CFHS code : PL

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : kerbs: also EDITH A. BAYLES d Nov 8 1958 age 73

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Relationship: Husband, wife and daughter

Edith Annie Bayles (12 October 1885 – 8 November 1958)

Edith was born in Ipswich, but grew up in Cambridge with her parents Arthur and Ann (née Lynch). She attended the Eden Street Higher Grade School and was awarded prizes for needlework and attendance in 1901. Edith was an infant school teacher and lived at 61 Norwich Street (at least 1939 onwards).  She died at Addenbrooke’s Hospital aged 73 years old.

It is known from parish burial records that Edith’s parents are also buried in the same grave

Ann Bayles (née Lynch) (1859- October 1907)

Ann was born in Reading, the daughter of Patrick and Charlotte (née Ilbery). Patrick was a domestic groom/coachman and she grew up in Reading (1861) and Chichester (1871).  Aged 22 Ann was working as a child’s maid at 12 Cumberland Terrace, London before marrying Arthur Bayles in Suffolk in 1884. The couple had two daughters: Edith Annie and Mary Charlotte (1888-1971).  They had moved to Cambridge by the time daughter Mary was born in 1888. Arthur worked as a clerk (1891) and later as the manager in a brick company (1901) and the family lived at 12 Union Terrace (1891) and  12 Mill Road (at least 1901 onwards).  Ann died at home aged 48 years old and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on  5 October 1907.

Arthur Bayles (1 May 1859 – 28 May 1943)

Arthur was born in Weybread, near Harleston, Suffolk and was the son of Charles and Ann. He grew up in the village where his father was a shoemaker and publican and aged 21 was living in Bromley, Kent and working as an assistant school master. After he was widowed he married Sarah Adams Clark (1859-1946) on 1 January 1910 at St. Andrew’s Church, Wells Street, London. The couple lived with his daughter Edith in  Hemingford Grey, where he was documented as being secretary to a ‘joint stock company’ (1911). Arthur and  Sarah later moved to 8 Bateman Street, and in 1939 he was described as a retired builder’s clerk. He died aged 84 years old and was buried at Mill Road Cemetery on 1 June.



Parish burial records

by Claire Martinsen

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Ann Bayles; Arthur Bayles; Edith Annie Bayles