CFHS code : HT336

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Ever Loving Memory of EWIN TAYLOR d Feb 9th 1915 aged 60 also of ELIZABETH his wife d Feb 1st 1928 aged 71 also MARY ELIZABETH RYLAND niece who died July 1st 1941 aged 66

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Ewin Taylor (16 March 1854 – 9 February 1915)

Ewin was born in Sudbury and baptised there on 29 October 1854.  He was the son of tailor George Taylor (1821-1890) and Susanna (née Johnson).  His mother died when he was an infant and he grew up with his father and sisters Ruth and Caroline in Sudbury (1861) and then 20 Prospect Row (1871).  By the age of 17 he was working as a printer/compositor.  Ewin married Elizabeth Northfield in Cambridge at St Andrew the Great Church on 10 April  1878, by which time he was living in London. The couple lived in Stoke Newington (1881/1891) and 211 Winchester Road, Walthamstow (1911). In 1881 and then again in 1911 their niece Mary Ryland was living with them.  Ewin died at Winchester Road and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 13 February 1915.

Elizabeth Taylor (née Northfield) (1856 – 1 February 1928)

Elizabeth was the daughter of James Northfield (1816-1858) and Mary (née Ware) (1815-) and was born in Harston. James was a farmer, who died when she was a young child and her mother then took over the farm and raised Elizabeth and her nine siblings.  She died at 6 Holland Street aged 71 years old.

Mary Elizabeth Ryland (1874 – 1 July 1941)

Mary was the daughter of James Ryland (1848-1910) and Sarah Ann (née Northfield) (1848-1880). Her mother died when she was a small child and it appears she was raised by her aunt and uncle in Stoke Newington, whilst her father worked as a gardener in London. Mary was a domestic servant and worked in Hackney as a nursemaid (1891) and in Kensington as a housemaid (1901) before returning to live with Ewin and Elizabeth Taylor in Walthamstow. She lived with Elizabeth at Holland Street and died there aged 66 years.



Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Mary Elizabeth Ryland; Elizabeth Taylor; Ewin Taylor