CFHS code : PL205a
Parish : St Paul
Inscription : In Loving Memory of MARY ANN VARDEN [–] ——— Nov 1889
Monument : Headstone
Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey
This headstone, in the parish area of St Paul, is located to the east of the western path next to the lodge. The inscription is now illegible.
In Loving Memory of MARY ANN VARDEN [–] ——— Nov 1889
Mary Ann Varden (née Kent) (25 April 1807 – 21 November 1889)
Mary was born in East Dereham, Norfolk and was baptised there on 27 April 1807. She was the daughter of John Bayfield Kent (1778-1823) and Martha (née Allen)(1778-1856) and married William Varden (1805-1829) in East Dereham on 1 November 1829. William was a tailor and the couple had at least five children: Rev. George (1830-1917), Martha (1832-1833), Martha (1834-1914), William (1836-1912) and John (1844-1906). Mary was widowed in February 1879 and is believed to have moved to Cambridge to live with daughter Martha and son in law James Norton. James worked as a railway district superintendant for Great Eastern Railway. Mary died at 1 Beaconsfield Villas, Mill Road aged 82 years old.
by Claire Martinsen
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