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1881 Census: Residents of Downham Union Workhouse

NameMarAgeSexRelationOccupationHandicapBirthplace
Staff
Willm. SOUTHM46MHeadWorkhouse (Muni) MasterBumell, Cambridge
Susannah SOUTHM45FWifeWorkhouse MatronRoydon, Norfolk
Joshua JARRETTU34MPorterWorkhouse PorterDownham Market, Norfolk
Agnes RAVENU22FTrainerWorkhouse TrainerDownham Market, Norfolk
Elizabeth P. VIVIANU27FNurseWorkhouse NurseSt Austell, Cornwall
Inmates
Jane AMBROSEU31FInmateImbecileLondon, Middlesex
Mary AMBROSEU10FInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
Robert BAILEYU28MInmateAg LabEast Dereham, Norfolk
William BALLSM68MInmateAg LabWormegay, Norfolk
William BARKERU59MInmateAg LabWest Dereham, Norfolk
William BEIGHTONW80MInmateShoemakerDownham Market, Norfolk
William BIRDW73MInmateWine Merchants LabStoke Ferry, Norfolk
John BOXW72MInmateAg LabBarton, Norfolk
Jessie BURGESSU23FInmateStradsett, Norfolk
Jessie BURGESSU 2FInmateDownham Market, Norfolk
Maria BUTTONU49MInmateImbecileShouldham Thorpe, Norfolk
Robert CAPPSM58MInmateAg LabWretton, Norfolk
William CAPPSU 7MInmateScholarWest Dereham, Norfolk
Arthur CARTERU 4MInmateScholarSnettisham, Norfolk
Elizabeth CARTERU9mFInmateDownham Market, Norfolk
Sarah CARTERU24FInmateWimbotsham, Norfolk
William CASTLEU79MInmateFormerly Railroad ExcavatorMagdalen, Norfolk
Robert CATCHPOLEW68MInmateAg LabWimbotsham, Norfolk
Rebecca COATESW71FInmateStradsett, Norfolk
Henry COOPERW78MInmateAg LabEast Walton, Norfolk
Ann CRANEW54FInmateSwaffham, Norfolk
William DOCKINGU61MInmateAg LabDownham Market, Norfolk
Gertrude DOVEU 7FInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
James DOVEU 6MInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
Elizabeth EDMUNDSW76FInmateDownham Market, Norfolk
John FILBEYW79MInmateMarine Store DealerWretton, Norfolk
Ann GORDENU10FInmateScholarStow, Norfolk
Elizabeth GORDENU 6FInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
Mary GORDENU13FInmateScholarFordham, Norfolk
Elizabeth GROOMW66FInmateField WorkerDereham, Norfolk
Frederick GROOMU24MInmateAg LabImbecileDownham Market, Norfolk
Henry GROOMU18MInmateBuilders LabourerDownham Market, Norfolk
Jacob HALLW75MInmateAg LabStow, Norfolk
Charlotte HALLSU10FInmateScholarDereham, Norfolk
Frederick HALLSU 5MInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
Harry HALLSU 7MInmateScholarDereham, Norfolk
James HALLSU13MInmateScholarDereham, Norfolk
Jane HALLSU33FInmateFarm WorkerWereham, Norfolk
William HARDYU66MInmateAg LabMarham, Norfolk
Drake HARRODW68MInmateAg LabStoke Ferry, Norfolk
Thomas HITEW75MInmateAg LabDownham Market, Norfolk
James HOWLETTW73MInmateAg LabHilgay, Norfolk
Annie JACOBSU26FInmateDomestic ServantSt Germans, Norfolk
Elijah JAGGARDM67MInmateAg LabHolme, Norfolk
Sarah JAGGARDM64FInmateSouthery, Norfolk
Thomas JAMESM59MInmateAg LabUpwell, Norfolk
Flatt JOHNW72MInmateAg LabDenver, Norfolk
Hannah JOHNSONW74FInmateBlindLong Sutton, Lincoln
William KIRBYU65MInmateBuilders LabWisbech, Cambridge
Thomas KITCHENW76MInmateAg LabDenver, Norfolk
Hillary LAMBERTW20MInmateFormerly Village Post MessGooderstone, Norfolk
Edward LASSCOCKW81MInmateCarpenterWood Rising, Norfolk
John LAVENDERU61MInmateExcavatorWereham, Norfolk
William LEGATTW70MInmateAg LabWest Dereham, Norfolk
George LEWISU14MInmateDeaf & DumbFordham, Norfolk
James LONGW64MInmateAg LabWarnby ?, Norfolk
Ellen MACEW62FInmateAshill, Norfolk
Richard MACEU 5MInmateScholarHilgay, Norfolk
Sarah MACEU13FInmateScholarSouthery, Norfolk
Thomas MANIEW80MInmateBasket MakerKings Lynn, Norfolk
Arthur MATTHEWSU23MInmateNoneImbecileWest Dereham, Norfolk
Mary MERRINGTONU 7FInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
George MILLSW70MInmateAg LabDownham Market, Norfolk
Robert MONKW74MInmateAg LabWimbotsham, Norfolk
Annie OSBORNU10FInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
Beatrice OSBORNU15FInmateStow, Norfolk
Flora OSBORNU 5FInmateScholarStow, Norfolk
George OSBORNU10MInmateScholarStow, Norfolk
Jane OSBORNU12FInmateBlindStow, Norfolk
John OSBORNU12MInmateScholarStow, Norfolk
Louisa OSBORNU 7FInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
Robert PARKERW75MInmateAg LabWimbotesham, Norfolk
George PARLETTU13MInmateScholarLondon, Middlesex
Frank PECKOVERU3mMInmateDownham Market, Norfolk
Kate PECKOVERU22FInmateDomestic ServantShouldham, Norfolk
Henry PEOERITTU60MInmateBlacksmithThetford, Norfolk
Dennis PORTERU47MInmateAg LabFincham, Norfolk
Arthur REEVEU14MInmateScholarWereham, Norfolk
Henry REEVEU 9MInmateScholarWereham, Norfolk
Thomas RICHARDSONU62MInmateGardenerWatlington, Norfolk
Ann RICHESM59FInmateCrimplesham, Norfolk
Robert SEAMSW77MInmateAg LabWimbotsham, Norfolk
William SHARPEW64MInmateAg LabSyderstone, Norfolk
Nora SMITHU27FInmateImbecileBoughton, Norfolk
Elizabeth SUTTERBYU71FInmateFormerly HawkerWereham, Norfolk
John TAYLORM68MInmateAg LabMarham, Norfolk
John TAYLORW83MInmateAg LabThetford, Norfolk
James THREADGILLW82MInmateAg LabStradbrooke, Suffolk
Eliza TOWLERU15FInmateWest Dereham, Norfolk
Thomas TOWLERW69MInmateButcherMagdalen, Norfolk
William TOWLERU66MInmateAg LabMagdalen, Norfolk
James TUCKU 7MInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
John TUCKU11MInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
Susan TUCKW33FInmateAg LabDownham Market, Norfolk
Joseph TWITCHETW53MInmateAg LabStradbrooke, Suffolk
William UPCRAFTU16MInmateBricklayers LabDenver, Norfolk
James VENNEYU10MInmateScholarLondon, Middlesex
Robert VENNEYU 8MInmateScholarBlindLondon, Middlesex
Charles WARDW74MInmateAg LabSetche, Norfolk
George WARDW67MInmateAg LabCressingham, Norfolk
Julia WATTSW54FInmateIreland
Harriet WAYLANDU 6FInmateScholarWatlington, Norfolk
Mary WAYLANDU 8FInmateScholarWatlington, Norfolk
Edward WEALTHYU70MInmateAg LabFlitcham, Norfolk
Edgar WICKU 1MInmateScholarDownham Market, Norfolk
Ernest WICKU 4FInmateScholarFincham, Norfolk
Sarah WICKU24FInmateFincham, Norfolk
Susan WICKW60FInmateCharwomanFincham, Norfolk
Emma WOODHOUSEW60FInmateWatlington, Norfolk
Catherine YOUNGMANU53FInmateWretton, Norfolk
John YOUNGSW75MInmateAg LabThetford, Norfolk

Total residents: 116

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