CFHS code : HT32

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of EMILY JANE wife of JOSEPH NEWLING d Jan 13th 1929 aged 77 also JOSEPH NEWLING May 6th 1930 aged 80 and ANNIE EMILY NEWLING d Mar 19 1959 aged [85]

Monument : Headstone

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Emily Jane Newling (née Cornell) (1851 – 13 January 1929)

Emily was born in Cherry Hinton and baptised there on 7 September 1851. She wsa the daughter of Henry and Martha  and grew up on Cherry Hinton High Street. Henry Cornell was an agricultural labourer and in 1871, 20 year old Emily was working as a housemaid at 54 Castle Street for William and Annie Collin. She married Joseph Newling  on 18 March 1873 in Cherry Hinton and they had three children: Annie Emily (1873-1959), Helen Martha (1875-1929) and Arthur Henry (1884-1957). Joseph was a general labourer when they married and they lived at 6 Causeway Court (1881) and then 7 Albert Street (1891).  In 1901 the couple were living at 5 Walnut Tree Lane with two of their children and Joseph was documented as a a general porter, Emily a college servant.  By 1911 they had moved to live at Parsonage Street – Joseph was a a college waiter, Emily a college bedmaker. Emily died at 40 Parsonage Street and her funeral took place on 17 January 1929.

Joseph Newling (1849 – 6 May 1930)

Joseph was the son of Joseph and Ann Newling and twin brother of Ann (1849-1923). His father was a college servant and he grew up at Botolph Lane (1851) and 6 Tennis Court Terrace (1861/1871).  Joseph died at Parsonage Street aged 80 years old.

Annie Emily Newling (20 December 1873 – 19 March 1959)

Anie was the eldest daughter of Joseph and Emily and was born in Grantchester. She lived with her parents and in 1911 was a patient at the Addenbrooke’s Convalesence Home in Hunstanton.  After the death of her parents she remained at 40 Parsonage Street until at least 1938. In 1939 she was living at Ditton Fields and was documented as being a college servant/charwoman. She later moved to 77 High Street, Girton (1945 to at least 1953) and then The Grove Nursing Home (1954-1959).



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Annie Emily Newling; Emily Jane Newling; Joseph Newling