28 Jul 2019                   

Wife: Elizabeth Hannah Wells Also known as: Hannah Matthews 1
Born: 17 Feb 1864 in Littleport, Cambridgeshire 2 Census: 1871 in Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire (see note 1) Census: 1891 in London Road, Trumpington (see note 2) Census: 1901 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington (see note 3) Occupation: 1901 - 1911 Laundress Census: 1911 in High Street, Trumpington (see note 4) Resided: 1913 - 1915 in London Road, Trumpington 1 (see note 5) Resided: 1920 - 1939 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington 1 Resided: 1939 - 1944 in High Street, Trumpington 2 Died: 1944 Buried: 24 Jun 1944 in Trumpington (see note 6) Father: John Wells (1834 - ) Mother: Agnes Elizabeth Rowell (1833 - )
Husband: Ellis Matthews Married: 1881 in Horningsea, Cambridgeshire 3,4 (see note 7)
Born: ABT 1859 in Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire Census: 1891 in London Road, Trumpington (see note 8) Occupation: 1891 Shepherd Died: 1898 Buried: 10 Apr 1898 in Trumpington (see note 9) Father: Mother:
F Child 1: Sarah Jane Matthews Born: 12 Dec 1882 in Horningsea, Cambridgeshire 3,2 (see note 10) Census: 1891 in London Road, Trumpington (see note 11) Census: 1901 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington (see note 12) Occupation: 1901 Laundress Census: 1911 in Lode, Cambridgeshire (see note 13) Resided: 1939 in Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire 2 Died: 1975 in Cambridge 5 (see note 14) Husband: Henry Garner b. 2 Jun 1879 d. 1955 Also known as: Harry Garner 6 Married: 1905 in Cambridgeshire 3 (see note 15)
F Child 2: Elizabeth Hannah Matthews Born: 27 Jul 1884 in Horningsea, Cambridgeshire 2 Census: 1891 in London Road, Trumpington (see note 16) Census: 1901 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington (see note 17) Occupation: 1901 Laundress Census: 1911 at Grocers Shop, Church Street, Trumpington (see note 18) Occupation: 1911 Shopkeeper Resided: 1920 - 1927 in Church Street, Trumpington 1 Resided: 1939 in Grantchester, Cambridgeshire 2 (see note 19) Resided: 1947 - 1953 at Elm Cottage, 14 Church Lane, Trumpington 1 Died: 1954 in Cambridge 5 (see note 20) Husband: William Lowe b. 1880 d. 1931 Married: 1906 in Cambridgeshire 3 (see note 21)
M Child 3: Charles John William Matthews Born: 1886 7 (see note 22) Died: 1888 Buried: 8 Dec 1888 in Trumpington (see note 23)
F Child 4: Agnes Mary Matthews Born: 25 Jun 1889 in Trumpington 2 Census: 1891 in London Road, Trumpington (see note 24) Census: 1901 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington (see note 25) Resided: 1929 - 1939 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington 1 Occupation: 1939 Scientific Instrument Worker (Japanning Department) 2 Resided: 1939 - 1949 in High Street, Trumpington 1,2 (see note 26) Resided: 1950 - 1967 at 42 High Street, Trumpington 1 Resided: 1968 - 1970 at 13 Paget Close, Trumpington 1 Died: 1984 in Cambridge 5 (see note 27) Notes
M Child 5: Charles Ellis Matthews Born: 10 Jun 1891 in Trumpington 3,2 (see note 28) Census: 1901 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington (see note 29) Census: 1911 in High Street, Trumpington (see note 30) Occupation: 1911 Engine Cleaner Railway Resided: 1939 in London 2 Occupation: 1939 Loco Engine Driver 2 Wife: Edith _____ b. 2 Sep 1892
M Child 6: William John Matthews Born: 5 Aug 1893 in Trumpington 3,2 (see note 31) Census: 1901 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington (see note 32) Census: 1911 in High Street, Trumpington (see note 33) Occupation: 1911 House Boy Military: 1914 - 1918 8 Resided: 1939 in Cambridge 2 Occupation: 1939 Scientific Instrument Packer 2 Died: 1989 in Cambridge 5 (see note 34) Wife: Polly Harmour b. 19 Aug 1889 d. 1975 Married: 1919 in Berkshire 3 (see note 35)
M Child 7: Bertie Harry Matthews Born: ABT 1894 in Trumpington Census: 1901 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington (see note 36) Census: 1911 in High Street, Trumpington (see note 37) Occupation: 1911 House Boy Member: Trumpington Free Church 9 Military: 1914 - 1917 8 (see note 38) Died: 15 Aug 1917 in Belgium 10 (see note 39) Notes
F Child 8: Ellen Matthews Born: 12 Dec 1896 in Trumpington 2 Census: 1901 in Cambridge Road, Trumpington (see note 40) Census: 1911 in High Street, Trumpington (see note 41) Resided: 1929 - 1952 at Cedar Cottage, Church Lane, Trumpington 1 Resided: 1953 - 1970 at 15 Church Lane, Trumpington 1 Died: 1990 in Cambridge 5 (see note 42) Husband: Alfred William Burbridge b. 12 Jan 1890 d. 1940 Married: 1918 in Cambridgeshire 5 (see note 43)
Sources: (1) Electoral Register. (2) 1939 Register. (3) FreeBMD website. (4) Cambs FHS web index. (5) Index on ancestry.co.uk. (6) Death record. (7) GRO index. (8) Roll of Honour, in Trumpington Village Hall. (9) Trumpington Free Church war memorial. (10) Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. Event Notes Note (1) Age 7, born Littleport, with family Note (2) Age 27, born Littleport, with husband Ellis Matthews and children Note (3) Age 37, born Littleport, widow with children. Laundress Note (4) Age 47, born Littleport, widow with children. Laundress Note (5) Hannah Matthews Note (6) Jun 24 MATTHEWS Elizabeth Hannah of High St 80 Note (7) Dec 1881 Chesterton 3b 1029 Note (8) Age 31, born Fen Ditton. Shepherd, with wife Elizabeth H and children Note (9) Apr 10 MATTHEWS Ellis otp 38 Burials Act Note (10) Mar 1883 Chesterton 3b 497 Note (11) Age 8, born Horningsea, with family Note (12) Age 18, born Horningsea, with mother and family. Laundress Note (13) Age 28, born Horningsea, with husband Harry Garner and two children Note (14) Mar 1975 Cambridge 9 0952 born 12 Dec 1882 Note (15) Sep 1905 Chesterton 3b 989 Note (16) Age 6, born Horningsea, with family Note (17) Age 16, born Horningsea, with mother and family. Laundress Note (18) Age 26, born Horningsea, with husband William Lowe and sons. Shopkeeper Note (19) Widow Note (20) Jun 1954 Cambridge 4a 178 age 69 Note (21) Jun 1906 Chesterton 3b 1085 Note (22) Dec 1886 Chesterton 3b 472 mothers surname Wells Note (23) Dec 8 MATTHEWS Charles John William otp 2 Note (24) Age 1, born Trumpington, with family Note (25) Age 11, born Horningsea, with mother and family Note (26) Near Post Office Note (27) Jun 1984 Cambridge 9 775 born 25 Jun 1889 Note (28) Sep 1891 Chesterton 3b 456 Note (29) Age 9, born Trumpington, with mother and family Note (30) Age 19, born Trumpington, with mother and family. Engine Cleaner Railway Note (31) Sep 1893 Chesterton 3b 448 Note (32) Age 7, born Trumpington, with mother and family Note (33) Age 17, born Trumpington, with mother and family. House Boy domestic Note (34) Jan 1989 Cambridge 9 608 born 5 Aug 1893 Note (35) Jun 1919 Windsor 2c 1419 Note (36) Age 6, born Trumpington, with mother and family Note (37) Age 16, born Trumpington, with mother and family. House Boy domestic Note (38) See Lives of the First World War Note (39) MATTHEWS, BERTIE HARRY Rank: Corporal Service No: 40291 Date of Death: 15/08/1917 Age: 22 Regiment/Service: Lincolnshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Panel Reference Panel 21. Memorial YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Additional Information: Son of Elizabeth Hannah Matthews, of High St., Trumpington, Cambridge. Note (40) Age 4, born Trumpington, with mother and family Note (41) Age 14, born Trumpington, with mother and family Note (42) May 1990 Cambridge 9 863 born 12 Dec 1896 Note (43) Jun 1918 Chesterton 3b 928 Copyright Trumpington Local History Group 2019 Email TLHG Return to TLHG introduction page Name Index