CFHS code : ML76

Parish : St Mary the Less

Inscription : In Ever Loving Memory of MARY ANN the dearly loved wife of HENRY SANDERS d Dec 23rd 1892 aged 41

Monument : Stone cross

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202661, 0.1375031 – click here for location

Sanders grave
Sanders cross



Mary Ann Sanders (née Speechly) (1851 – 23 December 1892)

Mary was born in Horningsea, a village between Cambridge and Waterbeach and is believed to have been the daughter of  John and Emma Speechly.  She married Henry Sanders (1843-1922) and they had at least two children: Emily Rose (1876-1955) and Henry George (1883-1887).

In December 1878 Henry Sanders bought a livery stable business from William Curwain, and the family moved to live at 39 Trumpington Street (later renumbered to 2 Trumpington Street). Mary is believed to have died at Trumpington Street aged 41 years old.



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Mary Ann Sanders