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53 Ainsworth Street

Two L.N.W.R workers and a Boiler Smith

Number 53 is one of a terrace of four houses on the west side of Ainsworth Street.


Thomas Markham, 30, Engine Fireman on LNWR, b. Gt Linford, Buckinghamshire

Charlotte Markham, 29, b. Burley, Hampshire

Emma M Markham, 5, Scholar, b. Cambridge

Thomas C Markham, 3, b. Cambridge

Wilfred P Markham, 8 months, b. Cambridge

Arthur G Snoxall, 20, Lodger, Engine Fireman on LNWR, b. Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire


The Barrett family are living here in 1891. They have moved from Adam & Eve Street.

Henry Barrett, a 34-year-old, boiler smith is head of household with his wife Ann.  They have five children, two of their children have died since the 1881 Census, Annie and Harry Charles.

Florence, 15, Frederick, 8, Sidney, 6 and Blanch 4 are all school children.  Baby Bertram is one year old.  The whole family were born in Cambridge.

By 1901 the family have moved to 88 Ainsworth Street and there are two more children.


Thomas Sadler, 47, Farm Labourer, b. Coton, Cambridgeshire

Lizzie Sadler, 46, b. Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire

George Sadler, 23, Railway Engine Cleaner, b. Coton, Cambridgeshire

Joseph Sadler, 19, Gardener’s Labourer, b. Coton, Cambridgeshire

Amy Sadler, 13, b. Cambridge

Dora Sadler, 10, b. Cambridge

Cissy Sadler, 8, b. Cambridge

Alfred Sadler, 5, b. Cambridge

May Sadler, 3, b. Cambridge

Ethel Sadler, 2, b. Cambridge


Arthur Muncey, 37, builders’ labourer, b. Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire

Ada Muncey, 36, b. Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire

Arthur Theodore Muncey, 11, b. Cambridge

Victor Louis Muncey, 10, b. Cambridge

Leonard George Muncey, 6, b. Cambridge

Stanley Owen Muncey, 1, b. Cambridge

Arthur and Ada are 12 years married and have 4 children.

Sources: UK census records (1881, 1891, 1901, 1911),


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