23 Ainsworth Street
G.E.R. & Duke of Cambridge's Own Regiment
Number 23 is one of a terrace of the three houses on the west side of Ainsworth Street.
George Baker, 39, Truck Lifter on GER, b Kent
Jane Baker, 29, b Wentworth Surrey
George Edward Baker, 4, Scholar, b Cambridge
Charles Arthur Baker, 3, b Cambridge
Alice Maud Baker, 7 months, b Cambridge
George shows up on the Register of East Road Boys School in 1884.
Alice Maud was enrolled at East Road Girls School in October 1889, she had previously been at Sturton Street School.
This family has moved to 2 Stone Terrace on Stone Street by 1891, where they live for at least 20 years.
Charles Pain, 34, a bricklayer originally from Dover is living here with his family in 1891. His wife is Jemima Pain (nee Allpress), 33, from Woodhurst, Huntingdonshire.
They have five children, Charles, Francis Jessie Allpress, 11, Alfred, 9, and Bertie, 4, are all at School. The youngest is 2-year-old Lucy.
Francis went on to join the Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex) Regiment. He was killed in action on 8th August 1917.
James T. Howlett, 36, Fireman GER, b Chesterton
Mary A. Howlett, 35, b Caxton
Edith S. Howlett, 13, b Cambridge
Sarah A. Howlett, 11, Scholar, b Cambridge
Albert E. Howlett, 9, Scholar, b Cambridge
Arthur R. Howlett, 7, Scholar, b Cambridge
James T. Howlett, 3, b Cambridge
Henry J. Howlett, 1, b Cambridge
James and Mary are buried in Mill Road Cemetery.
Ernest Baker, 36, general labourer for a builder, b. Melbourn, Cambridgeshire
Sarah Jane Baker, 34, b. Earith, Huntingdon
Lily Sabina Baker, 4, b. Cambridge
Edith Rose Baker, 2, b. Cambridge
Leslie Albert Baker, 1, b. Cambridge
Ernest and Sarah are 5 years married and have 3 children.
Sources: 1881-1911 Census, Mill Road Cemetery, UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919, National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870-1914,