32 Ainsworth Street
Shunter, Goods Guard, Bricklayer
Number 32 is one of a terrace of five houses standing on the east side of Ainsworth Street.
1881 – 1891
Head of Household is William Raven Sutton, 23, a shunter on the Great Eastern Railway, he’s a point man. He was born in Over.
His wife is 20-year-old Harriett Elizabeth from Dersingham in Norfolk. They have a baby daughter, Elizabeth, just five months old.
John Beales, a 23-year-old, railway shunter from Blackheath is lodging with them.
By 1891 William has become a goods guard and there are four more children. Robert (8) Ernest (6) and Arthur (4) are all scholars like their big sister Lizzie, now 10. The baby of the family is now 4-month-old Percy.
The family lived at 66 Great Eastern Street and then 100 Gwydir Street. William and Harriett are both buried in Mill Road Cemetery.
Henry Neman, 39, Bricklayer’s Labourer, b Cambridge
Amelia Newman, 38, b Cambridge
William Newman, 9, b Cambridge
Olliver Newman, 3, b Cambridge
Cecil Newman, 1, b Cambridge
Sidney Barker, 35, Railway signalman on GER, b. Cambridge
Rebecca Barker, 35, b. Barton, Cambridgeshire
Roland Stanley Barker, 13, b. Cambridge
Alice Barker, 11, b. Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire
Walter Barker, 8, b. Cambridge
Sidney 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.
UK census records (1881 to 1911), England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, Mill Road Cemetery,