CFHS code : MC34
Parish : St Michael
Inscription : In Loving Memory of SARAH ANN PRESS d Nov 25th 1927 aged 76 also JOHN PRESS d Jan 12 1934 aged 83
Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.202592, 0.13786563 – click here for location
Sarah Ann Press (née Pilgrim) (d 1927)
Sarah was baptised on 5 October 1851 at St. Paul’s Church, Cambridge and grew up at 16 Staffordshire Street. She was the daughter of Valentine Robert Pilgrim and his wife Susan. Her father worked as a smith and boiler maker, and her mother was a dressmaker. She married John Press in 1873 and the couple did not have any children. John was a butcher and later worked as a jobbing gardener and they lived at 17 Norfolk Street (1881), 2 Union Terrace (1891) and then at 17 Edward Street (1901/1911). She died aged 76 years old.
John Press (1850 – 12 January 1934)
John was the son of John and Ann and grew up at 2 Caroline Place (1861). His father was a labourer and aged 21 John was lodging with the Hennings family on Broad Street and working as a butcher. He married Sarah when he was 23 years old and after being widowed continued to lived at Edward Street. He died at home aged 83 years old.
by Claire Martinsen
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