CFHS code : ED52

Parish : St Edward

Inscription : In Affectionate Remembrance of EMILY the beloved daughter of WILLIAM and MARY ANN ELSE d July 5 1875 aged 17 WILLIAM ELSE d October 11 [1904] aged [81] In Loving Memory of MARY ANN wife of WILLIAM ELSE d Oct 1 189[3] aged 70 on slab  also of ELIZABETH BROADWAY d Dec 17 1940 aged 85

Monument : Stone cross/Kerb stones

Above information  amended from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.203106, 0.13726102 – click here for location

Else and Broadway monument 2017



Emily Else (1 February 1858 – 5 July  1875)

Emily was born in Upwell and baptised on 1 June 1862 at Holy Sepulchre Church. She died at 10 Free School Lane aged 17 years old.

William Else (1823 – 11 October 1904)

William was the son of Job and Mary (née Swann) and was born in March, Cambridgeshire. He was baptised in March on 6 August 1823 and 1841 he was working in a pub in March.  He married Mary and they had at least six children: Ann M (1845-), William (1847-), Frederick (1849-1931), John Thomas (1852-1938), Elizabeth (1855-1940) and Emily. They started married life in March where their first five children were born and William worked as a groom.  By 1861 they had moved to live at 4 Ram Yard and in 1871 William was running the 3 Tunn’s pub on the High Street in Chesterton.  The family had moved to 10 Free School Lane by at least 1875 and William then worked as a college servant/lodging house keeper.

Mary Ann Else (1823 – 1 October 1893)

Mary was born in Cambridge, but little is known of her early life. She died aged 70 years old.

Elizabeth Broadway (née Else)  (31 October 1855 – 17 December 1940)

Elizabeth was born in March and baptised on 1 June 1862 at Holy Sepulchre, when William and Mary had most of their chidlren baptised on the same day. She lived with her parents before marrying Jim Broadway (1860-1939) in 1896. Jim was a farmer and they lived at Edgehill Farm, Longstowe near Bourn before retiring to live at New Zealand, Toft Road in Bourn. Jim died in February 1939 at their home and the following year Elizabeth moved to live at 201 Hinton Way in Great Shelford. She died in Linton aged 85 years old.

[NB- Edwin and Hannah Young who are also  buried at Mill Road Cemetery had  lived at New Zealand, Bourn before Jim and Elizabeth Broadway]



by Claire Martinsen

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Elizabeth Broadway; Emily Else; Mary Ann Else; William Else