Hill.
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British Newspaper Archive
CFHS transcripts of parish & parish records
by Mary Naylor