Nathan Lee Cross

Nathan Lee Cross was the third of the seven known children of Nathan Cross and his wife Charlotte Lee of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.

Nathan married Susannah Wilson of Trumpington, Cambridgeshire, and the couple settled in nearby Prickwillow to raise six children.

Whilst Nathan began working as a Labourer, by 1881 he had become a Carpenter. By the time of his death in 1903, he was recognised as a Farmer and Builder.

Nathan predeceased his father by almost three years, and he also predeceased his wife, who continued living in Prickwillow, Cambridgeshire for at least another seven years.

Life Events


  • During 1849 in Clayway Drove, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • 17th June 1849 at Holy Trinity Church, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • Susannah Wilson (1850-1911) 21st April 1875 at St. Mary's Church, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • Charles Nathan Cross (1878-1951) married Zilpha Collen (1874-1952)
  • Robert James Cross (1878-1937)
  • Gertrude Annie Cross (1881-1965)
  • Kate Ellen Cross (1884-1960) married Theodore Henry Arthur Trett (1880-?)
  • Ethel Emily Cross (1885-1978) married Jack Minter (1893-?)
  • Augusta Jane Cross (1886-1965) married Frederick George Smith (1885-?)

Census and Residence

  • 1851: 1yr, Clayway Drove, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1861: Ely census destroyed
  • 1871: 22yrs, Queen Adelaide, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1881: 31yrs, Queen Adelaide, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1891: 41yrs, Prickwillow, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1901: 50yrs, Prickwillow Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • 1871: Labourer
  • 1881-1891: Carpenter
  • 1903: Farmer and Builder


  • 4th May 1903 in Prickwillow, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • 7th May 1903 in Grave D274 at Ely City Cemetery, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.



  • James Lee (17??-?)
  • Not yet known.

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