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1891 Census: Residents of Cockermouth Union Workhouse

NameSurnameRelnCondAgeProfessionEmprEmpdS.EmpBirthplaceDisability
Staff
William FrenchHeadM45Master of WorkhouseXCanonbie Dumfries, S
HelenFrenchwifeM42Matron of WorkhouseXKirkpatrick, Dumfries, S
JaneJacksonOfficerWid38NurseXMagherafelt, Derry, I
AdaLattimerServantS24Domestic Servant:CookXSilloth, Cumberland
William ThornthwaiteVisitorS22TailorXMaryport, Cumberland
Inmates
JosephAllenInfirmWidr67CoalminerGreat Broughton, Cumberland
JanetAllenInfirmWid56DressmakerAnnon, Dumfrieshire
JohnArcherInfirmWidr57PainterAlston, Cumberland
William BarnesInfirmWidr75Ret MillerHarrington, Cumberland
JaneBartonInfirmWid65DressmakerCockermouth, Cumberland
EmmaBellInfirmS25Edinburgh, Scotland.Imbecile
AnnieBennetchild3Cockermouth, Cumberland
AnnBethwaiteInfirmWid69General ServantDidtington, CumberlandBlind
ElizabethBlackInfirmS39Flimby, Cumberland.Idiot
CarolineBouronillechild3Workington, Cumberland
Mary AnnBowesInfirmWid63General ServantCockermouth, Cumberland
MaryBoylesInfirmWid73General ServantSeaford, Down, Ireland.
JohnBracelinInfirmWidr68"Gardener, Domestic servant"Great Clifton, Cumberland
JohnBrackenInfirmWidr83ShoemakerCockermouth, Cumberland
William BrownInfirmWidr56General LabourerHeathset, Norfolk
IsaacBruintonInfirmM61Quarry manKirkby, Lancashire.
ElizabethBullmanInfirmWid70General ServantBradlington, Yorkshire.Lunatic
BenjaminBuntingInfirmS69Greysouthen, CumberlandImbecile
JohnBurnsInfirmWidr73Ret SailorWorkington, Cumberland
CatherineBurrowInfirmWid38General ServantNewbridge, Kildare, I
AnnieBurrowchild2Maryport, Cumberland
MaryCairnsAble-bodiedM41Domestic General ServantBristol, Gloucester.
PeterCairnschild9mKeighley, Yorkshire
JohnCameronInfirmM62CoalminerWorkington, Cumberland
HannahCampbellInfirmWid63Ret General ServantSambledon, Suffolk
SarahCassonInfirmWid76Ret General ServantWorkington, Cumberland
JohnClarkInfirmS62JoinerMaryport, Cumberland
CatherineConwayInfirmWid60Ret DressmakerGay Abbey Down, I
JamesCoyleInfirmS48General LabourerLouth, Ireland.
JosephCraghillInfirmS20General LabourerUldale, Cumberland
JaneCreightonInfirmS62Pit WomanWorkington, Cumberland
CatherineCroneInfirmS21Cockermouth, CumberlandImbecile
WilliamCumminVagrantS39PainterWorkington, Cumberland
ElizabethDaileyInfirmS54Ret General ServantWorkington, Cumberland
JohnDensonInfirmS49General LabourerMillorn, Cumberland
JamesDenwoodInfirmM43Mason's LabourerCockermouth, CumberlandLunatic
JosephDickinsonInfirmS36Dock LabourerLamplugh, Cumberland.
JamesDixonVagrantS30General LabourerWhitehaven, Cumberland
SarahDouglasInfirmWid62General ServantGilcrux, CumberlandImbecile
MaryDundlinsonInfirmWid59SchoolmistressBlencogo Cumberland
MaryElliotInfirmS52Cockermouth, CumberlandImbecile
JosephElliotInfirmS19General LabourerAllonby , Cumberland
EmmaFallowsAble-bodiedS19Domestic General ServantWorkington, Cumberland
Elizabeth AnnFallowschild1mCockermouth, Cumberland
AndrewFarlerInfirmM51General LabourerCavan IrelandDeaf
MaryFarmerAble-bodiedS40DressmakerWorkington, Cumberland
RobertFarmerchild4Glasgow, Scotland
TwentymanFawcettInfirmS69Ret SailorWorkington, Cumberland
MaryFisherInfirmWid67General Servant RetCounty Down, I
JohnFisherInfirmS44C JoinerWorkington, Cumberland
RebeccaFitsimmonsInfirmWid79General ServantToronto, America (British subject)
JohnFletcherInfirmS43Maryport, CumberlandIdiot
IsabellaFranklandInfirmS38Workington, CumberlandImbecile
EdgarGentlechild4Arkleby, Cumberland.
ThomasGrahamInfirmS70Agricultural LabourerEmbleton, Cumberland.
AmeliaGreyInfirmWid73Woolen weaverCarlisle, Cumberland
Mary JaneGriceAble-bodiedWid42General ServantWorkington, Cumberland
JohnGrigdaleInfirmM87"Gardener, Domestic servant"Keswick, Cumberland
JosephHagarInfirmS64Quarry manWorkington, CumberlandBlind
HenryHamilton HodgsonInfirmWidr67General LabourerCockermouth, Cumberland
JohnHannaInfirmWidr62Cab DriverCumber, Down, I
JohnHartleyInfirmS66Ret ShoemakerDruag, Cumberland.
William HetheringtonInfirmS75Agricultural LabourerCockermouth, CumberlandLunatic
EleanorHetheringtonInfirmS45Domestic General ServantCockermouth, CumberlandLunatic
HenryHodgsonInfirmWidr56CoalminerGreat Broughton, Cumberland
MatildaHodgsonAble-bodiedM35Thread spinnerCleator, Cumberland
MaryHodgsonInfirmWid69Ret General ServantCockermouth, Cumberland
EllenHoggInfirmWid84General ServantNicol Forest, Cumberland
MargaretHollidayInfirmM58Domestic General ServantMaryport, Cumberland
LancelotHuntingdonInfirmWidr72Ret Cotton WeaverCockermouth, Cumberland
Mary AnnInglebyInfirmS18Newcastle, Northumberland.Imbecile
IsabellaIrvingInfirmWid77Ret General ServantHarrington, Cumberland
HannahIrvingInfirmWid55Paper mill workerWorkington, Cumberland
Robert JonesInfirmWidr71Ret Groom-Domestic ServantCockermouth, Cumberland
EleanorKensonAble-bodiedW28Thread spinnerCockermouth, Cumberland
SarahKensonchild4Workington, Cumberland
EleanorKensonchild3Cockermouth, Cumberland
GeorgeKirkhamVagrantS40Ret General LabourerWest Bromwich, Stafford
PeterLaventryInfirmS52General LabourerCarlisle, Cumberland
ElizabethLewthwaiteInfirmS17Domestic General ServantMaryport, Cumberland
MaryLewthwaiteInfirmM34DressmakerKirkwall, Orkney I
JamesLeylandInfirmS53Stone Quarry manNewton, Surrey
William LightfootInfirmS36Larton, Cumberland.Idiot
JonathanListerInfirmWidr70Coalminer RetGreat Broughton, Cumberland
ElizabethLundyAble-bodiedM47Domestic General ServantMaryport, Cumberland
JamesMcCluskyInfirmWidr71Ret Chimney SweepCockermouth, Cumberland
CatherineMcCullockInfirmWid50Domestic General ServantNewlees, Wigtown, S
ThomasMcGeeInfirmM62SailorWhitehaven, Cumberland
MichaelMcLeanInfirmS46Ironwork LabourerOmagh, Omagh Ireland
Sarah AnnMcLeanInfirmM42Cotton WeaverCarlisle, Cumberland
JohnMiddletonInfirmS44Maryport, CumberlandIdiot
SophiaMillerAble-bodiedS36General Domestic ServantCounty Down, Ireland
JessieMillerchild4Workington, Cumberland
JanetMoneyInfirmS29Kirkby, Lancashire.Imbecile
AnnMooreInfirmWid61General ServantNew Mills, Derbyshire.
JohnNicholsonInfirmS66TailorDean, Cumberland.
GeorgeOatesInfirmWidr62Ret Dock LabourerStainton, Durham.
PatrickOwenInfirmS66Ret General LabourerCavan Ireland
MaryPalmerInfirmWid65Laundry maidKeswick, Cumberland
GeorgePeileInfirmWidr77CoalminerIreby, Cumberland
RobertPriestmanInfirmWidr71SailorWorkington, Cumberland
FrancesReedInfirmS25Domestic General ServantWorkington, Cumberland
AlfredReedchild9mCockermouth, Cumberland
SolomanRoeInfirmS40Cockermouth, CumberlandImbecile
HenryRotheryInfirmWidr49Ret General LabourerSkelton, Cumberland
AbiahRudaeAble-bodiedS23Domestic General ServantMaryport, Cumberland
ElizabethSandersonAble-bodiedS36General ServantPlumland, Cumberland
JohnSandersonchild3mCockermouth, Cumberland
ThomasSandersonInfirmS49Cockermouth, CumberlandImbecile
SarahShearmanInfirmWid73Ret General ServantCockermouth, Cumberland
MarthaSimInfirmS55CharwomanSeaton, Cumberland.
MarySimInfirmS64Ret CharwomanSeaton, Cumberland.
JosephSimpsonInfirmWidr73General LabourerSedbergham, Cumberland
MarthaSivelInfirmM65Ret GrocerClecton, Scotland
JosephSmallInfirmS72Agricultural LabourerSeaton, Cumberland.
SarahSmithInfirmWid57Dress BonnetmakerClifton, Cumberland.
IsaacSouthwoodInfirmS31PlastererWorkington, Cumberland
Mary AnnSpencerAble-bodiedWid50Domestic General ServantHebdon Bridge, Northumberland.
William StockdaleInfirmM53French Polisher CabtNot known IrelandLunatic
AnnStraughtonInfirmS20Camerton, CumberlandIdiot
William HenryStubbsInfirmS47St Helen's, LancashireLunatic
ThomasStudholmeInfirmS89Ret TailorBolton Gate, Cumberland.
ThomasTateVagrantWidr65Ret General LabourerAirdrie, Scotland
JosephThompsomInfirmS80Agricultural LabourerEmbleton, Cumberland.
JosephThwaiteInfirmS65Ret JoinerKeswick, CumberlandBlind
MaryTinnionInfirmS85RetGeneral ServantWorkington, Cumberland
ElizabethTrainerInfirmS71Ret General ServantMaryport, Cumberland
MaryWalterAble-bodiedS24Pit Woman CoalmDearham, Cumberland.
ElizabethWalterchild4Dearham, Cumberland.
Robert NilliawWalterchild1mCockermouth, Cumberland
HenryWarwickInfirmWidr79Agricultural LabourerLondwathle, Cumberland
JohnWatsonInfirmS83Agricultural LabourerEaglesfield, Cumberland
Mary AnnWatsonInfirmS52Cockermouth, CumberlandImbecile
JamesWebsterInfirmS45PlastererManchester, Lancashire
JohnWeightmanInfirmS31Keswick, CumberlandImbecile
JohnWilliamsonInfirmS66Agricultural LabourerWorkington, Cumberland
JamesWilliamsonInfirmS52Flimby, Cumberland.Imbecile
AgnesWilsonInfirmS39General ServantWorkington, Cumberland
FannyWoodInfirmWid72Ret General ServantKeswick, Cumberland

Total residents: 144

Acknowledgement

  • Many thanks to Sue Cummings for transcribing this data.

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