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1871 Census: Residents of Berwick-upon-Tweed Union Workhouse

SurnameFirst_nameRelationConditionAgeOccupationWhere bornComments
Staff
MitchellThomas HHeadWidower52Master of WorkhouseScotland
MitchellElizabethDaurUnm20Northumberland, Belford
McLeodAgnesMatron38Matron of WorkhouseScotland
HarleMaryNurseW49NurseNorthumberland, Spittal
RutherfordAbramPorterMar41PorterScotland
RutherfordAnnWifeMar33Lancashire, Manchester
Inmates
AlderJeanPauperMar37Scotland
AlderMaryPauper3Northumberland, Tweedmouth
AlderJemimaPauper8moNorthumberland, Berwick
AmourJohnPauperUnm48Formerly Farm LabourerNorthumberland, Belford
ArmstrongMary JPauperUnm24Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Tweedmouth
BirdJosephPauperUnm24Formerly Farm LabourerStaffordshire, WalsalUnsure of place name
BlackhallHesterPauperW38Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Belford
BlackhallElizabethPauper9ScholarNorthumberland, Berwick
BlackhallJohnPauper7ScholarNorthumberland, Berwick
BlackhallJamesPauper5ScholarNorthumberland, Berwick
BlackhallMary AnnPauper1Northumberland, Berwick
BonnerJames APauperUnm34Formerly MusicianNorthumberland, TweedmouthImbecile
BrownAlicePauperUnm78Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Berwick
BrownJohnPauperUnm27Northumberland, KyloeImbecile from birth
BrownJohnPauperMar44Foundry LabourerNorthumberland, Tweedmouth
BurnMargaretPauperUnm20Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Berwick
BurnMargaretPauper3moNorthumberland, Berwick
BurnJosephPauperUnm64Formerly Farm LabourerNorthumberland, Holy Island
ButlerBridgetPauperUnm25Ireland
ButlerMaryPauper5Northumberland, Berwick
CampbellMatthewPauperUnm23Northumberland, TweedmouthImbecile from 6 mths
CampbellRobertPauperUnm35Northumberland, CornhillImbecile
CaniganMichaelPauperUnm21Formerly Engine RivetterScotland
CarssJohnPauperWidower58Formerly SadlerMiddlesex, St Georges in the East
ChristieMargaretPauperW68Northumberland, Berwick
CromartyEdwardPauper10ScholarNorthumberland, Holy Island
CrumJosephPauperUnm25Formerly Engine RivetterScotland
CunninghamMargaretPauperUnm20Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Berwick
DaleyMary AnnPauper10ScholarNorthumberland, Berwick
DoddsVioletPauperUnm58Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Norham
DoddsEleanorPauperW85Northumberland, Kyloe
DonaldsonJamesPauperUnm65Formerly Ag LabNorthumberland, BerwickImbecile
DoverJanePauperUnm65Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Ancroft
EdmondHenryPauper5Northumberland, Berwick
EgglestonThomasPauper11ScholarNorthumberland, Berwick
EnglishIsabellaPauperUnm73Northumberland, LowickImbecile
FarmerRichardPauperWidower70Formerly SailorNorthumberland, Berwick
FranWilliamPauperWidower56Formerly CoalminerIrelandUnsure of surname
GallagherPeterPauper17Formerly Mason's LabourerIreland
GrayMaryPauperUnm36Northumberland, BerwickImbecile
GrayAndrewPauperUnm70Formerly JoinerNorthumberland, Wooler
GrayMargaretPauper5Northumberland, Berwick
HallAnnPauperUnm71Formerly BookbinderNorthumberland, Berwick
HardieIsabellaPauperW69Northumberland, Tweedmouth
HayAlicePauperUnm40Northumberland, Tweedmouth
HindhaughCatherinePauperW72Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Belford
HushAlicePauperUnm25Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Berwick
HushJanePauper3Northumberland, Berwick
HushAlicePauper5moNorthumberland, Berwick
JohnstonHannahPauperUnm23Northumberland, Berwick
JonesAgnesPauperW52Formerly InnkeeperScotland
KnoxJamesPauperWidower75Formerly ?farmer or ?farrierNorthumberland, Berwick
LaidlerAgnesPauper5Northumberland, Berwick
LaidlerJohnPauper4Northumberland, Berwick
LaidlerEleanorPauper2Northumberland, Berwick
MalloyJohnPauperUnm23Formerly Engine RivetterScotland
MarshallJohnPauperUnm40Formerly CooperNorthumberland, Berwick
MatherMargaretPauperUnm68Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, CornhillImbecile
MathewsonRobinaPauperUnm26Formerly Domestic ServantScotland
MathewsonAlexanderPauper8moNorthumberland, Berwick
McDonaldMichaelPauperMar58Formerly LabourerIreland
McDonaldAnnPauperMar41Ireland
McNeilMaryPauperW80Ireland
MortonAlicePauperW53Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Berwick
PattisonJohnsonPauperUnm66Formerly Attorney's ClerkNorthumberland, Berwick
PhillipsRobinaPauper12ScholarNorthumberland, Berwick
PorterFrancisPauperUnm49Formerly CoalminerSouth Carolina, British Subject
RadcliffeJohnPauper7ScholarNorthumberland, Berwick
RaeElizabethPauperUnm18Northumberland, Tweedmouth
RaeAndrewPauperUnm3moNorthumberland, Berwick
RichardsonMargaretPauperUnm32Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Norham
RobertsonIsabellaPauperW71Formerly Domestic ServantScotland
RobinsonMargaretPauperUnm49Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Belford
RobisonAimiePauper7ScholarScotland
RobisonAdamPauperMar69Formerly Farm ServantScotland
RutherfordJamesPauperWidower74Formerly GardenerScotland
ScottJanePauperMar29Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Ancroft
ScottJamesPauper9ScholarNorthumberland, Ancroft
ScottJohnPauper7ScholarNorthumberland, Bedlington
ScottRobertPauper6ScholarNorthumberland, Bedlington
ScottMary JPauper1Northumberland, Berwick
StewardAgnesPauperUnm74Formerly Domestic ServantScotland
StrotherThomasPauperWidower66Formerly Salmon FisherNorthumberland, Norham
TaylorAnnPauperW77Northumberland, Berwick
ToddJamesPauperUnm56Formerly FishermanNorthumberland, Berwick
WalkerMargaretPauperW70Northumberland, Berwick
Wastle or WastteMargaretPauperUnm22Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, BerwickUnsure of surname
Wastle or WastteJohnPauper8moDurham, SunderlandUnsure of surname
WeallansLancelotPauperUnm70Formerly Cabinet MakerNorthumberland, Berwick
WeatherbyMatthewPauperUnm64Northumberland, BerwickImbecile
WhiteGracePauperW58Formerly Domestic ServantScotland
WilsonJamesPauperUnm73Ag LabScotland
WilsonJamesPauperUnm51Formerly LabourerNorthumberland, Berwick
WindramHannahPauperMar43Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Berwick
WoodAnnPauperUnm50Northumberland, Tweedmouth
YoungAbigailPauperUnm83Formerly Domestic ServantNorthumberland, Berwick
YoungThomasPauperMar47Formerly Iron FounderIreland

Total residents: 97

Acknowledgment

  • Thanks to Jo Marsh for contributing this transcription.

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