CFHS code : AS259
Parish : All Saints
Inscription : Jesu Mercy ARTHUR WILLIAM STREET BA Rustat Scholar Jesus College b Nov 5 1857 d May 2 1881
Monument : Stone cross
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Midway along the north path and five plots to the south.
Jesu Mercy ARTHUR WILLIAM STREET BA
Rustat Scholar Jesus College
born Nov 5 1857 At rest May 2 1881
Arthur William Street (1857-1881)
Arthur was the son of the Rev Arthur Joseph and Margaret Street. He was born in Kempley in Gloucestershire on 5 November 1857, where his father was a clergyman. He was baptised in Kempley on 6th January 1858. He went to school in Durham, and went up to Cambridge in 1877. He got his BA in 1881, but died in College of smallpox on 7 May 1881.
He was a Rustat scholar, which was one of a number of scholarships awarded to the sons of Church of England clergymen. It was a scholarship enabled by the endowment of Tobias Rustat, Yeoman of the Robes to Charles II.
by Claire Martinsen