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49 Ainsworth Street

A Soda Water Bottler and a Grocer's Assistant

Number 49 is one of a terrace of four houses on the west side of Ainsworth Street.


William Killingsworth, 57, Labourer on GER, b. Earith, Hertfordshire

Sarah A Killingsworth, 61, b. Cambridge

Edward C Collins, 21, Sarah’s son, Soda Water Bottler, b. Chesterton Fen, Cambridgeshire


Head of Household is Edward William Tebbit, a 37-year-old, grocer’s assistant who was born in Burwell.  He is married to Jane (34) and they have two small children.  Florence is four and at school, she was born in Ickleton, her 3-month-old baby sister is Gertrude who was born in Cambridge.

Jane’s maiden name is also Tebbit.

The family is being visited by Jane S Hopwood, aged 50.

Edward died on 13 Sep 1893, his probate record states that he was a “grocer and draper of 49 Ainsworth Street”.  Jane moves to Vicarage Terrace with her daughters and becomes a fruit picker.


Charles Long. 33, Assurance Agent, b. Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire

Ruth L Long, 28, b. Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire

Victor C long, 2, b. Cambridge

Elsie C Long, 7 months, b. Cambridge

Amelia E Cudworth, Charles’s sister-in-law, 18, General Domestic Servant, b. Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire


George Biggs, 30, domestic coachman, b. Cambridge

Beatrice Biggs, 31, b. Cambridge

George Biggs, 5, b. Cambridge

Harry Biggs, 3, b. Cambridge

Arthur Biggs, 11 months, b. Cambridge

George and Beatrice are 6 years married and have 3 children.

Sources: UK census records (1881, 1891, 1901, 1911), England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1915


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