CFHS code : MG49

Parish : St Mary the Great

Inscription : In Loving Memory of WILLIAM CRISPIN TURTLE WRIGHT d May 5 1935 aged 67 and ELIZABETH WRIGHT d August 21 1935 aged 72

Monument : Kerb stones (plus small fallen slab)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202211, 0.13755465 – click here for location

Wright grave
Wright monument

Monument

Inscription

William Crispin Turtle Wright (1867 – 5th May 1935)

William was the son of David and Keziah Wright, and was born in Cambridge where his father worked as a house painter and glazier. He married Elizabeth Stallon in 1888 when he was 21.

They had thirteen children, seven of which died in infancy. Daisy [1889 – ], Horace [1892 – ], Elsie [1895 -], Constance [1899-], Dolly [1902-], Gladys [1905 -].  The family lived firstly at 10 Elm Street where William was a house painter like his father, later in 1911 they are recorded as living at 7 Grant Place.   In the 1920’s William and Elizabeth were living at 8 Granta Place, and in 1930 at 24 Little St Mary’s Lane. William died in 1935.

Elizabeth Wright (née Stallon) (1865 – 21 August 1935)

Elizabeth was known as Lizzie and was born in Trumpington.  On the 1901 census she was recorded as being a church cleaner.   Lizzie gave birth to 13 children, and lived at Elm Street and later Granta Place and died three months after her husband William aged 72 years.

Source:

Ancestry

by Claire Martinsen

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Elizabeth Wright; William Crispin Turtle Wright