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1881 Census: Residents of Boston Union Workhouse

NameMarAgeSexRelationOccupationHandicapBirthplace
Staff
John Edwin RIGDENU29MOfficerWorkhouse Master (Munic)Chatham, Kent
Mary Elizabeth PLANTW39FOfficerWorkhouse Matron (Munic)Boston, Lincoln
Mary Garner PLANTU 5FDaurBoston, Lincoln
John Henry WRAYU21MOfficerSchoolmasterBoston, Lincoln
Effie WELLSU34FOfficerSchoolmistress (Munic)Boston, Lincoln
William DAWSONU24MOfficerPorter Workhouse (Munic)Kirton, Lincoln
Elizabeth DAWSONW66FOfficerNurse (Munic)Boston, Lincoln
Inmates
Christopher ADDESONU41MInmateFishermanBoston, Lincoln
John ADDLESEEW88MInmateAgl LaborerMinton, Lincoln
William Thomas ARCHERU 3MInmateLincoln, Lincoln
John ARMSTONW66MInmateAgl LaborerGrantham, Lincoln
Thomas ASHBYU15MInmateScholarWrangle
Albert ATKINU11MInmateScholarSt Ives, Huntingdon
Charles ATKINU 9MInmateScholarNewcastle, Northumberland
John William ATKINU 1MSonBoston, Lincoln
Mary ATKINU34FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
Annie Maria ATKINSONU 8FDaurScholarBoston, Lincoln
Arthur ATKINSONU 6MSonScholarBoston, Lincoln
Charles ATKINSONU14MInmateScholarBicker, Lincoln
Elizabeth ATKINSONM27FWifeBoston, Lincoln
Elizabeth ATKINSONU7mFDaurBoston, Lincoln
Frank ATKINSONU72MInmateExcavatorStickney, Lincoln
Susannah ATKINSONU10FDaurScholarBoston, Lincoln
William ATKINSONM33MInmate (Head)Agricultural LaborerBoston, Lincoln
William ATKINSONU 2MSonBoston, Lincoln
James BALDWINM37MInmateAgrl LaborerKillinghall, Norfolk
William BARHAMW66MInmateBricklayerEccles, Norfolk
Alfred BARKERU 7MInmateScholarSkirbeck, Lincoln
Bemrose BARTHOLOMEWM73MInmateImbecileSkirbeck, Lincoln
Betsey BARTLETM34FInmate (Head)Field WorkWyberton, Lincoln
Betsey BARTLETU 4FDaurBoston, Lincoln
Eliza BARTLETU 6FDaurScholarBoston, Lincoln
John BASKETERM75MInmateShoemakerSkirbeck, Lincoln
David BEECHAMW68MInmateAgl LaborerKirton Holme, Lincoln
James BELLW82MInmateFarmerNorwich, Norfolk
Martha BENNEWORTHU50FInmateImbecileMount Pleasant, Lincoln
Charles BIGGARDYKEU 9MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
David BIRDU70MInmateAgl LaborerBicker, Lincoln
Mary BLACMOREU16FInmateField WorkerBoston, Lincoln
William BLADESM40MInmateDroverWellingboro, Northampton
George BLAKEU50MInmateAgl LaborerBicker, Lincoln
Lizzie BLAKEU 7FInmateScholarLeake
Mary BLAKEU 5FInmateScholarLeake
Thomas Henry BLAKEU 4MInmateLeake
Alfred BLANKLEYU 7MInmateScholar
Ann BLOOMW70FInmateDomestic ServantKirton, Lincoln
John BONDU14MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
John BOOTHW72MInmatePainters LaborerChatham, Kent
Elizabeth BOTHEWAYW85FInmateImbecileSpalding, Lincoln
Caroline BOUGHTFLOWANSU25FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
John BOUGHTFLOWANSU 9MSonScholarBoston, Lincoln
Eliza BRAMERU20FInmateDomestic ServantWellingore, Lincoln
Joseph BRATLEYU19MInmateImbecileBoston, Lincoln
William BRATLEYU13MInmateScholarImbecileBoston, Lincoln
John BRAYM67MInmateAgl LaborerLissington, Lincoln
Samuel BROWITTU12MInmateScholarSheffield, York
Archer BROWNW58MInmateAgricultural LaborerBoston, Lincoln
Sarah BROWNW45FInmateImbecileBoston, Lincoln
Charles BUFFU14MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Frederick BUFFU12MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
John BUFFHAMW79MInmateAgl LaborerBenington, Lincoln
George BUNNW72MInmateAgl LaborerHarleston, Norfolk
Betsey BURRELLU 8FInmateScholarSkirbeck, Lincoln
Charles BURRELLU 2MInmateSkirbeck, Lincoln
Edwin BURRELLU 4MInmateScholarSkirbeck, Lincoln
Frederick BURRELLU 6MInmateScholarSkirbeck, Lincoln
Henry BUTLERU 4MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
George CAMPBELLU14MInmateScholarLondon, London, Middlesex
Harriet CARTERU32FInmateDomestic ServantDeafButterwick, Lincoln
Susan CHAMBERLAINW74FInmateCharwomanLynn, Norfolk
John CHESTERU70MInmateAGl LaborerWest Keal, Lincoln
Robert CLARKW65MInmateOstlerBurgh, Lincoln
Catherine CONWAYU 6FInmateScholarLondon, London, Middlesex
Ann COOKU 8FInmateScholarKirton, Lincoln
Betsey Ann COOKU10FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
James COOKU13MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
William Percival COOKW62MInmatePedlarIreland
John CORRINGTONW74MInmateBoatmanBoston, Lincoln
Henry COXM42MInmateFishermanBoston, Lincoln
Jonathon Bush COXU63MInmateBakerWigtoft
William COXW47MInmateCarpenterSt Ives, Huntingdon
David CRAWFORDU49MInmateDrapers AssistantBoston, Lincoln
Joseph CRUSTU55MInmateAgl LaborerLeake, Lincoln
Sarah Ann CUPPLEDITCHU10FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
William CUPPLEDITCHU14MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Ann DARBYU50FInmateDomestic ServantSwineshead, Lincoln
William DAWSONW69MInmateShoemakerBoston, Lincoln
William DESFORGEU66MInmateAgrl LaborerSibsey, Lincoln
Thomas DICKENSW72MInmateFishermanWyberton, Lincoln
Fanny DICKENSONU10FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
John DICKENSONW72MInmateAgrl LaborerFishtoft, Lincoln
Mary DICKENSONU 6FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Sarah DICKENSONU 9FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Ellen DODDSU50FInmateImbecile
Fanny DODSU12FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
James DODSU 7MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
John DODSU 9MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Thomas DODSU 4MInmateBoston, Lincoln
Mark DRACASW67MInmateTailorBoston, Lincoln
Elizabeth DRURYW70FInmateCharwomanBoston, Lincoln
Sophia DUNCOMBU61FInmateDomestic ServantBlindDogdyke, Lincoln
Annie EATONU 5FDaurScholarLincoln, Lincoln
Ellen EATONU28FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantKirton, Lincoln
Betsey Ann ELLISU26FInmateDomestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
Thomas FAULCONERU19MInmateImbecileSwineshead, Lincoln
Eliza FIDLERU44FInmateDomestic ServantDonington
Ann FLETCHERW69FInmateNurseAncaster, Lincoln
Benjamin FLETCHERW73MInmateNailmakerBelper, Derby
William FOSTERU62MInmateAgl LaborerCasterton, Rutland
John FRANKSU62MInmateTailorSwineshead, Lincoln
John William FULCHERU 5MSonScholarHolbeach, Lincoln
Mary Ann FULCHERU33FInmate (Head)Domestic Servant
Sarah Jane FULCHERU 9FDaurScholarLong Sutton, Lincoln
James GARNERU70MInmateAgl LaborerWaplode, Lincoln
Hannah GIBBSU30FInmateImbecileLondon, London, Middlesex
Betsey GILBERTU47FInmateBlindLondon, London, Middlesex
Henry GILSONU 7MInmateScholarWrangle
John George GILSONU10MInmateScholarWrangle, Lincoln
Martha Elizabeth GILSONU 5FInmateScholarWrangle
William GILSONU 6MInmateScholarWrangle
Eliza GOSLINGU>mFInmateLeake, Lincoln
Sabina GRAVESW63FInmateDomestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
Ebenezer GREENM51FInmateTailoressBoston, Lincoln
George GREENU47MInmateAgl LaborerAlgarkirk, Lincoln
Alfred GREENACREU13MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
William GREENACREU12MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Winifred GUNBYU20FInmateImbecileWainfleet, Lincoln
Annie HALL 11FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Henry HALLU70MInmateAgl LaborerWyberton, Lincoln
Thomas HALLW63MInmateBakerYelvsrton, Norfolk
William HALLW68MInmateBakerSpilsby, Lincoln
Richard HALLAMU46MInmateAgl LaborerSwineshead, Lincoln
William HAMONU73MInmateShoemakerBoston, Lincoln
Charles HAREW73MInmateAgricultural LaborerSawtry, Huntingdon
Thomas HARRISW64MInmateBlacksmithSwineshead, Lincoln
Alfred HARRISONU25MInmateAgricultural LaborerBoston, Lincoln
Daniel HARRISONW74MInmateCarpenterBelton, Lincoln
Eliza HAWU33FInmateNewark, Lincoln
Edward HAWKSU15MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
William HEBBLEWHITEU58MInmateGeneral LaborerSkirbeck, Lincoln
Fanny HEWISU50FInmateImbecileWrangle
Thomas HIBBERTU45MInmateImbecileSkirbeck, Lincoln
John HIDESU67MInmateAgL LaborerFosdyke, Lincoln
Harriet HOBSTERW63FInmate (Head)CharwomanBoston, Lincoln
John HOBSTER 14MSonScholarBoston, Lincoln
Edward HODGSONW80MInmateNailmakerYoughal, Ireland
Robert HOTCHINU37MInmate HelperGroom (N D)Boston, Lincoln
Charlotte HOUSLEYW73FInmateNurseLincoln, Lincoln
James HUBBARDW81MInmateAgl LaborerSibsey, Lincoln
George JACKSONU45MInmateAgl LaborerDonington, Lincoln
Robert JACKSONW75MInmateAgricultural LaborerFrampton, Lincoln
Emma JONESU30FInmateCharwomanBoston, Lincoln
Thomas JONESU22MVagrantAgl LaborerAysham, Norfolk
Betsey KINGU29FInmateImbecileSutterton, Lincoln
Edward LAMBU51MInmateAgl LaborerFrampton, Lincoln
Alexander LAURIEU 9MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
William LAURIEU12MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Edward LEEU73MInmateBlacksmithWainfleet, Lincoln
Annie LEUSLEYU 4FDaurBoston, Lincoln
Emma LEUSLEYU11FDaurScholarBoston, Lincoln
Mary Elizabeth LEUSLEYU35FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantSutterton, Lincoln
Sarah LINEHAMU24FInmateImbecileFosdyke, Lincoln
Sarah Ann LLOYDW46FHeadSchoolmistressSpalding, Lincoln
John LONGTHORNEW90MInmateAgl LaborerSwineshead, Lincoln
John LUNNW73MInmateSawyerBoston, Lincoln
Caroline MARKHAMU52FInmateDomestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
Mary MASSAMM37FInmateDressmakerImbecileIreland
Ann MAYU20FInmateDomestic ServantSwineshead, Lincoln
Arthur MC DONALDU23MVagrantFishermanScotland
Agnes MCLAUGHLINU 5FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Betsey MCLAUGHLINU 9FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
John Thomas MEEDSU2mMInmateBoston, Lincoln
Mary Ann MEEDSU20FInmateDomestic ServantSibsey, Lincoln
John MOUNTSENNAU35MInmateSeamanItaly
Arthur MUMFORDU14MInmateScholarSkirbeck, Lincoln
Elizabeth Ann MUMFORDU12FDaurScholarTydd St Marys, Cambridge
Lydia MUMFORDM55FInmate (Head)Nurse (S M S)Grimstone, Norfolk
Betsey Ann NAYLORU11FInmateScholarLangrick, Lincoln
David NAYLORU 7MInmateScholarKirton, Lincoln
Jane NELSONU40FInmateImbecileKirton, Lincoln
Elizabeth NEWTONU 4FDaurBoston, Lincoln
Harriet NEWTONW40FInmate (Head)HousekeeperFriskney, Lincoln
Kate Agnes NEWTONU 1FDaurBoston, Lincoln
Elizabeth NIGHTINGALEU12FHeadScholarLeicester, Leicester
George NORTONW62MInmateAg L LaborerEast Kirkby, Lincoln
Samuel OATESU22MInmateGroom (N D)Wigtoft, Lincoln
Sargent PALMERW80MInmateDroverPartney, Lincoln
Thomas PANNELW70MInmateBlockmakerBoston, Lincoln
John PARRU46MInmateSeamanBoston, Lincoln
Hannah PATTISONU40FInmateDomestic ServantBlindBoston, Lincoln
Betsey PAULU33FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
Harriet PAULU 9FDaurScholarBoston, Lincoln
Robert PHILLIPSM73MInmateBoatmanWrangle, Lincoln
Prudence PORTERU20FInmateDomestic ServantCowbit Fen, Lincoln
Whiley PRESGRAVEU69MInmateAgl LaborerLeverton, Lincoln
William PUGHU70MInmateNailmakerRotherham
William QUINCEYW77MInmateOstlerSutterton, Lincoln
Jane RAISYW70FInmateSchoolmistressCowes, Isle of Wight, Hampshire
William RANSLEYU62MInmateAgricultural LaborerLangrick, Lincoln
George REESONU42MInmateSeamenLeverton, Lincoln
Francis REGANW67MInmateNailmakerIreland
Jesse RIGHARDM58MVagrantFishermanSunderland, Durham
Alice RINGHAMU 2FDaurBoston, Lincoln
Betsey Ann RINGHAMM23FInmate (Head)Boston, Lincoln
Joseph William RINGHAMU6mMSonBoston, Lincoln
Alfred ROBERTSU 3MSonLeake, Lincoln
George ROBERTSU 9MSonScholarLeake, Lincoln
John ROBERTSU66MInmateButcherBoston, Lincoln
Mary Jane ROBERTSU29FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
William ROBERTSU 7MSonScholarLeake, Lincoln
Thomas ROOMM70MInmateAgricultural LaborerBlindIsle Of Ely, Cambridge
Denis ROONEYU 2MSonScholarBirmingham, Warwick
Thomas ROONEYU 9MSonScholarBirmingham, Warwick
Winifred ROONEYM39FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantIreland
George William ROSEU11MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
George ROUSEW70MInmateAgricultural LaborerSutterton, Lincoln
James ROWSONW72MInmateAgl LaborerFosdyke, Lincoln
Alice SAMPSONU 9FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Emma SAMPSONU12FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Henry SAMPSONU14MInmateScholarLondon, London, Middlesex
Rose SAMPSONU 7FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Thomas SAMPSONU13MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Ada SELLARSU 2FDaurStone, York
Hannah SELLARSM31FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantWaplode, Lincoln
Charles SEYMOURW72MInmateAgl LaborerKirton, Lincoln
William SHAKESPEAREU35MInmateGeneral LaborerCalcutta
Thomas SHARPU19MInmateRailway LaborerBoston, Lincoln
Alonzo SILLU12MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Ernest SILLU12MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Mary Jane SILLU 9FInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
George SIMMONDSU42MInmateGroom (N D)London, London, Middlesex
William SIMMSM76MInmateAgl LaborerBoston, Lincoln
George SINCLAIRU12MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Ralleigh SINCLAIRU14MInmateScholarBoston, Lincoln
Eden SMALLEYU 7MInmateScholarNorth Shields, Northumberland
Mary Jane SMALLEYU 9FInmateScholarNorth Shields, Northumberland
Arthur SMITHU13MSonScholarWrangle, Lincoln
Bertie SMITHU 5MSonScholarBoston, Lincoln
Charlotte SMITHW74FInmateDomestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
David SMITHW80MInmateAgl LaborerMarket Rasen, Lincoln
Edward SMITHM49MInmate (Head)Railway LaborerSwineshead, Lincoln
Edward SMITHU 6MSonScholarBoston, Lincoln
Elizabeth SMITHU10FDaurScholarGosberton, Lincoln
Ellen SMITHU 2FDaurBoston, Lincoln
Emily SMITHU 8FDaurScholarGosberton, Lincoln
Frederick SMITHU 5MSonScholarWrangle, Lincoln
George SMITHU13MSonScholarGrantham, Lincoln
Hannah SMITHU57FInmateImbecileWyberton, Lincoln
Harvey SMITHW74MInmatePoultererKirton, Lincoln
John SMITHU80MInmateAgl LaborerDumb
Lavinia SMITHU32FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
Lucy SMITHU 1FDaurBoston, Lincoln
Lucy SMITHU 3FDaurBoston, Lincoln
Mary SMITHM49FWifeGrantham, Lincoln
Rosannah SMITHU11mFDaurBoston, Lincoln
Samuel SMITHU63MInmateSeamanDeafFrieston, Lincoln
Sarah SMITHU28FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantFriskney, Lincoln
Sarah SMITHM42FWifeBoston, Lincoln
Solomon SMITHM42MInmate (Head)Coal Porter (Lab)Boston, Lincoln
Solomon SMITHU 7MSonScholarBoston, Lincoln
Susan SMITHU12FDaurScholarGrantham, Lincoln
Walter SMITHU 4MSonScholarBoston, Lincoln
William SMITHU 9MSonScholarBoston, Lincoln
William SMITHU 2MSonBoston, Lincoln
John SQUIRESU70MInmateDumbWigtoft, Lincoln
Ann STANLEYW68FInmateHousekeeperSurfleet, Lincoln
Michael STEVENSONM76MInmateAGl LaborerKings Cliffe, Northampton
Samuel STEVENSONU81MInmateAGl LaborerLouth, Lincoln
Edwin STRAPPSM50MInmateImbecileSutterton, Lincoln
William STRATTONM61MInmateAgl LaborerFrieston, Lincoln
Abraham SUMMERFIELDU10MInmateScholar
Edward SUMMERFIELDU15MInmateScholar
John TAYLORU41MInmateImbecileBoston, Lincoln
Olive TAYLORU7mFDaurBoston, Lincoln
Rebecca TAYLORU25FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantSkirbeck, Lincoln
William TAYLORU75MInmateAgl LaborerBoston, Lincoln
Mary Ann THOMASW81FInmateNeedlewomanBoston, Lincoln
Elizabeth THOMPSONU23FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
Henry THOMPSONU 4MSonBoston, Lincoln
Robert TIERNAYW71MInmateTailorBoston, Lincoln
Maria TILSONW84FInmateCharwomanBoston, Lincoln
William TINKSW83MInmateAgl LaborerSibsey, Lincoln
Emma TOOMSU40FInmateImbecileBoston, Lincoln
John TUFNALLU70MInmateAgl LaborerSwineshead, Lincoln
John TUNNARDU74MInmateAgl LaborerPinchbeck, Lincoln
Henry TURNERU22MInmateAgl LaborerGrantham, Lincoln
Henry TURPINU50MInmateBakerBoston, Lincoln
George VINTERM59MInmateAgl LaborerToynton, Lincoln
Thomas WAKEFIELDW73MInmateAgl LaborerKirton, Lincoln
Henry WALTHAMU12MInmateScholarLondon, London, Middlesex
Elizabeth WARRENERU28FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
Elizabeth WARRENERU 6FDaurBoston, Lincoln
Rebecca WATSONM36FInmateImbecileWeddenworth, Lincoln
Walter WELLSU45MInmateBoston, Lincoln
John WESSELBYM48MInmateAgl LaborerSwineshead, Lincoln
Agnes WESTMORELANDU 9FDaurScholarWhitechapel, Middlesex
Alfred WESTMORELANDU 5MSonScholarWhitechapel, Middlesex
Caroline WESTMORELANDU 2FDaurWhitechapel, Middlesex
Caroline WESTMORELANDW36FInmate (Head)LaundressWapping, Middlesex
John WESTMORELANDU 7MSonScholarWhitechapel, Middlesex
Robert WESTMORELANDU10MSonScholarWhitechapel, Middlesex
George WHITEW76MInmateAgl LaborerHolbeach, Lincoln
Ellen WHITEHOUSEW82FInmateHawkerLiverpool, Lancashire
Joseph WHITWORTHU10MInmateScholarFosdyke, Lincoln
John WILCOXW69MInmateAgl LaborerHorbling, Lincoln
William WILLIAMSU25MInmateDeaf And DumbFosdyke, Lincoln
Eliza WILSONW67FInmateDomestic ServantLeake, Lincoln
George WILSONW80MInmateAgl LaborerBrothertoft, Lincoln
Isaac WILSONW91MInmateShepherdConingsby, Lincoln
John WILSONW66MInmateShoemakerSleaford, Lincoln
Robert WILSONU30MInmateSeamanBoston, Lincoln
Lavinia WINNALLSU 8FInmateScholarKirton, Lincoln
Elizabeth WOODW87FInmateBrickmakingTimberland, Lincoln
Thomas WOODSW75MInmateBlacksmithLeverton, Lincoln
Charlotte WOODWARDU21FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantSwineshead, Lincoln
Frederick WOODWARDU 4MSonBoston, Lincoln
Elizabeth WRIGHTU 2FDaurBoston, Lincoln
George WRIGHTU 6MSonScholarBoston, Lincoln
James WRIGHTU77MInmateAgl LaborerGt Stoodley, Huntingdon
Mary WRIGHTW72FInmateBonnet MakerFrieston, Lincoln
Sarah WRIGHTU25FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
Charles WRINCHU4mMSonBoston, Lincoln
Harriet WRINCHU16FInmate (Head)Domestic ServantBoston, Lincoln
Mary YOUNGW63FInmateHousekeeperWyberton, Lincoln

Total residents:324

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