In 1861 and 1871 he was at home.
He married Eliza Ward (born 2 January 1858 at Castle Camps) 13 December 1879 at Little Abington.
In the census of 1881 of Little Abington he was aged 23, an agricultural labourer, born at Little Abington, with his wife Eliza, aged 23 born at Castle Camps and Flora Cutter Ward aged 1, born at Linton.
In 1891, in the village of Great Abington, in 4 rooms, George was aged 33, an employed agricultural labourer, born at Little Abington. His wife, Eliza, was aged 33 and born at Castle Camps, and their children were Florence, aged 11, born at Linton, Rosa A, aged 9 and born at Little Abington, Ernest G., aged 7, Blanche E aged 4 and Lily L. aged 1 all born at Great Abington.
In the 1901 census of Village Street, Great Abington (4 rooms), George Ishmael was aged 43, a horsekeeper on farm, born at Great Abington (sic). His wife, Eliza, was aged 43, born at Castle Camps, and their children were Ernest George 17, a horsekeeper’s helper on farm, Blanche Eva 14, Lily Louise 11, Alfred Edward 9 and Elsie May 5, all born at Great Abington.
In 1911 at Great Abington in 4 rooms, George was aged 53, a farm servant horse keeper and born at Little Abington, Eliza was aged 53 and born at Castle Camps, Alfred Edward was aged 19 and a farm servant, born at Great Abington and Elsie May was aged 15 and born at Great Abington. George and Eliza had been married for 31 years and had had 7 children, none of whom had died.
George was buried 2 December 1946 at Little Abington.
Eliza Cutter died 8 February 1947 at Great Abington (registered March quarter 1947 Cambridge district aged 89) and was buried 12 February 1947 at Little Abington.
George Ishmael and Eliza’s children were:
Florence Cutter Ward, born 1879 at Linton and baptised as Florence Cutter 28 March 1880 at Little Abington. Her birth was registered as Florence Cutter Ward in the September quarter 1879 in the Linton District. Her parents married after her birth.
Rosa Agnes, born 1881 and baptised 25 December 1881 at Little Abington. She married David John Johnson (a labourer, baptised 28 November 1880 at Coton, Cambs) 23 April 1908 at Great Abington.
In 1911 (Index) in the Chesterton district, Rosa Agnes was aged 29 and born in Little Abington, David John was aged 30 and Florence Rosa was aged 2.
Ernest George, born 1884 at Great Abington and baptised 30 March 1884 at Great Abington. He was a postman.
Blanche Eva, born 1886 at Great Abington and baptised 26 September 1886 at Great Abington. She married Thomas Victor Lawrance, a blacksmith, 5 December 1925 at Great Abington.
Lily Louise (1889 - 1977), born 17 April 1889 at Great Abington and baptised 2 June 1889 at Great Abington. She married first Swan Edward Churchman, a skinner (born 1889) 28 March 1910 at Great Abington. She married secondly Frank Gordon Edwards (born 26 June 1881 at St Pancras, Middx.) after 1912. Frank died 3 March 1971 at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Lily died 26 November 1977 at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Lily and Swan's children were
Robert Swan, born 1910 and baptised 18 September 1910 at Sawston, Cambs.
Wilma Louise, baptised 30 June 1912 at Sawston, Cambs.
Alfred Edward, born 1892 at Great Abington and baptised 5 June 1892 at Great Abington. He married first Ada Florence Earthey (born 1890 at Brixton, London, sister to Henrietta Mary Earthey who married Horace George Cutter) 12 February 1916 at Little Abington. He was a horse keeper. Ada was buried 10 October 1940 at Little Abington. Alfred married secondly Hilda Simpson in 1962 in the Cambridge Register Office. Hilda died 7 July 1967. Alfred died after July 1976 (or 67?).
Elsie May, born 1895 at Great Abington and baptised 25 August 1895 at Little Abington. She married Benjamin James Ridgeon (a fitter, born about 1884) 9 November 1919 at Great Abington.
Posted November 2016