CFHS code : AS52

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : In Loving Memory of FREDERICK W ANDREWS d Oct 30th 1933 aged 72 MARY AE ANDREWS d Aug 8 1941 aged 71

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Frederick William Andrews (27 September 1861 – 30 October 1933)

Frederick was born in India and is believed to have been the son of William and Elizabeth Andrews.  He was baptised in Bengal on 20 October 1861, and it is thought his father served with the British Army in India.   He enlisted in the army in 1876 when he was 15 years old (1876) and served with the 2nd Dragoon Guards before becoming a Chelsea Pensioner in c.1898.

He married Mary Porter on 15 April 1897 in Cambridge and the couple had six children: Charles Edward (1897-1963), Charlotte (1899-), Ethel Maud (1900-1983), Thomas Humphrey (1904-1967), Leslie Amoric (1907-1920) and one further child who died as an infant.  In 1901 the family were living at 16 Eden Street and Frederick was a theatre musician and by 1911 they were living at 34 Paradise Street and he was working as a college shoeblack at Emmanuel College.  Frederick signed up as a special reservist in the 1st World War and on the paperwork put his trade as a musician. He died aged 72 years old.

Mary Ann Emily Andrews (née Porter)(13 December 1869 – 8 August 1941)

Mary was born in Windsor, and baptised in the suburb of Clewer on 1 January 1870. She was the daughter of Thomas and Mary Anne Porter and her father worked an architect’s assistant.  By the time she was 5 years old the family had moved to Cambridge and lived at 3 Eden Street  (1881/1891). After she was widowed she continued to live at 34 Paradise Street, and on the 1939 records was marked as a retired college servant. Mary died aged 71 years old.



by Claire Martinsen

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Frederick William Andrews; Mary Ann Emily Andrews