1841 Census

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1841 Dandy Row census – first page

In 1841, the enumerator went from house-to-house collecting people’s details but we can’t be certain that he wrote the households down in the same order as the rows of cottages. What did he do, for instance, if there was no-one at home? Did he leave space or did he just go to the next cottage where he could find someone at home? There were probably no numbers to the houses in 1841 because the Penny Post only began in 1840 and far fewer letters had been sent before the new adhesive stamps became popular, especially those sent by working people, many of whom were illiterate.

We assume the listing of the cottages and their inhabitants begins from the end nearest to Pothouse, currently number 46. The table below follows the order in which people appear with heads of household shown in bold.

Not everything is clear when when you look more closely at the data. For instance, the number of households is 1 different from the number of cottages we believe to have been built by 1841. We will have to try matching the census with other sources and then updating this page – watch this space!

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1841 Dandy Row census – second and third pages
ForenameSurnameAgeOccupation
HenryLightbown30collier
SusannahLightbown25
ThomasLightbown4
JohnLightbown2
JamesLightbown20weaver
AnneBrindle20
NathanielEccles55weaver
EstherEccles50
ChristopherEccles30weaver
JohnEccles25weaver
AnneEccles20weaver
EstherEccles15weaver
JaneEccles15weaver
PriscillaEccles12weaver
AliceEccles11weaver
ElizabethEccles7
EstherHolden9
RichardEccles30weaver
MarthaEccles25
NathanielEccles5
WilliamMorris50accountant
MaryMorris45
JohnHollis35weaver
AliceHollis40
BettyHollis14
JeremiahHollis12
SarahHollis9
JoelHollis7
JohnHollis4
JosephMarsden25collier
BettyMarsden20
JohnMarsden4
EllenMarsden1
EllenShorrock60housekeeper
AliceShorrock30weaver
AnneShorrock18weaver
ThomasShorrock7
JohnShorrock5
MaryShorrock1
JohnNevill25weaver
RachaelNevill25weaver
ThomasNevill4
JaneNevill1
ThomasLightbown50collier
BettyLightbown50
WilliamLightbown20weaver
BettyLightbown15weaver
ThomasLightbown15weaver
JohnLightbown14weaver
MaryLightbown11
BettyLightbown25weaver
AndrewLightbown2
EllenLeach35weaver
JamesParkinson35collier
BettyParkinson35
JamesParkinson15collier
JosephLightbown30collier
AliceLightbown25
AnneLightbown5
BettyLightbown3
SarahLightbown0.5
AndrewLomax40carter
MaryLomax35
GeoffreyLomax15collier
JaneLomax15weaver
MarkLomax12collier
AndrewLomax8
KittyLomax4
WilliamLomax2
RobertWatson35weaver
AliceWatson30
JohnWatson7
EstherWatson3
MaryWatson0.5
RichardBrandwood25weaver
GeoffreyLomax40carter
RosamondLomax40
JaneLomax16weaver
GeoffreyLomax13collier
JamesLomax11collier
EllenLomax8
JohnLomax5
RosamondLomax1
BettyCockshutt20weaver
SelenaCockshutt2
JohnWalsh30weaver
AliceWalsh25
JamesWalsh3
AlexanderWalsh35weaver
DanielWalsh25weaver
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1841 Dandy Row census – final two pages

The 1851 Census

The 1861 Census

The 1871 Census

The 1881 Census

The 1891 Census

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