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77 Ainsworth Street

A Stone Mason and Railway Workers

Number 77 is one of a pair of terraced houses on the west side of Ainsworth Street.


Giles Clark, 26, joiner, b. Soham, Cambridgeshire

Harriet Clark, 26, b. Cambridge

Martha Clark, 30, Giles’ sister, dressmaker, b. Soham, Cambridgeshire


William Smith, 30, stone mason’s labourer, b. Swaffham Bulbeck

Bessie Smith, 26, b. Brookwood, Surrey

Thomas Smith, 2, b. Swaffham Bulbeck

Kathleen Smith, 8 months, b. Cambridge

Emma Churcher, 21, William’s sister, b. Chorley, Surrey


Joseph John Beard, head, 59, signalman for railway, b. Barton, Cambridgeshire

Susan Beard, wife, 50, b. Barton, Cambridgeshire

Lily Annie Beard, daughter, 29, upholstress, b. Cambridge

David Beard, son, 21, clerk for seal makers, b. Cambridge

Edith Beard, daughter, 18, b. Cambridge

Dennis Barton Beard, son, 16, messenger for railway, b. Cambridge

Ernest Beard, son, 14, at school, b. Cambridge

Percy Leslie Beard, son, 10, at school, b. Cambridge

Joseph and Susan are 31 years married and have had nine children.


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