1881 Census: Residents of Melksham Union Workhouse

NameMarAgeSexRelationOccupationHandicapBirthplace
Staff
George CHILDEM35MHeadMaster Of WorkhouseYanworth, Gloucester
Mary Ann CHILDEM35FWifeMatron Of WorkhouseLydiard Millicent, Wiltshire
Sophia CHILDE  9FDaughterPreshute, Wiltshire
Charles Henry CHILDE  8MSonPreshute, Wiltshire
Sarah CHILDE  5FDaughterPreshute, Wiltshire
William CHILDE  4MSonPreshute, Wiltshire
George CHILDE  2MSonSemington, Wiltshire
Geoffrey John CHILDE 10mMSonSemington, Wiltshire
Robert WARDU23MOfficerSchoolmasterDenby, Derby
Eliza TERRYU27FOfficerSchool Mistress
James Frederick KEENEM26MOfficer (Head)Porter In WorkhouseBroughton Gifford, Wiltshire
Mary Annie KEENEM25FOfficerAssistant To MatronHinton, Wiltshire
Amy Mary KEENE  2FOfficers DaughterSemington, Wiltshire
Ernest KEENE  1MOfficers SonSemington, Wiltshire
Elizabeth JENKINSW52FOfficerNurse In WorkhouseChelsea, Middlesex
Inmates
Arthur ALDERU30MInmateAgricultural LabourerIdiotTrowbridge, Wiltshire
William ALEXANDERW71MInmateAgricultural LabourerPottern, Wiltshire
James ALLEYW72MInmateWoollen Cloth Weaver WeaverWestbury, Wiltshire
John ANGELLW75MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker WeaverCork Fermoy, Ireland
George ASHERU59MInmateAgricultural LaborerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Thomas BAILEYW69MInmateLabourer In Iron FoundryTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Ruth BAILYM60FInmateCharwomanTrowbridge, Wiltshire
James BANCROFTU72MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker DresserWestwood, Wiltshire
George BARNESM59MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker DresserTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Mary Ann BARRETTM60FInmateDomestic Servant CookLunaticN K, Somerset
Ruth BARRETT  9FInmateScholar
William BASCOMBU60MInmateNoneImbecileTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Henry BATTLEW70MInmateGeneral LabourerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Elizabeth BENNETTW66FInmateWoollen Cloth Worker BurlerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Joseph BIGWOODU51MInmateWater CarrierTrowbridge, Wiltshire
James BOUCHERU55MInmateDraperTrowbridge, Wiltshire
George BRETT  6MInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
George BRINSDENU67MInmateNoneRowde, Wiltshire
Edward BROWN 10MInmateScholarAt Sea
William BROWNW62MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker DresserWestbury, Wiltshire
John BULGINU69MInmateSack WeaverLunaticMelksham, Wiltshire
George BULLW67MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker SpinnerWestbury, Wiltshire
Charles BUTCHERW76MInmateWoolen Cloth Worker (Fullman)Turley, Wiltshire
Joseph CARSONU65MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker ScribblerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Rose CHAPPELL 11FInmateScholarLondon, London, Middlesex
Thomas CHIVERSM56MInmateShoemakerMelksham, Wiltshire
Annie COGSWELLU17FInmateNoneIdiotTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Elizabeth CROOKU49FInmateDomestic Servant GeneralSeend, Wiltshire
Hannah CROOKW76FInmateAgricultural LaborerBlindYatesbury, Wiltshire
Arthur CULLEY 10MInmateScholarPortsmouth, Hampshire
Florence CULLEY  5FInmateScholarMelksham, Wiltshire
Kate CULLEY  8FInmateScholarMelksham, Wiltshire
Edmund DAVISU59MInmateGeneral LabourerHilperton, Wiltshire
John DAVISW78MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker WeaverTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Ruth DAVISU59FInmateDomestic Servant GeneralImbecileMelksham, Wiltshire
Philip DEANW77MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker WeaverTrowbridge, Wiltshire
George DEVERILW67MInmateShoemakerMelksham, Wiltshire
Hugh DOWLANDW73MInmateAgricultural LaborerMelksham, Wiltshire
Joseph DREWW83MInmateAgricultural LaborerRowde, Wiltshire
John FELTHAMW66MInmateMasons LabourerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
John FISHERW65MInmateQuarrymanTrowbridge, Wiltshire
William FLOWERU71MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker-WeaverMelksham, Wiltshire
James FRANCISW83MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker WeaverHilperton, Wiltshire
Samuel FRANKLINM67MInmateBoatman On CanalMelksham, Wiltshire
Alice FREESTONEU17FInmateDomestic Servant GeneralN K, Cambridge
Eliza GAYU58FInmateDomestic Servant GeneralHilperton, Wiltshire
Matilda GERRISHW60FInmateDomestic Servant CookFreshford, Somerset
Sophia GREENLANDW68FInmateDomestic Servant GeneralEmsworth, Hampshire
Frederick GREENWOOD  9MInmateScholarMelksham, Wiltshire
Louisa GREENWOOD  7FInmateScholarMelksham, Wiltshire
Hannah GREGORY 11FInmateScholarSemington, Wiltshire
Catherine GULLIVER 11FInmateScholarSemington, Wiltshire
John GUNSTONE  2MInmateSemington, Wiltshire
Winifred GYEU36FInmateNoneHilperton, Wiltshire
Alice HANCOCK  9FInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Ellen HANCOCK 10FInmateScholarLondon, London, Middlesex
Fanny HANCOCK 13FInmateScholarSeend, Wiltshire
Henry HANCOCK  8MInmateScholarSemington, Wiltshire
Mary HANCOCK  8FInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Sophia HANCOCKU46FInmateDomestic Servant CookMelksham, Wiltshire
Annie HARDING 11FInmateScholarBath, Somerset
Edith HARDING 12FInmateScholarBath, Somerset
Jane HARDINGM71FInmateNoneBradford On Avon, Wiltshire
Thomas HARRISW75MInmateConfectionerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Alexander HAWKINSW69MInmateGeneral LabourerCalne, Wiltshire
Albert HILLU16MInmateGeneral LabourerDeaf & DumbWestbury, Wiltshire
Ruth HILLU71FInmateWoollen Cloth Worker QuillerN K, Gloucester
James HOOPERM79MInmateFurniture BrokerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
John HURD  3MInmateNoneSemington, Wiltshire
Mary HURDU26FInmateWoollen Cloth Worker FeederSemington, Wiltshire
Sarah HUTTONW73FInmateWoollen Cloth Worker QuillerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Mary Ann ISGROVEU37FInmateGeneral Servant DomesticLunatic
Stella JELFU43FInmateNoneIdiotSemington, Wiltshire
Sarah JOHNSONW76FInmateSchoolmistressLondon, London, Middlesex
James JONES 17MInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Moses JOYCEU61MInmateStone QuarrymanMelksham, Wiltshire
Eliza KEEVILW70FInmateNoneLondon, London, Middlesex
William KEMPU72MInmateAgricultural LabourerMelksham, Wiltshire
Fanny KENT 12FInmateScholar
Albert KING 10MInmateScholarWestbury, Wiltshire
Alice KING  5FInmateScholarWestbury, Wiltshire
Maria KINGU50FInmateNoneIdiotMelksham, Wiltshire
Prudence KINGU28FInmateWoollen Cloth Worker PiecerWestbury, Wiltshire
William KING 10mMInmateWestbury, Wiltshire
Sylvia KIRTONW76FInmateShoebinderShepton Mallett, Somerset
Jane LAURENCEU77FInmateMonthly NurseImbicle
Hannah LINSEYW89FInmateNoneIreland
Alfred John LOCKSLEY  2MInmateSemington, Wiltshire
Elizabeth LOCKSLEYU30FInmateWoollen Cloth Worker FeederTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Frederick LOCKSLEY  7MInmateScholarSemington, Wiltshire
Thomas LUCASW76MInmateAgricultural LabourerSouthwick, Wiltshire
James MALTMAN 11MInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Joseph MARCHANTW66MInmateWoollen Cloth Worker SpinnerLunaticTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Stephen MASLENW59MInmateEx Policeman General LabourerSteeple Ashton, Wiltshire
Freelove MAYW80FInmateWoollen Cloth Worker ReelerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Albert MEAD  8MInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
William MUNDAYU31MInmateNoneIdiotTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Lucy NASHW65FInmateWoollen Cloth Worker FullerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Ellen NICHOLLS  3FInmateSemington, Wiltshire
Infant NICHOLLS 1mMInmateSemington, Wiltshire
Jane NICHOLLSU31FInmateAgricultural LabourerTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Rose NICHOLLS  7FInmateScholarWoolwich, Kent
Albert NORTON 13MInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
John NUTTW66MInmateShoemakerDeaf & DumbMelksham, Wiltshire
William Isaac NUTTU16FInmateGeneral LabourerN K
Eliza OBORNEW69FInmateWoollen Cloth Worker SpinnerAvening, Gloucester
Elizabeth PEARCE  8FInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Frederick PEPLAR  8MInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
William PEPLARU60MInmateAgricultural Labourer
Stephen PINNOCKU46MInmateAgricultural LaborerBlindMelksham, Wiltshire
Mary Ann PRIDEU20FInmateDomestic Servant GeneralEaston, Wiltshire
Jacob PURNELL  9MInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
Therza PURNELL  8FInmateScholarTrowbridge, Wiltshire
John RUDMANW56MInmateAgricultural LaborerMelksham, Wiltshire
Caroline SARTAIN 10FInmateScholarHilperton, Wiltshire
Frederick SIMS 10MInmateScholarMelksham, Wiltshire
James SINGERU84MInmateAgricultural LaborerSemington, Wiltshire
John SMARTU34MInmateLabourer In BrickyardBromham, Wiltshire
Harriet SMITHW60FInmateSempstressWestbury, Wiltshire
Samuel STAPLESU80MInmateWood SawyerTurley, Wiltshire
Tabitha TAYLERU69FInmateMistress (School)LunaticSparkford, Somerset
William TAYLERU71MInmateAgricultural LaborerMelksham, Wiltshire
Aaron TUCKERW55MInmateBoat BuilderMelksham, Wiltshire
Joseph WEBBU59MInmateBoatman On CanalMelksham, Wiltshire
William WESTONW78MInmateAgricultural LaborerLacock, Wiltshire
Thomas WHITEW73MInmateAgricultural LaborerSeend, Wiltshire
Edmund WILSHERE  4MInmateScholarRadstock, Somerset
George WILSHERE  9MInmateScholarSeend, Wiltshire
James WILSHERE 11MInmateScholarKeevil, Wiltshire
John WILSHERE  6MInmateScholarSeend, Wiltshire

Total residents: 145

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