58 Ainsworth Street
An Engine Driver and a Police Constable
Orleans Terrace – number 58 is one of a terrace of six houses on the east side of Ainsworth Street, built in 1877.
Robert Tate, 39, Engine Driver on GER, b. Cambridge
Sarah Tate, 42, b. Yaxley, Huntingdonshire
Ellen Tate, 13, Scholar, b. Ely, Cambridgeshire
Hannah Tate, 8, Scholar, b. Cambridge
Emily Tate, 6, Scholar, b. Cambridge
Fanny Tate, 4, Scholar, b. Cambridge
Thomas Tate, 2, b. Cambridge
William Tate, 3 months, b. Cambridge
Head of Household is Charles Gales, a 33-year-old Police Constable, who was born in St Helier, Jersey. He is married to Susan who was born in Kentish Town.
They have three school age children. Florence is 9, Gertrude is 5 and Frances is 3. The girls were all born in Cambridge.
It is unclear what happened to this family. It’s possible that a mistake was made recording the surname “Gales”.
Joseph J Beard, 49, Railway Signalman, b. Barton, Cambridgeshire
Susan Beard, 40, b. Barton, Cambridgeshire
Lilias A Beard, 19, b. Cambridge
John Beard, 15, Accounts Clerk, b. Cambridge
Arthur Beard, 12, b. Cambridge
David Beard, 11, b. Cambridge
Edith Beard, 8, b. Cambridge
Bennie B Beard, 6, b. Cambridge
Ernest Beard, 4, b. Cambridge
Percy L Beard, 3 months, b. Cambridge
Joseph and Susan are buried in Mill Road Cemetery.
Joseph Beard gave evidence at the fatal accident involving John Robinson in 1900.
George Argent, 33, wood sawyer at joinery works, b. Cambridge
Rachel Argent, 31, b. Great Thurlow, Suffolk
Gracie Argent, 9, school, b. Cambridge
Harry Argent, 5, school, b. Cambridge
May Argent, 2, b. Cambridge
George and Rachel are 10 years married and have 3 children.
Source – 1881, 1891, 1901 & 1911 Census, Mill Road Cemetery,