CFHS code : ML26

Parish : St Mary the Less

Inscription : IHS MARY ANN PREST d Oct 13 1866 aged [ ] EDWARD BRENT PREST d 1903 aged []8 MARGARET ANNE PELHAM PREST wife of the above d Dec 10 1910 aged 71

Monument : Stone cross (broken)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

Inscription

Mary Ann Prest (1827 – 1866)

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Edward Brent Prest (1830 – 1903)

Edward was born on 4 January 1830 in Stapleford, Cambridgeshire.  He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, being admitted as a pensioner to the latter on 23 February 1848.  He matriculated at Michaelmas 1848, gained his BA in 1852 and MA in 1855.  He won a Cricket Blue in 1850.  On 14 January 1851 he was admitted to Lincoln’s Inn and called to the Bar on 26 January 1855.

He married Margaret Anne Pelham Prest on 20 February 1862 and they had five children.

Edward died on 8 June 1903 at 78 Chesterton Road, Cambridge.

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Margaret Anne Pelham Prest (d 1910)

Margaret and Edward had five children; Frances M b 1863; Edward b 1863; Florence E b 1868 (she was recorded ad living in St Leonard’s Hastings in 1976 aged 106); Samuel b 1870; William b 1879

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Source:

Wikipedia – Edward Brent Prest

 

Edward Brent Prest; Margaret Anne Pelham Prest; Mary Ann Prest