CFHS code : BE52

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of WILLIAM SEE d July 11 1867 aged 44 also SARAH ELIZABETH widow of the above d Sept 30 1891 aged 61

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



William See (1823 – 11 July 1867)

Little is known of William.  He married Sarah Elizabeth on 23 December 1851 in Cambridge.  He appears to have run a business at Sidney Street in Cambridge. He died aged 44 years old.

Sarah Elizabeth See [nee Stubbings] (1830 – 30 September  1891)

Sarah was the daughter of Thomas and Mary Ann Stubbings.  She was baptised on 5th December 1830 at St Andrew the Great in Cambridge.  She grew up on Sidney Street, where her father was a ‘fly proprietor’.  In 1851 just before her marriage to William See she was a dress maker.

She was widowed aged 37 years old, and in 1871 was living at 45 Regent Street where she was a shopkeeper.  She then lived with her only son William Thomas See for the rest of her life at 26 Hills Road and later at 50 Hills Road.  William See Junior was an organist and music teacher, who later became the organist at Holy Trinity Church.

Claire Martinsen

Source: Ancestry

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Sarah Elizabeth See; William See