CFHS code : HT340

Parish : Holy Trinity

Inscription : ISMO ERNEST beloved husband of ADA LAWN d Aug 22nd 1933 aged 64 also ADA ELIZABETH LAWN d Aug 22nd 1944 aged 67

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones/Flowerholder

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lawn inscription February 2017


This headstone, in the parish area of Holy Trinity,  is located five graves north of the south path, just before the bend to the north. It is one of four related family monuments in a row. All four monuments are hidden by ivy.


ISMO ERNEST beloved husband of ADA LAWN.
Died Aug 22nd 1933 aged 64 yeas.

“Peace after pain.”

Also ADA ELIZABETH LAWN died Aug 22nd 1944 aged 67 years.

Ernest John Edward Lawn (1869 – 1933)

Ernest was the third child of Samuel and Mary Ann Lawn. He was brought up at 102 East Road. Ernest and Ada were married on November 23rd 1897, at Cambridge registry office. His trade at his wedding was given as cycle maker. When he died he was living at 33 Blossom Street.

Ada Elizabeth Lawn (née Carter) (1877 – 1944) 

Ada was the daughter of Thomas and Charlotte Carter of Melbourn. Ada died at 29 Union Lane.

by Mary Naylor

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Ada Elizabeth Lawn; Ernest Lawn