CFHS code : MG198

Parish : St Mary the Great

Inscription : In Loving Memory of CHARLES TAYLOR d 11th October 1938 aged 60 also his wife ELLEN TAYLOR d 6th August 1957 aged 82 also sister EMILY TAYLOR d 5th Dec 1966 aged 85 and EMMA TAYLOR d 12th May 1979 aged 88

Monument : Headstone

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202102, 0.13806167 – click here for location

Taylor grave
Taylor headstone

Monument

This headstone, in the parish area of St Mary the Great, is located west of the east path, approximately four rows back.

Inscription

In Loving Memory of CHARLES TAYLOR d 11th October 1938 aged 60
Also his wife ELLEN TAYLOR d 6th August 1957 aged 82
Also sister EMILY TAYLOR d 5th Dec 1966 aged 85
And EMMA TAYLOR d 12th May 1979 aged 88

Relationships: Husband and wife, 2 sisters of Charles

Charles Taylor (1878 – 11 October 1938)

Charles was the fourth of eleven children born to George and Sara Ann Taylor. He was born in 1878 and baptised in the parish church of St Andrew the Great. The family lived at 3 St Tibb’s Row in the centre of Cambridge (now part of Lion Yard and the Grand Arcade.)  Charles worked in the buttery at St John’s College and married Ellen Shipp in 1910. The couple lived at 30 Herbert Street (1911) and Charles died aged 60 years.

Ellen Taylor  (née Shipp) (1 September 1874 – 6 August 1957)

Ellen was the daughter of engine driver Henry Shipp and Rose and was born in Milton. She worked as a servant at 58 Huntingdon Road (1891) and 16 De Freville Avenue (1901) and married Charles when she was 36 years old. She continued to live at Herbert Street after she was widowed and died at Union Lane Hospital.

Emily Taylor (12 November 1881 –  1966)

Emily was the sixth child of George and Sara Ann Taylor. She worked as a housemaid at 47 Hills Road for surgeon Frederick Deighton, and then as a cook at St Luke’s Lodge, Chesterton (1911).  In 1939 she was living at 2 Vicar’s Buildings, Tibb’s Row with sisters Emma and Lily and was documented as being an office cleaner. She later lived at 13 Honey Hill, off Northampton Street  with younger sister Emma and died at Chesterton Hospital.

Emma Taylor (31 January 1891 – 12 May 1979)

Emma was the last child of George and Sara Ann Taylor and in 1939 was living at Tibb’s Row and working as a drapers shop assistant. Emma died at 13 Honey Hill in 1979.

Sources:

Ancestry

Newspaper archives

by Claire Martinsen

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Charles Taylor; Ellen Taylor; Emily Taylor; Emma Taylor