CFHS code : BO39
Parish : St Botolph
Inscription : side 1 In Loving Memory of ERNEST TEMPERLEY Fellow Bursar and Tutor of Queens College d Jan 8 1889 aged 39
Monument : Stone cross (broken and fallen)
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
Lat Lon : 52.20283, 0.13759902 – click here for location
Located in the parish area of St Botolph, this monument is a stone cross on triple pediment with a broken cross.
‘In loving memory of Ernest Temperley
Fellow, Bursar and Tutor of Queens College
who died Jan 8 1889 aged 39 years’
‘also of Marion his widow
and wife of Harry Rede Tottenham
Fellow of St John’s College Cambridge
who died June 19 1900’
Ernest Temperley MA (1849-89), Fellow and Bursar of Queens’ College – see also Life Story page
Ernest Temperley was born to Thomas Cram Temperley and Louise M. Stocks on 8 March 1849, and attended Newcastle Grammar School then Thornbury Grammar School in Gloucestershire. He came up to Queens’ College in October 1867 and graduated Fourth Wrangler in 1871. As an undergraduate and for a time thereafter he was a keen oarsman.
Marion Tottenham (d 1900)
Ernest Temperley married Marion Wildman in 1875 and the couple had four children. After Ernest’s death, she married Harry Rede Tottenham, Fellow of St John’s College, on 21 November 1891. She died in June 1900 and was buried in this grave with Temperley on 28 June of that year.
Census records, Death Index and National Probate Calendar via Ancestry.com
Queen’s College Fellows 1800-1899
The Cambridge Review 24 January 1889, pp. 150-51
St Botolph: marriage register
St Botolph: burial register
By Jonathan Holmes, Dean of Chapel, Queens’ College, and Ian Bent