CFHS code : AG433
Parish : St Andrew the Great
Inscription : In Loving Memory of JULIA the beloved wife of DANIEL GENTLE d Oct 26 1911 aged 52 also of DANIEL GENTLE d March 25 192- aged 71
Monument : Headstone (fallen)/Kerb stones
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.20296476, 0.1368311 – click here for location
This headstone (fallen) with kerb stones, in the parish area of St Andrew the Great, is located north of the path leading from the western path to the centre circle. It lies seven rows east of the western path and three graves north.
‘In loving memory of Julia the beloved wife of Daniel Gentle
died Oct 26 1911 aged 52’
‘Also of Daniel Gentle died March 25 1929 aged 71’
Daniel Gentle (1857-1929) – see also Life Story page
Daniel was born in 1857 in Harlton, Cambridgeshire. He was one of at least eight children born to Daniel Gentle and Elizabeth Gentle (née Frisby). He married Julia Harradine in 1877 in Cambridge. Daniel died on 25 March 1929 in the Evelyn Nursing Home, Cambridge.
Julia Gentle (née Harradine) (1856-1911)
Julia was born in 1856 in Trumpington, Cambridge. She was the youngest of at least five children born to Robert Harradine and Eliza Harradine (née Beaumont). Her father was an agricultural labourer. The family lived in Church Street, Trumpington. When Julia was not quite two years old, her father died. Her mother did not remarry and remained living in Trumpington at 12 School Lane before moving back to Church Street and worked as a laundress. Julia married Daniel Gentle in 1877 in Cambridge. She died on 26 October 1911 in Cambridge.
Census: 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911
England and Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
By Emma Easterbrook and Ian Bent