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1901 Census: Residents of Berwick-upon-Tweed Union Workhouse

SurnameFirst_nameRelationConditionAgeOccupationWhere bornComments
Staff
GrahamRobertMasterMarried56Master of WorkhouseScotland
GrahamAnnie EMatronMarried45Matron of WorkhouseFolkestone, Kent
TindleGeorgePorterMarried64Porter of WorkhouseFord, Northumberland
TindleChristinePorteressMarried56Porteress of WorkhouseBranxton, Northumberland
DuffyMaryNurseSingle52Nurse, Workhouse InfirmaryIreland
GoveJessieNurseSingle29Nurse, Workhouse InfirmaryScotland
GunnIsabellaChildren's AttendantSingle55Children's Attendant, WorkhouseBerwick upon Tweed
Inmates
AinsleyGeorgeInmateMarried64MasonNorham
AkersonAlbertVagrantSingle24General labourerStockton, Yorkshire
AlexanderMargaretInmateSingle63Field workerSpittal, Northumberland
AllanHenryInmateWidower74GroomBerwick upon Tweed
ArmstrongMaryInmateSingle48Domestic ServantTweedmouthFeebleminded
BartramWilliamInmateSingle73ShepherdNorham, NorthumberlandImbecile
BlackieMargaretInmateSingle50Fish CleanerNewcastle
BriggsThomasInmateSingle36General labourerAccrington, Lancashire
BrownJamesInmateSingle75SeamanBerwick upon Tweed
BurkeMargaretInmateWidow79WasherwomanEtal, Northumberland
BurnsMaryInmateSingle7NoneAlnwick
CallanJamesInmateMarried71MoulderIreland
CampbellJaneInmateWidow77Nurse (domestic)Berwick upon Tweed
CampbellJohnInmateSingle12NoneScotland
CampbellAliceInmateSingle67NoneScotland
ClarkeJamesVagrantSingle52General labourerScotland
CowanJohnInmateWidower9Carter on farmHeaton, Northumberland
DohertyJosephVagrantSingle22General labourerIreland
FinlayMargaretInmateWidow79NoneBerwick upon Tweed
GardinerElizabethInmateSingle13NoneScotland
GrayMariaInmateSingle51NoneIrelandImbecile
GrayJohnVagrantSingle36General labourerDerby, Derby
HarrisonMichaelInmateWidower73MoulderIreland
HarveyRobertInmateWidower69MoulderSpittal, Northumberland
HaswellIsabellaInmateWidow78Fish CleanerBerwick upon Tweed
HepburnJamesInmateSingle9NoneBerwick upon Tweed
HepburnThomasInmateSingle7NoneBerwick upon Tweed
JacksonWilliamInmateWidower86MarinerSpittal, Northumberland
JohnstonJacobInmateSingle13NoneTweedmouth
JohnstonJohnInmateSingle11NoneTweedmouth
JonesWilliamInmateWidower53General labourerBerwick upon Tweed
KinsellaThomasInmateSingle57General labourerIreland
KurxWilliamInmateWidower76ScavengerTweedmouth
LambertVincentInmateSingle47Furnace StokerPoplar, Middlesex, London
LanderElizabethInmateWidow35Field workerEast Indies, Brit. Subject
LanderThomasInmateSingle4NoneBerwick upon Tweed
LimburneJohnInmateSingle11NoneBerwick upon Tweed
MaceIsabellaInmateSingle64Domestic ServantBerwick upon TweedImbecile
MarshallJohnInmateSingle72DraperHorncliffe, Northumberland
McConvilleMaryInmateMarried56Fish Cleaner & CharwomanIreland
McCormackJaneInmateSingle77Domestic ServantScotland
McDowellCharlesInmateSingle50Grocer's porterBerwick upon Tweed
McLeodSophiaInmateSingle43DressmakerWoolwich, Kent, London
McNairWilliamInmateWidower63WeaverScotland
MuroJohnVagrantWidower50Stone masonScotland
NesbitSarahInmateMarried39Field workerCrawlington, Northumberland
NichollJohnInmateSingle8NoneBerwick upon Tweed
NoonPatrickInmateWidower65General labourerIreland
PattersonPridiauxInmateSingle61SeamanBerwick upon Tweed(Male)
PringleEleanorInmateWidow81Fish CleanerSpittal, NorthumberlandBlind
RankinMaryInmateSingle50NoneBerwick upon Tweed
RankinJamesInmateWidower72ShoemakerBerwick upon Tweed
RankinThomasinaInmateSingle84Domestic ServantHoly Island, Northumberland
ReidJamesInmateSingle58General labourerTweedmouthUnsure of age
ReidCharlesInmateSingle62General labourerTweedmouth
RutherfordJohnInmateSingle47General labourerScremerston, NorthumberlandFeebleminded
RutherfordRobertVagrantSingle51General labourerHarbottle, Northumberland
SaundersSarahInmateMarried30Grocer's assistantWidnes, Lancashire
SaundersIsabellaInmateSingle10NoneWidnes, Lancashire
SaundersGeorgeInmateSingle8NoneH?, LancashireUnsure of place name
SaundersCharlesInmateSingle4NoneWidnes, Lancashire
SaundersJessieInmateSingle1NoneGateshead, Durham
ScottWilliamInmateWidower90SeamanIreland
SharpeAlexanderInmateSingle80CarpenterScotland
SmithThomasInmateWidower76FishermanSpittal, Northumberland
SmithHenryVagrantWidower48Steam Engine Maker, FitterHull, Yorkshire
SmithJosephVagrantSingle38General labourerScotland
TaylorGeorgeInmateSingle14NoneBerwick upon Tweed
TaylorWilliamInmateSingle10NoneBerwick upon Tweed
TaylorJohnInmateSingle7NoneWashington, Durham
TaylorSarahInmateSingle5NoneBerwick upon Tweed
TaylorEdwardInmateSingle4NoneBerwick upon Tweed
TaylorJohnVagrantMarried41Stoker on Steam ShipHull, Yorkshire
ThomsonJamesVagrantSingle49General labourerScotland
TompkinsJohnInmateSingle71HawkerBerwick upon Tweed
TownsleyElizabethInmateWidow83HawkerHaltwhistle, Northumberland
TrotterMaryInmateWidow64Fish CleanerBerwick upon TweedImbecile
WalkerMaryInmateWidow70Fish HawkerHoly Island, Northumberland
WalkerIsabellaInmateSingle78Fish HawkerHoly Island, Northumberland
WalkerJamesVagrantSingle49General labourerDerby, Derby
WallsTimothyVagrantWidower65Boiler makerIreland
WastteSarahInmateSingle46NoneBerwick upon TweedImbecile
WatsonIsabellaInmateWidow83Domestic ServantBerwick upon Tweed
WightElizabethInmateSingle67NoneScotlandFeebleminded
WillisCharlesInmateWidower69Tin-smithCraighall, Yorkshire
WilsonAnnInmateWidow68Hawker (general)Berwick upon Tweed
WilsonRobertInmateWidower64MoulderSpittal, Northumberland
WilsonJohnVagrantSingle21General labourerIreland
WingerMathewInmateWidower88TannerSouthwark, Middlesex, London
YoungAgnesInmateSingle38Domestic ServantBerwick upon TweedFeebleminded
YoungMargaretInmateSingle70Berwick upon Tweed

Total residents: 97

Acknowledgment

  • Thanks to Jo Marsh for contributing this transcription.

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