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69 Ainsworth Street

A Clerk and a Printer

Number 69 is one of a pair of terraced houses on the west side of Ainsworth Street.


Charles Samworth, 24, Clerk, b. Bishopgate, Middlesex

Lucy M Samworth, 24, b. Kingsland, Middlesex

Lucy M Samworth, 4, Scholar, b. Bow, Middlesex

Arthur Penniall, 21, Decorator, b. Greenwich, Kent


The Electoral Register shows John Nichols Sanders living here.  He and his wife will move to 64 Ainsworth Street between 1891 and 1900.


Head of Household is Arthur A Jackson, a 24-pear-old printer and compositor, who was born in Maidstone, Kent.  His wife is Emma, 21, from Cambridge.  They have a 6-month-old son, William A C, who was born in Cambridge.

They move to 11 Sleaford Street by 1901 and 11 South Street by 1911.


Albert E Batchelor, 24, Painter and Home Decorator, b. Cambridge

Rosa E Batchelor, 25, b. Besston, Norfolk

Gladys G Batchelor, 6 months, b. Cambridge


William Osmond, 40, house painter, b. Tisbury, Wiltshire

Mary Osmond, 44, b. East Dereham, Norfolk

Florence Osmond, 7, b. Cambridge

Martha Luck, 68, widow, b. Thornage, Norfolk

William and Martha are 21 years married.  They had 4 children, 3 of whom have died.

1922 – 1942

Percy Baker is living here by 1922.  He was born in 1888, the year his parents moved from 23 Ainsworth Street to 2 Stone Terrace on Stone Street.  He married Florence Flack in 1918 and was living at 75 Ainsworth Street in 1919 before moving here.

The 1939 register shows that he became a joint maker on the L.N.E.R. and was living at 69 Ainsworth Street in 1939 until his death in 1942.

Source – 1881, 1891, 1901 & 1911 Census, Cambridgeshire, England, Electoral Registers, Burgess Rolls and Poll Books, 1722-1966, 1939 Register


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