CFHS code : ML95

Parish : St Mary the Less

Inscription : In Memory of HANNAH SARA the beloved wife of WILLIAM WHYBROW d March 7 1892 aged 59 In Memory of ARTHUR JOSEPH the beloved son of WILLIAM & HANNAH WHYBROW d Sept 12 1898 aged 36

Monument : Stone cross (broken)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202699, 0.13738784 – click here for location

Whybrow grave
Whybrow monument



Hannah Sara Whybrow (née Betts) (1833 – 7 March 1892)

Hannah was born in Wooddditton, just south of Newmarket and was baptised there on 6 October 1833. She was the daughter of wheelwright Joseph and Ann and grew up in Woodditton.  By the age of 17, Hannah was working as a domestic servant. She married William Whybrow on 7 January 1861 at St. Paul’s Church, London and they moved to Cambridge where he ran a pub on Pea’s Hill. The couple had at least two children: Arthur Joseph (1861-1898) and Amelia Anne (1864-).  By 1863 William Whybrow had become a porter at Corpus Christi College and the family lived at Tennis Court Road (1871 onwards).  Mary died aged 59 years old.

William Whybrow married for a second time in 1893 to widow Esther Margaret Stocker (née Vail) (1836-1912). They lived at 9 New Square and he died there on 26 April 1923 aged 88 years old.

Arthur Joseph Whybrow (1861 – 12 September 1898)

Arthur was the only son of William and Hannah, and worked as a clerk at the Cambridge University Press (at least 1881 onwards).  He died at 9 New Square at the age of 36.



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Arthur Joseph Whybrow; Hannah Sara Whybrow