CFHS code : ML38

Parish : St Mary the Less

Inscription : In Memory of SUSANNAH TROWELL widow of WILLIAM TROWELL of Fletton Hunts died at Cambridge on 8th August 1883 aged 78

Monument : Coped stone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202763, 0.13781533 – click here for location

Monument

Inscription

Susannah Trowell  (née Weston) (1805 – 8 August 1883)

Susannah was baptised in Peterborough on 7 July 1805 and was the daughter of John and Susannah Weston.  She married William Trowell (1807-1878) on 12 August 1828 at St. John’s Church, Peterborough.  In 1851 the couple were living with house servant Mary West, and William was described as a landed proprietor.  By 1871 they were living at 4 Alma Place in Fletton, Peterborough and William was recorded on the census as a retired upholsterer.  After she was widowed Susannah moved to Cambridge to live with her niece Caroline Southam at 22 Bateman Street.  She died in Cambridge aged 78 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Susannah Trowell