CFHS code : AS185

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : In Loving Memory of LILIAN LOUISA TURRALL d May 6 1958 aged 79 WILLIAM GARNHAM TURRALL d Jan 3 1916 aged 36

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Lilian Louisa Turrall (née Frost) (1879 – 6 May 1958)

Lily was the eldest child of Walter and Mary Frost and grew up at 29 Brunswick Place. Her father was a college servant and aged 21 Lily was working as a dressmaker.

She married William Turrall at St. Luke’s Church in Chesterton on 6 September 1905 and wore ‘a becoming gown of white crepoline with a veil of old lace and a wreath of orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley’.  They spent the honeymoon in Cromer, Norfolk.

William worked as a clerk in a livery yard and in 1911 the couple were living at 40 Trumpington Road.  Lily was widowed in 1916 and it is not believed they had any children. She later lived at 3 Tennis Court Terrace (1930-at least 1939). In 1955 she was living at Chesterton Hospital and died at 29 Union Lane in 1958.

William Garnham Turrall (1879 – 3 January  1916)

William was the son of Walter Garnham Turrall and his wife Annie (née Marshall). His grandfather William Garnham Turall had been Chief Superintendent of the borough, and his father was Chief Inspector of Police. William grew up at 25 Kingston Street (1881), 19 Milton Road (1891) and 54 Herbert Street (1901).  He worked as a clerk from at least 1901 onwards. before marrying Lily Frost aged 25. He died in Cambridge aged 36 years old.



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Lilian Louisa Turrall; William Garnham Turrall