CFHS code : HS26

Parish : Holy Sepulchre

Inscription : In Loving Memory of ELIZABETH ELLEN LIZZIE the beloved wife of AUGUSTUS EMMANUEL RUTTER d May 14 1885 age 22

Monument : Stone cross/Kerb stones

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Elizabeth Ellen( Lizzie) Rutter  (née Gallyon) (1862 – 14 May 1885)

Lizzie was the daughter of William and Mary Ann Gallyon.  Her father was a gunmaker, and had a shop at 66 Bridge Street. William Gallyon died when she was 15 years old, and aged 18 she was living with her mother and siblings at Bridge Street, working as a milliner.  She married Augustus Emmanuel Rutter (1858-1934) in 1883.  Augustus was the son of Thomas and Sarah Rutter, and worked as an accountant.  The couple lived at 9 Emmanuel Road in Cambridge.

Lizzie died at Emmanuel Road as a result of complications during childbirth.  She was 22 years old when she died, and her infant child also named Elizabeth Ellen died a few days later on 20 May 1883.

Augustus Rutter married for a second time to Annie Elizabeth Green (1869-1956) in 1890.  They had four children.



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Elizabeth Ellen Lizzie Rutter