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



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.



by Claire Martinsen

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Elizabeth Wright; William Crispin Turtle Wright