44 Ainsworth Street
Railway and Postal Workers
Number 44 is one of a terrace of four houses standing on the east side of Ainsworth Street.
George H Franklin, 30, Engine Fireman on GER, b. Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
Sarah A Franklin, 32, b. Over, Cambridgeshire
Agnes Franklin, 8, b. Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
William H Franklin, 6, b. Cambridge
George Franklin, 3, b. Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
Frederick Hermond Franklin, 11 months, b. Cambridge
This family has moved to 94 Ainsworth Street by 1891.
On the 2nd April 1889 William Peddle, 24, married Alice Runham, 24, at Holy Trinity. He gave his address as 44 Ainsworth Street.
On the 1891 Census William is a 25-year-old mail messenger with the General Post Office, he is originally from Old Windsor, Berkshire. He and Alice have a one year old son called William Alfred Hugh.
They move to 172 Sturton Street and by 1911 William is the Assistant Inspector of Boy Messengers at the Post Office and baby William has grown up into a Town Postman.
William and Alice are buried in Mill Road Cemetery.
George Andrews, 37, Railway Signalman, b. Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth Andrews, 36, b. Cambridgeshire
George F Andrews, 11, b. Trumpington, Cambridgeshire
Alfred Andrews, 4, b. Cambridge
Alfred Watts, 42, builder’s labourer, b. Cambridge
Florence Watts, 36, b. Cambridge
Alfred Watts, 16, Marine Store Assistant, b. Cambridge
William Watts, 5, b. Cambridge
Lloyd-George Watts, 1, b. Cambridge
Alfred and Florence are 17 years married and have 4 children.
Sources – 1881, 1891, 1901 & 1911 Census, Mill Road Cemetery, Cambridgeshire Marriages