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108 Ainsworth Street

108 Ainsworth Street

Number 108 is one of a group of five houses on the east side of Ainsworth Street.


The Prime family are living here in 1891. Elizabeth Prime, aged 39 was from Suffolk, as was her husband Robert Prime, aged 39 also from Suffolk. Robert’s occupation is Shoe Maker. There are two teenage children living with them, with the eldest, George, aged 16, described as a Solicitor’s Clerk, Law. His younger sister Florence, aged 14, is not listed as a scholar attending school or as having an occupation, so perhaps she was at home helping to run the household.

There was also an elder relation in the house living with them. This was Elizabeth’s father, George Puttock, described on the census as ‘father in law’ aged 76, whose occupation is down as Gardener.


Robert C Prime, head, 49, b. Halesworth, Suffolk, paralysed

Elizabeth Prime, wife, 49, b. Bramford, Suffolk

Florence Prime, daughter, 24, b. Cambridge


Henry Whybrow, head, 49, platelayer, Great Eastern Railway, b. Cambridge

Susanah Elizabeth Whybrow, wife, 49, b. Cambridge

Charles Edward Whybrow, son, 25, general smith for ironmonger, b. Cambridge

Lizzie Whybrow, daughter, 23, dressmaker, b. Cambridge

Henry and Susanah are 27 years married and have two children.

Source: 1891 & 1901,1911 census.


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