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1891 Census: Residents of Berwick-upon-Tweed Union Workhouse

SurnameFirst_nameRelationConditionAgeOccupationWhere bornComments
Staff
GrahamRobertHeadMarried46Workhouse MasterScotland
GrahamAnnieWifeMarried34Workhouse MatronFolkstone, Kent
GrahamCoraDaughter12Plymouth, DevonUnsure of first name
GrahamEffieDaughter10Devonport, Devon
GrahamRobertSon8Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland
CuthbertJamesOfficerMarried59Wokhouse PorterFord, Northumberland
CuthbertMargaretOfficerMarried60Workhouse PortressScotland
DownesJaneOfficerMarried43Workhouse NurseBerwick on Tweed, Northumberland
MillerElizabethOfficerSingle40Workhouse Lunatic AttendantWooler, Northumberland
DavidsonMaryOfficerSingle25Wokrkhouse Girls AttendantEast Ord, Northumberland
Inmates
AitchisonJamesPauperMarried55General labourerScotland
AlexanderMargaretPauperSingle53Field-workerSpittal, Northumberland
AllanKennyPauperWidower61Domestic Servant, CoachmanBerwick, Northumberland
AllanSarahPauper12Berwick, Northumberland
AllanRachelPauper5Berwick, Northumberland
AllanSarahPauperSingle26Field-workerBerwick, Northumberland
AllanCatherinePauper8Berwick, Northumberland
AllanAlicePauper1Berwick, Northumberland
AndersonIsabellaPauperSingle52Manure Mill-workerTweedmouth, Northumberland
AndersonJamesVagrantSingle27TailorScotland
AndersonRalphPauperWidower75GardenerScotland
BartramWilliamPauperSingle73Farm ServantOrd, NorthumberlandImbecile
BellEdwardPauperMarried70TailorBerwick, Northumberland
BinnyAgnesPauperSingle81Field-workerScotland
BoltonGeorgePauperSingle80Salmon-fisherNorham, Northumberland
BowesJosephPauperSingle45General labourerIreland
BoxFred. GeorgeVagrantSingle35Grocer's AssistantDudley, Stafford
BrownJohnPauperMarried63Furnace Stoker at FoundryTweedmouth, Northumberland
BrownAlicePauper12Alnwick, Northumberland
BrownJosephPauper10Lowick, Northumberland
BrownAndrewPauper10Lowick, Northumberland
BrownGeorgePauper7Unthank, Northumberland
BrownWilliamVagrantMarried45Stoker on Steam ShipScotland
BrylinJohnVagrantSingle37Coal-minerCrook, Durham
BuglassJamesPauper9Berwick, Northumberland
BurnsIsabellaPauperSingle33Domestic Servant, CookBerwick, Northumberland
BurnsJamesPauper5Berwick, Northumberland
BurnsRobertPauperMarried66ShoemakerBerwick, Northumberland
ButterMichaelPauperWidower72Master LabourerIreland
ButterworkWilliamPauperWidower50Labourer in FoundryManchester, Lancashire
CaislyMargaretPauperWidow78General servantIreland
CampbellGeorgePauperSingle49Lamplighter & ? MinerSpittal, NorthumberlandIdiot from childhood
CampbellMathewPauperSingle43General labourerSpittal, NorthumberlandDumb & Idiot from childhood
CarlinJamesPauper12Cook, Domestic ServantBerwick, Northumberland
CharmJohnPauperSingle68HatterPreston, Lancashire
ClymieRebeccaPauperWidow76Ireland
CockburnWilliamPauperMarried70Ireland
CooneyCatherinePauperWidow64Master LabourerIreland
CoxPatrickPauper68CabinetmakerIreland
CrymerGeorgePauperWidower68SeamanSpittal, Northumberland
CurryJohn TurnerPauperWidower77SeamanBerwick, Northumberland
DeasMargaretPauper7Tweedmouth, Northumberland
DicksonJanePauperSingle67Hat TrimmerBerwick, Northumberland
DicksonRobertPauperSingle42General labourerScotland
DicksonMaryPauperWidow76General servantTweedmouth, Northumberland
DorringtonEdwardVagrantWidower62ShoemakerManchester, Lancashire
DouglasAnniePauperMarried31Field-workerScotland
DouglasJamesPauper1Berwick, Northumberland
DouglasWilliamPauper2 monthsBerwick, Northumberland
DouglassWilliamPauperSingle63Agricultural LabourerOrd, Northumberland
DrydenMargaretPauperWidow80Farm servantScotland
DuffyJamesVagrantSingle45General labourerIreland
EllisonAndrewPauperSingle66PrinterTweedmouth, Northumberland
EmeryJanePauperSingle36Field-workerBerwick, Northumberland
FishIsabellaPauperSingle73Cook, Domestic ServantBerwick, Northumberland
FishJohnPauperSingle45Labourer in Brick-yardDukinfield, Cheshire
FlanaganAnnPauperSingle41Field-workerIrelandIdiot from childhood
FlanaganJamesPauper10Berwick, Northumberland
FloodRobertPauper11Berwick, Northumberland
FoganJamesPauperSingle55Agricultural LabourerScremerston, NorthumberlandIdiot from childhood
FosterJamesPauperSingle77BlacksmithTweedmouth, Northumberland
GallagherPeterVagrantSingle33Labourer in Ship-yardScotland
GrahamRobertPauperWidower81TailorBerwick on Tweed, Northumberland
GrayMariaPauperSingle43General servantIrelandIdiot from childhood
GreenIsabellaPauperSingle26NoneSouth Shields, DurhamIdiot from childhood
GregorElizabethPauperSingle28Cook, Domestic ServantScotland
GregorMargaretPauper3Berwick, Northumberland
GregorMurrayPauper1Berwick, Northumberland
HamiltonWilliamPauperMarried63Farmer & farm servantBerwick on Tweed, NorthumberlandUnsure of age
HancockArthurPauper6East Indies
HartleyWilliamPauperWidower70MoulderTweedmouth, Northumberland
HendersonJohnPauperWidower76PlumberBerwick, Northumberland
HillJamesVagrantWidower68Agricultural LabourerScotland
HopeJohnVagrantSingle58Labourer in Ship-yardScotland
HoweJanePauperWidow73NoneBerwick, NorthumberlandImbecile
IrvingMichaelPauperSingle88Domestic Servant - StablemanIreland
JohnstonWilliamPauperWidower57TailorSpittal, Northumberland
KinghornHannahPauperSingle39Field-workerOrd, NorthumberlandIdiot from childhood
KinghornWilliamPauperSingle41Agricultural LabourerUnthank, NorthumberlandIdiot from childhood
LaidlerEleanorPauperWidow73NoneBerwick, Northumberland
LambAlbertPauper9Tweedmouth, Northumberland
LambertVincentPauperSingle37Furnace Stoker at Wood YardMillwall, London, Middlesex
LilburnCatherinePauper10Berwick, Northumberland
LilburnCharlesPauper8Kyloe, Northumberland
LoughEleanorPauperWidow71NoneBerwick, Northumberland
LoughMaryPauperSingle74NoneSpittal, NorthumberlandBlind
MaceIsabellaPauperSingle54Housemaid, Domestic ServantBerwick, NorthumberlandImbecile
MarshallJohnPauperSingle65Drapers AssistantHorncliffe, Northumberland
McCranBridgetPauperWidow85HawkerIrelandImbecile
McDonaldJamesPauperSingle53General labourerWakefield, Yorkshire
McDonaldMichaelPauperSingle75General labourerIreland
McDonaldAlexanderVagrantWidower40ShoemakerScotland
McGuireCharlottePauper13Scotland
McKennaPeterPauperSingle62General labourerIreland
McKenzieJohnVagrantSingle44Railway PorterScotland
McNabElizabethPauperSingle57General servantBerwick, NorthumberlandImbecile
McPhersonAlexanderPauper9Berwick, Northumberland
MiddletonMargaretPauperWidow71WasherwomanLowick, Northumberland
MillerElizabethPauperSingle83NoneBerwick, Northumberland
MimNicholasPauperWidower75ShoemakerBerwick, Northumberland
MorrisGeorgeVagrantSingle45BricklayerIreland
PatersonAgnesPauperWidow77General servantScotland
PatersonMargaretPauperSingle73CharwomanBerwick, NorthumberlandImbecile
PatersonPeterPauperMarried78Fisherman (Deep sea)Berwick, Northumberland
PatersonElizabethPauperMarried76NoneBerwick, Northumberland
PercyElizabethPauperWidow83Field-workerBerwick, Northumberland
PorterMaryPauperSingle69Field-workerBerwick, Northumberland
PringleEleanorPauperWidow71NoneSpittal, NorthumberlandBlind
ProudfootIsabellaPauperWidow74CharwomanTweedmouth, Northumberland
PurvesMary AnnPauperSingle40Housemaid, Domestic ServantTweedmouth, Northumberland
RandallMaudPauper9Chatham, Kent
RandallAdaPauper6Chatham, Kent
RandallWilliamPauper8Chatham, Kent
RankinJamesPauperSingle62ShoemakerBerwick, Northumberland
RayAnniePauperSingle41General servantScremerston, Northumberland
RayJanePauper17NoneBerwick, Northumberland
RayJohnPauper9Berwick, Northumberland
RentonAnnPauperWidow68Dressmaker & MillinerBerwick, NorthumberlandLunatic
RobertsonJohnPauperSingle31BookbinderScotland
RobertsonBridgetPauperMarried52Field-workerIrelandIdiot from childhood
RobertsonElizPauperWidow83Field-workerCornhill, Northumberland
RobertsonGeorgePauperMarried59Carriage FitterScotland
RobinsonLindsayinaPauperMarried41General servantScotland
RutherfordJohnPauperSingle37Agricultural LabourerBowsden, Northumberland
RutherfordDavidPauperWidower43Rope-makerScotland
SandersonMaryPauperWidow54Field-workerScotland
ShortLeonardPauperWidower70Joiner & CarpenterTwizel, Northumberland
SmithMargeryPauperSingle86DressmakerOrd, Northumberland
StumMaryPauperWidow85NoneScotlandUnsure of surname
ThompsonMathewVagrantWidower30RivetterNewcastle on Tyne, Northumberland
TobinCatherinePauperSingle66Berwick, NorthumberlandUnsure of occupation
TomneyJoannaPauper11Berwick, Northumberland
TurnbullMargaretPauperSingle60Field-workerWooler, Northumberland
WardenAgnesPauperWidow77General servantBerwick, Northumberland
WastteSarahPauperSingle36NoneBerwick, NorthumberlandIdiot from childhood
WhiteElizaPauperSingle57MillinerScotlandImbecile
WilsonGeorgePauperSingle67CarpenterHoly Island, Northumberland
WingerMathewPauperWidower78TannerSouthwark, London
WrightJane EleanorPauperSingle58Housemaid, Domestic ServantNorthumberlandImbecileUnsure of placename
WrightJohnVagrantSingle46Labourer in FoundryBirmingham, Harwick
YoungRobertPauper12Tweedmouth, Northumberland

Total residents: 151

Acknowledgment

  • Thanks to Jo Marsh for contributing this transcription.

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