Wingate monument  March 2019
Inscription on the east face

Monument

Located in the parish area of St Andrew the Great, this broken cross next to plinth, is roughly six rows from the central path in the southern section of the parish.

Lat Lon : 52.202587, 0.13710442 – click here for location

Inscription

I. W .W. 1896

Isabella Wingate (d 1896)

Isabella was buried on 9th November 1896 aged 30. It is likely that she was the Isabella Mary Emma Soper who married William Warburton Wingate in 1895 and died on 6th November 1896. The address in the parish burial records and the death announcement in the Saffron Walden Weekly (13th November 1896) was 60 St Andrew’s Street. Isabella had given birth to a daughter on October 29th and the birth was announced in the London Morning Post on November 2nd.

William had received a ML degree from Jesus College in 1894.

The daughter was named Isabel Wilhelmina W.

Sources:
CFHS Parish & Grave transcripts
Family Search
FreeBMD
British Newspaper Archive
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by Mary Naylor

Isabella Wingate