CFHS code : AS226

Parish : All Saints

Inscription : In Loving Memory of FREDERICK JOHN AYLETT d July 31st 1926 aged 26 KENNETH ALFRED AYLETT d Aug 1st 1941 aged 18 MAUD ELIZABETH AYLETT d Sept 18th 1965 aged 69

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

The headstone in January 2022.


This headstone, located in the parish area of All Saints, stands roughly 10 rows west of the central path and 5 monuments south of the north path. There is a small  cross carved at the top and flower holder built into the base. The inscription of metal letters is in reasonably good order with only a few letters missing..


In Loving Memory of FREDERICK JOHN AYLETT died July 31st 1926 aged 26 years

KENNETH ALFRED AYLETT died Aug 1st 1941 aged 18 years

MAUD ELIZABETH AYLETT died Sept 18th 1965 aged 69 years


Relationship: Father, mother, son

Frederick John Aylett ( c.1897 – 31 July 1926)

Frederick was born in Chesterton, Cambridge and was the son of John and Harriett Aylett.  He grew up at 31 Norfolk Terrace, with his nine siblings.  John Aylett worked as a printer. In June 1918 Frederick signed up to the Medical Corps in the Territorial Force.

He married Maud Clark in 1920 when he was 23 years old.  He died in 1926 aged 29 years old of TB at Papworth Everard Hospital, just outside Cambridge. He left an estate valued at £97 15s 4d

Gunner Kenneth Alfred Aylett (1922  – 1st August 1941)

Kenneth was born in Cambridge and was the only son of Frederick and Maud Aylett.  His father died when he was 3 years old.  He died aged 19* years old, when he was serving with the Royal Artillery, 557 Bty, 92 Searchlight Regiment.  He is also commemorated at Brookwood Military Cemetery, Brookwood, Surrey.

  • The inscription on the monument says 18, The burial register 19

Maud Elizabeth Daisy Aylett (nee Clark) (15 September 1896 – 18 September 1965)

Maud was born in Cambridge and was the daughter of Alfred and Amelia Clark.  Her father was a stonemason, her mother was a college bedmaker and she grew up at 36 Staffordshire Street. She married in 1920 and was widowed six years later.

In 1939 she was living at 66 Norfolk Street with her mother Amelia Clark and was working as a flat knitting machinist.  She died a few days after her 69th birthday in 1965.



by Claire Martinsen

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Frederick John Aylett; Kenneth Alfred Aylett; Maud Elizabeth Daisy Aylett