CFHS code : PL176

Parish : St Paul

Inscription : IEAMO our dear parents WALTER WILD d Sept 20 1922 FANNY WILD d March 24 1930

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



Walter Wild (1865 – 20 September 1922)

Walter was the son of Thomas and Ruth Wild and was born in Little Walsingham in Norfolk.  He was baptised in the village on 6 August 1865.  His father was a station master for Great Eastern Railway, and by the age of 15 Walter was working as a clerk for G.E.R. He married Fanny Tiplady at St Mary’s Church, Islington on 13 May 1890.  They had two children: Victoria Ellen (1891-1978) and Reginald Thomas (1895-1942), both of whom were born in Cambridge.  In 1891 they were living in Tottenham, and in 1901 in High Barnet – Walter continued to worked for G.E.R.  He suffered from illheath and was admitted to the Hertfordshire Asylum on 16 July 1908. He died there aged 57 years.

Fanny Wild (née Tiplady) (1866 – 24 March 1930)

Fanny was the daughter of Tom and Ellen (née Richings) Tiplady and was born in Bramham, Yorkshire.  Tom was a joiner, and by 1871 the family had moved to live at 12 Caius Street in Cambridge where she grew up. Tom later worked for G.E.R.  Fanny married Walter Wild when she was c.24 years old.  In 1911 she was living with Victoria and Reginald at Margaret Road in New Barnet, but returned to live at 38 Lyndewode Road, Cambridge by at least 1919.  She died at home aged 63 years old.



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