CFHS code : HS63

Parish : Holy Sepulchre

Inscription : [ED–ARD] YORK[E] also SUSAN his wife [16 January] 1875

Monument : Headstone/Stone cross (broken)/Kerb stones

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Monument

In 2017 we did not find this monument is hidden in a large bush 7 or 8 rows from the east path The nearest monuments in the same row are – Hall – HS60 and HS61

Inscription 

Edward Yorke

Also Susan Yorke his wife 16 January 1875

Edward Yorke (c.1815 – 6 October 1872)

Edward was  the son of William and Mary and was baptised on 19 May 1816. He married Susan See on 4 August 1839 and they had at least one child: Mary Ann (1840-). In 1851 the family were living in Twickenham where Edward was working as a police constable. He later worked for the Inland Revenue and died in Malta of dysentry. It is thought he was buried overseas, and remembered on the family grave monument at Mill Road Cemetery.

Susan Yorke (née See)  (1820 – 16 January 1875)

Susan was the daughter of Francis See, who was landlord of the True Blue Inn on Sidney Street and later farmed in Grantchester. In 1871 she was living with her widowed sister Sarah in Great Yarmouth, where Sarah ran the Queen’s Hotel.  Susan later lived at Camperdown Terrace in Yarmouth and died there aged 55 years old. She was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 19 January.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Edward Yorke; Susan Yorke