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59 Ainsworth Street

59 Ainsworth Street

Number 59 is one of a pair of mid-terrace houses on the west side of Ainsworth Street.

1881 census

Thomas Green, head, 41, labourer on railway, b. St Albans, Hertfordshire
Jane Green, wife, 38, b. Cambridge
Thomas Green, son, 16, errand boy, b. Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
Alfred Green, son, 14, errand boy, b. Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
Jessie Green, daughter, 10, scholar, b. Cambridge
Geo. Green, son, 7, scholar, b. Cambridge
Herbert Green, son, 4, scholar, b. Cambridge
Nettie Green, daughter, 2, b. Cambridge

1891 census

George Clayton Newman, head, 31, Great Eastern Railway guard, b. Bottisham, Cambridgeshire
Jane Newman, wife, 29, b. Beccles, Suffolk
Percy Newman, son, 2, b. Cambridge
Ada Newman, 10 months, b. Cambridge

By 1901 they had moved to 96 Ainsworth Street, where they stayed until at least 1911.

1901 census

William W Youngman, head, 21, coal carter, b. Bentley, Suffolk
Phoebe Youngman, wife, 30, b. Cambridge
Ellen Youngman, daughter, 11, b. Cambridge
Earney Youngman, son, 7, b. Cambridge
Harry Youngman, son, 2, b. Cambridge

By 1911 the Youngman family had moved to 21 Hooper Street.

1911 census

James Moss, head, widower, 69, labourer on GER, b. Kentford nr Newmarket, Suffolk
Arthur Moss, son, 33, hotel waiter, b. Kentford nr Newmarket, Suffolk
Pamela Moss, daughter-in-law, 26, b. Clerkenwell, Middlesex
Gladys Moss, granddaughter, 1, b. Cherryhinton, Cambridgeshire

James Moss and his late wife had had eight children of which two had died. James died in 1919.

Arthur and Pamela Moss had been married for five years, and had had three children of which two had died.

1921 census

Arthur H Moss, head, 43, cleaner for Cambridge Corporation, b. Kennet, Suffolk
Pamela R Moss, wife, 36, home duties, b. Clerkenwell, London
Gladys E Moss, daughter, 12, b. Cherryhinton, Cambridgeshire
Margery A Moss, daughter, 5, b. Cambridge
Arthur H Moss, son, 2, b. Cambridge
Peggy M Moss, daughter, under 1 month, b. Cambridge

Arthur Moss was a cleaner for Cambridge Corporation, and worked at the Guild Hall.

Source: 1881–1921 UK Census


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