The Hinckley Union Workhouse

1881 Census: Officers, Staff and Inmates of The Hinckley Union Workhouse







Officers and Staff
Name Marriage Age Sex Relation Occupation Handicap Birthplace
John ALLEN M 62 M Head Workhouse Master   Wyberton, Lincoln
Ellen ALLEN M 41 F Wife Workhouse Matron   Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Francsus E. ALLEN U 13 F Daughter Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Gertrude ALLEN U 11 F Daughter Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Thomas ALLEN U 10 M Son Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Rachel ALLEN U 8 F Daughter Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Ann ALLEN U 31 F Officer Nurse   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Enos BOWN W 54 M Officer Porter   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Louisa Jane COX U 23 F Officer School Mistress   Worcester, Worcester



Inmates
Name Marriage Age Sex Relation Occupation Handicap Birthplace
Thomas ADLER U 15 M Inmate Farm Servent   Wolvey, Warwickshire
Elizebeth ALLEN U 59 F Inmate Stocking Seamer Deaf And Dumb Wolvey, Warwickshire
William ALLSOP W 77 M Inmate Ag Labourer   Burton Harstings, Warwickshire
Henry ARMS W 65 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Elizebeth ARMSTRONG M 39 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Attelborough, Warwickshire
William BAILEY U 65 M Inmate Stocking Maker Imbecile Hinckley, Leicestershire
Eliza BANNA W 66 F Inmate Hawker   Herford, Hereford
Ann BARRETT W 74 F Inmate Stocking Seamer   Stoke Golding, Leicestershire
Mary BATES M 38 F Inmate Domistic Servent   Desford, Leicestershire
Henry BEALE W 71 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Sapcote, Leicestershire
Thomas BERRISFORD U 53 M Inmate Boatman   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Joseph BODIN M 58 M Inmate Ag Labourer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
George BONSER W 69 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Mary BROOKFIELD U 76 F Inmate Factory Hand   Attelborough, Warwickshire
John BROUGHTON U 77 M Inmate Ag Labourer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Elizebeth BROWN W 60 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Wagston, Leicestershire
Ann CARTER U 20 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Ann E. CARTER   6m F Inmate     Hinckley, Leicestershire
Eiza CARTER U 3 F Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Elizebeth CARTER U 34 F Inmate Stocking Seamer   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Fredrick CARTER U 5 M Inmate Scholar   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Mary Ann CARTER U 13 F Inmate Scholar   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Samuel CARTER U 40 M Vagrant Plumber   Birmingham, Warwickshire
William CARTER U 8 M Inmate Scholar   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Elizebeth CATER U 23 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Bulkington, Warwickshire
Elizebeth CHAMBERLIN W 78 F Inmate Ribbon Weaver   Burton Hastings, Warwickshire
Ann CHEANEY U 36 F Inmate Domistic Servant Imbecile Sharnford, Leicestershire
Mark CHEANEY U 8 M Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Mary CHEANEY U 15 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Sharnford, Leicestershire
John CHENEY U 9 M Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Thomas CHENEY W 80 M Inmate Ag Labourer   Sharnford, Leicestershire
Charles CHESSHER U 2 M Inmate Scholar   Stoke Golding
Thomas CHESSHER U 8 M Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
William CHESTERTON W 73 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Mary A. CLARKE U 60 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Richard COTTON U 77 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire
Joshua COX U 57 M Inmate Stocking Maker Imbecile Hinckley, Leicestershire
Elizebeth CROFTS U 32 F Inmate Stocking Seamer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
John CROFTS U 9 M Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Mary Ann CROFTS U 6 F Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Mary DAWSON U 19 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Bethiah ELLIS U 24 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Sapcote, Leicestershire
John T.B.ELLIS   3m M Inmate     Hinckley, Leicestershire
Eliza FOSTER U 28 F Inmate Stocking Maker   Barwell, Leicestershire
William E.FOSTER U 3 M Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
George FRUR W 70 M Inmate Army Pensioner Blind Desford, Leicestershire
Joseph GARRATT W 86 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Ann GARRETT W 75 F Inmate Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Thomas GREEN U 67 M Inmate Stocking Maker   EArl Shilton, Leicestershire
Edward GRIFFITHS U 30 M Vagrant Shoe Maker   Ystalystera, Hereford
Joseph HILL W 45 M Vagrant Joiner   Newcastle On Tyne
Eliza HINKS W 48 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Wigston, Leicestershire
John HINKS U 12 M Inmate Scholar   Sapcote, Leicestershire
Eliza HIORNS U 15 F Inmate Stocking Seamer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
William HODGES W 47 M Vagrant Ag Labourer   Kings Caple
Henry HOLYLAND W 86 M Inmate Ag Labourer   Botcheson, Leicestershire
William HORNER U 64 M Inmate Wheelwright   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Henry HUDSON U 11 M Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
John HUGHES U 18 M Vagrant Brick Layers Labourer   Manchester
Rosannah KEARNEY W 70 F Inmate Dress Maker   Ireland
James KELLEY W 71 M Vagrant Ag Labourer   Glasgow
Sarah KIBBLES W 58 F Inmate Stocking Seamer   Leicester, Leicestershire
John KING U 26 M Inmate Ag Labourer   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Thomas KINTON W 79 M Inmate Blacksmith   Desford, Leicestershire
Samuel LANGHAM U 65 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Edward LLOYD M 35 M Vagrant Bricklayer   Henllan, Wales
John LOCKLEY W 85 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Barwell, Leicestershire
Jane MARRIOTT W 54 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire
Thomas MARTIN W 67 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Burbage, Leicestershire
Thomas MATTHEWS W 81 M Inmate Ag Labourer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Clara MINOR U 5 F Inmate Scholar   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Reuben MINOR U 9 M Inmate Scholar   Shanford, Leicestershire
Mary MOORE U 68 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Wolvey, Warwickshire
Richard MOORE U 78 M Inmate Butcher Blind Hinckley, Leicestershire
Ann MORRIS M 75 F Inmate Stocking Maker   Sapcote, Leicestershire
John MORRIS M 67 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Burbage, Leicestershire
Richard MYERS U 70 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Isaac NEAL U 71 M Inmate Sawyer   Bulkington, Warwickshire
John O NEIL M 70 M Inmate Hawker   Ireland
Abraham OBE U 82 M Inmate Collier   Atherstone, Warwickshire
James OSBORN M 53 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Henry PAYNE U 12 M Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
William PEGG W 59 M Inmate Ag Labourer   Stoke Golding, Leicestershire
Annie PERKINS U 7 F Inmate Scholar   Mount Sorrel, Leicestershire
John Henry PERKINS U 13 M Inmate Scholar   Mount Sorrel, Leicestershire
Sarah PERKINS U 12 F Inmate Scholar   Mount Sorrel, Leicestershire
Thomas PERKINS U 10 M Inmate Scholar   Mount Sorrel, Leicestershire
William PINFOLD U 63 F Inmate Farm Labourer Deaf And Dumb Wolvey, Warwickshire
Mary Ann SHEAN U 19 F Inmate Hosiery Factory Hand   Stoke Golding, Leicestershire
Edward SIMPSON W 84 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Charles SMITH M 50 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Hannah SMITH M 34 F Inmate Stocking Seamer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Jane SMITH U 41 F Inmate Domistic Servant Imbecile Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Sarah SMITH U 5 F Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
John STARBUCK W 77 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
John TACEY W 86 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Joseph TAILOR M 75 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Lizzie TAILOR U 17 F Inmate Stocking Seamer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Mary TAILOR M 74 F Inmate Stocking Seamer Imbecile Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Ann Eliza THOMPSON U 3 F Inmate Scholar   Leicester, Leicestershire
Ellen Johnson THOMPSON U 5 F Inmate Scholar   Burton Hastings, Warwickshire
William THORNE U 14 M Inmate Scholar   Stafford, Staffordshire
John TOON U 13 M Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Sarah TOUNSEND U 62 F Inmate Charrwoman   Burton Hastings, Warwickshire
Thomas WAIN U 74 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Markfield, Leicestershire
John WALDBORE U 61 M Inmate General Labourer Imbecile Leicester, Leicestershire
Clara WARREN U 7 F Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Catharine WATTS W 91 F Inmate Domestic Servant   Humberstone, Leicestershire
George WILLIAMS U 39 M Vagrant Painter   Worster, Worcester
Arther WILLS U 9 M Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Mary Ellen WILLS U 3 F Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Mary WILLS M 43 F Inmate Dressmaker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Sollomon WILLS M 45 M Inmate Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Susan WILLSON U 9 F Inmate Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Albert WOOD U 8 M Inmate Scholar   Shanford, Leicestershire
Elizebeth WOOD U 6 F Inmate Scholar   Shanford, Leicestershire
Joseph H.WOOD U 5 M Inmate Scholar   Shanford, Leicestershire
Ann WRIGH W 60 F Inmate Domestic Servant   At Sea, Warwickshire
Samuel WYSE U 72 M Inmate Brick Yard Labourer Imbecile Leicester, Leicestershire

Total residents: 128


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