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1881 Census: Residents of Burnley Union Workhouse

NameMarAgeSexRelationOccupationHandicapBirthplace
Staff
Thomas BIBBYM45MHeadMaster Of WorkhouseWyresdale, Lancashire
Mary Ann BIBBYM47FWifeMatron (Munic)Yealand, Lancashire
Mary Ann BUSHU24FServantMilnthorpe, Westmorland
Jane BUSHU18FServantMilnthorpe, Westmorland
James CAMERONM37M(Head)PorterEdinburgh, Scotland
Sarah Ann CAMERONM35FWifeNurse (Munic)Newport, Monmouth
John Charles WOODU63MMasters ClerkHighbrake Huncoat, Lancashire
Alice DIBWORTHM47FVisitorFarmers WifeWyresdale, Lancashire
Inmates
Joseph ABBOTTU67MInmateImbecile
Ann ALMONDW42FInmateDom Servt HousekeeperMarsden, Lancashire
Elizabeth ARCHER25FInmateImbecile
Esther ASHWORTHW48FInmateCotton WeaverGrassington, York
Jane ASHWORTHW62FInmateCharwomanAccrington, Lancashire
Timothy ASPINALLW59MInmateFoundry LabourerBolton, Lancashire
George ASTINW67MInmateBoatmanBurnley, Lancashire
Ann BALDWINW68FInmateCharwomanAshton Under Lyne, Lancashire
Ellen BANESU60FInmateCotton CarderBurnley, Lancashire
Mary Jane BANKSU21FInmateCotton WeaverBurnley, Lancashire
Henry BARLEYW58MInmateCoal MinerHurst Green, Lancashire
James BARLOWU53MInmateSpindle Maker (S & W)Bolton, Lancashire
John BARTLEM53MInmateWhitesmithColne, Lancashire
John BATTERSBYM65MInmateCard Room HandHindley, Lancashire
John BEATTYW73MInmateCotton WeaverWigton, Cumberland
Robert BELLW68MInmateSmallware HawkerBurnley, Lancashire
Ann BENTLEYU66FInmateImbecile
Mary Ann BERGINU50FInmateDomestic ServantIreland
Robert BILLINGTONW67MInmateBlock PrinterNottingham
Hartley BLACKBURNW62MInmateBoot CloserBurnley, Lancashire
Joseph BLAIR 6MInmateScholarPreston, Lancashire
Robert BLAKEY12MInmateScholarBurnley
Thomas BOOTHW46MInmateClerkBurnley, Lancashire
Jonathan BORCKBANKW48MInmateFarm LabourerParsonby, Cumberland
Peter BOYLANW64MInmateStonemasonIreland
Joseph BRACEWELLW60MInmateCotton TwisterFoulridge, Lancashire
Redman BRACEWELLU43MInmateCotton WeaverColne, Lancashire
Richard BRADLEYW70MInmateTailorClitheroe, Lancashire
John BRENNANU80MInmateLabourerIreland
Roger BRENNAN 4MInmateChorley, Lancashire
Edward BROWNW69MInmateSoldierIreland
Richard BROXUPW70MInmateTailorBurnley, Lancashire
William BUCKU25MInmateImbecileMarsden
Robert BUCKBANK 4MInmateHapton, Lancashire
Edward BURNS 6MInmateScholarBurnley
Elizabeth BURNS10FInmateBlackburn, Lancashire
Elizabeth BURROWSU17FInmateImbecileBlackburn, Lancashire
Margaret BURROWSU54FInmateCharwomanBurnley
Edward BUTTERWORTHM56MInmateCotton SpinnerChorley, Lancashire
Thomas CAMPBELLU36MInmateLabourerIreland
Charles CANE15MInmateScholarEast Indies
George CAPTICKM53MInmateJoinerColne, Lancashire
Ann CARROLLU32FInmateCotton WeaverManchester
Alice CAVANAGH6mFInmateBurnley, Lancashire
Ellen CAVANAGHW31FInmateSmallware HawkerPreston, Lancashire
Mary CAVANAGH 5FInmatePreston, Lancashire
William CAVANAGH 2MInmatePreston, Lancashire
John CHEETHAMM78MInmateCoal MinerSt Helens, Lancashire
James CLARKEU45MInmateSawyerBurnley, Lancashire
Fanny COLEU34FInmateDomestic ServantStamford, Lincoln
Catherine CONNORM42FInmateSmallware HawkerIreland
John CONNOR10MInmateScholar
James CORBETTM84MInmatePlastererBromyard, Hereford
Hannah COTTAMW45FInmateCotton SpinnerBurnley, Lancashire
Mary Ellen COULTER10FInmate
Mary CUNNINGHAMW74FInmateCharwomanOxford
Thomas DANSONW69MInmateCarterCartmel, Lancashire
Margaret DAVIES 9FInmateBurnley, Lancashire
Ann DAVISW68FInmateHousekeeperColne, Lancashire
Jane DAVISU23FInmateNo OccupationBrierfield, Lancashire
Margaret DAVISW61FInmateHousekeeperAt Sea
Thomas DEANU36MInmateCoal MinerChurch, Lancashire
Agnes DICKW68FInmateHousekeeperScotland
Ann DRENNANM35FInmateRover In Cotton MillIreland
James DRIVERM46MInmateCotton WeaverBrierfield, Lancashire
Robert DRIVERU58MInmateCotton CarderBarrowford, Lancashire
Robert DUCKWORTHU50MInmateLabourerTunstal, York
Richard DUERDENU70MInmateCotton WeaverBurnley, Lancashire
William EMMOTTW84MInmateCotton WeaverTrawden, Lancashire
William FANE12MInmateScholarLiverpool
James FEERYM27MInmateSmallware HawkerBolton, Lancashire
Nicholas FLETCHERU64MInmateBlindBurnley
William FLETCHERU35MInmateImbecileBriercliffe, Lancashire
John Thos. FLYNN 6MInmate
Mary FLYNNW34FInmateCotton SpinnerSligo, Ireland
Margaret FOSTERW66FInmateHousekeeperScotland
Ann GIBSONU58FInmateCotton CarderBurnley, Lancashire
Ann GLEESONU46FInmateDomestic ServantIreland
Elizabeth GOULDENW63FInmateHousekeeper (Dom Ser)Ireland
Thomas GRANTW50MInmateJoinerBanbury, Oxford
Elizabeth GREENU22FInmateCotton WeaverPreston
Hartley GREENWOODU74MInmateCotton TwisterRoughlee, Lancashire
Levi GREENWOODU43MInmateCotton WeaverImbecileLancaster
William GREENWOODU58MInmateDraperEkley, Hereford
Ann GRIMSHAWW68FInmateHousekeeperWinewall, Lancashire
William Cooper HAIGHTONU25MInmateImbecile
Michael HALEYW75MInmateLabourerIreland
Elizabeth HALLASM61FInmateHousekeeper (Dom Ser)Warrington, Lancashire
John HALSTEADU44MInmateImbecile
Thomas HARDYW62MInmateBlacksmithIreland
James HARGREAVESW72MInmateCoal MinerBlackburn, Lancashire
Mary HARGREAVESU29FInmateDomestic ServantBurnley, Lancashire
William HARGREAVESU61MInmateCotton SpinnerPreston, Lancashire
Ann HARKERW65FInmateHousekeeperBurnley, Lancashire
Mathias HARRISONW66MInmateCarterReedley Hollows, Lancashire
Thomas HARRISONW39MInmateBoiler MakerBolton, Lancashire
Elizabeth HARTLEYM27FInmateDomestic ServantLiverpool, Lancashire
Henry HARTLEYU88MInmateLabourerBarley, Lancashire
James HARTLEYU58MInmateCotton WeaverImbecileThornton, York
James HARTLEYW72MInmateSoldier Chelsea PensionerBarrowford, Lancashire
Martha Ann HARTLEY4mFInmateBurnley Workhouse
William HARTLEYM38MInmateBasket MakerBlindMarsden, Lancashire
George HAWORTHU61MInmateSpindlemakerBurnley, Lancashire
Margaret HAWORTHM63FInmateWinewall, Lancashire
William HAWORTHU60MInmateBoatmanImbecileMarsden, Lancashire
Richard HEAPM58MInmateCotton WeaverPadiham, Lancashire
William HEATONW56MInmateLabourerBentham, York
John Wm. HEY 9MInmateScholar
Samuel HODGSONW47MInmateFoundry LabourerBingley, York
Edward HOGGW60MInmateJoiner
Samuel HOLMES 1FInmateBurnley Workhouse
William HOPWOOD52MInmateQuarryman (2)Marsden, Lancashire
Martha HORNERW70FInmateCotton WinderHapton, Lancashire
Henry HOUGHTONU35MInmateImbecile
John HOWLEYW71MInmateSmallware HawkerIreland
Ann INGHAMW77FInmateCotton WeaverHapton, Lancashire
John JACKSONU60MInmateCoal Miner
Luke JACKSONW50MInmateCotton WeaverHaslingden, Lancashire
Sarah Ann JESSOPU38FInmateDomestic ServantAttleboro, Norfolk
James JONESM70MInmatePlastererLiverpool
Mary Ann KAYU34FInmateCotton WeaverCatterall, Lancashire
Thomas KAY 1MInmatePreston, Lancashire
Maria KELLYW25FInmateDomestic ServantIreland
William KELLY 4MInmateSchEccles, Lancashire
John KENDALU72MInmateFarm ServantColne, Lancashire
Bridget KENNEDYW68FInmateHousekeeperIreland
Ellen KETTLEW79FInmatePipe FinisherHorwich, Cheshire
Richard Charles LANGFORDU18MInmateDoffer In Cotton FactoryImbecileCornwall
Ann LATHAMU21FInmateImbecileManchester
John LAWSONU56MInmateImbecileTrawden, Lancashire
Margaret LAYCOCKU46FInmateImbecile
Nancy LEE 3FInmateBurnley, Lancashire
Amelia LONGLEYM25FInmateRover In Cotton MillBolton, Lancashire
Arthur LYONS 7MInmateScholarBurnley
Ellen Ann MALONEY10FInmateBurnley, Lancashire
Anthony MANLEY 9MInmate
David MARSHALL 7MInmateBurnley, Lancashire
Joseph MARSHALL12MInmateScholarBurnley, Lancashire
Thomas MARSHALLU23MInmateChimney SweepBurnley, Lancashire
Elizabeth Ann MATTOCKU20FInmateDomestic ServBurnley, Lancashire
James MATTOCK 1MInmateBurnley Workhouse
Samuel MCCUBBINW71MInmateGardenerScotland
Phobe MCGLENN 4FInmate
Roger MCGLENN 4MInmateSch
Thomas MCGLENN 8MInmateBurnley, Lancashire
Margaret MCGUISEU17FInmateCotton WeaverHalshaw Moor, Lancashire
Margaret MCINTYRE 5FInmate
Mary MCINTYRE 9FInmateLiverpool, Lancashire
James Henry MOORE 8MInmateBurnley, Lancashire
Margaret MOOREW68FInmateHousekeeperIreland
William MOORE3mMInmateColne, Lancashire
Patrick MORRISON10MInmateScholarBurnley, Lancashire
James MURTAGHW65MInmateLabourerIreland
Mark MYERSW70MInmateCotton CarderPreston
Mary MYERSM30FInmateCotton WeaverBurnley, Lancashire
Mary NEWSHAMW64FInmateHousekeeper (Dom Ser)Whitehaven, Cumberland
Joseph NEWSHOLMEW48MInmateCotton WeaverBurnley, Lancashire
Sarah NIGHTINGALE43FInmateImbecile
John NUTTERM63MInmateCotton WeaverBurnley, Lancashire
Michael O'BRIEN 9MInmate
Anne O'NEILL 2FInmateBurnley, Lancashire
Ellen O'NEILL 8FInmateBurnley, Lancashire
Maria O'NEILLM32FInmateCotton SpinnerIreland
John ORMERODW50MInmateLabourerBurnley, Lancashire
Catherine PATEW64FInmateCotton WinderPadiham, Lancashire
Henry PATEU70MInmateFarm LabourerHigham, Lancashire
William PERCIVALU35MInmateImbecileKnutsford, Cheshire
Hargreaves PETTYW72MInmateCotton WeaverColne, Lancashire
Ellen PICKLES57FInmateImbecile
Mary PICKLESW84FInmateHousekeeperLancashire
Sarah PICKLES56FInmateImbecile
Jane PILLINGU44FInmateImbecilePadiham
Nicholas PILLINGU66MInmateImbecilePadiham
John PLATTW62MInmateLabourerHigham, Lancashire
John Wm. PRICE12MInmateScholarBarrowford, Lancashire
Hugh QUIGLEYU24MInmateCotton WeaverCarlisle
Robert RIGBYU28MInmateEngine Mechanic (E & M)Over Darwen, Lancashire
Deborah RILEYW45FInmateTailoressIreland
John RILEY10MInmateScholarIndia
Methusaleh RILEY 9MInmateScholarPadiham, Lancashire
William RILEY 5MInmateScholarEast Indies
John ROBINSONU71MInmateCotton WeaverRoughlee, Lancashire
John ROBINSONU40MInmateCoal MinerImbecileColne, Lancashire
Letitia Ann ROBINSONW84FInmateHousekeeperIreland
Thos. RUSSELL14MInmateScholarIndia
William SANDERSONW54MInmateMarble MasonLancaster, Lancashire
Margaret SAWLEYM63FInmateDom SerColne, Lancashire
Robert SEEDM65MInmateIron MoulderPreston, Lancashire
Joseph Howe SETTLEU32MInmateMusicianManchester, Lancashire
George Henry SHEPHERDU24MInmateLabourerRochdale, Lancashire
Amelia SHOESMITHU19FInmateImbecileBarrowford, Lancashire
Sarah SHOESMITHU34FInmateCotton WeaverImbecileTrawden, Lancashire
William SHORROCKU66MInmateCotton SpinnerLongridge, Lancashire
Ann SHUTTW83FInmateLeeds, York
Whittaker SIMPSONW64MInmateCotton TwisterBurnley, Lancashire
Joseph SISTERW49MInmateStone MasonHalifax, York
Agnes SMITHU16FInmateDomestic ServantBurnley, Lancashire
Clara SMITH 3FInmateBurnley
Elizabeth SMITHM38FInmateHousekeeperImbecileLiverpool
Hannah SMITHU32FInmateCotton WeaverHeywood, Lancashire
Henry SMITH12MInmatePadiham, Lancashire
Henry SMITHU62MInmateSkinnerColne, Lancashire
James SMITH 2MInmatePadiham, Lancashire
Jane SMITH 1FInmateBurnley Workhouse
Jane SMITHM30FInmateHousekeeper (Dom)Huntingdon
John SMITHM62MInmateLabourerBurnley
Joshua SMITHU75MInmateBlacksmithBurnley, Lancashire
Peter SMITHU51MInmateLabourerIreland
Sarah Ann SMITHU14FInmateSteeton, York
Sarah SMITH 7FInmatePadiham, Lancashire
John SOCKETTU36MInmateCotton CarderScotland
Alice SPENCERM45FInmateCotton WeaverBlackburn, Lancashire
Joseph STANSFIELDU80MInmateFarmerColne, Lancashire
Benjamin STANWORTHU60MInmateCotton WeaverWorsthorne, Lancashire
Ellen STEVENSONU23FInmateNo OccupationPadiham, Lancashire
Robert STEWARTW63MInmateModel MakerScotland
Elizabeth Ellen SUMNER 1FInmateBurnley Workhouse
Frances SUMNERU20FInmateRover In Cotton MillPreston, Lancashire
Henry SWANN13MInmateScholarKarachee, India
Margaret SWANNM50FInmateHousekeeper DomIreland
William SWANN 8MInmateScholarAldershott
Thomas SWEENEY65MInmateLabourerImbecileIreland
Alice TATTERSALLU32FInmateCotton WeaverBurnley, Lancashire
Mary TATTERSALLU51FInmateCotton WeaverImbecileBrierfield, Lancashire
Sarah TATTERSALLU71FInmateCotton WeaverMarsden, Lancashire
William TATTERSALLW80MInmateCotton SpinnerBurnley, Lancashire
Ann TAYLORU28FInmateCotton WeaverBurnley, Lancashire
Annie TAYLOR 9FInmate
Edward TAYLORU35MInmateBread BakerAccrington, Lancashire
James TAYLORU34MInmateImbecileBurnley
James TAYLORU63MInmateEngine TenterBurnley, Lancashire
Joseph TAYLOR10MInmateScholarBurnley
Mary TAYLORW72FInmateHousekeeperBroughton, York
Sarah Ann TAYLORU32FInmateCotton WeaverColne, Lancashire
Susannah THISTLETHWAITEW66FInmateCotton WeaverMarsden, Lancashire
Robert THORNBERU80MInmateCotton CarderBurnley, Lancashire
James THORNTONW78MInmateCarterColne, Lancashire
Mary TOWERSW39FInmateHousekeeperHolyhead, Wales
Thomas TOWNSENDU61MInmateCotton WeaverMacclesfield, Cheshire
Mary TURNERU74FInmateCharwomanNewchurch, Lancashire
Margaret TYSONW70FInmateHousekeeperUlverston, Lancashire
Ephraim UMPLEBYU18MInmateCotton WeaverTrawden, Lancashire
Jane UMPLEBYU50FInmateCotton WeaverTrawden, Lancashire
William VARLEYU63MInmateCotton WeaverColne, Lancashire
Richard WADDINGTONU59MInmateImbecileColne
Luke WAINMANU60MInmateLabourerColne, Lancashire
Thomas WALKDENW59MInmateCotton WeaverOver Darwen, Lancashire
James WALKERU35MInmateCotton SpinnerImbecileBurnley
Ann WARDW72FInmateHousekeeperLondon, London, Middlesex
George WATERHOUSEU73MInmateCotton WeaverWheatley Lane, Lancashire
Henry WEBSTERU68MInmateDeaf & DumbPadiham, Lancashire
Andrew WHALLEYU40MInmateLabourerPadiham, Lancashire
Thomas WHIPPU59MInmateCotton WeaverBarley, Lancashire
Peter WHITEHEADU64MInmateCotton WeaverCliviger, Lancashire
William WHITTAKERW48MInmateCotton WeaverBolton, Lancashire
William WHITTAKERU48MInmateImbecileColne
James WHITTAMM48MInmateLabourerBurnley, Lancashire
Peggy WHITTAMU62FInmateDom Servt HousekeeperColne, Lancashire
James WHITTINGHAMM55MInmateJoinerPadiham, Lancashire
Benjamin WILCOCKU78MInmateBlock PrinterChorley, Lancashire
Charles WILKINSON13MInmateScholarBurnley, Lancashire
Henry WILKINSONU55MInmateCotton WeaverEarby, York
James WILKINSON 5MInmateScholarRawtenstall, Lancashire
John WILKINSONU55MInmateImbecileBurnley
Ann WILLIAMSU44FInmateDomestic ServantHolywell, Wales
Thomas WILLIAMSU17MInmateLabourer
William WILLIAMS11MInmateScholarCornwall
Elizabeth WILSONW71FInmateHousekeeperUlverston
Nancy WILSONW81FInmateHousekeeper (Dom Ser)Burnley, Lancashire
Nancy WILSONU16FInmateCotton WeaverMarsden, Lancashire
Starkie WILSONW78MInmateHouse PainterBurnley, Lancashire
John WOODW72MInmateTinsmithRawtenstall, Lancashire
Thomas WOODWARDW76MInmateCotton WeaverHeaton, Lancashire
William YATESU37MInmateLabourerHalifax, York
William YATESW66MInmateEngine MechanicBurnley, Lancashire

Total residents: 283

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