CFHS code : MC39
Parish : St Michael
Inscription : In Loving Memory of FLO the beloved wife of ERNEST HUGH COULSON d April 30th 1915 aged 46 O love that wilt not let me go I rest my weary soul in thee I give thee back the life I owe That in thine ocean depths its flow may richer fuller be also of ERNEST HUGH COULSON much loved husband of MARGARET MARY COULSON d May 20th 1932 aged 64
Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.202592, 0.13782176 – click here for location
This headstone in the parish of St Michael is located six rows along the east west path leading from the centre circle and five monuments to the south.
In Loving Memory of FLO the beloved wife of ERNEST HUGH COULSON fell asleep April 30th 1915 aged 46 years
O love that wilt not let me go
I rest my weary soul in thee
I give thee back the life I owe
That in thine ocean depths its flow may richer fuller be
Also of ERNEST HUGH COULSON much loved husband of MARGARET MARY COULSON passed on May 20th 1932 aged 64 years
Florence Mary Ann Coulson (nee Christmas) (1869 – 30 April 1915)
Florence Mary Ann was the daughter of William and Mary Ann Christmas and was brought up in Cambridge where her father ran a bakery on Green Street. She married Ernest Coulson in 1893 when she was 24 years old. They did not have any children and Flo died in 1915 aged 46.
Ernest Hugh John Coulson (1868 – 20 May 1932)
Ernest was born in Bethnal Green where his parents John and Helen Coulson had a drapery business. John Coulson had relocated his business to St Edwards Passage by 1891 and Ernest was working there before his marriage to Florence Christmas in 1893. He lived at New Square with Flo and continued to work as a draper. By 1911 he had become a trade valuer, and was operating as Whibley & Coulson at 16 St Edward’s Passage, Market Hill. He lived at 43 Chesterton Road from 1910 until his death. After Flo died in 1915 he remarried Margaret Mary and lived with her until he died in 1932.
Mary Margaret Coulson died in 1968 and was cremated in Kent.
by Claire Martinsen