The Hinckley Union Workhouse

1891 Census: Officers, Staff and Inmates of The Hinckley Union Workhouse







Officers and Staff
Name Marriage Age Sex Relation Occupation Handicap Birthplace
John ALLEN M 72 M Head Workhouse Master   Wyberton, Lincoln
Ellen ALLEN M 51 F Wife Workhouse Matron   Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Bethia SWIFT W 33 F Nurse Workhouse Nurse   Sharlston, Yorkshire
Joseph PINCHESS W 64 M Poter Workhouse Porter   Hinckley, Leicestershire



Inmates
Name Marriage Age Sex Relation Occupation Handicap Birthplace
John ARMITAGE S 36 M Vagrant Farm Labourer   Leeds, Yorkshire
Samuel ARMSTRONG S 67 M Pauper Needle Maker   Loughborogh, Leicestershire
Henry ARROWSMITH W 73 M Pauper Quarry Man   Peckleton, Leicestershire
William ASSLEY W 78 M Pauper Stocking Maker   Lichfield, Staffordshire
Isabella ATKINS W 46 F Vagrant Mattress Maker   Newcastle-on-Tyne
Sarah Ann BANNISTER W 75 F Pauper Seamer   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Eliza BAUM W 77 F Pauper Laundress   Hereford, Herefordshire
Henry BEALE W 79 M Pauper Stocking Maker   Sapcote, Leicestershire
Ann BENNETT W 80 F Pauper Seamer   Burbage, Leicestershire
Thomas BERRESFORD S 62 M Pauper Boatman   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Joseph BODEN S 67 M Pauper Boatman   Hinckley, Leicestershire
George BOOTH   6 M Pauper Scholar   Barwell, Leicestershire
Mary BOOTH S 44 F Pauper Seamer   Barwell, Leicestershire
Mary BOTTERELL W 78 F Pauper Seamer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Thomas BROOKES S 34 M Pauper   Imbecile from birth Sharnford, Leicestershire
Isaac BROWN W 76 M Pauper Stocking Maker   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
John BROWN W 79 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Annie CARTER   11 F Pauper Scholar   Countesthorpe, Leicestershire
Annie Elizabeth CARTER   2m F Pauper     Hinckley, Leicestershire
Elizabeth CARTER W 46 F Pauper Charwoman   Newton Harcourt, Leicestershire
Elizabeth CARTER W 64 F Pauper Charwoman   Hartshill, Warwickshire
Frederick CARTER   3 M Pauper     Hinckley, Leicestershire
George CARTER W 75 M Pauper Army Pensioner   Guildford, Surrey
Mary Ann CARTER S 23 F Pauper Charwoman   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Sarah CARTER   14 F Pauper Scholar   Kilby, Leicestershire
Hannah CATER S 20 F Pauper Domestic Servant   Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire
Ann CHENEY S 46 F Pauper   Imbecile from childhood Sharnford, Leicestershire
Mark CHENEY   14 M Pauper Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Charles CHESSHER   13 M Pauper Scholar   Stoke Golding, Leicestershire
William CHESSHER W 78 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
Elizabeth CHESTER   11 F Pauper Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
James CHESTERTON   12 M Pauper Scholar   Leicester, Leicestershire
Thomas CLARKE W 73 M Pauper Publican   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Richard COTTON S 87 M Pauper Bricklayer's Labourer   Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire
Joshua COX S 68 M Pauper   Imbecile from birth  
Mary Ann CROFTS S 16 F Pauper   Idiot from birth Hinckley, Leicestershire
Frances CROW S 62 F Pauper Seamer   Barwell, Leicestershire
Alice FRISWELL W 80 F Pauper Seamer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Eliza FRITH S 56 F Pauper   Imbecile from birth Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire
George GARDENER S 24 M Vagrant Stoker   Birmingham
William GARRETT S 62 M Pauper Farmer   Sapcote, Leicestershire
Maria GOADBY S 62 F Pauper Tailoress   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Ada GREWCOCK S 26 F Pauper   Imbecile from birth Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Emma GREWCOCK   4m F Pauper     Hinckley, Leicestershire
Charles HARRIS S 33 M Vagrant Farm Labourer   Liverpool
James HARROLD W 78 M Pauper Bricklayer's Labourer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Mary HICKLEY S 81 F Pauper Domestic Servant Blind Princethorpe, Leicestershire
Thomas HILL W 57 M Pauper Bricklayer's Labourer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Joseph HOLLAND S 76 M Pauper Gardener   Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire
Henry JACKSON S 44 M Vagrant Farm Labourer   Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Ann JOHNSON M 74 F Pauper Stocking Maker   Gretton, Northamptonshire
William JOHNSON M 69 M Pauper Stocking Maker   Sharnford, Leicestershire
John KING S 37 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
Maria KING W 87 F Pauper Seamer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
William KING S 56 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Samuel LANGHAM S 74 M Pauper Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Sarah LAWRENCE S 88 F Pauper Domestic Servant   Stoke Golding, Leicestershire
John LUSTY S 36 M Vagrant Farm Labourer   Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Priscilla MASON S 29 F Pauper Factory Hand   Hinckley, Leicestershire
William MAW W 74 M Pauper Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Samuel MELLER S 73 M Pauper Basket Maker   Barwell, Leicestershire
Sarah MELLER S 78 F Pauper Seamer   Barwell, Leicestershire
Reuben MINOR S 31 M Pauper   Idiot from birth Earl Shilton, Leicestershire
John MOORE S 54 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Barwell, Leicestershire
Mary MOORE S 78 F Pauper Domestic Servant   Wolvey, Warwickshire
Nehemiah MOORE S 47 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Sharnford, Leicestershire
Ellen MYERS W 79 F Pauper Seamer   Carlton, Leicestershire
Joseph PEASEY W 75 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Stoke Golding, Leicestershire
James PRATT W 79 M Pauper Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Thomas RAWLING S 38 M Pauper   Imbecile from birth Hinckley, Leicestershire
William ROGAN S 44 M Vagrant Farm Labourer   London
John ROPER S 34 M Vagrant Farm Labourer   Bradford, Yorkshire
Walter SEABROOK S 56 M Vagrant Farm Labourer   Easthorpe, Essex
John SMITH W 55 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Deerest, Gloucstershire
Samuel SMITH S 71 M Pauper Stocking Maker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Thomas SMITH W 64 M Pauper Boatman   Hinckley, Leicestershire
William SMITH W 75 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Monks Kirby, Leicestershire
George STORER S 85 M Pauper Stocking Maker   Barwell, Leicestershire
Thomas STORER M 70 M Pauper Stocking Maker   Stoke Golding, Leicestershire
John WELSH S 37 M Vagrant Farm Labourer   Stafford, Staffordshire
Joseph WHEATLEY S 54 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Samuel WHITE S 36 M Pauper Shoemaker   Market Harborogh, Leicestershire
John WILEBORE S 70 M Pauper   Imbecile from birth Leicester, Leicestershire
Mary Ellen WILLS   13 F Pauper Scholar   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Elizabeth WOOD S 17 F Pauper Domestic Servant   Burbage, Leicestershire
Thomas WRAGG W 72 M Pauper Shoemaker   Hinckley, Leicestershire
Samuel WRIGHT S 58 M Pauper Farm Labourer   Hinckley, Leicestershire

Total residents: 91


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