CFHS code : HT455

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of FLORENCE the dearly beloved wife of GEORGE WM NEWELL (The Station House St Ives Hunts) d Oct 28th 1913 after a long illness borne with much patience aged 46

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Newell headstone



Florence Newell  (née Webb) (1867 – 28 October 1913)

Florence was the eldest daughter of James and Ellen (née Layton) and grew up at 22 Union Road (1871) and 13 Russell Street (1881).  She married George Newell (1866-1942) on 9 August 1888 at  the Hills Road Wesleyan Chapel. George worked for Great Eastern Railway as a station master and they lived at 12 Russell Street (next door to her parents and siblings) (1891), Great Chesterford Station (1901) and then Histon Station (1911). Announcements of her death simply read ‘Newell – 28th October, at Cambridge, Florence Newell, aged 46 years’.

George Newell went to live in St. Ives and died at the County Hospital in Huntingdon in April 1942.



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Florence Newell