CFHS code : MC23

Parish : St Michael

Inscription : In Loving Memory of EDITH MARIA the dearly beloved wife of FREDERICK WILLIAM SHADBOLT d March 25 1899 aged 26 also of WINIFRED MARY dearly beloved and eldest child of above d December 31 1905 aged 9 years and 9 months NB number 23 is the reverse side of number 17

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202519, 0.13790605 – click here for location



Edith Maria Shadbolt (née Place) (29 November 1872 – 25 March 1899)

Edith was the first wife of Frederick Shadbolt and daughter of John and Drusilla Place.  She was born in London and baptised at Denham near Bury St Edmunds on 25th December 1872. By 1891 she was living at 29 Green Street, with her parents and working as a pupil teacher.  She married Frederick Shadbolt in Cambridge in 1894.  They had at least two children: Winifred Mary (1895-1905) and Elsie Violet (1896-1960).   The announcement of her death was made in the Cambridge Independent Press on 30th March 1899 and read: SHADBOLT – on March 25 at 7 City Road, Cambridge after a long and painful illness Edith Maria the dearly loved wife of Frederick W. Shadbolt, aged 26. Deeply mourned.

Winifred Mary Shadbolt (1895 – 31 December 1905)

Winifred was the eldest daughter of Edith and William Shadbolt.  She was recorded on the 1901 census living at 17a Gwydir Street with her widowed father, paternal aunt Sarah and sister Elsie.  She died aged 9 years old in London.



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by Claire Martinsen

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Edith Maria Shadbolt; Winifred Mary Shadbolt