51 Ainsworth Street
Two Railway Firemen and two Pensisoner sisters
Number 51 is one of a terrace of four houses on the west side of Ainsworth Street.
John T Wilson, 30, Fireman on GER, b. Newmarket, Cambridgeshire
Harriet J Wilson, 38, b. Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire
Rebecca S Wilson, 4, b. Cambridge
William T Wilson, 2, b. Cambridge
Gertrude J Wilson, 4 months, b. Cambridge
Head of Household is Frederick Hasdell Allen, a 31-year-old, fireman on the railway. He is originally from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. His wife is Sarah, 36, who was born in March, Cambridgeshire.
They have a five year old son called George Hasdell who is at school.
By 1901 they have moved to 104 Ainsworth Street, where they are still living in 1911. Frederick becomes a railway engine driver and dies in 1934, giving his address as 102 Ainsworth Street, his son’s house.
Frederick, Sarah, George and his wife Agnes are all buried in Mill Road Cemetery.
Jane Bowers, widow, 78, Pensioner from Parish, b. Landbeach, Cambridgeshire
Mary Mansfield, 88, Jane’s sister, 88, Pensioner from Parish, b. Landbeach, Cambridgeshire
Edward G Gates, 22, Boarder, Boot and Shoemaker working from home, b. Whaplode, Lincolnshire
Elizabeth Gates, 21, Boarder, Laundress working from home, b. Rawtenstall, Lancashire
Arthur G M Gates, 1, son of Boarder, b. Cambridge
Walter Fordham, 35, plumber and painter, b. Cambridge
Susannah Fordham, 30, b. Ashdon, Essex
Walter and Susannah are 4 years married and have no children.
Sources – 1881, 1891, 1901 & 1911 Census, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995, Mill Road Cemetery,