1841 Census of Leigh upon Mendip

H.O. 107/951/03

[This census appears to have suffered extensive water damage causing much illegibility.]

Superintendent Registrar's District Frome

Registrar's District Nunney

Enumeration District 11 - All the part of the parish of Leigh South of the Road leading from Harewarren Corner to David Salmons

Thomas NICHOLAS, Enumerator; Jas. NUTH, Registrar; L. HAGLEY Superintendent Registrar

Inhabited Houses Uninhabited houses Building Males Females Total

62 5 0 144 125 269

Number of Persons known to have emigrated from the district to the Colonies or to Foreign Countries since December 31, 1849 2 Males, 2 Females. Total 4

Folio/Page Place Names Age Profession, Trade, Where Employment Born

[17/1]

Leigh St

George CROUCH

[?]

[?]

Y

Sarah

[?]

Y

Edward

15

Y

Jonah

11

Y

Emma

9

Y

Mary

6

Y

Samuel

4

Y

Louisa

3

Y

Elijah

3 months

Y

/Silvia GEORGE

80

F Ser

Y

do

do

//George WEST

75

Weaver

Y

Mary

75

Y

Ann

11

Y

Lucy

9

Y

do

do

//Hester CORNISH

65

Knitter

Y

do

do

//Susanna ASHMAN

55

do

Y

Elizabeth

25

Y

Jacob

20

Carpenter

Y

do

do u1

//Joseph HERRIDGE

40

Thatcher

Y

Ann

40

Y

Alfred

15

Y

James

14

Y

Mary

13

Y

John

9

Y

Joseph

6

Y

[17/2]

Leigh St.

[Austin]

[1]

[Y]

do

do

//Eliza [?]

[?]

[?]

[?]

William do

[?]

Y

Eliza do

[?]

Y

Thomas do

[?]

Y

do

do

//William WILLMOT

60[??]

Handlemaker[?]

Y

Ann

55

Y

do

do

//William BEARD

40

Hawker

Y

/John RABBITS

55

[?]

Y

do

do

//John ASHMAN

65

Sawyer

Y

Ann

65

[blank]

/Sarah

35

C.....[?]

Y

Henry

15

Labourer

Y

Mark

13

Y

do

do

//George WALLEN

40

Carpenter

Y

Sarah

40

Y

George

15

Carpenter

Y

Martha

15

Y

Rachel

12

Y

William

6

Y

do

do

//Moses WATTS

28[??]

Ag lab

Y

Elizabeth

35

Y

do

do

//Betty MERRIFIELD

65

Baller[?

[Y]

Martha

55

[Y]

Ann

60[??]

[Y]

[18/3]

[?]

//William[??] SMITH[??]

55[?]

[?]

Y

Sophia[??]

50[?]

Y

do

do

//George ELLERY

35

Butcher

Y

Sarah

35

Y

George

7

Y

Thomas

6

Y

Elizabeth

11

Y

Jane

9

Y

Mary

2

Y

Ann

1 month

Y

do

do

//John ASHMAN

65

Labourer

Y

Sarah

60

Y

Hester

30

Knitter

Y

Elizabeth

20

do

Y

Sarah

15

Y

Thomas

11

Y

do

do

//Thomas HODGES

20

Ag lab

Y

Harriet

25

Y

Henry

3

Y

John

5 weeks [or months?]

Y

do

do

//Lydia STOCK

55

Knitter

Y

John

20

Y

Thomas

15

Y

Joseph

14

Y

Emma

8

Y

[18/4]

Leigh St.

//Joseph HISCOCKS

40

[?]

Y

Sarah

[35]

Y

Ann

[11]

Y

Richmond

8

Y

Joseph

6

Y

John

3

Y

Martha

2 weeks [or months?]

Y

do

do

//Samuel JAMES

50

[?]

Y

Judith

50

Y

Mary LEWIS

8

Y

do

do

//George FINNEAR

68

Shoemaker

Y

Hester

70

Y

Eliza

20

Y

do

//William KERLEY

50

Coal ...[?]

Y

Mary PARROT

75

Ag lab

Y

Sarah SIMS

85

do

Y

do

do

//William JONES

20

Wool worker[?]

Y

Hannah

20

Y

Thomas

2

Y

do

do 1u

//Philip PERKINS

25

Carpenter

Y

Mary

20

Y

do

do

//Isaac DENNING

40

Carpenter

Y

Sarah

20[?]

Y

Ann[??] LANGLEY[??]

11[??]

[?]

Sarah[??] T[?].......

[?]

[?]

19/[5]

Leigh St. 2u

//William FINNEAR

30

Shoemaker

Y

Emma

30

Y

Thomas

3

Y

do

do

//James ROSSITTER

50

Ag Lab

Y

Hannah

50

Y

Benjamin

10

Y

do

do

//George WEST

55

Weaver

Y

Ann

50

Y

Caroline

20

Y

Mary

20

Y

Isaac

15

Y

Alfred

10

Y

do

do

//Mark ASHMAN

30

Carpenter

Y

Ann

12

Y

Matthew

10

Y

Alfred

8

Y

do

do

//William HODGES

30

Coal carrier

Y

Harriet

25

Y

do

//Samuel WILLCOX

40

Plumber & Glazier

Y

Susanna

40

Y

Ann

20

Y

Louisa

15

Y

James

15

Y

Sarah

13

Y

William

10

Y

19/6

Leigh St

Mary

7

Yes

Elizabeth

5

Y

do

do

//William ASHMAN

30

Sawyer

Y

Martha

10

Y

Abraham

9

Y

do

do

//Elizabeth BURGE

35

Knitter

Y

John

15

Ag Lab

Y

Joseph

14

do

Y

do

do

//George WATTS

50

Cordwainer

Y

do

do

//Revd. Evan BAILLIE

25

Curate

No

Elihu MARCHANT

15

M Servant

Y

do

//John OLORENSHAW

60

Yeoman

No

John

20

No

Elizabeth

62

No

Elizabeth

20

No

/Thirza ASHMAN

15

F Servt

Yes

do

do

//Fredrick PADFIELD

45

Coal Carrier

Yes

Sarah

40

Y

Zebedee

20

Y

John

15

Y

Ann

12

Y

Richard

10

Y

James

8

Y

Fredrick

5

Y

Harriet

2

Y

20/7

Leigh St

//Joanna WATTS

45

Coal carrier

Y

Ann TARGET

25

Y

do

do

//Joseph ASHMAN

40

Sawyer

Y

Hannah

35

No

do

do

//John LEWIS

45

Pork Butcher

Y

Elizabeth

40

Y

Abraham

15

Y

Charles

5

Y

Thomas

4

Y

John

2

Y

do

do

//Joseph DUNNING

40

Carpenter

Y

Sydney

16

Y

Isaac

11

Y

Benjamin

8

Y

William

6

Y

John

4

Y

Austin

1

Y

Susan

40

Y

Mary

15

Y

do

do

//Elizabeth WILLMOT

60

Knitter

Yes

Edward

15

Ag. Lab

Y

Mary

12

Y

do

//Charles SYMS

50

Ag. Lab

Y

John WITCOMB

14

Y

William

15

Y

20/8

Leigh Strt.

//Ann OFFER

60

Agl. Wid.

Yes

William

9

Yes

do

do

//William LANE

30

Coal carrier

Y

Mary Ann

30

Y

Seth

10

Y

Alfred

9

Y

Mahala

4

Y

Edwin

3

Y

do

do

//James BIGGS

75

Independent

Y

William SEASON

45

Wheeler

Y

Harriet

35

Y

Ann

9

Y

Richard

8

Y

Charles

5

Y

William

1

Y

do

do

//Catharine EDWARDS

40

School-mistress

No

Susan

15

No

Agnes

14

No

James

11

No

William

6

No

Honora

4

No

do

do

//Joseph WEST

45

Ag. Lab

Yes

Isaac

16

Y

Benjamin

15

Y

Mary

13

Y

21/9

Leigh Street

//George WOOLFORD

55

Coal Carrier

Yes

/James WEEKS

25

Maltster

No

Mary

25

Yes

Alfred

4 months

Y

Ann

15

Y

do

//John COSH

25

Yeoman

Y

Mercy

25

Y

Walter

4

Y

Sarah TURNER

35

Y

do

Leighs Mendip

//Samuel BISHOP

75

Hosier

Y

Elizabeth

75

Y

do

do

//William TAYLOR

40

Ag Lab

Y

Jemimah

40

Y

John

13

Y

Hester

1

Y

do

do

//Thomas WILLCOX

75

Independent

Y

Ann

60

do

Y

/Mary PONTING

50

do

Y

do

do

//George WILLCOX

55

Mason

Y

Sarah

55

Y

James

20

Mason

Y

John

20

do

Y

Clara

15

Y

do

Elizabeth

13

Y

/Elizabeth BRITTEN

15

F. Servt.

[blank]

21/10

//Richard MOORE

50

Coal carrier

Y

Ann

50

Y

Mary

20

Y

George

15

Y

William

5

Y

do

u1

//Isaac LIDBURY

50

Ag Lab

Y

Sarah

50

Y

William

12

Y

James

8

Y

do

//Samuel GIBBS

50

Carpenter

Y

Elizabeth

45

Y

George

20

Carpenter

Y

Simeon

10

Y

do

//Charlotte HILL

30

Widow [deleted]

Y

John

10

Y

Thomas

5

Y

Charles

1

Y

do

//Sarah WIMPY

45

Y

Benjamin

20

Y

Abraham

15

Y

/John RAWLINGS

8

Y

do

//James CLARKE

55

Ag Lab

Y

Sarah

55

Y

John

30

Y

Martha

15

Y

22/11

Louisa

10

Yes

do

Leighs Mendip

//George WRINTMORE

40

Ag Lab

Y

Harriet

40

Y

John

20

Blacksmith

Y

Mary

11

Y

Harriet

7

Y

Elizabeth

5

Y

Emma

3

Y

do

do

//Mary TREASURE

35

Dairywoman

Y

Benjamin

10

Y

Ann

7

Y

/Mary WILLIAMS

65

Indp.

Y

Jacob CLARK

20

M. Svt.

Y

George ELLERY

60

Pensioner

Y

do

do

//Charles NUTH

25

Yeoman

Y

Ann

20

Y

Benjamin

3

Y

Ellen

3 months

Y

/Mary KEYFORD

14

F Ser.

Y