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1881 Census: Residents of Leigh Union Workhouse

NameMarAgeSexRelationOccupationHandicapBirthplace
Staff
James BURNSM40MHeadMasterLanark, Scotland
Martha BURNSM40FWifeS.N.Munic.MatronMacclesfield, Cheshire
Ellen LATHAMU32FOfficerAssistant MatronAtherton, Lancashire
Mary PLANTU49FOfficerMunic NurseSedgley, Stafford
James JACKSONU23MOfficerSchool MasterGrosmont, Monmouth
Inmates
Jane AINSWORTHU78FInmateCotton WeaverTyldesley, Lancashire
John ARRO...U65MInmateBrick LabourerLeigh, Lancashire
John ATHERTON17MInmateScholarAtherton, Lancashire
John BAILEYW70MInmateBlacksmiths StrikerAtherton, Lancashire
George BAKERU58MInmateAgricultural LabourerLowton, Lancashire
Sarah BAXTERU35FInmateDomestic ServantLeigh, Lancashire
Edward BEAKELYW81MInmateGeneral LabourerTyldesley, Lancashire
Alice BENTW74FInmateHousewifeLeigh, Lancashire
Edward BENTHAM12MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Thomas BLAIRW85MInmateAgricultural LabourerLeigh, Lancashire
Joseph BOARDMANW61MInmateBrick LabourerLeigh, Lancashire
Godfrey BOOKERU70MInmateAgricultural LabourerAstley, Lancashire
George BOUKERU71MInmateChair MakerTyldesley, Lancashire
Sarah BOWERSU30FInmateImbecileTyldesley, Lancashire
Margaret BRIDGEM77FInmateHousewifeTyldesley, Lancashire
George BRINDLE10MInmateScholarTyldesley, Lancashire
James BRINDLE 8MInmateScholarTyldesley, Lancashire
William BRINDLEM45MInmateCotton SpinnerTyldesley, Lancashire
? BUCKLEY13MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Ann BURKEW63FInmateHousewifeGalway
Ellen BURKE 7FInmateScholarAtherton, Lancashire
Peter BURKE 5MInmateScholarAtherton, Lancashire
Albert BURROWS 8MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Aldred BURROWS 6MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
William BURROWS10MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Geo. William CALDWELL 6MInmateScholarAtherton, Lancashire
James CALDWELL 4MInmateAtherton, Lancashire
Isabella CARELYM36FInmateHousewifeLeigh, Lancashire
Agnes CAREY 7FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Mary Jane CAREY 8FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Sarah Ann CAREY11FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
William CAREY 3MInmateLeigh, Lancashire
Patrick CASSIDYW51MInmateBricklayers LabourerCarlow
Matilda CLARKW47FCasual InmateNeedlewomanRochdale, Lancashire
George CLAYU40MInmateBoatmanUpton, Worcester
James CLAYTONW67MInmateCollierLeigh, Lancashire
James COFFIE 6MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Daniel CONNELLU48MInmateBricklayers LabourerKings County
Agnes CONNELLY 5FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Charles CONNELLY 6MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Maria CONNELLYM35FInmateHousewifeGalway
Michael CONNELLY 9MInmateScholarGalway
Patrick CONNELLY11MInmateScholarGalway
Agnes CONNOLLY 1FInmateLeigh, Lancashire
Margaret CONNOLLY 4FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Bridget CONNOR 3FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Catherine CONNOR 9FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Ellen CONNOR10FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Esther Ann CONNOR 8FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Johannah CONNORM32FInmateHousewifeKilkenny
Margaret CONNOR 2FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Maria CONNOR12FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
William CONNOR1mMInmateLeigh, Lancashire
John CONWAYW70MInmateBricksetters Labourer (Mkr)Kildare
Patrick MC CORMICKU72MInmateGeneral LabourerTipperary
Henry CRITCHLEYW66MInmateSilk WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
Emma CROFTU40FInmateCotton WeaverAtherton, Lancashire
Thomas CROFT 8MInmateScholarAtherton, Lancashire
James CROPPERW66MInmateSilk WeaverAshton U Lyne, Lancashire
Mary DANIELS 8FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Hannah DAVIESM26FInmateHousewifeHanley, Stafford
Alice DERBYSHIREU59FInmateCotton WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
John DEVINEU42MCasual InmateStonemasons LabourerDown County
Margaret MC DONOUGH 2FInmateLeigh, Lancashire
Mary MC DONOUGHM27FInmateHousewifeGalway
Thomas MC DONOUGH 4MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Mary Agnes DRUMMOND10FInmateScholarTyldesley, Lancashire
Harriet DUDDLEM29FInmateHousewifeLowton, Lancashire
Wright DUDDLEM45MInmatePainterLancashire
Jesse DUDDLE?  5MInmateScholarAtherton, Lancashire
Jno.William DUDDLE?  9MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Ralph DUDDLE? 11MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Ellen EATONU64FInmateCharwomanAtherton, Lancashire
Sarah ELLISONU61FInmateBrickmakerLeigh, Lancashire
Thomas ELLISONU35MInmateIron DrillerLeigh, Lancashire
Allen FARRELL13FInmateDomestic ServantLeigh, Lancashire
Theresa FARRELL11FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Betty FORSHANU65FInmateCharwomanGolborne, Lancashire
Charles FOSTERW75MInmateGeneral LabourerGolborne, Lancashire
William FOSTERW48MInmateGeneral LabourerGolborne, Lancashire
Mary FRANCEU21FInmateDomestic ServantLeigh, Lancashire
Theresa FRANCE 8FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Martha GARBETTW40FCasual InmateCotton WeaverBlackburn, Lancashire
Mary GILLANU60FInmateSeamstressGalway
John GILLAN? 6MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
William GODSBYW74MInmateBoatmanSalford, Lancashire
Joseph GOREU36MInmateCollierLeigh, Lancashire
Mary GORSEU45FInmateCotton WeaverMiddlewich, Cheshire
Richard GORSTW77MInmateMusicianChester City Of, Cheshire
Ellen GREENW71FInmateHousewifeLeigh, Lancashire
Ellen GREEN 7FInmateScholarTyldesley, Lancashire
James GREENU65MInmateAgricultural LabourerAstley, Lancashire
Mary GREENM27FInmateCotton WeaverBurslam, Stafford
Mary GREEN 8FInmateScholarTyldesley, Lancashire
Betty GREENHALGHW71FInmateHousewifeLongford, Lancashire
Jno. Wm. GREENHALGH 8MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Jane GREGORYU55FInmateSilk WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
John GRENNONW64MInmatePensioned SoldierKings County
Alice GRUNDY 2FInmateLeigh, Lancashire
Ann GRUNDYU31FInmateDomestic ServantLeigh, Lancashire
James GUESTM41MInmateCollierClimsland, Cornwall
John HADFIELDU50MInmateAgricultural LabourerCulcheth, Lancashire
Mary HALLU53FInmateCotton WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
Alice HAMPSON 3FInmateAllerton, Lancashire
Ellen HAMPSONM36FInmateHousewifeDauthill, Lancashire
Ellen HAMPSON 1FInmateAllerton, Lancashire
Joshua HAMPSON11MInmateScholarDauthill, Lancashire
Mary Jane HAMPSON 8FInmateScholarAllerton, Lancashire
John HARRISONU15MInmateIdiotCulcheth, Lancashire
John HASLAMM72MInmateClock DresserAtherton, Lancashire
John HASLAMU44MCasual InmateBricksetters LabourerSalford, Lancashire
Betty HATTONU39FInmateCotton WeaverAtherton, Lancashire
John HATTONU62MInmateNail MakerAtherton, Lancashire
William HATTONU71MInmateCotton SpinnerAtherton, Lancashire
Alfred HAYES13MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Ann HAYESM27FInmateCotton WeaverTyldesley, Lancashire
John HAYESU72MInmateAgricultural LabourerAstley, Lancashire
Mary Ann HAYES10FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Peter HEALYU34MInmateCollierSheffield, York
James HEATON11MInmateScholarIdiotAtherton, Lancashire
Elizabeth HIBBERT 6FInmateScholarGolborne, Lancashire
Margaret HIBBERT6mFInmateAtherton, Lancashire
Mark HIBBERT13MInmateScholarGolborne, Lancashire
Mary HIBBERTM40FInmateHousewifeCroft, Lancashire
Mary HIGGINSU55FInmateRag Sorter (Paper)
Mary Ann HIGGINSONU65FInmateImbecileCulcheth, Lancashire
Alice HINSLEYU37FInmateCotton WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
Daniel HODSONU54MInmateSilk WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
Joseph HORRIDGEW78MInmateCotton WeaverAtherton, Lancashire
Catherine HOWESM39FInmateHousewifeLiverpool, Lancashire
Emma HOWES 6FInmateScholarLiverpool, Lancashire
William HOWES 9MInmateScholarLiverpool, Lancashire
James HURSTW88MInmateAgricultural LabourerCulcheth, Lancashire
Luke HURSTW70MInmateAgricultural LabourerAtherton, Lancashire
Mary JACKSONU33FInmateDomestic ServantImbecileAtherton, Lancashire
Richard JACKSONU23MInmateCollierLeigh, Lancashire
William JAMESONU59MInmateNailmakerImbecileAtherton, Lancashire
Mary JOHNSONU40FCasual InmateCharwomanMacclesfield, Cheshire
Charles JONES 2MInmateBilston, Stafford
Emily JONES12FInmateScholarBilston, Stafford
Evans JONESW77MInmateAgricultural LabourerMeifod, Montgomery, Wales
George JONES 7MInmateScholarBilston, Stafford
Kezia JONESM27FInmateHousewifeBilston, Stafford
Richard JONES 8MInmateScholarBilston, Stafford
Thomas JONES 4MInmateScholarBilston, Stafford
Ann JOYCEM32FInmateHousewifeWest Houghton, Lancashire
Jno.Bernard JOYCE4mMInmateAtherton, Lancashire
Mary Ellen JOYCE 8FInmateScholarTyldesley, Lancashire
Patrick JOYCE12MInmateScholarHindley, Lancashire
John KAYU43MCasual InmateBricksetters LabourerSt Helens, Lancashire
Thomas KEWLEYM42MInmateCabinet MakerDouglas, Isle of Man
Thomas KILBEGU66MInmateAgricultural LabourerGalway
John LARNERU33MInmateCotton WeaverLeitrim
Peter LEARYW44MInmateSilk WeaverKildare
James LEATHERW65MInmateAgricultural LabourerLeigh, Lancashire
Adam LEEW50MInmateCarterAtherton, Lancashire
Richard LEE 9MInmateScholarAstley, Lancashire
Samuel LEEU56MInmateCotton LabourerLeigh, Lancashire
John LEONARDU51MInmateAgricultural LabourerClare
James LIVESLEYU65MInmatePensioned SoldierLeigh, Lancashire
Fanny LORD14FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Jane LORD 6FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Jane LORDW37FInmateHousewifeLeigh, Lancashire
William LORD10MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Edward LOWE10MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Jane LOWE11FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
William LOWE 8MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
James LYONSU18MInmateBlacksmithManchester, Lancashire
Susan MC MAHANM52FInmateHousewifeClare
Alice MAKINU21FInmateFrame Tenter (Cotton)Tyldesley, Lancashire
Mary MARSHALLM78FInmateImbecileCulcheth, Lancashire
William MASSEYW42MInmateCollierLeigh, Lancashire
William MATHER 8MInmateScholarTyldesley, Lancashire
Edward MILLS 6MInmateScholarsTyldesley, Lancashire
Jonathan MILLS 9MInmateScholarsTyldesley, Lancashire
Alice MORRIS10FInmateScholarLowton, Lancashire
Elizth. MORRIS 8FInmateScholarLowton, Lancashire
Ellen MORRISW30FInmateLowton, Lancashire
Hannah MORRIS 6FInmateScholarLowton, Lancashire
Elizabeth MORTU64FInmateSilk WeaverImbecileLeigh, Lancashire
James MORTW80MInmateSilk PickerLeigh, Lancashire
Margaret NEILDW74FInmateSeamstressKenyon, Lancashire
Richard NEILDU64MInmateAgricultural LabourerPreston, Lancashire
James NEWTON10MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Michael O'MALLEYU19MInmateBakerMayo
Martha O'NEILU40FCasual InmateCharwomanGalway
Eliza Jane PARKER13FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Mary Ann PARKER12FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
John PARKINSONW71MInmateShoemakerLeigh, Lancashire
Rachel PARKINSONM66FInmateCotton WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
Mary Agnes PATTISON 1FInmateAtherton, Lancashire
Theresa PATTISONU25FInmateDomestic ServantManchester, Lancashire
Henry PERCIVALU52MInmateSilk WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
James PETERSU41MInmateCollierLeigh, Lancashire
Jane POMFRETU66FInmateCotton WeaverAtherton, Lancashire
Jane PRESCOTTM34FInmateMarried WomanLeigh, Lancashire
Mary QUINNU19FInmateCotton WinderSt Helens, Lancashire
Charlotte RATCLIFFEU53FInmateHousewifeImbecileGolborne, Lancashire
Margaret RATCLIFFEU57FInmateCharwomanImbecileLeigh, Lancashire
Catherine RICHARDSW57FCasual InmateFour Loom Weaver (Cotton)Leach, York
James RICHARDSONW65MInmateGrainer (Painter)Tyldesley, Lancashire
William RICHARDSONU34MCasual InmateBricksetters Labourer (Mkr)Bradford, York
Mary RIDEFORDU42FInmateImbecileCulcheth, Lancashire
Martha RIGBYU22FInmateCotton WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
William RIGBY1mMInmateLeigh, Lancashire
James RINSLEYU34MInmateAgricultural LabourerCulcheth, Lancashire
Ellen ROBERTSU17FInmateCotton WeaverGolborne, Lancashire
Annie SACKEYU20FInmateDomestic ServantNorwich, Norfolk
Giles SANDERSONU62MInmateAgricultural LabourerAstley, Lancashire
Henry SCANLON17MInmateScholarTyldesley, Lancashire
John SCOTESONU60MInmateCotton WeaverTyldesley, Lancashire
William SETTLEW30MInmateImbicileTyldesley, Lancashire
John SEVINU35MCasual InmateBricksetters LabourerBury, Lancashire
Samuel SHEPHARDW77MInmateCollierTyldesley, Lancashire
Robert SILCOCKU35MInmateAgricultural LabourerLowton, Lancashire
Johannah SIMNETTU24FInmateCotton WinderKilkenny
Joseph SIMPSONU73MInmateAgricultural LabourerCulcheth, Lancashire
George SINCLAIR 9MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
James SINCLAIR13MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
John SINCLAIR11MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Catherine SMITHM38FInmateHousewifeKings County
Elizabeth SMITHU33FInmateDomestic ServantTyldesley, Lancashire
Elizabeth SMITHU58FInmateDomestic ServantAtherton, Lancashire
James SMITH 3MInmateLiverpool, Lancashire
John SMITH 5MInmateScholarLiverpool, Lancashire
John SMITHW62MInmateBrick LabourerLeigh, Lancashire
John SMITHU30MInmateIdiotLeigh, Lancashire
Margaret SMITH 1FInmateAtherton, Lancashire
Martha SMITHU53FInmateCharwomanAtherton, Lancashire
Rosanna SMITH 6FInmateScholarStockport, Lancashire
Ann SOSTELLA 5FInmateScholarTyldesley, Lancashire
Catherine SOSTELLA 8FInmateScholarTyldesley, Lancashire
Eliza SPEAKMANW57FInmateCharwomanLeigh, Lancashire
Ann STAVELYU33FInmateImbecileGolborne, Lancashire
John MC STAY 4MInmateScholarAtherton, Lancashire
Mary Alice MC STAY 6FInmateScholarAtherton, Lancashire
Susannah MC STAYM27FInmateHousewifeAtherton, Lancashire
Ellen STEVENSW54FInmateCotton WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
Thomas STEVENSONU45MCasual InmatePainterSheffield, York
Richard STRINGFELLOWU57MInmateCollierAstley, Lancashire
Thomas STUBSU78MInmateAgricultural LabourerAstley, Lancashire
John TALBOT11MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Robert TAYLOR13MInmateScholarManchester, Lancashire
Thomas TAYLORW76MInmateSilk WeaverWinstanley, Lancashire
Thomas TAYLORU63MInmateFactory LabourerAtherton, Lancashire
Martha THOMASONU41FInmateImbecileCulcheth, Lancashire
John THORPEU71MInmateNail MakerAstley, Lancashire
Joseph TWISTW62MInmateButcherGolborne, Lancashire
Thomas UNSWORTHU73MInmateAgricultural LabourerCulcheth, Lancashire
James URMSTONU36MInmateIdiotLeigh, Lancashire
Catherine WALKERW50FCasual InmateCharwomanBolton, Lancashire
Joseph WALTON 1MInmateAtherton, Lancashire
Mary WALTONU26FInmateCotton WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
Sarah WALTON 7FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Jonathan WARDLEW61MInmateCollierTyldesley, Lancashire
David WAREING 8MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Harriet WAREING10FInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire
Albert WATSON 7MInmateScholarsLeigh, Lancashire
Thomas WATSONW36MCasual InmateBricksetters LabourerPrescot, Lancashire
William WATSON11MInmateScholarsLeigh, Lancashire
Henry WEBBW65MInmateGeneral LabourerLowton, Lancashire
John WELSBYU43MInmateCollierLeigh, Lancashire
Catherine WELSHM26FInmateHousewifeTyldesley, Lancashire
Margaret WELSHU37FInmateCotton WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
Patrick WELSH 3MInmateTyldesley, Lancashire
Rosanna WELSHU55FInmateCotton WeaverLeigh, Lancashire
Joseph WESTWELLU20MInmateAgricultural LabourerImbecileCulcheth, Lancashire
Joseph WHITTLEW69MInmateGeneral LabourerAtherton, Lancashire
Edward WILCOCKW66MInmateFustain CutterLeigh, Lancashire
Peter WILCOCKW72MInmateSilk WeaverAtherton, Lancashire
Jno. Thos. WILSON 4MInmateAtherton, Lancashire
George WOODU64MInmateBlacksmithLeigh, Lancashire
John WOOD10MInmateScholarsLeigh, Lancashire
Joseph WOOD 6MInmateScholarsLeigh, Lancashire
Peter WOOD 8MInmateScholarsLeigh, Lancashire
William WOOD12MInmateScholarsLeigh, Lancashire
Thomas WOODWARDU51MInmateCollierLeigh, Lancashire
William WORTHINGTONU45MInmateAgricultural LabourerImbecileAtherton, Lancashire
John WYNN10MInmateScholarLeigh, Lancashire

Total residents: 284

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