CFHS code : HT337

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of SELINA ANN BURTON d March 27 1904 aged 65

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Burton headstone January 2020.

Monument

Roughly 5 rows north of the south path and 10 row from the east corner. This small headstone is in an area of thick vegetation east of 2 large Celtic crosses.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of SELINA ANN BURTON
Who departed this life March 27 1904
Aged 65 years

“Peace perfect peace.”

Selina Ann Burton (c.1839 – 27 March 1904)

Selina was born in Cambridge and married John Burton (1835-). They lived at 78 King Street and had at least one daughter: Elizabeth Ann (1878-). John worked as a labourer and Selina as a dressmaker (1881).  By 1891 he was working as a track lifter for Great Eastern Railway.    In 1901 the couple were still at King Street with two lodgers (including Elizabeth Douglas) and John was described on the census as an army pensioner. Selina died at King Street aged 65 years old.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Selina Ann Burton