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1881 Census: Residents of Dewsbury Union Workhouse

NameMarAgeSexRelationOccupationHandicapBirthplace
Staff
William Henry GRIFFINM32MHeadMaster Of Workhouse (Munic)Devizes, Wiltshire
Hannah Thompson GRIFFINM40FWifeMatron Of WorkhouseTipperary Thurla, Ireland
George MOOREU35MOfficerSchool Master WorkhouseWarsil, York
Florence Helena O'CONNERU27FOfficerSchool Mistress WorkhouseWordsley, Stafford
James Akeroyd MORLEYM50MOfficerPorter WorkhouseSelby, York
Hannah Akeroyd MORLEYM50FOfficerPorteress WorkhouseStainland Nr Halifax, York
Thomas BARLOWM48MOfficerMale Nurse (Munic)Bury, Lancashire
Eliza BARLOWM56FOfficerFemale Nurse WorkhouseHuddersfield, York
Lydia Ann BENNETTW53FOfficerFemale Infections Nurse WorkhouseShepley Nr Huddersfield, York
Elizabeth Helen SHERWINU44FOfficerCook At The WorkhouseNetherton Nr Wakefield, York
Inmates
...CKBURNU61MInmateWoolwasherHightown, York
...DAY 7MInmateScholarBatley, York
...DAY 5MInmateScholarBatley, York
...GILLU45FInmateNoneIdiotMirfield, York
...ROWNM62FInmateNoneHightown, York
...UTONU52MInmateWorsted WeaverDeaf & DumbHopton Mirfield, York
Frank ALLATTU71MInmateWheelwrightLittletown, York
John ASHWORTHW60MInmateCloth Milner In FactoryBlind 20 YearsCharlestown, York
John ATHA15MInmate(Tinner) ScholarHolbeck, York
Thomas AVISONU49MInmateCoal MinerThornhill, York
Betty BAILEYU30FInmateGeneral ServantLunaticHuddersfield, York
Isaac BAILEYU49MInmateCloth WeaverBlind 5 YearsLepton, York
Thomas BAISTOWW64MInmateJoinerGomersal, York
Ann BALINFORSHU23FInmateNoneDewsbury, York
George BALLM62MInmateIron MoulderBarnsley, York
...es BARKERW70MInmateCoal MinerWakefield, York
Abegail BARRASU20FInmateWoolen WeaverHowden Clough, York
Betty BARRASM56FInmateCloth WeaverPulsey, York
Bridget BARRETT12FInmateScholarTunstall, Stafford
Elizabeth BATESONW73FInmateShopkeeper GrocerLunaticHopton, York
...d BATTYEU19MInmateTailorMorley, York
Mary BAXENDALEW68FInmateWorsted WeaverHalifax, York
Alfred BEDFORD13MInmateScholarSheffield, York
William BEDFORD10MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Walter BENSON15MInmateScholarHeckmondwike, York
James BINNSW72MInmateMillhand ClothierKirkburton, York
Joseph BINNS14MInmatePlumber ScholarCleckheaton, York
Robert BINNSU46MInmateRoad LabourerBlind 2 1/2 YearsLiversedge, York
Jeremiah BIRGINW65MInmateGroom & CoachmanQueens County, Ireland
Annie BREARLEY 9FInmateScholarBatley Carr, York
Henrietta BREARLEY1mFInmateNoneDewsbury Workhouse, York
Mary Ann BREARLEYM31FInmateFactory Hand FeederBatley Carr, York
David BRIGGSU61MInmateShoemakerMorley, York
Mary BRIGGSW65FInmateSilk WinterBrotherton, York
...oline BROOKU26FInmateRag Sor...Sheffield, York
Hannah BROOKU35FInmateMillhand RoverImbecileHartshead, York
Joseph BROOK 9MInmateScholarBradley, York
William BROOKW61MInmateCoal MinerBirstal, York
Isabella BUCKU51FInmateProvision DealerSawley, York
Joseph BULLASTW72MInmateStone MasonDewsbury, York
Amos BURDETT 7MInmateScholarDewsbury Workhouse, York
Mary Hannah BURDETT 9FInmateScholarBatley, York
Duke William BURHOUSE 9MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Ann BURNSU18FInmateNoneNK
Ellen CAMPBELLM33FInmatePower Loom Cloth WeaverBatley, York
William Henry CAMPBELL8mMInmateNoneDewsbury Workhouse, York
Edward CARR 9MInmateScholarBatley, York
Esther CARR 7FInmateScholarBatley, York
Matthew CARRM56MInmateCoal MinerHanging Heaton, York
Samuel CARTER10MInmateScholarBatley, York
George CATTONSU33MInmateWoollen SpinnerDewsbury, York
Sarah CAYWOOD 9FInmateScholarBatley Carr, York
Matthew CLARKW63MInmateTailorDoncaster, York
Ellis CLEGGU22MInmateCoal MinerImbecileOsett Green, York
Joseph CONNORU32MInmateMasons LabourerGlynn Limerick, Ireland
Patrick CONNORU48MInmateMasons LabourerSligo County, Ireland
Jonathan COOKW71MInmateAttorneys ClerkGainsborough, Lincoln
COOKSON 8FInmateScholarHuddersfield, York
COOKSONU27FInmateGeneral ServWakefield, York
Enoch COOPERM55MInmateYarn Spinner (Woollen)Dewsbury, York
William CORCORANU37MInmateFarm LabourerMayo County, Ireland
Elizabeth COTTAMW47FInmateDressmakerAlverthorpe, York
CRAWSHAWW58MInmateCloth WeaverMirfield, York
Samuel CROOKU22MInmateCarpet WeaverHeckmondwike, York
Elizabeth DAUGHTERYM28FInmatePower Loom WeaverEarlsheaton, York
George DAUGHTERYW48MInmateWoollierDewsbury, York
James O DAYW58MInmateDelver In QuarryGalway County, Ireland
Elizabeth DENIZENM49FInmateWasherwomanLiverpool, Lancashire
John DENTW63MInmateArtist PainterDublin, Ireland
Bridget DEWIREM31FInmatePower Loom Cloth WeaverRoscommon, Ireland
James DEWIRE5mMInmateNoneDewsbury Workhouse, York
John Willm. DEWIRE 7MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Mary Elizth. DEWIRE12FInmateScholarOldham, Lancashire
Parker DEWIRE 3MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Hannah DONALDSONW65FInmateFancy KnitterDublin, Ireland
Elizabeth DONNOLLYM31FInmateNoneLouth County, Ireland
Patrick DONNOLLY 9MInmateScholarBirkenhead, Cheshire
Thomas DONNOLLY 5MInmateScholarDurham, Durham
Eliza DRANSFIELDM28FInmateCloth SorterNorwich, Norfolk
Elizabeth DRANSFIELD11FInmateScholarOssett, York
Mary DRANSFIELD 5FInmateScholarBatley, York
Ellen DUNFORDU49FInmateNone (Char)Earsheaton, York
Jane EARNSHAWU29FInmateGeneral ServantLiverpool, Lancashire
David EASTWOODM42MInmateCloth FullerMorley, York
Abraham ELLIS13MInmateScholar (Shoemaker)Dewsbury, York
Emily ELLIS10FInmateScholarN K
Thomas ELSTULBU62MInmateMillhand (Woollen)N K
Ernest Firth EVANS 7MInmateNoneImbecileNk
Alice EXLEY 9FInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Jonah EXLEY11MInmateScholarBlind Since 2 Weeks OldDewsbury, York
Samuel EXLEYW61MInmateGigger Or Blanket FinisherLunaticHeckmondwike, York
Sarah EXLEYU21FInmateFactory Hand FeederHeckmondwike, York
John FELLOWSU65MInmateGrocers AssistantBirmingham, Warwick
Joseph FIELDW68MInmateBlanket WeaverDewsbury, York
Joshua FIELDW48MInmateJoinerChickenley, York
Isaac FISHERU30MInmateCoal MinerWhitley Upper, York
Jane FITZPATRICK 4FInmateScholarDewsbury Workhouse, York
Samuel FITZPATRICK1mMInmateNoneDewsbury Workhouse, York
William FITZPATRICK11MInmateScholarHeckmondwike, York
Michael FLANAGHANW72MInmateFarm LabourerRoscommon, Ireland
Eliza FLEMINGU21FInmateGeneral ServantDewsbury, York
Joseph FLEMMINGW58MInmateShoemakerHalifax, York
Patrick FLYNNM61MInmateMasons LabourerBaro Mayo, Ireland
...hn Robert FOHERGILL 8MInmateScholarHunslet, York
Squire FOXW77MInmateMillhand ClothierLunaticBatley Carr, York
Martha FRANCESW75MInmateNurse & CharwomanDeafHeckmondwike, York
William FRENCHW83MInmateGreengrocery HawkerKings County, Ireland
Annie GAVAGHAN12FInmateScholarBatley, York
Bridget GAVAGHANM33FInmateRag SorterCoy. Mayo. Charlestown, Ireland
Elizabeth Ann GAVAGHAN7mFInmateNoneBatley, York
John GAVAGHAN 6MInmateScholarBatley, York
Joseph GAVAGHAN10MInmateScholarBatley, York
Mary Ellen GAVAGHAN 3FInmateScholarBatley, York
John Senior GILLM45MInmateMillhand FinisherBatley, York
Mary GILLIGANU25FInmateRag PickerDewsbury, York
Sarah GLASSM73FInmateLace WorkerTiverton, Devon
Elizabeth GLEDHILLW40FInmateFactory Hand FeederDewsbury, York
Margaret GLENSONU53FInmateNoneTipperary, Ireland
Henry GOLDSMITHU18MInmateLabourer In Glass Bottle WorksRotherham, York
George GOODMANW63MInmateDomestic Servant GroomBarton On Humber, Lincoln
Henry GREAVESU35MInmateNoneIdiotLiversedge, York
John GREENALDU42MInmateNoneImbecileHeckmondwike, York
Henry GREENHALGH14MInmateClerk (Masters Office)Heckmondwike, York
Sam HALEYW52MInmateRoad LabourerLunaticBatley, York
David HALLW69MInmateHawker Of Drapery WareHepton Nr Bury, Lancashire
William HALLASW61MInmateCoal MinerLepton, York
Emma HALLIWELL 8FInmateScholarDewsbury Workhouse, York
Martha HAMPSHIREW72FInmateCharwomanBirstal, York
John HANDLEYW57MInmateMasons LabourerRoscommon, Ireland
Caroline HARRISONW53FInmateCharwomanRufforth Nr York, York
James HART 7MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Jane HART 3FInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Mary Ann HART 2FInmateScholarDewsbury, York
William HART3mMInmateNoneDewsbury, York
Amos HENDRYM74MInmateCarpet WeaverBolton, Lancashire
Henry HEPWORTHU35MInmateMoulders LabourerStaincliffe, York
Sarah HINCHCLIFFEW60FInmateWasherwomanImbecileDewsbury, York
Albert HIRST12MInmateScholarBatley, York
Annie HIRST 1FInmateNoneDewsbury, York
James HIRST 5MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Joseph HIRST 8MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Rebecca HIRSTU21FInmateHousemaid Domestic ServantChidswell, York
Frederick HOBSON14MInmateShoemaker ScholarHolbeck, York
Ellen HORNU20FInmateBlack Cloth SorterLunaticHeckmondwike, York
Mary Jane IBBOTSONU22FInmateRag PickerOssett, York
William ILOTT 7MInmateScholarN K
Abraham INESONW67MInmateEngine FirerBatley, York
Elizabeth INESONW60FInmateShopkeeper GrocerDewsbury, York
George Wm. IVES10MInmateScholarStaveley, York
Mary Jane IVES 6FInmateScholarStaveley, York
Roger IVES 7MInmateScholarStaveley, York
William IVESW40MInmateGardener (D)Staveley, York
Annie JACKSONU19FInmateRag PickerPontefract, York
Ernest JOHNSTON 9MInmateScholarBradford, York
Jesse JOHNSTONM28FInmateGeneral ServantDundee, Scotland
William JOHNSTON 2MInmateScholarLiversedge, York
Elizabeth JONESU45FInmateNoneIdiotDewsbury, York
Ellen JOWETTW66FInmateDressmakerQueensbury, York
James JOWETTM47MInmateCoal MinerBirstal, York
Samuel JOWETT 8MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Martha Maria JUBBU26FInmateNoneIdiotHeckmondwike, York
Ann KEENAU50FInmateRag PickerDewsbury, York
Ann KELLYU23FInmateGeneral ServantLiversedge, York
James KELLY 7MInmateScholarN K
Margaret KELLY 4FInmateScholarN K
Mary KELLY 8FInmateScholarN K
Mary KELLYU26FInmateNoneBlind 21 YearsHanging Heaton, York
Patrick KELLY 9MInmateScholarBradford, York
Richard KELLY 2MInmateNoneDewsbury Union, York
John KERSHAW15MInmateScholarThornhill, York
Annis KILBURNU47FInmatePower Loom Blanket WeaverQuebec Nr Whitley, York
Ann KNOWLESW82FInmateGeneral ServantLunaticSaxton, York
Alexander KURRU60MInmateScotch Carpet WeaverSouth Dunfries, Scotland
Daniel LEAHYW61MInmateShoemakerCork City Of, Ireland
Thomas LINGARDW62MInmateBrickmakerChorley, Lancashire
Cairn LOCKWOOD 7MInmateScholarTipperary, Ireland
John William LOCKWOOD12MInmateScholarLeeds, York
John LOCKWOODU70MInmateCoal MinerWhitley Upper, York
John LOCKWOODM59MInmateMachine MakerOssett, York
Mary LOCKWOODM40FInmateGeneral Servant (Dom)Kings County, Ireland
Mary Jane LOCKWOODU18FInmateNoneThornhill, York
Sarah Ann LOCKWOOD12FInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Sarah Ann LOCKWOOD16mFInmateNoneGlasgow, Scotland
Thomas LOCKWOOD 3MInmateScholarGlasgow, Scotland
Joseph LODGEU45MInmateLabourer In Dye WorksBatley Carr, York
Robert LONSDALEW65MInmateMillhand ClothierOssett Green, York
Catherine MACNAMARA10FInmateScholarDewsbury Workhouse, York
Henry C. MALLARD14MInmateScholarHeckmondwike, York
Mary Ellen MANIX14FInmateNoneImbecileDewsbury Moor, York
William MANNW65MInmateBrush MakerTewkesbury, Gloucester
Hannah MC MANUS13FInmateScholarPontefract, York
Thomas MC MANUS 7MInmateScholarBradford, York
Michael MARAU41MInmateGigger (Woollen)Tipperary, Ireland
Robert MARSHU16MInmateNoneDewsbury, York
Samuel MARSHALLM46MInmate(Woolen) Rag GrinderChidswell, York
William MARSLANDW66MInmateCloth WeaverBirstal, York
John MAWSONU28MInmateCarpet WeaverBridgnorth, Worcester
Margaret MEEGHANW70FInmateCarpet WeaverDundee, Scotland
James MEEHANW39MInmateRoad LabourerSligo County, Ireland
Mary MEEHAN 7FInmateScholarBatley, York
Thomas MEEHAN 6MInmateScholarBatley, York
Richard MILLINGTONW62MInmateRailway PlatelayerWakefield, York
Joseph MORTONW81MInmateCardmakerHightown, York
Annie MULNEY12FInmateScholarNK
James MURGATROYDW57MInmateCoal MinerGomersal, York
Albert NETTLETON 7MInmateScholarBatley Carr, York
Arthur NETTLETON 8MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Ernest NETTLETON 5MInmateScholarBatley, York
Mary NETTLETONM28FInmateCloth WeaverDewsbury, York
Hannah NEWSOMEW68FInmateCharwomanDoncaster Nr Bawtree, York
Nancy NEWSOME13FInmateScholarGomersal, York
William NEWSOMEW57MInmateButcherBatley, York
Francis NICHOLSONW73MInmateShoemakerCastle Connor, Ireland
Annie NORTHU21FInmateRag PickerOssett, York
George NORTHU72MInmateShoemakerDewsbury Moor, York
Judith PARKINU45FInmateFactory Hand FeederLunaticHightown, York
Hannah Elizth. PARRU20FInmateNoneImbecileBatley, York
Anthony PATONU46MInmateRag Grinder (Woollen)Blind 9 YearsMayo County, Ireland
Richard PAWSONM66MInmateCloth MilnerHopton, York
James PEARSONU45MInmateCurrierTuckeford, Nottingham
Maria PICKLESU21FInmateGeneral ServantHanging Heaton, York
Grace PORRITTU65FInmateRag PickerDewsbury, York
Joseph PORRITT12MInmateScholarHanging Heaton, York
Alice PORTERM23FInmateRag PickerHemley, York
Frederick PORTER9mMInmateNoneDewsbury, York
William PRICEU64MInmateCarpet WeaverKidderminster, Worcester
Thomas QUAYLEW73MInmateTailorKirkanders, Isle of Man
George REDFERNW54MInmateDyerLiversedge, York
Thomas RHODESU23MInmateTin & Brass Polish HawkerEarlsheaton, York
Thomas RICHARDSONU34MInmateGardener (D)Earlsheaton, York
Ann RILEYU26FInmateMillhand Layer OnDublin, Ireland
Charlotte RILEYM50FInmateDressmakerEarlsheaton, York
Tom Lister RILEYU17MInmatePiecener For Spinners (Woollen)Batley Carr, York
Elizabeth ROBINSON 7FInmateScholarNK
James ROBINSON11MInmateScholarNK
Ellen ROWLEYM25FInmateWorsted SpinnerBradford, York
Flora ROWLEY 4FInmateScholarHeckmondwike, York
George ROWLEY12MInmateScholarDewsbury Union, York
James ROWLEY15MInmateScholarBradford, York
Sarah RUSHWORTHM81FInmateFactory Hand WarperDewsbury, York
Sarah RUSHWORTHW53FInmateRag SorterLeeds, York
Thomas RUSHWORTHU62MInmateWatermanBatteford Mirfield, York
Henry SAXTONW61MInmateShoemakerWakefield, York
Joseph SCALBERTU20MInmateNoneMirfield, York
Thomas SCHOFIELDU62MInmateMasons LabourerBirstal, York
John SCOTTU68MInmateCarpet WeaverEarlsheaton, York
Mary Ann SCOTTU33FInmateNoneImbecileBatley Carr, York
William SCOTTM59MInmateCoal MinerAdwalton, York
Sarah Jane SEED10FInmateScholarLondon, Middlesex
Nanny SENIORW74FInmateFactory Hand WarperEarlsheaton, York
George SHAWW63MInmateBlanket WeaverDewsbury, York
Ann SHEPLEYU36FInmateGeneral Servant (Dom)Liversedge, York
John SHEPPARDU31MInmateJourneyman MasonRobert Town, York
Arthur SKELTONU17MInmateCoal MinerLee Fair, York
James SLINGERW60MInmateTailorLeeds, York
James SMITHU46MInmateCloth WeaverBatley, York
John SMITHM37MInmateMaster GrocerManchester, Lancashire
Michael SMITH15MInmatePlumber (Scholar)Batley, York
Samuel SMITHW49MInmateIron MoulderStockton, Durham
Charlotte SPURRU27FInmateRag PickerBatley, York
Sarah STAPLESW75FInmateCharwomanMoor Green, Nottingham
Bridget STENSIONM30FInmateFactory Hand Layer OnUnknown County, Ireland
Patrick STENSION1mMInmateNoneBirstal, York
James STEVENSONM58MInmateCloth WeaverOssett Common, York
Alfred STRINGER12MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Clara STRINGER13FInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Eliza STRINGER10FInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Henry SULLIVANU16MInmateHurrier For Coal MinerHeckmondwike, York
Thomas SWAINW79MInmateLabourerMonk Hopton, Shropshire
James SYKESU16MInmateClerk (Clerks Office)Heckmondwike, York
Matthew SYKESM62MInmateMillhand Clothier (Tailor)Dewsbury, York
Sarah Ann SYKESU41FInmateDressmakerDumbN K
William SYKESW65MInmateJourneyman ShipwrightThornhill, York
John TAYLERU57MInmateFrench PolisherSwinefleet, York
Charles TAYLORW68MInmateLabourer In Chemical WorksWhitchurch, Shropshire
Jane TAYLORW53FInmateFactory Hand Bobbin WinderLunaticGawthorpe, York
Michael TEDDINS 7MInmateScholarDewsbury, York
Mary TENNANTM33FInmateCharwomanLeeds, York
Mary TERRYW73FInmateDressmakerLunaticLondon Tottenham, London, Middlesex
Alice TIERNEY13FInmateScholar TinnerDurham, Durham
Christopher TIERNEY11MInmateScholar TinnerStaincliffe, York
Michael TIERNEY15MInmateScholar TinnerManchester, Lancashire
John TOWNENDW46MInmateTailorLiversedge, York
William TRACEYW65MInmateMasons LabourerKilkenny, Ireland
Arthur Forless TURNERU 9MInmateScholarN K
Elizabeth TWEEDALE13FInmateScholarHuddersfield, York
WALKERW67MInmateFuller MilnerMirfield, York
James WALKERU81MInmateBlanket RaiserBlind 6 YearsStaincliffe Dewsbury, York
Sarah WALKERM36FInmateCloth BurlerBatley, York
Sarah WALKER11FInmateScholarBatley Carr, York
William WALKERM33MInmateShoemakerDewsbury, York
Jane WALTONM42FInmateCharwomanWakefield, York
John WALTON 9MInmateScholarBatley, York
John WARINGW65MInmateSchoolmasterNearly BlindCrofton, York
Sarah Elizabeth WARINGU21FInmateGeneral Domestic ServantBatley, York
John WATSONW68MInmateCloth FinisherLittle Gomersal, York
Thomas WELSHW79MInmateHawker Of Floor ClothsGalway County, Ireland
...es WESTERMANU27MInmateNoneImbecileMorley, York
John WHITEM59MInmateFarm LabourerOssett Green, York
Samuel Brook WILKINSONU17MInmateTailorMirfield, York
Valentine WILKINSONU59MInmateCarterLunaticThornhill, York
Fairfax WILSONU50MInmateBlanket WeaverLunaticNk
Annie WOOD 6FInmateScholarBatley Carr, York
Fanny WOODU37FInmateGeneral ServantLepton, York
John WOODM53MInmateWoolen SpinnerHeckmondwike, York
John WOODHEADW82MInmateFarm LabourerAckworth, York
Henry WORMALDU51MInmateCloth SpinnerLiversedge, York
Mary Alice WRAISHEU22FInmateFactory Hand PiecerImbecileDewsbury, York
Isabella WRIGGLESW66FInmateWoolen WeaverHalifax, York
John WRIGHTU36MInmateNoneImbecileBatley Carr, York

Total residents: 320

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