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1861 Census: Residents of Berwick-upon-Tweed Union Workhouse

SurnameFirst_nameRelationConditionAgeOccupationWhere bornComments
Staff
MitchellThomas HoodHeadMar42MasterScotland
MitchellJaneWifeMar46MatronBerwick
NesbitWilliamSchoolmasterMar45SchoolmasterNorthumberland, Chatton
NesbitIsabellaSchoolmistressMar42SchoolmistressNorthumberland, Kirknewton
HarleMaryNurseMar42NurseNorthumberland, Tweedmouth
HarleThomasPorterMar59PorterBerwick
ForemanJanePupil TeacherUn17Pupil TeacherBerwick
ThompkinsMary AnnKitchen MaidMar34Kitchen MaidGloster, Bristol
Inmates
AlexanderAlicePauperWidow60Domestic ServantScotland
AllanJohnPauperWidower74OstlerNorthumberland, Wooler
AllanMargaretPauperUn91Domestic ServantBerwick
AllanElizabethPauperMar35SeamstressNorthumberland, Ovingham
AllanElizabethPauper3Northumberland, Newcastle
AllanEllenPauper11 moDurham, Gateshead
AndersonJamesPauperUn78TailorScotland
AngusGeorgePauperWidower83BlacksmithScotland
BaxterGeorgePauperScholar12ScholarBerwick
BertramSarahPauperWidow37WasherwomanMiddlesex, St Lukes
BertramJosephPauperScholar6ScholarMiddlesex, Limehouse
BowersEdwardPauperMar66Ship carpenterDevon
BrownAlicePauperUn68Ag ServantBerwick
BurnJosephPauperUn54LabourerNorthumberland, Holy Island
BurnAlicePauperScholar13ScholarBerwick
CartonMargaretPauperUn68Ag ServantNorthumberland, Twizel
ChristalRachelPauperScholar12Northumberland, Tweedmouth
ChrystalMarjoryPauperUn52Ag ServantNorthumberland, Tweedmouth
ChrystalMargaretPauperWidow57Bait GathererNorthumberland, Tweedmouth
CrewtherJamesPauperScholar11ScholarBerwick
CrispMargaretPauperWidow58WasherwomanNorthumberland, Belford
DexterThomasPauperWidower72MarinerNorfolk, Lynn
DixonJohnPauperDv56OstlerBerwick
EdminsonAnnPauperUn24Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Tweedmouth
ElliottElizabethPauperWidow71WasherwomanNorthumberland, Wooler
FilbinJamesPauperUn23MoulderIreland
FordPatrickPauperUn23LabourerIreland
FraserJohnPauperUn44House carpenterBerwick
GillanAndrewPauper14LabourerScotland
GladstonRobertPauperMar55BooksellerBerwick
GrayJohnPauperMar52MarinerBerwick
GuthrieGracePauperUn44Domestic ServantBerwick
HayAlicePauperUn39Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Tweedmouth
HowMaryPauperMar74Domestic ServantGilbralter
IrwinJamesPauper1Berwick
JohnsonSophiaPauperUn59Ag ServantBerwick
JohnsonAnnPauperWidow67Domestic ServantBerwick
JohnsonHannahPauperScholar15Berwick
JoySarahPauperWidow71GrocerNorfolk, Felby
JoySarahPauperScholar11ScholarBerwick
KennethHughPauperWidower79Farm ServentScotland
KentMaryPauperScholar13ScholarNorthumberland, Newcastle
LeeWilliamPauperUn68FisherNorthumberland, Tweedmouth
LiddleMargaretPauperUn65Domestic ServantNorthumberland, KyloeBlind 3 years
LivingstonAlexanderPauperScholar9ScholarNorthumberland, Newcastle
LoughMaryPauperMar66Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Alanton
MacfarlaneAndrewPauperWidower82HawkerIreland
McClarenMargaretPauperScholar12ScholarBerwick
McLeanAlexanderPauperUn48Lame from birthBerwick
McNeilWilliamPauperMar72LabourerIreland
McNeilMaryPauperMar67SeamstressIreland
MiddlemissJohnPauperWidower75MarinerNorthumberland, Twizel
MoorJohnPauperUn62CooperBerwick
MortonJamesPauperWidower81Farm ServentNorthumberland, Ancroft
NicholsonRobertPauperUn52MarinerBerwick
PalmerMaryPauperScholar14ScholarBerwick
PattersonJohnPauperUn60ImbecileNorthumberland, Kyloe
PattsonJohnPauperScholar11ScholarNorthumberland, Newcastle
PringleRobertPauperWidower80MarinerNorthumberland, Lowick
RowlandAnnPauperUn51DressmakerBerwick
ShannonWilliamPauperUn43Ag LabNorthumberland, Tweedmouth
SmithGeorgePauperWidower78Coal minerNorthumberland, Ford
SmithJohnPauper14LabourerScotland
StevensJanePauperMar43WasherwomanNorthumberland, Tweedmouth
SutherlandFannyPauperUn19Domestic ServantBerwick
SutherlandMargaretPauperUn21WasherwomanBerwick
SutherlandFrancesPauper1 weekBerwick
ToddJamesPauperUn49FisherBerwick
TrainerMary AnnPauperMar19DressmakerBerwick
WattElizabethPauperWidow29Domestic ServantBerwick
WattThomas HenryPauper2Berwick
WeatherbyMatthewPauperUn54?LabourerBerwick
WhiteMargaretPauperWidow65Charring womanBerwick
WhiteElizabethPauperMar44Deserted wife of a sailorBerwick
WhiteRobertPauper1Berwick
WoodJohnPauperWidower86Farm ServentScotland
YoungJanePauperWidow85WasherwomanNorthumberland, Ford
YoungMary AnnPauperScholar9ScholarBerwick

Total residents: 86

Acknowledgment

  • Thanks to Jo Marsh for contributing this transcription.

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