CFHS code : ED142

Parish : St Edward

Inscription : Sacred to the Memory of GEORGE CRAWFURD HEATH Fellow of Kings College Cambridge d 18th July 1860 in his 77th year

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.203325, 0.13656907 – click here for location

Heath grave
Heath headstone


Limestone headstone, located in the parish area of St Edward, against the west wall.


‘Sacred to the memory of
George Crawfurd Heath
Fellow of Kings College Cambridge
who died on the 18th of July 1860 in his 77th year’

George Crawfurd Heath (1784-1860)

Fellow of King’s College

Early Life

George Crawfurd Heath was the eldest son of Dr. George Heath, Head Master of Eton College. He was baptised on 4 June 1784 at Eton. He was schooled at Eton.

King’s and beyond

He was admitted to King’s College 25 August 1802 as a Scholar. In 1805 he was elected to the Fellowship. He received his BA in 1807 and his MA in 1810 as Geo. Craufurd Heath. He was called to the Bar, Middle Temple, 8 February 1811. He held the post of Third Bursar for five years from 1828 to 1833. Heath died in his rooms in College 18 July 1860.

Source :
Archives of King’s College

By Tracy Wilkinson

George Crawfurd Heath