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34 Ainsworth Street

G.E.R. workers and a Machinist

Number 34 is one of a terrace of five houses standing on the east side of Ainsworth Street.


First Household

Frederick Snelling (married), 35, Engine Driver on GER, b Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

Frederick Snelling, 8, Scholar, Cambridge

Second Household

Margaret Tucker (widow), 30, b Coton

Albert Tucker, 10, b Cambridge

Emily Tucker, 4, b Cambridge

Mable, 11 months, b Cambridge


Head of Household is James Morley Hobbs, a 35-year old joiners machinist originally from Dullingham, Cambridgeshire.

He married Sarah Baker, from Bungay, Suffolk, in 1890.

They have a visitor recorded on this census, Eliza Baker, 44, a laundress also from Bungay.  She is Sarah’s older sister.

They’ve moved to 94 Gwydir Street by 1901.

James died in 1905.


Edward Tomlin, 28, Railway Engine Stoker, b St Albans, Hertfordshire

Alice Tomlin, 29, b Needham Market Suffolk


Susan White, Head of household, has written married rather than divorced, 57, Monthly Nurse, b. Foxton, Cambridgeshire

Emily Rosina White, 26, Dressmaker, b. Cambridge

Cyril Frank White, 15, Page Boy on GER, b. Cambridge

Willie White Chapman, 6, Grandson, b. Cambridge

Susan has written 32 years married, she has had 8 children, 4 are still living.


UK census records (1881 to 1911), England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915


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