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1861 Census: Residents of Bolton Union Workhouse

(Reference: RG 9/2829 f.101 p.1 to f.108 p.15)

SurnameChr NameSexRelatCondAgeOccCtyPlaceDeaf, Dumb, etc.
Staff
GreenhalghEdwardmheadm50master of workhouseLANGreat Bolton
GreenhalghLaviniafwifem47matron of workhouseLANHalliwell
GreenhalghElizabethfdauu23teacher of workhouse schoolLANGreat Bolton
GreenhalghJames Wardlemsonu19warehousemanLANLittle Bolton
GreenhalghMary Janefdauu11scholarLANTong with Haulgh
GreenhalghGeorge Edwardmsonu9scholarLANGreat Bolton
GreenhalghEmmafdauu7scholarLANGreat Bolton
FroodElizabethfw58[illegible] mistress in workhouseLANLancaster
WoodEllenfu42house servantKENGreat Bolton
HarrisonMathafw56nurse in fever wardLANSheerness
HallAlicefm58nurse in hospitalLANWesthoughton
AshcroftWilliammheadm68nurse in lunatic wardLANUpholland
AshcroftEstherfwifem44nurse in lunatic wardLANLittle Bolton
Inmates
Horrocks *Ralphmu50nonecan't say
Crook *Johnmu43cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
Whittaker *Leahfm43cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
Preston *Williammu43cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
HoylesThomasmw76whitsterLANGreat Bolton
Monk *Edwardmw40noneLANGreat Bolton
GreenhalghRachilfu97counter pane weaverLANTong with Haulgh
Blackburn *Alicefw70care of houseLANHarlingdon
Haslam *Betsyfu36noneLANGreat Bolton
Doyle *Johnmu23noneLANGreat Bolton
Stott *Charlottefu27noneLANGreat Bolton
Thornley *Bettyfu57cotton weaverLANRumworth
Garnett *Jamesmw77coachmanWESKirby Lonsdale
Kitchen *Georgemw45gas fitterLANGreat Bolton
Martin *Maryfm78charwomanIRL
Ryder *Matthewmu51noneLANGreat Bolton
Close *Elizafu34noneLANGreat Bolton
HaslamNancyfm72cotton winderLANGreat Bolton
Day *Thomasmw73blacksmithLANWalton le Dale
Baxter *Alicefu30noneLANGreat Bolton
Sharples *Georgemu48cotton [illegible]LANGreat Bolton
WolstencroftJanefm35care of houseLANStockport
Dawson *Jamesmu55cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
HinsonEdwardmw38tailorYKSTodmorden
CromptonHenrymm65cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
HowarthSamuelmm62spindle makerLANOutwood
HayesSophiafu10noneLANGreat Bolton
ParkinsonJosephmw70labourer in foundry (iron)LANGreat Bolton
YatesMargaretfm62care of houseLANGreat Bolton
HayesHarrietfu25noneLANGreat Bolton
NicholsonFannyfu10scholarLANGreat Bolton
HeronPetermm7groomSCT
BensonThomasmw75cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
HookerWmw77wheelwrightLANCopul
WoodEfu30house servantLANLittle Bolton
DavenportJmw46cotton carderLANGreat Bolton
CrankMargtfu27[muslin deleted] cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
HamerEfu22noneLANGreat Bolton
ForterDanlmu77[muslin deleted] cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
MaliaMfu6noneLANGreat Bolton
JonesWmm53iron moulderLANGreat Bolton
ScholesWmw60[muslin deleted] cotton weaverLANChorley
WalchEfu3noneLANGreat Bolton
MortJmheadm76cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
MortSfwifem76care of houseLANGreat Bolton
MulchJfw66care of houseIRLDublin
GrattonSfw60servtIRLDublin
LickleRmw54grocerLANTottington
MooreLmu36bricklayerLANGreat Bolton
AthertonBfw76care of houseLANAtherton
EntwistleJasmw66shoemakerLANGreat Bolton
HorridgeRmu40cotton carderLANGreat Bolton
KellettMfm31care of houseLANGreat Bolton
LempertMfm44care of houseLANGreat Bolton
TempestMfu6scholarLANGreat Bolton
MakenJmm55engine tenterLANGreat Bolton
FayJfu27house servantLANGreat Bolton
NorrisA fu42reeler cottonLANGreat Bolton
PearsonN mu2noneLANGreat Bolton
PearsonWmu6noneLANGreat Bolton
MakinJmw79warehousemanLANGreat Bolton
PrestonS fu39servtLANGreat Bolton
PrestonS fu2noneLANOrmskirk
HalliwellHfm78care of houseLANAshton le Willows
BrodricMfm36noneIRLCounty Mayo
RidyardSmw71slaterLANGreat Bolton
BradshawNfu9scholarLANGreat Bolton
BradshawEfu6scholarLANGreat Bolton
TaylorJmu29cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
KennidayAfu7scholarLANGreat Bolton
KennidayM Afu5scholarLANGreat Bolton
JoulesEfw71[muslin deleted] cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
DornMfw65washerwomanon the sea
HulmeSfu37cotton factory workerDEVExeter
TaylorAfw60care of houseLANOrmskirk
DavenportMfu34cotton piecer in factoryLANGreat Bolton
WoodEfu41house servantLANGreat Bolton
McLoughlanC Mfu9scholarLANGreat Bolton
McLoughlanMfu7scholarLANGreat Bolton
TaylorRmu63cotton operativeLANGreat Bolton
Bruce?mu73[muslin deleted] cotton weaverLANWesthoughton
FlintJmu71cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
HalliwellJmw62tailorLANGreat Bolton
BristoeM Afu8scholarLANGreat Bolton
AinsworthAmu55cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
KayFmu68cotton weaverLANSalford
OwenWmu58[muslin deleted] cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
AshworthM Afu8scholarLANGreat Bolton
AshworthJohnmu3scholarLANGreat Bolton
WildeJmm65painterLANGreat Bolton
AinsworthMfu26house servantLANGreat Bolton
BixellG mw62[muslin deleted] cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
CromptonJmw54cotton spinnerLANLittle Bolton
VickersMfw78care of houseLANGreat Bolton
BlondAfw68care of houseLANCarnforth
LomasWfm54cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
RockMfu16noneLANGreat Bolton
BleakleyMfu19cotton piecer in factoryLANLittle Bolton
HorridgeSmfatherm48cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
HorridgeEfdaughter8noneLANGreat Bolton
GreenwoodSfu40servtLANGreat Bolton
FernleyAfw41cotton piecer in factoryLANEntwistle
FearnleyEfu14cotton piecer in factoryLANGreat Bolton
FearnleyEfu10cotton card tenterLANWigan
FearnleyRmu5scholarLANWigan
WoodBfu36servantLANGreat Bolton
MorrisNfu33cotton piecer in factoryLANGreat Bolton
MorrisM Afu4scholarLANGreat Bolton
HattonEfu16cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
MorrisMfm33hawker of fishIRL
ForelfallJfu40house servantLANWhite Coppice
SmithAfu4scholarLANGreat Bolton
FieldhouseM Afm56care of houseSTSDudley
BradleyMfu4LANGreat Bolton
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VarleyJmu62cotton weaverLANLittle Bolton
>>
HowarthSfm68care of houseLANGreat Bolton
>>
Simcock *Jfmotherm46care of houseLANLeyland
>>
SimcockM Afdaughteru7noneLANGreat Bolton
>>
Forte Smu56cotton weaverWESKendal
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HempkinMfu61cookIRL
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BriggsRmm64spinner (cotton)LANLittle Bolton
>>
HallWmw69cotton mill handLANLittle Bolton
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PillingJmw64cotton bleacherLANLittle Bolton
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BaronEfu9scholarLANGreat Bolton
>>
BaronDfu5scholarLANGreat Bolton
>>
SingletonRfu46dyerLANLittle Bolton
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BleaklaAfu72care of houseLANLittle Bolton
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MorrisRmu25minder in factory (cotton)LANLittle Bolton
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WoodJmm53cotton waste dealerLANGreat Bolton
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LumnJmu6cannot say
LumnEmu4cannot say
FishwickMfu36tenter in factory (cotton)LANHalliwell
MaddenCfu11scholarLANLittle Bolton
HopkinJmm32labourer on farmWARBirmingham
RyderJfw71cookLANLancaster
LevesonMfw77care of houseLANTong with Haulgh
HoltWmu50spademan (farm labourer)LANLittle Bolton
BaronJmw80shoemakerLANGreat Bolton
MatherEmu24caddow weaver (cotton)LANLittle Bolton
HayesMfu4scholarLANLittle Bolton
HardmanMfw48muslin weaver (cotton)LANPrescot
BaileyEfw68shopkeeperLANLittle Bolton
FosterAfu34servesLANGreat Bolton
FlitcroftAfw41minder in factory (cotton)LANOrmskirk
KayJmm56caddow weaver (cotton)LANGreat Bolton
GarrettBfu5scholarLANLittle Bolton
SlapeDmu61muslin weaver (cotton)LANLittle Bolton
LancasterWmu23piecer in factory (cotton)LANLittle Bolton
TootellRmm61spademan (farm labourer)LANBrightmet
JacksonJmu50noneLANEdgeworth
EntwistleRmu70cotton weaverLANEntwistle
LongAfu24calico weaver (cotton)LANFarnworth
GrimshawHfmotherm30care of houseLANSalford
GrimshawS Efdaughteru4scholarLANKersley
PillingE Afu7scholarLANManchester
GrimshawWmu17mLANGreat Bolton
FlitcroftMfu40piecer in factory (cotton)LANGreat Bolton
BrodericRmu56sailorIRL
KnowlesWmw79farm servantLANFarnworth
MacavoyJmw78labourer (farm labourer)IRL
RoperWmu38noneLANHalliwell
HowarthMfm54care of houseLANWesthoughton
CunliffeEfu66noneLANHalliwell
HulmeJmw64quilt weaver (cotton)LANHalliwell
BarterEfu47noneLANHalliwell
TurnerAfu74charwomanLANHalliwell
Greenhalgh *Mary Afu38noneLANHarwood
HamerJmw75grocerLANBradshaw
BartonWmu69butcher's labourerLANGreat Bolton
WhowellMfw74oat cake bakerLANHarwood
MakinsonDmu22LANHalliwell
CromptonSfu18card tenter (cotton)LANHorwich
Peacock *Efu34noneLANHorwich
DootsonTmu26noneKENDover
BoardmanMfm79care of houseLANHalliwell
WarrenAfu39noneLANHorwich
LoweHmw72farm labourerLANHaigh
CleggHfu14scholarLANLittle Hulton
SmithMfm70sewsIRL
ThornleyMmu8scholarLANFarnworth
SharplesG fu65cotton weaverLANMiddle Hulton
CharnockAf14noneLANOver Hultondeaf and dumb
RawlinsonBmu50noneLANLittle Bolton
RawlinsonJmu55self actor minder (cotton spiner)LANOver Hulton
GreenMmu61spademan (farm labourer)LANKersleydeaf and dumb
EckersleyEfmotheru29noneLANFarnworth
EckersleyRobertmsonu5scholarLANGreat Bolton
MarcroftMfu10scholarLANKersley
MarcroftNfu4scholarLANKersley
MarcroftEfu6scholarLANKersley
OpenshawJmm49coal minerLANKersley
NelsonWmw66carterLANGreat Lever
GreenhalghWm71cotton weaverLANSwinton
HouselyAfmotherw30tenter in factory (cotton)LANKersley
HouselyM Jfdaughter 4scholarLANFarnworth
HouselyJ Sfson4mLANFarnworth
BleakleyAfmotheru21cotton winderLANDarcy Lever
BleakleyEmmafdaughter4wLANGreat Bolton
Crook *Afw91care of houseLANGreat Lever
Mort *Efu47sewsLANGreat Lever
WatsonEfu4noneLANGreat Lever
MorrisNfw61care of houseLANWalton
GrundyJohnmw62coal minerLANLittle Lever
MartinM Afu36noneLANLittle Lever
ChadwickAfu17nonecannot say
EckersleySmu62labourer in market (porter)LANGreat Bolton
CupittAfu48noneMDXLondon
HusleyRmw50shoemakerHAMPortsmouth
HeywoodM Afw60care of housecannot say
DuxburyJfu64tenter in factory (cotton)LANHalliwell
SouthernJmu61house painterLANLostock
HorrocksWmu58carterLANQuarlton
OrmtonTmm51bleacher (cotton)LANChorley
Nelson *Sfu32noneLANTong with Haulgh
KenleyJmu15noneLANTong with Haulgh
BradburyAfw66care of houseLANBradshaw
RoyleEf8scholarLANGreat Bolton
StaffordRmw66coal minerLANClifton
HillMfu26noneLANGreat Bolton
HulmeCfu28noneLANSharples
MayhoJm16noneLANRochdale
HoltCfm52care of houseLANGreat Bolton
HaslamAfw83care of houseLANBlackburn
DeanRfw59care of houseLANTurton
BrimelowJmu57bricklayerLANTyldersley
Hodgkinson *Mfu43noneLANHindley
RamsdenJmu47nonecannot say
Crook *Efu24noneLANManchester
Bullough *Mfu18noneLANAtherton
PenningtonJmu28coal minerLANWesthoughton
BulloughTmw89cotton weaverLANWesthoughton
BalfernJmu16labourer in brick groundLANWesthoughton
MeadowsEfu64noneLANWesthoughton
ChadwickWm4scholarLANGreat Bolton
PenningtonSfm68care of houseLANOver Hulton
HarrisonAfu60bobbin winder (cotton)LANWesthoughton
WhittleMfm30care of houseLANWesthoughtonblind
SeddonHmu28coal minerLANWesthoughton
HaughtonPmm64cotton weaverLANHindley
Gray *Wmw83cotton weaverLANDuxbury
Pearce *Afu43none cannot say
Mather *Ufu48cotton weaverLANFarnworth
Eckersley *Bfu48noneLANFarnworth
Crompton *Tmm54cotton spinnerLANGreat Bolton
FosterWmw77cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
MatherBfw71care of houseLANWesthoughton
WebsterWmu16noneLANTong with Haulgh
StricklandBfw54carder in factory (cotton)LANBedford
JonesAfu20noneLANMiddle Hultondeaf and dumb
LongwarthJmu21spademan (farm labourer)LANMiddleton
GerrardMfu32house servantLANLittle Bolton
CromptonLfu36carder in factory (cotton) cannot say
EntwistleRmu54shoemakerLANLittle Bolton
VickersRmu62quilt weaver (cotton)LANLittle Bolton
LongTmw71brewerLANKersley
FosterLmu67cotton weaver Carlisle
GreenhalghEmw55coal minerLANQuarlton
CookWmu59cotton weaverLANLittle Hulton
BriggsJmw79cotton weaverLANBlackburn
BrindleJmu57noneLANTurton
DuffyMmu80cotton weaver cannot say
HardmanJmu65cotton weaverLANGreat Hulton
HeatonRmu54carder in cotton factoryLANKersley
BarnesTmw64stone masonLANLittle Bolton
McLearmanMfw58carder in cotton factoryIRL
FitzgeraldEfw76hawker of smallwaresIRL
BradlyAfw68cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
HiltonEfu23noneLANLittle Bolton
SladeAfu42charwomanLANLeigh
HuntSfw87hawker of smallwaresIRL
WildeRfu43sewsLANOutwood
HaslamMfmotherw47care of houseCULCarlisle
HaslamJmson5scholarLANGreat Bolton
PenningtonTmhead of familym70coal minerLANWorsley
PenningtonCfwifem78care of houseLANFarnworth
SharplesWmw77bleacher (cotton)LANHorwich
GilmoreMfw71hawker of fishIRL
WalshBfw76cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
WilkinsonSfw68cotton weaverGLSBristol
CormaEfu24tenter in factory (cotton)IRL
JacksonMfu10scholarLANGreat Bolton
LindlyJmw67cotton weaverLANKersley
SheridanAfmotherw33care of houseLANFarnworth
SheridanAfdaughter10scholarLANGreat Bolton
SheridanTmson4scholarLANGreat Bolton
WolfendenJmw61farm labourerLANMiddle Hulton
CromptonJmw71cotton weaverLANTong with Haulgh
SellersJfm73care of houseIRL
LawtonJmu70coal minerLANLittle Hulton
CritchleyAfu81cotton winderLANCulshaw
CleeEfu46house servantLANWigan
LoweNfw63dress makerLANGreat Bolton
ThornleySfw78care of houseLANQuarlton
PillingBfu41washerwomanLANHalliwell
BrooksWmw54cotton bleacherLANDarcy Lever
EntwistleSmu58farm servantLANLittle Lever
CookJmw60farm labourerLANWesthoughton
PercivalMfu10scholarLANLiverpool
HarkerAfu69hawker of easLANHorwich
HorridgeRmu34cotton weaverLANTottington L E
VickersBmm74cotton weaverLANHarwood
HurstTm83pot sellerLANTurton
SmethurstBf20piecer in factory (cotton)LANTurton
TaylorEfw32house servantLANTong with Haulgh
GrahamSfu5scholarLANGreat Bolton
GrahamWmu4scholarLANGreat Bolton
AndrewGmm70cotton winderLANGreat Bolton
HaslamSmw70farm labourerLANChorlton
PollettWmw60butcher's labourerLANCastleton
Entwistle *Rmw70farm labourerLANEdgeworth
CockshotJmw76coal minerLANDarwen
SeddonMfu26noneLANLittle Bolton
TaylorAfu10scholarLANGreat Bolton
FletcherMmu11noneLANLittle Lever
GalligharMfmotherm27care of houseIRL
GalligharCfdaughteru12wLANGreat Bolton
BarnesAfw72care of houseLANLittle Bolton
DonvanMmw52cotton weaverIRLCork
JohnsonHmu63muslin weaver (cotton)LANWigan
DyerJmw64hawker of fruitIRL
JuleWmu17coal minerLANRivington
ByattWmu68cotton weaverLEI
CromptonHmw75cotton weaverLANBreightmet
NortonAfu10scholarcannot say
NortonJfu4scholarcannot say
KnoxBfw76care of houseLANLittle Bolton
BarnesTmu50cotton weaverLANLittle Bolton
ReynoldsWmu29farm labourerIRL
FosterBfw51cotton weaverLANMiddleton
WalkerAfw33tenter in factory (cotton)LANHaslingden
MarsdenTmw66carder in factory (cotton)LANGreat Bolton
TaylorJmw58striker for blacksmithLANFarnworth
HadfieldCmu42washerwomanLANFarnworth
MurphyEm17tenter in factory (cotton)IRL
SwiftMm25tenter in factory (cotton)IRL
FinserSm15iron foundry labourerLANFarnworth
HoltAf37bleacher (cotton)LANHarwood
HowarthSm68care of houseLANTottington L E
KnowlesGm36cotton bleacherLANLittle Bolton
HorrocksJmu48cotton weaverLANGreat Bolton
HoldenJohnm50brewer Exeter
Infant child name not knownmabout 8m
HuntJmvagrantu18piecer in cotton factoryLANGreat Bolton
MorrisJmvagrantu25paper makerLANBurnley
WhittamWmvagrantu31piecer in cotton factoryLANLittle Bolton
GreenhalghJmvagrantm34labourer in foundry (iron)LANWigan
HutchinsonJmvagrantu40farm labourerLANTurton
HayesWmvagrantw49labourer in foundry (iron)LANSharples
RothwellEmvagrantm49striker (hammer man)LANGreat Bolton
SmithPmvagrantu47caddow weaver (cotton)LANGreat Bolton
LoweJmvagrantu54stone masonLANTurton
BradshawHfvagrantu19carder in factory (cotton)LANHulton
MarsdenJmvagrantu19piecer in factory (cotton)IRL

* Listed in: PP 1861 LV (490) Return of paupers in workhouses, p.61.

Total residents: 366

Acknowledgement

Thanks to Peter Park for kindly contributing the above data.

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