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1881 Census: Residents of Pontefract Union Workhouse

NameMarAgeSexRelationOccupationHandicapBirthplace
Staff
Enoch SOUTHWELLM34MHeadWork House MasterBradford, York
Mary A. SOUTHWELLM35FWifeWork House MatronNottingham, Nottingham
Jane PROBERTM33FOfficerWork House School MistressUlverstone, Lancashire
Eliza WHITEHEADM29FOfficerWork House Fever NurseStamforth, York
Mary A. CARROLLU36FOfficerWork House Infirmary NurseLiverpool, Lancashire
Annie TEASDALEU30FServWork House Cook Domestic ServWakefield, York
Inmates
Charles ABBY 9MInmateScholar
Mary J. ABBY12FInmateScholar
Mary ADAMSU48FInmateFormerly ServantPontefract, York
Mary ARCHERW74FInmatePontefract, York
Jane ARMITAGEU35FInmateImbecilePurston, York
George ARMSTRONG 4MInmateScholarBrotherton, York
Thomas ARMSTRONG 6MInmateScholarBrotherton, York
Hannah ARRONU47FInmateImbecileMethley, York
Harriet BALLM66FInmateCharwoman VagrantChesterfield, Derby
John BALLW54MInmateLabourer VagrantMansfield, Nottingham
Leonard BALMERU38MInmateLabourerYork, York
Annie BARBERU19FInmatePontefract, York
Arthur BARBER 9MInmateScholarPontefract, York
Herbert BARKER 7MInmateScholarBeaghall, York
William BARKERU25MInmateBricklayers Labourer VagrantLeeds, York
Elizabeth BARTONU28FInmateCotton Weaver VagrantBlackburn, Lancashire
William H. BATESON 9MInmateScholar
Charlotte BEAUMONT13FInmateScholarBrotherton, York
Mary A. BLACKBURNU28FInmateImbecileKnottingley, York
Rose BLACKBURNW56FInmateHousewifeKnottingley, York
William BOLANDW59MInmateGlass BlowerMayo, Ireland
Alice BOWLING 1FInmateCastleford, York
Mary BOWLINGU27FInmateServantBrant Broughton, Lincoln
Ann BRAMHAMU34FInmateImbecilePontefract, York
Ann BRIGGSU77FInmateFarmers ServantImbecileKnottingley, York
James BRITONW78MInmateCoal Pit LabourerRothwell, York
Emeline BROADHEADU36FInmateFarmers ServantImbecileKnottingley, York
John J. BROOKU27MInmateImbecilePontefract, York
John BROWNU32MInmatePuddler Vagrant (Iron)Chester, Cheshire
Mary A. BROWNW55FInmateHousewifeKnottingley, York
Eliza BRUST12FInmateScholarKnottingley, York
Samuel BRUST10MInmateScholarKnottingley, York
Elizabeth CADMANM29FInmateHousewifeStockport, Lancashire
Jane CADMAN 9FInmateScholarPendlebury, Lancashire
Sarah A. CADMAN1mFInmatePontefract, York
Thomas CADMANM28MInmateCoal MinerWolverhampton, Stafford
William H. CADMAN 4MInmateScholarCastleford, York
Hannah CAIRNU29FInmateImbecileIreland
Samuel CANNINGU59MInmateBricklayers LabourerIreland
Ann CAREYW77FInmateBramwith, York
John CAVIN11MInmateScholarWhitwood, York
Margaret CAWFOOTU57FInmateIreland
William CLARKE10MInmateScholarBolton, Lancashire
Marshall COLEMANM45MInmateCoal MinerNorthampton
Fanny COOPERW68FInmateFormerly TailoressLondon, Middlesex
Sarah COOPERU37FInmateImbecile
Charlotte CRANSWICKW65FInmatePontefract, York
James DEARN 1MInmatePontefract, York
Martha DEARNM41FInmateHousewifeImbecilePontefract, York
Peter DENBYW81MInmateBakerCowick, York
Charles DICKINSON14MInmateScholarBrotherton, York
Fred DICKINSON12MInmateScholarKnottingley, York
James DONNOLLYU18MInmateImbecilePontefract, York
Margaret DONNOLLY 9FInmateScholarPontefract, York
Ann DORITYM34FInmateHousewifeIreland
Annie DORITY 1FInmatePontefract, York
James DORITY 7MInmateScholarPontefract, York
Stephen DORITY11MInmateScholarCastleford, York
William DORITY 3MInmateScholarCastleford, York
Benjamin DOUGHTYW72MInmateTailorWomersley, York
George DUNTON10mMInmateWales
George DUNTONM28MInmateBricklayers LabourerSouthwick, Sussex
Martha DUNTONM24FInmateHousewifeBarrow In Furness, Lancashire
George A. EASTWOOD3mMInmatePontefract, York
Jane EASTWOODU19FInmateServantHemingborough, York
Ann EDWARDSU42FInmateDomestic ServantImbecileLincoln
Aaron FAIRBURN 8MInmateScholar
Ann FAIRBURN11FInmateScholar
Ann FRYERU61FInmateImbecilePontefract, York
James GAMBLEW58MInmateShoemakerBeverley, York
John GILDEYW50MInmateLabourer VagrantIreland
Mary GILLW74FInmateIreland
John GRIFFINU50MInmateBricklayerN K, Ireland
William HARDCASTLEM78MInmateWatermanKnottingley, York
George HARRISON 9MInmateScholarWakefield, York
John HARRISONM39MInmateWorsted WeaverHull, York
John HARRISONU25MInmateCoal MinerHuddersfield, York
Maria HARRISONM41FInmateHousewifeThorn Lees, York
George HENRYM55MInmateShoemakerWakefield, York
Sarah HENRYM57FInmateHousewifeRothwell, York
John HEPWORTHU42MInmateImbecileTanshelf, York
Martha HEPWORTHU32FInmateImbecileTanshelf, York
John HILLU51MInmateLabourer VagrantDudley, Worcester
Mary HILLU33FInmatePontefract, York
Ann HINDMARSHW64FInmateImbecileMilforth, Westmorland
Anne HIRSTW60FInmateHousewifeMexborough, York
Catherine HOWEW68FInmateLiverpool, Lancashire
William HOWRAMU52MInmateLime Pit LabourerImbecileKnottingley, York
Hardy JACKSONU68MInmateAgricultural LabourerKellington, York
Malah JOHNSON11FInmateScholarHensall, York
Mary KELLYW30FInmateField Work VagrantIreland
Thomas KELLY 7MInmateField Work VagrantKeighley, York
Thomas KELLYM45MInmateLabourerSligo, Ireland
James KINGM63MInmateBricklayers LabourerHorton, York
William KIRBYU53MInmateRailway Labourer VagrantNottingham, Nottingham
David LEEU58MInmateAgricultural LabourerDarrington, York
Mary LORREMANW78FInmateCastleford, York
Hannah LUMBY10FInmateScholarCastleford, York
John LUMBY14MInmateScholarCastleford, York
Elizabeth MALEM34FInmateHousewifeHull, York
Samuel MALEM47MInmateWatermanStoke, Stafford
William MARRIOTT 8MInmateScholar
Henry MARSDENM52MInmateBricklayers LabourerBrotherton, York
David MAYU38MInmateBricklayers Labourer VagrantHuggate, York
Emily MEDDYCROFTM24FInmate (Head)HousewifeTipton, Stafford
Herbert MEDYCROFT 3MSonScholarNormanton, York
Mary A. MEDYCROFT 6FDaurScholarNormanton, York
Walter MEDYCROFT 2MSonNormanton, York
Annie MILLETT12FInmateScholarPontefract, York
William MIREE11MInmateScholar
Edward MITCHELLU30MInmateGlass House LabourerHuddersfield, York
George MONKMAN14MInmateScholarMiddlesborough, York
Thomas MONKMAN12MInmateScholarScarborough, York
Sarah MORRELLW89FInmateLincoln, Lincoln
Benjamin MYERS10MInmateScholarPontefract, York
Benjamin MYERSM39MInmateTannerOtley, York
John MYERS 8MInmateScholarPontefract, York
Joseph MYERS 7MInmateScholarPontefract, York
Mary NENDICKW61FInmateHousewifeGrimsby, Lincoln
Thomas NICHOLSONU32MInmateBricklayers Labourer VagrantHorbury, York
William PARKERM82MInmateFormerly A SailorBeaghall, York
James PERCIVALU29MInmateLabourer VagrantLiverpool, Lancashire
Alice PICKARDU27FInmateDomestic ServantImbecilePontefract, York
Elizabeth PICKARDU30FInmateDomestic ServantImbecilePontefract, York
Esther PICKARD 1FInmatePontefract, York
Philip POUTONU36MInmateBlacksmiths Striker VagrantLlaneach, Glamorgan, Wales
John REYNARDU51MInmateGrocers AssistantImbecilePontefract, York
Joseph RHODESW86MInmateAgricultural LabourerShropshire
David RICHARDSON68MInmateBakerWetherby, York
Mary A. RICHARDSONU48FInmateFormerly ServantHowden Dyke, York
Charles ROBERTSW67MInmateAgricultural LabourerWentbridge, York
Thomas ROBINSONU45MInmateCoal Pit LabourerDeaf And DumbAllerton Bywater, York
Thomas ROUTLEDGEM67MInmateAgricultural LabourerPollington, York
Ann SHEPHERDSONW62FInmateHousewifeManchester, Lancashire
Thomas SHERRY10MInmateScholar
John SMITHU32MInmateMechanic VagrantBirstal, York
Annie SPENCER 1FInmateCastleford, York
Esther SPENCER13FInmateScholarDublin, Ireland
John A. SPENCER11MInmateScholarCross Gates, York
Mary J. SPENCER 7FInmateScholarN K, Derby
Mary SPENCERW30FInmateHousewifeLimerick, Ireland
Thomas SPENCER 2MInmateN K, Stafford
Thomas Pat SPENCER 9MInmateScholarCastle Eden, Durham
Annie STAINTHORPE11FInmateScholarAckworth, York
Archer STAINTHORPE 7MInmateScholarMethley, York
Sarah STAINTHORPEM36FInmateHousewifeMethley, York
Clara STANDFIELDU21FInmateServantSelby, York
Mary STANDFIELD2mFInmatePontefract, York
Benjamin SUMMERSGILLW59MInmateMoulder (Iron)Garforth, York
Walter SWALES13MInmateScholarMethley, York
John TAYLORU53MInmateEngine TenterYork, York
Fanny THORPEW81FInmateKnottingley, York
John TOWNSLEY 9MInmateScholarKnottingley, York
Richard TOWNSLEY 6MInmateScholarKnottingley, York
John WATSON 7MInmateScholarBirkin, York
Joseph WATSON 5MInmateScholarBirkin, York
William WATSON 3MInmateScholarBirkin, York
Thomas WEATHERALLU57MInmateGlass House LabourerAllerton Bywater, York
William WEBSTERM64MInmateSail MakerKnottingley, York
Thomas WELSHU30MInmateAgricultural LabourerMayo, Ireland
Elizabeth WHITLAMU37FInmateFormerly ServantFeatherstone, York
James WILD 9MInmateScholarKnottingley, York
Charlotte WILKINSONW67FInmateStaymaker VagrantLeeds, York
Eleanor WILKINSONW67FInmateHousewifeAllerton Bywater, York
James WILKINSONU30MInmateLabourer VagrantManchester, Lancashire
Louisa WILKINSONU16FInmateSheffield, York
Maling WILLIAMSM58MInmateGlass House LabourerWisbeach, Cambridge
Thomas WILLIAMSM76MInmateBricklayers LabourerColeford, Gloucester
Frederick WILSON 8MInmateScholar
James WILSONW33MInmateConfectioner VagrantScotland
William WILSONM62MInmateStone MasonAckworth, York
Issac WOMACKU41MInmateHighway Board Labourer (RD)Brotherton, York

Total residents: 178

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