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1881 Census: Residents of Birkenhead Union Workhouse

PRO Ref RG11, Piece 3588, Folio 157.

NameMarAgeSexRelationOccupationHandicapBirthplace
Staff
Thomas WILLIAMSM50MMaster (Head)Workhouse Master (Munic)Southwark, Surrey
Annie WILLIAMSM44FWifeWorkhouse Matron (Munic)Rochford, Essex
Annie Louisa KEMP 8FNeiceRochford, Essex
John SEALEM50MOfficerHospital Nurse (Munic)Mirleston, Warwick
Annie SEALEM44FOfficerHospital Nurse (Munic)Broadwell, Warwick
John DOBSONM45MOfficerWorkhouse Porter (Munic)Hornby Castle, Lancashire
Annie DOBSONM46FOfficerWorkhouse LaundressKirby Lonsdale, Westmorland
James McGlachan ALLENM43MOfficerLabour Master (Munic)Scotland
Helena ALLENM40FOfficerHouse Nurse (Munic)Ireland
Ann LISTERW59FOfficerFever Nurse (Munic)Liverpool, Lancashire
Inmates
Thos. ALDREDU17MMill HandSwinton, Lancashire
Frederick ANDREWS1mMTranmere
Mary ANDREWSU30FServantDenbigh, Wales
Elizth. Mary ANGELU20FServantLiverpool
Elizabeth ANTIOBUSU20FNoneImbecileBirkenhead
Peter APPLETON 3MBirkenhead
Thos. ARNOLDU54MGroom (H Man)Manchester
James ATKINSONU34MPattern Maker IronworksManchester
Joseph ATKINSONU42MStonemasonNewcastle On Tyne
Jno. AUSTINU44MLabourerLondon, London, Middlesex
Harry BAILEYW55MPrinterNewcastle On Lyme, Stafford
William BAKER 1MBirkenhead
John BAMBERM64MGroom (H/Man)Preston, Lancashire
Henry BARNES 5MTranmere, Cheshire
Ada BARRETT5FTranmere
Margaret BARRETTM35FHousewifeLiverpool
Mary BARRETT6mFTranmere
James BARTONW51MFarm LabourerKnowlsley, Lancashire
Elizabeth BAZE5FClaughton, Cheshire
Catherine Ann BECKW41FDumbIreland
Terence BELL W70MIreland
Ann BELLISW38FHouseworkHawarden, Wales
Charles BELLIS2MBirkenhead
Jane BELLIS 5FHawarden, Wales
Sarah Ann BELLISU23FImbecileBirkenhead
William BELLIS10MBirkenhead
Georgina BENNETTW48FSchool GovernessBlindScotland
Robert BENNETTW63MFarm LabourerWoodchurch, Cheshire
William BENNETTM45MLabourer (Gen)Dublin
Ann BENTLEYM69FHousewifeCambridge
Frederick BESWICKW35MClerkJamaica
James BEVINGTON 7MSeacombe, Cheshire
James BIRCHU28MLabourerStockport
Joseph BIRCHW60MCab DriverMirfield, York
John BIRCHALLU25MButcherImbecileLiverpool
Marth. BIRKHILLW61FCharingCheshire
Thomas BLUNDELLW54MLabourer (Gen)Litherland, Lancashire
Patrick BOYLEW57MSchoolmasterIreland
Annie BRESNANU24FNoneLiverpool
Ann BROADRIBBW58FHouseworkSeacombe, Cheshire
Jno. BRODRICKU34MLabourerIreland
George BROOKSU47MLabourerManchester
Louisa BROOKSU19FServantDublin
Jno. BROWNU30MCollierSt Helens, Lancashire
Lucy BROWNU20FServantBirkenhead
James BRUNNELLW69MGardener (Dom)BlindDunham, Cheshire
Mary BRYANW89FNoneIreland
Elizabeth BUCHANANU23FServantGlasgow
Mary BULLOCKW90FNoneDublin
Maria BURKEU22FServantIreland
James (2) BURNSU24MCarterNewferry, Cheshire
James (2) BURNSU24MLabourer (Gen)Birkenhead
Margaret BURNSM32FHouseworkWhitstable, Kent
Richard BURNS 6mMBirkenhead
Thomas BURNS 2MBirkenhead
John CALLAGHANW45MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Margaret CAMPBELLU35FNoneImbecileIreland
William CANNELLW85MNone (No Occ)ImbecileIreland
John CARLANM55MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
William CARSONW75MFarm LabourerScotland
Ann CASEYU39FNo OccupationIreland
Syvester CAVANNAGHW82MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
William CHAMPIONU69MSawyerRuncorn, Cheshire
Cornelius CHAPMAN 7MNoneLiverpool
Elizabeth CHAPMAN 4FNoneLiverpool
George CHAPMAN 2MNoneLiverpool
Jno Wm. CHAPMAN12MNonePrescot, Lancashire
Mary CHAPMANM31FCharingPrescot, Lancashire
Mary Ellen CHAPMAN10FNonePrescot, Lancashire
William CHATTERTONU33MBoatmanLiverpool
Ann CHEERS1mFServantTranmere
Sarah Ann CHEERSU17FServantBirkenhead
Joseph CHRIGHTON 3M  Birkenhead
Charles CLARKM63MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Thomas CLARKU26MNone (No Occ)Seacombe, Cheshire
Malachi CLAYTONW63MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
James CLEARYU67MFarm LabourerIreland
Charles COATHUPW68MPlumberWillaston, Cheshire
Mary Ann COLEW70FNoneScotland
Amy Elizabeth COLEBURNU20F  Birkenhead
Mary Elizabeth COLEBURN 2F  Birkenhead
Sarah COLLINSM51FCharingHawarden, Wales
James CONNELLW64MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Kate CONNOLLYW34FCharingIreland
Winifred CONNOLLYW86FHawkerIreland
Henry CONWAYW58MSeamanUnited States
Richard CONWAY10MBirkenhead
Mary CONWELL5FBirkenhead
Alfred COOKU33MGroom (H Man)Worcester
Wm. COOKU42MLabourerIreland
William COOPERU30MFarm LabourerIreland
Alice CORLETTU16FServantBirkenhead
Hannah CULLENU39FCharingIreland
Ann CURTISW63FServantOswestry, Shropshire
Annie DAFTU15FNoneBirkenhead
Michael DALEYW65MBlacksmithIreland
Patrick DALEYW66MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Hannah DALTONW59FCharingLiverpool
Elizabeth DAVIESU21FServantCheshire
Evan DAVIESW76MCab DriverOswestry, Shropshire
Samuel DAVIES1mMTranmere
Wm. DAWSONU34MLabourerChelsea
John DEANW79MBlacksmithLiscard, Cheshire
Emma DERKINW46FHouseworkLiscard, Cheshire
James DICKSONW68MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Patrick DILLONU44MLabourerIreland
Mary DODDM54FHouseworkWales
Samuel DODDM57MLabourer (Gen)Cheshire
Michael DOLANU68MFarm LabourerIreland
Arthur James DONNOLLY 3M  Liscard, Cheshire
Mary DONNOLLYW24FHouseworkManchester
Samuel DONOGHUEW63MLabourerIreland
Thomas DOOLEYU71MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
James DOUGHERTYW75MFarm LabourerIreland
Thomas DOWDELLM55MGardener (Gen)Ireland
Bridget DOYLEW74FHouseworkIreland
Margaret DOYLEU63FServantIreland
Mary DOYLEU50FServantIreland
Thomas DOYLEW52MFiremanIreland
Terence DUFFYW75MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Thomas EARLEU54MLabourer (Gen)Liverpool
Mary EATONW67FCharwomanIreland
Richard EDWARDSW76MCabmanFlint, Wales
Henry EGANM50MHawkerIreland
Jno.Henry ELLISU45MNoneImbecileBirkenhead
John ELLISU36MLabourer (Gen)Birkenhead
Joseph ELLISU48MLabourer (Gen)Newferry, Cheshire
William ELLISU22MCoach PainterBarnston, Cheshire
Mary EVANSU50FServantWales
John FAWCETTU23MMasonBirkenhead
Ann FELLOWESU32FServantSeacombe, Cheshire
Georgina FELLOWES1mF  Tranmere
Edward FIDDLERW67MGardener (Dom)Westminster
Alice FINNEGANW49FHawkerWhitby, York
Patrick FINNEGANM70MLabourerIreland
James FISHWICKW70MLabourer (Gen)Chorley, Lancashire
Mary FITZGERALDU18FNoneImbecileBirkenhead
Thomas FITZSIMMONSU47MTailorIreland
Thomas FLYNNW67MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Margaret FOGGARTYW60FCharingIreland
Elizabeth FOX15FNottingham
Maria FRANCISW65FHousework (Dom)LunaticPreston
John FRANEYW71MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Joseph GAINORW50MShoemakerLunaticDublin
Patrick GARLANDW88MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Richard GARLANDM52MBricklayerImbecileYork
George GELDARTM70MGroomSkipton, York
Mary GODFREYU53FNoneLunaticCheshire
William GORMANW73MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Stewart GRANT12MNoneBirkenhead
Ann GRIFFITHSW48FDomestic ServantLiverpool
Samuel GRIFFITHSW74MMinerWales
Amy HADDOCK 5FNoneBirkenhead
Robert HAGANW67MLabourerIreland
John HALLM70MBricklayerPreston
Jane HALLASM40FHouseworkTranmere, Cheshire
Benjiman HALLIGANM63MLabourerIreland
Patrick HANDM51MLabourerIreland
Francis HARKINW65MLabourerBlindIreland
George HARRISONU28MJoinerManchester
Wm. HARRISONU42MLabourerPreston, Lancashire
Christopher HASLANU26MLabourerDublin
Ann HATTRICKM47FLaundressBirkenhead
Ann HEATONU43FServantIreland
John HENRYW73MLabourerIreland
Jane HILLMANU57FNoneImbecileBirkenhead
Mary HOBBSU67FServantSomerset
Samuel HODGKINSW62MShoemakerOswestry
John HODGSONW60MShipwrightWorkington, Cheshire
William HOLMESM60MFarm LabourerBidston, Cheshire
Esther HOPKINSU25FHouseworkWales
John HOPKINS 3M  Cheshire
Dorothy HOPWOODW74FNoneBirkenhead
Margaret HOWELLW67FHouseworkSomerset
John HUDSONW68MBookkeeper (Clerk)Birkenhead
Louisa HUDSONW63FCharingCumberland
Jane HUGHESW72FHouseworkOxton, Cheshire
Louisa HUGHESU21FServantWales
Mary HUGHESU32FServantDeaf & DumbBirkenhead
Susan (1) HUGHESU21FServantLiverpool
Susan (2) HUGHES1mF   Tranmere
Ellen HULSEU24FServantLiverpool
James HUMPHREYSM61MMiller (IstCheshire
Margaret HURSTM34FHouseworkIreland
Annie HUTCHINSU21FServantShrewsbury
Matilda JACKSONW51FImbecileStafford
Emma JASPERU42FLaundressFormby, Lancashire
Mary JOHNSTONEM54FHouseworkIreland
Robert JOHNSTONEM69MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Catherine JONESW73FHouseworkDenbigh, Wales
Edward JONESW90MSeamanWales
Edwin JONESM57MDraperWales
Elizabeth (1) JONESU51FCharingCheshire
Elizabeth (9) JONESW40FServantLiverpool
Elizabeth (5) JONESU44FImbecileBirkenhead
Elizabeth (2) JONESU26FNoneBirkenhead Seacombe
John (1) JONESU47MFarm LabourerOxton, Cheshire
Margaret JONESW51FCharingWales
Martha JONESW36FCharingCheshire
Mary JONESW71FNoneLiverpool
Nancy JONESU26FNoneImbecile
Sarah JONESW72FNoneWales
Thomas JONESW68MFarm LabourerLiverpool
Michael G. JORDANW83MJoinerIreland
George JUMPU25MLabourer IronworksBirkenhead
Frances KANEYW30FHousework (British Subject), France
James KANEY 3MBirkenhead
John KANEYM72MFarm LabourerIreland
Michael KANEYM6MBirkenhead
Ann KELLYW72FLaundressIreland
Elizabeth KELLYU62FLaundressIreland
Mary KELLYW73FNoneIreland
Patrick KELLYW68MCoal HeaverIreland
Elizabeth KENNYW64FNoneWrexham, Wales
John KENNYW65MLabourer FarmIreland
Frederick KERR 7M  Liverpool
Elizabeth KINGW43FCharingLiverpool
Jno. KINGU35MLabourerLiverpool
Thomas KIPLINGW60MShoemakerLondon, London, Middlesex
Margaret KNIGHTW49FCharingLiverpool
Robert KIRKHOUGHW64MMarinerWorkington, Cumberland
Isaac LANCASTERU28MTailorBirkenhead
Thomas LANSLEYU69MHerbalistTarporley, Cheshire
John LARKINU66MFarmerImbecileIreland
Thomas LAVELLW66MFarmer LabourerIreland
Elizabeth LAWLEYM29FHouseworkMitton, Stafford
Gertrude LAWLEY 3MNew Brighton, Cheshire
Olive LAWLEY 6mFKidderminster
Samuel LAWLEY10MShoemakerLiscard, Cheshire
Thomas LEWINW62MWine MerchantLiverpool
Deborah LEWISM68FNoneIsle of Man
Elizth. Ann LLOYDU23FServantBirkenhead
Elizabeth LOWEW35FServantLiverpool, Lancashire
Ellen LOWISW78FSempstressIreland
John MAGUIREU15MNoneIreland
Catherine Mary MALLORYU23FServantNew Brighton, Cheshire
Mary MALLORY1mF  Tranmere
Catherine MARTINW83FSempstressIreland
Richard MASHITERW70MJoinerLiverpool
Margaret MATTHEWSU63FServantScotland
Jane MAXWELLM33FHouseworkIreland
Julia MAXWELLW53FHouseworkIreland
Mary MC ARDLEU35FLaundressBirkenhead
Peter MC CABEW68MFarm LabourerIreland
Daniel MC CARTYW60MLabourerWestminster
Henry MC CLUSKEYU65MRailway LabourerIreland
Catherine MC CONNU28FServantSt Helens
Elizabeth MC CONN 2FNoneBirkenhead
John MC CONNW65MPlastererIreland
Jane MC DONALDU17FServantBirkenhead, Cheshire
Gudsen MC GLADEGANM35MLabourerIreland
John MC GRATHU16MNoneBirkenhead
Patrick MC GRATH12MNoneBirkenhead
Thomas MC GRATHW64MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Charles MC KENNAW78MWeaver (Ind)Ireland
Felix MC KEVITTW65MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Bridget MC LOUGHLINW51FCharingIreland
Hugh MC NALLYM73MLabourer (Gen)Ireland
Sarah MC NAMEEM80FCookWales
John MC TAGGARTW74MFarm LabourerIreland
Redmons MELIAW68MTailorIreland
William MINSHALLM79MFarm LabourerPreston
John MONKSU64MShoemakerIreland
Elizabeth MOORE 2FBirkenhead
Francis MOOREU17MBakerLongton, Stafford
Elias MORRIS1MTranmere
Hannah MORRISU28FServantTranmere
Henry MORRIS 3M Birkenhead
Robert MORRIS 2M Birkenhead
William MORRIS69MRailway PorterBirkenhead
Wm.James MORRIS 3MTranmere
John MULHOLLANDW79MGardener (Dom)Ireland
Michael MURPHYW74MLabourerIreland
James MUSKERW76MJoinerKirkdale, Lancashire
Thomas MUTCHU52MFarm LabourerBidston, Cheshire
Thomas NEWPORTW66MShoemakerTrafford, Cheshire
Ellen NICHOLLSW52FNoneLunaticWales
Thomas NICHOLLSU18MTailorLiverpool
Joseph OVERW71MShip CarpenterEverton, Lancashire
Jane OWENSW48FCharingBangor, Wales
Stephen OXTONU75MFarm LabourerOxton, Cheshire
Eliza PAGEM38FHouseworkGloucester
Harry PARKER 2M  Seacombe
Mary PARKERU26FServantSeacombe
Mary PARRW79FHouseworkTranmere, Cheshire
Ann PEARSONW66FNoneLunaticWhitehaven
George PEMBERTONW69MShoemakerSeacombe, Cheshire
John PEMBERTONW65MGardener (Dom)Poulton, Cheshire
Wm. PEMBERTONW42MEx Policeman (No Occ)Warrington
Thos. PHILIPSM40MSeaman (In Irish Channel), At Sea
Jno. PICKERSGILLU20MLabourerBirkenhead
Elizth. PILKINGTONW47FCharingCheshire
Sarah Jane PILKINGTONU15FNoneImbecileBirkenhead
Eleanor PLIMLEYM22FHousewifeBirkenhead
Richd. PLIMLEYM32MLabourer In IronworksBirkenhead
Martha PORTERW50FServantLiverpool, Lancashire
Alice PRATTM39FHouseworkSeacombe, Cheshire
Eleanor Adelia PRICEU13FNoneImbecileNew Brighton, Cheshire
Annie PRITCHARDU17FNoneBirkenhead
Mary Ann PYKEW81FHawkerIreland
Thos. QUIGLEYU55MBricklayerEgremont, Cheshire
James RAEW65MSeamanScotland
Sarah RAFFIELDW65FCharingCheshire
Richard REEDW67MMasonLiverpool
Mary REIDW56FHouseworkIreland
Mary Ann RICHARDSU66FSempstressLondon, London, Middlesex
James RILEYM79MBuilding LabourerIreland
Ann ROBERTSM62FHouseworkLlanrwst, Wales
Ann Lucy ROBERTSU45FCharingHoylake, Cheshire
Ellen ROBERTSW74FCharingLlanrwst, Wales
Mary ROBINSONW83FHouseworkLiverpool
James ROGERSU50MBricklayers LabourerBirkenhead
Robert ROGERSU70MGroom (H Man)Cheshire
James ROLSONU20MLabourerIreland
Elizabeth ROSEW78FCookExeter
Hannah ROSSM40FTailoressBristol
Margaret SARRATTW76FCharingCheshire
Mary SAVAGEM41FSempstressBirkenhead
James SHAEW67MQuay Porter (Harb Serv)Dublin
Wm. SHELTONU46MLabourerUnited States
Matthew SHERIDANU38MLabourerCheshire
Richard SHERLOCKW70MSeamanHoylake, Cheshire
William SHERLOCKW65MFarm LabourerArrow Hall, Cheshire
George SIMPSONM67MSailmakerIreland
James SINCLAIRU37MBlacksmithScotland
Henry SINNETTU33MShip CarpenterBirkenhead
George SMITHW68MGroom (Man)Wales
Mary SMITHM66FHouseworkStoreton, Cheshire
Patrick SMITHW81MLabourerIreland
Wm. SMITHU24MSailorGermany
Frances SPENCERU34FServantLiverpool
Jane SPENCERW56FHouseworkIreland
Sarah STEELW31FServantBirkenhead
George STEENU43MFarrierFarnsworth, Surrey
Grace STEWARTW47FCharingScotland
Wm. SUMMERSU50MLabourerWales
Alfred Thomas TAYLOR 3M  Birkenhead
Charles TAYLOR 5MNoneManchester
John TAYLORW31MJoinerManchester
John THOMASU41MGrocer's PorterCardiff
Elizth. THOMPSONW70FCharingScotland
Mary THOMPSONW62FNurse (3/2)Ireland
Rose Ann THOMPSONW59FCharingIreland
Mary A. TITHERINGTON 7F  Birkenhead
Michael TOMAYW61MLabourerIreland
William TRAINORU73MLabourerIreland
Hannah VICARYM62FTobacconistImbecileBrentford, Surrey
Mary WADSWORTHW49FCharingTranmere, Cheshire
Elizabeth WARINGW69FCharingIrby, Cheshire
Mary WARINGW90FHouseworkBolton, Lancashire
Wm. Geo. WARREN15MNoneIdiot
James WESTM42MGroom (Man)Ludlow, Shropshire
John WHEELANW62MHorsekeeperIreland
Bridget WHITAKERM38FHouseworkBlindIreland
Ann WHITEHEADW73FHouseworkDublin
James WHITEHEADU27MNoneImbecileBirkenhead
Mary WHITMOREW40FServantIreland
Alfred WILKINSONU35MLabourerRuncorn, Cheshire
Ann WILLIAMSW39FHouseworkDinapere, East Indies
Jane WILLIAMSU38FCharingLiverpool
Jno.O. WILLIAMSU40MClerkDenbigh, Wales
Richard WILLIAMSM65MBricksetter (Maker)Shrewsbury
William (3) WILLIAMSU77MSeamanHope, Shropshire
Wm. (1) WILLIAMSU35MCab DriverImbecileSeacombe, Cheshire
Wm. (2) WILLIAMSU59MShoemakerDenbigh, Wales
Thomas WILSONW76MGardener (Dom)Alverston, Lancashire
George WINTERSGILL 7MNoneBirkenhead
John WINTERSGILL 5MNoneBirkenhead
John WOODW38MLabourer IronworksCheshire
James WOODSW69MDock LabourerStockport
Patrick WOODSM63MDock LabourerIreland
Sophia WYLIEW55FNoneImbecile

Total residents: 382

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