CFHS code : HS125

Parish : Holy Sepulchre

Inscription : In Loving Remembrance of JOHN WRIGHT d July 20 1911 age 64 also of ELIZA wife of the above d Jan 22 1919 age 76 also of JACK CHARLES RICHER WRIGHT d July 28 1921 age 22

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202285, 0.13842165 – click here for location

Wright grave
Wright monument



In loving remembrance of JOHN WRIGHT who died July 20 1911 aged 64


Also of ELIZA wife of the above who died Jan 22 1919. Aged 76


Also of JACK CHARLES RICHER WRIGHT who died July 28 1921 Aged 22


Sleep thy last sleep,

Free from care and sorrow;

Rest where none weep,

Till the eternal morrow.

John Bacon Wright (c.1847 – 20 July 1911)

John was born in Bumpstead-Helion in Essex and was baptised there on 7th March 1847.  He was the son of George and Sarah [nee Bacon] Wright – George was a small holder and carpenter. He married Eliza in 1867 when he was 20 years old and they had a total of seven children together, many of whom died in infancy:  Reginald George [1870-1945], Ada  [1873-], Minnie Maria [1880-], Charles Richer [1899-1921] and three others. By the time of John’s death only two of his seven children were alive.

In1881 he was living in Bumpstead-Helion where he was keeping a beerhouse.  By 1899 he had moved to Cambridge and was working as a carpenter/joiner.  In 1901 the family were living at 25 Mawson Road, but they later moved to 91 Thoday Street.  He died at Thoday Street in 1911, aged 64 years old.  He left an estate valued at £64.

Eliza Wright (c.1843 – 22 January 1919)

Little is known of Eliza.  She was born near Haverhill, and married when she was around 24 years old.  She died in 1919 aged 76 years old.

Jack Charles Richer Wright (c.1899 – 28 July 1921)

Jack was called Charles Richer Wright at birth, but seems to have been known as Jack.  He lived at Mawson Road and then Thoday Street.  He died aged 22 years old,

Claire Martinsen

Source: Ancestry

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Eliza Wright; Jack Charles Richer Wright; John Wright