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1881 Census: Residents of Brechin Combination Poorhouse

NameMarAgeSexRelationOccupationHandicapBirthplace
Staff
Eliza FORDW34FMatron (Head)Matron Of AlmshouseSt Vigeans, Forfar
Eliza FORDU14FDaurScholarMontrose, Forfar
Isabella A. SIMEU23FServantCook Dom ServFetteresso, Kincardine
Isabella HUTCHISONU21FServantHousemaid (Dom Serv)Arbuthnot, Kincardine
Matilda MORRISONU29FServantGeneral (Dom Serv)Brechin, Forfar
Inmates
John ANDERSONU15MPauperTailor ApprenticeBrechin, Forfar
Elizabeth BARRYW70FPauperShoemakers WBerwick, Berwick
John BELFORDU68MBoarderFormerly BakerBrechin, Forfar
David BENVIEU12MPauperScholarAberdeen, Aberdeen
Andrew BLACKU23MPauperFormerly MillworkerBrechin, Forfar
George BLACKU62MPauperFormerly PloughmanBrechin, Forfar
Isabella BURNETTW72FPauperStone Quarriers WCrimond, Aberdeen
Alexander BURNSM51MPauperFormerly WeaverLunaticBrechin, Forfar
Mary CRAIGW89FPauperFormerly MillworkerBrechin, Forfar
Christina CURRIEU60FPauperFormerly SeamstressMenmuir, Forfar
Elisabeth CURRIEW34FPauperFormerly HawkerAberdeen, Aberdeen
John DAKERSU14MPauperBootcloser ApprenticeDundee, Forfar
John DONALDW72MPauperFormerly PloughmanAberlemno, Forfar
Anna DORWARDM70FPauperFormerly Hand Loom Weavers WifeSt Cyrus, Kincardine
Robert DORWARDM70MPauperFormerly WeaverMontrose, Forfar
Ann DOWU54FPauperFormerly Mill WorkerImbecileBrechin, Forfar
Helen DUFFUSU42FPauperFormerly Factory WorkerForgue, Aberdeen
William DUTHIEW79MPauperFormerly WeaverAberdeen, Aberdeen
Margaret EATONM72FBoarderEx Carters WifeBrechin, Forfar
William EATONM72MBoarderFormerly CarterMonifeith, Forfar
Elisabeth FAIRWEATHERU65FPauperFormerly Sick NurseBrechin, Forfar
Catherine GORDONW80FBoarderSlaters WidowPerth, Perth
Carnegie GRANTW64MPauperFormerly FlaxdresserBrechin, Forfar
John HAROLDU72MPauperFormerly ShepherdImbecileAberlemno, Forfar
Alexander HENDERSONU16MBoarderApprentice DraperBrechin, Forfar
John HUTTONU55MPauperFormerly FlaxdresserBrechin, Forfar
John JARVISU58MPauperFormerly WeaverBrechin, Forfar
Margaret JERVISEU73FPauperFormerly HousekeeperArbroath, Forfar
Mary JOLLYU36FPauperImbecileKincardine O'Neil, Aberdeen
Elizabeth KEIRU65FPauperFormerly MillworkerImbecileBrechin, Forfar
Mary LINDSAYU59FPauperFormerly Flax WinderBrechin, Forfar
Thomas LINDSAYU59MPauperFormerly WeaverBrechin, Forfar
David MACKIEW76MBoarderFormerly PlastererSt Cyrus, Kincardine
Catherine MC DONALDU53FPauperFormerly HawkerOld Machar, Aberdeen
Roderick MC DONALDM70MPauperFormerly BleacherKnockbain, Ross and Cromarty
Alexander MC KENZIEU 3MPauperBrechin, Forfar
Davina MC KENZIEU 5FPauperScholarBrechin, Forfar
Janet MC KENZIEU 8FPauperScholarBrechin, Forfar
Alexander MITCHELLU55MPauperFormerly Spirit DealerBrechin, Forfar
Jane MITCHELLU42FPauperFormerly Mill WorkerBrechin, Forfar
Jean MITCHELLM76FPauperShoemakers WifeDundee, Forfar
Ann OSWALDU62FBoarderFormerly OutworkerFettercairn, Kincardine
James PERTU68MPauperImbecileBrechin, Forfar
James REIDW61MBoarderFormerly Stable BoyBrechin, Forfar
Mary RICKARDU101FPauperFormerly OutworkerLethnot, Forfar
Robert RUSSELU21MPauperImbecileMaybole, Ayr
Mary SCOTTU84FPauperFormerly Nursery WorkerMenmuir, Forfar
Jane SHEPHIRDW84FPauperHandloom Weavers WEdzell, Forfar
Elizabeth SHERRATTW75FBoarderShoemakers WidowEdzell, Forfar
Alexander SINGERU51MPauperFormerly MasonBrechin, Forfar
William SPRUNTW69MPauperFormerly WeaverBlindCoupar Angus, Perth
Jane STEVENU56FPauperFormerly MillworkerSt Vigeans, Forfar
Mary Ann STEWARTU55FPauperFormerly MillworkerBrechin, Forfar
John THOMSONU46MPauperFormerly TailorDeaf & DumbBrechin, Forfar
Rachael THOMSONU52FPauperFormerly Factory WorkerBrechin, Forfar
Jane WALKERU71FPauperFormerly Serv DomStracathro, Forfar
Jean WALKERU71FPauperFormerly Bleachfield WorkerBrechin, Forfar
Elizabeth WATSONW79FPauperFormerly HousekeeperDun, Forfar
James WATSONM60MPauperFormerly CarterKingoldrum, Forfar
Andrew WILLIAMSONU65MPauperFormerly JoinerBrechin, Forfar
Helen WILLIAMSONW88FPauperHandloom Weavers WidowBrechin, Forfar
Ann WISEMANW80FPauperPloughmans WMontrose, Forfar
Margaret YOUNGU60FPauperFormerly HousewifeLaurencekirk, Kincardine
William YOUNGW52MPauperFormerly CarterBrechin, Forfar

Total residents: 69

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