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32 Ainsworth Street

32 Ainsworth Street

Number 32 is one of a terrace of five houses standing on the east side of Ainsworth Street.

1881­­­ census

William R Sutton, head, 23, shunter on GER (pointsman), b. Over, Cambridgeshire
Harriet Sutton, wife, 20, b. Dersingham, Norfolk
Elizabeth Sutton, daughter, 5 months, b. Cambridge
John Beales, lodger, married, 23, shunter on GER (pointsman), b. Horseheath, Cambridgeshire

1891 census

William Sutton, head, 33, goods guard, b. Over, Cambridgeshire
Harriett Sutton, wife, 29, b. Dersingham, Norfolk
Lizzie Sutton, daughter, 10, scholar, b. Over, Cambridgeshire
Robert W Sutton, son, 8, scholar, b. Cambridge
Ernest A Sutton, son, 6, scholar, b. Cambridge
Arthur I Sutton, son, 4, scholar, b. Cambridge
Percy D Sutton, son, 4 months, b. Cambridge

The family lived at 66 Great Eastern Street and then 100 Gwydir Street.  William and Harriett are both buried in Mill Road Cemetery.

1901 census

Henry Newman, head, 39, bricklayer’s labourer, b. Cambridge
Amelia Newman, wife, 38, b. Cambridge
William Newman, son, 9, b. Cambridge
Olliver Newman, son, 3, b. Cambridge
Cecil Newman, son, 1, b. Cambridge

The family can be found at 3 Rivar Place in 1891. By 1911 they had moved next door to 30 Ainsworth Street.

1911 census

Sidney Barker, head, 135, railway signalman, GER, b. Newnham
Rebecca Barker, wife, 35, b. Barton, Cambridgeshire
[Roland] Stanley Barker, son, 13, b. Cambridge
Alice Barker, daughter, 11, b. Fulbourn
Walter Barker, son, 8, b. Cambridge

Sidney and Rebecca Barker had been married for 14 years and had three children.

Sidney Barker is buried with Rebecca and their son Roland in Cambridge City Cemetery.  At the time of his death, Roland was living at 15a Stone Street.

There is no entry for no. 32 in the 1921 census.

Sources: UK census records (1881 to 1911), England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, Mill Road Cemetery


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