CFHS code : PL508

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : In Loving Memory of THOMAS GEORGE ELBORN d August 5th 1925 aged 58 also ANGELINE ELBORN d March 15 1948 aged 71 also their elder son FRANCIS THOMAS NOEL ELBORN b 20th December 1910 d 18th January 1980

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

This monument is in very good condition. When this picture was taken in August 2016 it was awaiting the annual grass cutting.
Elborn monument August 2016


This headstone with kerb stones, in the parish area of St Paul, is located two rows east of the western path.


died August 5th 1925 aged 58 years

Also ANGELINA ELBORN died March 13th 1948 aged 71

born 20th December 1910 died 18th January 1980

Thomas George Elborn (1867 – 5 August 1925)

Thomas was the son of Thomas and Mary Ann Elborn.  He was born in Cambridge and baptised at St Paul’s Church on 27th October 1867.  He grew up at 13 Terrace Lane [1871] and then 7 Doric Street [1881]. His father worked as a coal porter, his mother was a college bedmaker. By the age of 13 he was working as an errand boy.

In 1891 he was still living at home with his parent at 74 Russell Street and was working as a museum assistant.  In 1901 he was still living at home at Russell Street and was a laboratory assistant.  He married Angelina Brown in 1910.  Thomas and Angelina had two sons: Francis Thomas Noel and Ronald Henry [1921-2002].

In 1911 the family were living at 60 Norwich Street, and Thomas was working as a botany laboratory assistant.  He was still living in Norwich Street when he died at Addenbrookes Hospital aged 58 years old.

Angelina Elborn [nee Brown] (3 October 1876 – 13 March 1948)

Angelina was the daughter of Emily Brown, but was brought up by her step-father Alfred Banyard [Emily’s second husband] from the age of 4 years old.  She was born and raised in Swaffham Bulbeck,  and by the age of 25 was still living at home and working as a domestic servant. She married Thomas Elborn when she was 34 years old.

After being widowed she continued to live at 60 Norwich Street with her two sons [1939]. She died at Norwich Street in 1948 aged 71 years old.

Francis Thomas Noel Elborn (20 December 1910 – 18 January 1980)

Francis was the eldest son of Thomas and Angelina Elborn.   He followed in his father’s footsteps and aged 29 was working as a biology laboratory assistant technician.  He lived his entire life at 60 Norwich Street, and was living there with his brother Ronald in 1966. He died at home aged 69 years old.

Claire Martinsen

Source: Ancestry/Newspaper archives

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Angeline Elborn; Francis Thomas Noel Elborn; Thomas George Elborn