CFHS code : HT595

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : In Loving Memory of ELIZABETH beloved wife of THOMAS GRAY d 25 May 1912 aged 56 also THOMAS GRAY husband d 12 Sept 1933 aged [78]

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/Urn

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Gray grave
Gray headstone

Monument

Inscription

Elizabeth Gray (1856 -25 May 1912)

Elizabeth was born in Cambridge but little is known of her early life. She married Thomas Gray c.1876 and they had six children: Louisa Elizabeth (1879-1953), Lily Ada (1881-1953), Elizabeth (1883-) and three more children who died as infants. Thomas was a brewer and the family lived at 85 Fitzroy Street (1881) and then the Burleigh Arms, 45 Burleigh Street (at least 1891-1913). In 1891 Thomas was documented as being a publican and college servant.  Elizabeth died at 45 Burleigh Street aged 56 years old and her funeral took place on 29 May.

Thomas Gray (1855 – 12 September 1933)

Thomas was born in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire and was the son of Thomas and Harriett. His father was a brickmaker and he grew up at St. John Street, St. Ives (1861) and Brick Kiln House, Needingworth (1871). Aged 16 he was working as a brickmaker with his father before marrying Elizabeth. The license of the Burleigh Arms transferrred in November 1913 to George Lincoln.  Thoma Gray died at the Millers Almshouses, Victoria Road and was buried with his wife on 15 September 1933.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

Parish burial records transcribed by CFHS

by Claire Martinsen

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Elizabeth Gray; Thomas Gray