CFHS code : PL551

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : EMMELINE H PRIME beloved wife of FREDERICK J PRIME d [1 November] 1897 aged [35]

Monument : Celtic cross (broken and fallen)

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.20232, 0.13596473 – click here for location

the inscription is hardly visible and the plinth covered in Ivy.
Prime monument


This Celtic cross, in the parish area of St Paul, is located on the second row from the west wall. The inscription is hardly visible and the plinth is covered in ivy.


Emmeline H Prime beloved wife of
Frederick J Prime d ——– 1897 aged [35]

Emmeline Harriet Prime (née Grant)  (c.1862 – 1 November 1897)

Emmeline was the second wife of builder Frederick John Prime (1856-1944).  His first wife Agnes Emma (née Bartell)(1855-1891) died leaving him with a widower with two small children: Harry Frederick (1882-1978) and Emily Maud (1884-1927).

Frederick married Emmeline Grant in the winter of 1893.   The couple lived at Vinery Road (1895-1896) and Emmeline died at 116 Mill Road aged 35 years.

Frederick married for a third time in 1907 to Annie Victoria Prior (1870-1933).



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Emmeline Harriet Prime