30 Ainsworth Street
G.E.R. worker and Coal Merchants
Number 30 is one of a terrace of five houses standing on the east side of Ainsworth Street.
Walter Brooks, 33, Goods Guard on GER, b Waterbeach
Emma Brooks, 28, b Stretham, Cambs
Walter J Brooks, 8, Scholar, b Stretham, Cambs
Mildred Brooks, 4, Scholar, b Stretham, Cambs
Martha C Brooks, 3 months, b Cambridge
1891 – 1901
Samuel Braybrook, 45, coal merchant orginally from Elsworth is head of household. His wife Jane (41) is originally from Linton.
In 1891 they have two sons at home, both school children. Frederick is 12 and Harry is 6.
By 1901 Frederick has left home and Harry is now 16 and a porter.
In 1911 the family can be found at 99 Ainsworth Street.
Henry Newman, 49, bricklayer’s labourer, b. Cambridge
Amelia Newman, 49, b. Cambridge
William John Newman, 19, bricklayer, b. Cambridge
Oliver Victor Newman, 13, school, b. Cambridge
Cecil George Newman, 11, school, b. Cambridge
Henry and Amelia are 26 years married. They had 7 children, 3 of whom are still alive.
Sources: UK census records (1881 to 1911)