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1881 Census: Residents of South Leith Union Workhouse

NameMarAgeSexRelationOccupationHandicapBirthplace
Staff
Sutherland SANDEMANU42MHeadGovernor Of PoorhouseGreenock, Renfrew
Margaret MC FARLANEU36FMatronMatron Of Poor HouseLittle Dunkeld
Jane MC FARLANEU28FServAssistant MatronLittle Dunkeld, Perth
Donald MC INTOSHM55MServ (Head)Gate KeeperWick, Caithness
Isabella MALCOLM OR MC INTOSHM56FWifeGate Keepers WifeWick, Caithness
Christina MC INTOSH OR ANDERSONM27FDauWife Of CooperKirkwall, Orkney
Bridget KANE OR LACHLANW74FInmateGeneral HousewifeIreland
Inmates
Elizabeth BAIN OR ADAMSONW47FInmateNoneEdinburgh
Isabella PRESTON OR ADDISONW53FInmateNoneKelso, Roxburgh
Rebecca CHAPMAN OR ALEXANDERW75FInmateDomestic ServantEngland
Peter ALISONU56MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
Adam ALLANW71MInmateFurnacemanDunse, Berwick
Margaret BAIN OR ALLISONW77FInmateHousewifeWick, Caithness
Agnes ANDERSON  3FInmateLeith
Anderina ANDERSONU57FInmateServantLeith
William ANDERSONU65MInmateBakerDumfries
Mary Emily ANDREWSU37FInmateNonePaisley, Renfrew
Sarah GOODALL OR ANDREWSW73FInmateGeneral WorkerDunbar, Haddington
Robert ARMSTRONGM57MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
Ann MOFFET OR AUSTINW42FInmateDomestic ServantLeith
Mary GOALEN OR BAILIEW65FInmateNoneLeith
David BEGBIEU67MInmateTailorLeith
Rachel KNIGHT OR BELLW55FInmateGeneral WorkerLeith
Ann BENNETU64FInmateSempstressLeith
William BLACKU37MInmateClerkLeith
Donald BLACKIE  8MInmateScholarGlasgow, Lanark
John BLYTH 12MInmateScholarLeith
John BORTHWICKW66MInmateFarm ServantNewton, Edinburgh
John BOW 10MInmateScholarLeith
Thomas BOW 13MInmateScholarLeith
William BOWMANW70MInmateCarterDuddingston, Edinburgh
John BROWNW44MInmateShore LabourerEdinburgh
Jessie Pentland BRUCE 11FInmateScholarLeith
Catherine Ewart DEGNAN OR BURNSW53FInmateOutdoor WorkerLeith
John CAMERONU42MInmateMessengerEdinburgh
Ann GUNN OR CAMPBELLW51FInmateSempstressLeith
Alexander CARNEGIEU15MInmateNoneLeith
John CHARLESTONM59MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
David CLARKW62MInmateSeamanArbroath, Forfar
David CLARK  8MInmateScholarEdinburgh
Robert CLARK 12MInmateScholarLeith
Catherine CRAWFORD OR COULTERW60FInmateOutdoor WorkerLeith
Jemima COWAN 7mFInmateEdinburgh
Jemima COWANU25FInmateDomestic ServantPrestonkirk, Haddington
William CRAWFORDU69MInmateGardnerAt Sea
Agnes DAWSONU67FInmateSempstressLeith
Helen TULLES OR DICKW74FInmateDressmakerLeith
Jane DICKSON OR DICKSONW42FInmateRope SpinnerAyr
Edward DILLONW56MInmateGeneral LabourerIreland
Alice MILLAR OR DONACHIEW60FInmate (Head)Sick NurseBerwick
Edward DONACHIE 21MInmate (Son)NoneE Linton, Haddington
Christina DONALDSON  7FInmateScholarEdinburgh
James DONALDSONW52MInmateLabourerIreland
George DRYBURGHM69MInmateShore PorterKirkliston, Edinburgh
Catherine DUNBARU58FInmateServantLeith
Catherine OWENS OR DUNBARW58FInmateFish CleanerLeith
Catherine DUNCANU41FInmateServantLerwick, Shetland
Jane SIM OR DUNCANW81FInmateGeneral HousewifeAlloa, Clackmannan
Christina DUNLOPU39FInmateGeneral ServantLeith
James DURHAM 11MInmateScholarLeith
James EARLYM40MInmateGeneral LabourerIreland
Jane RENNIE OR EASTONW57FInmateSick NurseAberdeen
James EDMONSTONW77MInmateBlock MakerLeith
Agnes ELDERU32FInmateNoneLeslie, Fife
Ann KERR OR ELLISM27FInmate (Head)MachinistGlasgow
Ann ELLIS  1FInmate (Dau)England
James ELLIS 12MInmate (Son)ScholarEngland
Mary Jane ELLIS  7FInmate (Dau)ScholarEngland
John FAGANW76MInmateHalkerLanark
Ann ALLAN OR FALKNERW76FInmateGeneral WorkerEdinburgh
Susan REILLY OR FLEMINGW72FInmateGeneral HousewifeIreland
William FLEMINGW65MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
William FLOCKHARTW57MInmateHalkerLeith
Christina SPAVEN OR FLYNNW32FInmate (Head)Rope SpinnerLeith
David FLYNN  2MInmate (Son)Leith
John FLYNN 12MInmate (Son)ScholarLeith
Owen FLYNN  7MInmate (Son)ScholarLeith
William FLYNN  9MInmate (Son)ScholarLeith
John FOOTEW63MInmateWeaverEdinburgh
Arrabella HOSACK OR FRASERW79FInmateGeneral HousewifeTain, Ross and Cromarty
Elizabeth FAIR OR FRASERW37FInmateChar WomanLeith
Margaret FRASER 11FInmateScholarLeith
Mary Ann FRASERU59FInmateServantLeith
Margaret BROWN OR GEORGEW80FInmateHousewifeNewhills, Aberdeen
Robert GILCHRISTU28MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
Thomas GILROYU69MInmateLight PorterLeith
George GLASHANU40MInmateGeneral LabourerKincardine O Neil, Aberdeen
Janet WILSON OR GOWANSW66FInmateHalkerPortobello, Edinburgh
Henry GRAHAM  7MInmateScholarDuddingston, Edinburgh
Charlotte GILCHRIST OR GRANTW75FInmateFish HalkerNewhaven, Edinburgh
Joseph GRANTHAMU70MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
James GRAYU58MInmateBakerEast Linton
Jacob GREEN  9MInmateScholarEngland
James GREEN  6MInmateScholarInverness, Inverness
Christina GROSSETU53FInmateWasher WomanLeith
Helen GRUBBU47FInmateNoneLeith
James HADDEN  9MInmate (Son)ScholarLeith
Jane SIM OR HADDENW42FInmate (Head)HousewifeLeith
Jane HADDEN  2FInmate (Dau)Leith
Margaret HADDEN  5FInmate (Dau)Leith
Robert HADDEN 11MInmate (Son)ScholarLeith
Margaret MC NEISH OR HAIGW57FInmateGeneral HousewifeDunfirmline, Fife
Lucretia Ann DONALD OR HALKETW79FInmateGeneral HousewifeEngland
William HAMILTONU20MInmateShoemakerLeith
Jane JOHNSTON OR HARKERW53FInmateServantLeith
Janet GIBSON OR HARPERW72FInmateChar WomanEdinburgh
William HARPER 13MInmateScholarLeith
Catherine HAYSU54FInmateGeneral WorkerIreland
Mary Ann CLARK OR HEALLYW37FInmateHecklerLeith
Adam HENDERSONM67MInmateRock LabourerEdinburgh
Isabella LOUDEN OR HENDERSONW76FInmateGeneral HousewifeLimekilns, Fife
William HIGGINSM65MInmateGeneral LabourerIreland
William HOGGW72MInmateSailorArbroath, Forfar
Ann MILONE OR HOODM29FInmate (Head)HousewifeLyrce, Argyll
Catherine HOOD  2FInmate (Dau)Leith
Peter HOOD  6MInmate (Son)ScholarLeith
William HOOD  8MInmate (Son)ScholarLeith
Jemima SPENCE OR HOWARDM42FInmateShopkeeperUnst, Shetland
Alexander INGLISU48MInmateTailorLeith
Charles INNES 22MInmate (Son)Type FounderEdinburgh
Elizabeth EMSLIE OR INNESW50FInmate (Head)HousewifeEdinburgh
Isabella EWART OR JEFFREYW31FInmateServantLeith
Charles JELLICOM65MInmateGeneral LabourerIreland
Sarah LYON OR JENKINSW53FInmateHalkerIreland
Catherine THOMSON OR JOHNSTONW31FInmate (Head)ServantLeith
Georgina JOHNSTON  8FInmate (Dau)ScholarLeith
Janet JOHNSTONU42FInmateOutdoor WorkerLeith
Mary SHERRIDEN OR JOHNSTONW80FInmateServantIreland
John KAYW54MInmateSweeps LabourerLeith
Ann SUTHERLAND OR KENNEDYW80FInmateGeneral WorkerLeith
Fanny KERRU32FInmateUmbrella MakerLeith
John KERRU56MInmateSlaters LabourerLeith
Mary KINNAIRDU26FInmateOutdoor WorkerLeith
William KNIGHTW65MInmateShoe PorterLeith
Joan FOSTER OR LAIDLAWW70FInmateGeneral WorkerLeith
Frances BOLAM OR LAKEW73FInmateMessengerEngland
Andrew LEESU42MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
Laurance LEESU40MInmateLabourerIreland
Mary LEITCHU56FInmateServantAyr
Flora LESLIE  2FInmateLeith
Jane NEWBURGH OR LEWISW56FInmateGeneral HousewifeIreland
Mary BAIRD OR LIDDLEW72FInmateHousewifeBoness, Linlithgow
John LODGEM82MInmateBlacksmithAberdeen
Marion WHITE OR LOGANW69FInmateWasher WomanMusselburgh, Edinburgh
Christina MACKENZIE  1FLeith
William MACKINZIE  4MInmateLeith
John MAITLANDW68MInmateFarm ServantAyr
William George MALCOLMW54MInmateBoiler MakerEngland
John MARRW58MInmateJoinerLeith
Elizabeth MARSHALLU54MInmateDress MakerLeith
Margaret MARTIN OR MC BRARTYW51FInmateGeneral WorkerEdinburgh
John MC BRIDEW54MInmateGeneral LabourerIreland
Michael MC CANNAU38MInmateGeneral LabourerIreland
James MC CONACHIEW73MInmateGeneral LabourerIreland
James Ferguson MC CONNELU50MInmateGeneral LabourerEdinburgh
Janet KENNETH OR MC DONALDW72FInmateMangle KeeperDunbar, Haddington
James MC EVOYW69MInmateSaddlerIreland
Thomas MC FADGEONW57MInmateLabourerIreland
Margaret MC INTOSHU47FInmateNoneDunbar, Haddington
Christina MC KAYU58FInmateServantLeith
Elizabeth MC DONALD OR MC KAYW69FInmateFish CleanerLeith
Joseph MC KAYU69MInmateLabourerLeith
Mary MORRIS OR MC KAYW67FInmateFish CleanerEdinburgh
William MC NEILLU27MInmateHalkerDeafLeith
Elizabeth MC RTHYU40FInmateGarden WorkerThurso, Caithness
Frances MC SPIRITU26MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
Peter MC VEYW52MInmateGeneral LabourerIreland
Elizabeth MILLARU37FInmateDomestic ServantLeith
Margaret MILLARU65FInmateSeamstressEdinburgh
James MILLSU24MInmateMasons LabourerEdinburgh
Adam MILNE 10MInmateScholarLeith
Joan CAMPBELL OR MILROYW46FInmateServantLeith
Alexander MITCHELLW61MInmateBlacksmithEdinburgh
Brnard MORRANU59MInmateDock LabourerLeith
Amanda TEVENDALE OR MUIRHEADW69FInmateOutdoor WorkerEngland
Patrick MULLINU22MInmateMessengerLeith
Helen MC GAUCH OR MURRAYW72FInmateNoneIreland
Christina MAIN OR PATERSONW45FInmate (Head)ServantLeith
Janet BROWN OR PATERSONW53FInmateGeneral WorkerLasswade, Edinburgh
Ralph PATERSONU65MInmateShoe PorterLeith
Timothy PATERSON 11MInmate (Son)ScholarLeith
William PATERSONW55MInmatePorterAbbotshall, Fife
Alison ANDERSON OR PROVANW78FInmateServantKilpatrick, Dunbarton
James QUEGLEYU26MInmatePrinters LabourerLeith
Janet SELKIRK OR RAMAGEW80FInmateGeneral HousewifeLeith
Elizabeth RAMSAYU63FInmateServantLeith
Margaret RATTRAYU57FInmatePipe MakerLeith
George RENNIEW66MInmateShoemakerAberdeen
Henry RICHARDSONM48MInmate (Head)Rope SpinnerLeith
James RICHARDSONU35MInmateLabourerEdinburgh
Jane RICHARDSON 12FInmate (Dau)ScholarEdinburgh
Jane RICHARDSON 11FInmate (Dau)ScholarLeith
Jane RICHARDSONU43FInmate (Head)DressmakerLeith
Janet BARR OR RICHMONDW69FInmateHousewifeNewtown, Renfrew
Ann RIDDLEYU35FInmateGeneral WorkerLeith
Elizabeth ROBERTSONU33FInmateDrysalters AssistantLeith
George ROBERTSON 1mMInmateLeith
John ROBERTSONW61MInmateBakerLeslie, Fife
Lilias ROBERTSONU49FInmateServantLerwick, Shetland
Samuel ROBERTSONU54MInmateCoal PorterLeith
David ROLLOM65MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
Andrew ROSEU45MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
Agnes ROSSU45FInmateServantLeith
James SCOTTW71MInmateShoemakerEdinburgh
Margaret MC GREGOR OR SINCLAIRW67FInmateHousewife (B S), France
Ann WRIGHT OR SMITHM53FInmateHalkerIreland
Elizabeth RICHARDSON OR SMITHW77FInmateGeneral HousewifePencaitland, Haddington
Isabella LYON OR SMITHW56FInmateGeneral HousewifeEdinburgh
Janet SMITHU53FInmateAssistant In A Colour WorkLeith
Margaret DUNN OR SMITHW69FInmateGeneral WorkerAberdeen
Janet RUSSELL OR SOWERSBYU66FInmateGeneral WorkerMid Calder, Edinburgh
John SPALDINGW66MInmateFurnessmanDalmenny, Edinburgh
Margaret GLENDINNING OR STEPHENSW57FInmateChar WomanLeith
James STEWARTW68MInmateCarterLeith
Walter STEWARTW63MInmateGeneral LabourerLeith
Christina STOBIEU31FInmateServantLeith
Alexander STRACHANU63MInmateCarpenterAberdour, Fife
Elizabeth BAIRD OR SUTHERLANDW73FInmateCharwomanAberdeen
Isabella TULLOCH OR SUTHERLANDW83FInmateShop KeeperLeith
John SUTHERLANDU75MInmateLight PorterCaithness
Elizabeth HUTCHISON OR TAITW76FInmateCharwomanNewbattle, Edinburgh
Isabella DOOK OR TAITM73FInmateGeneral HousewifeDundee, Forfar
James TAITM66MInmateShoemakerLeith
Ann DUNCAN OR THOMSONW 1FInmateOutdoor WorkerDalkeith, Edinburgh
George THOMSON 9MInmateScholarLeith
Jessie Ann THOMSONU26FInmateMill WorkerKirkwall, Orkney
John THOMSON 6MInmateScholarLeith
Lilias DINGWALL OR THOMSONW57FInmateGeneral WorkerLeven, Fife
William THOMSON11MInmateScholarEdinburgh
Christina KIDD OR TURNERW61FInmateDress MakerEdinburgh
Isabella GRIEVE OR TURNERW67FInmateCharwomanLeith
Robert VEAL 8MInmateScholarAbbotshall, Fife
James VEITCH11MInmateScholarLeith
John WALKERU46MInmateCork CutterLeith
William WALKERW63MInmateJoinerPencaitland, Haddington
David WALLACEM83MInmateSeamanLeith
George WALLACEW64MInmateSeamanBoness, Linlithgow
Philip WARD 8MInmateScholarLeith
William WATTW76MInmateShore PorterTranent, Haddington
Elizabeth WEDDELL 8FInmateScholarLeith
Margaret WEDDELL10FInmateScholarLeith
John WILLIAMSW80MInmateSawyerInnerwick, Edinburgh
Ann WILSONU57FInmateNothingLeith
Mary WILSONU73FInmateServantLeith
Robert WRIGHTU69MInmateNoneEdinburgh

Total residents: 245

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