CFHS code : HS81

Parish : Holy Sepulchre

Inscription : In Memory of WILLIAM EDWARD CHADWICK DD BSc 1858 – 1934 also his wife MARY LOUISA CHADWICK 1864 – 1935

Monument : Coped stone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202263, 0.13812792 – click here for location

Chadwick monument May 2018



In Memory of WILLIAM EDWARD CHADWICK DD BSc 1858 – 1934

Also his wife MARY LOUISA CHADWICK 1864 – 1935

Rev. William Edward Chadwick (23 June 1858-11 May 1934)

William was born in Dewsbury, Lancashire and was the son of Rev. Edward and Sarah Ann (née Bates). He was baptised by his father at Thornhill Lees in Dewsbury on 23 June 1858 and went to Owens College School before going up to Jesus College in 1877. He was awarded a B.A. in 1881, an M.A. in 1884, a B.D. in 1906 and a D.D. in 1908.

William was ordained in 1881 and served as curate of Holy Trinity, Coventry (1881-1884), curate of All Saint’s Bradford (1884-1887), Vicar of Sale (1887-1903), Vicar of St. Giles’ Northampton (1903-1910), Vicar of St. Peter’s, St Albans (1910-1924) and Chaplain at Clarens, Switzerland (1925-1932). He married Mary Milner in Sale in 1891 and they are not believed to have had any children.

William Chadwick wrote several books including: the Social Teachings of St. Paul, The Pastoral Teachings of St. Paul, Christ and Everyday Life and Social Work.  He was the Hulsean lecturer at Cambridge University in 1909, when he gave a lecture on ‘Social Relationships in the Light of Christianity’.  The couple retired to live at 86 Heathcroft, Hampstead Way and William  died there aged 76 years old.

Mary Louisa Chadwick (née Milner) (1 May 1864- 2 November 1935)

Mary was the daughter of wine/spirit merchant William Henry Milner and his wife Elizabeth. She was born in Stretford and baptised at St. Clement’s Church in Chorlton on 3 July 1864.  She grew up at Brookfield, Edge Lane in Chorlton and married Edward Chadwick when she was 27 years old. Mary died at Heathcroft, Hampstead Way aged 71 years old  and was buried in Cambridge with her husband.



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