1871 Census Returns for Witham Friary

 

Kindly transcribed in full by Michael Sprackling.

 

Superintendent Registrar’s District:   Frome. 

Registrar’s Sub-District:                        Nunney

 

Census 1, Enumeration District No 1B

 

All that part of the parish of Witham on the South and East of the Road leading from the Boundary of the parish near Balls Barn to a place called West End. Including Yew Tree Cottage at Quarry Hill the Parsonage and all houses on the East or left hand side of the Road to Holt. Lower & Upper Holt, Witham Park, Cottages at Gear Hill, following the Boundary of the Parish by Boundary Oak Clap Gate or Buns Lane Cottage to Witham Hall Farm & Cottages to boundary of Parish, near Balls Barn, Including Walk Farm, Moor Park Farm, Tyne Mead Farm & Hermitage Cottage or Lodge.

 

Enumerator:                                 George CARPENTER

Registrar:                                      J. BABY

Superintendent Registrar:         Geo. W. BRADBURY

 

Place

 

Names

Relation

C

Age

Profession, Trade, Occupation

Where Born

Folio 5/Page 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Upper Holt

 

David REED

Head

M

31

Brick Burner

Hants

Catherington

 

 

Emma   do.

Wife

M

34

 

   do.

Southampton

 

 

William do.

Son

 

5

Scholar

Soms

Witham

 

 

Emily

Daur

 

3

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

George

Son

 

1

 

   do.

     do.

2         do.

//

John LUFFMAN

Head

U

38

Tile Maker

Dorset

Hutton

3         do.

//

William LUFFMAN

Head

U

41

      do.

   do.

Littlelynch

4         do.

//

George STONE

Head

U

23

Brick Maker

   do.

Gillingham

5         do.

//

Charles POWELL

Head

M

60

Brick Tile Pipe & Lime Manuf’tr (Employing 13 Men & 6 Boys)

Hants

Southampton

 

 

Jane             do.

Wife

M

59

 

   do.

Leap

 

 

Ann             do.

Daur

U

37

Living at Home

   do.

Southampton

 

 

George         do.

Grand Son

M

19

Brick & tile Maker

   do.

         do.

 

 

Annie           do.

Wife

M

20

 

Soms

Gare Hill Witham

 

 

John             do.

Grand Son

 

14

Tile Maker

Hants

Portswood

6         do.

//

Charles M. HALLETT

Head

M

25

Carpenter

Soms

Witham

 

 

Isabella               do.

Wife

M

24

  

   do.

     do.

 

 

Jehu C.               do.

Son

 

3

 

   do.

     do.

7         do.

//

Joseph MACEY

Head

M

34

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Sarah          do.

Wife

M

38

 

   do.

South Brewham

 

 

Harriett BISS

Mother Law

M

64

Nurse

   do.

Kilmington

8          do.

//

William EDWARDS

Head

U

64

Agricultural Lbr.

   do.

Witham

9 Lower Holt or Hermitage Cottage

 

William HALLETT

Head

M

32

Agricultural Lbr.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Eliza            do.

Wife

M

28

 

   do.

Wanstrow

 

 

Alice            do.

Daur

 

8 Mo

 

   do.

Witham

Folio 5/Page 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 Parsonage

//

Walter James LUKE

Head

M

24

Curate of Witham Friary

Notts

Nottingham

 

 

Mary                   do.

Wife

M

23

Clergymans Wife

Durham

Durham

 

 

Wyvil H.              do.

Son

 

Under month

 

Soms

Witham

 

 

Martha HARTLEY

Sister in Law

U

25

 

Durham

Durham

 

 

Marey EDWARDS

Serv.

W

60

General Servant (Domestic)

Soms

Witham

 

 

Elizabeth HUGHES

Serv.

W

41

Nurse

   do.

     do.

11 Yew Tree Cottage

//

William JEFFERIES

Head

U

71

Annuitant

Wilts

Hillmartin

 

 

Fanny FOOKES

Housekeeper

U

70

Housekeeper

Dorset

Church Knowle

 

 

Eliza VINEY

Serv.

U

15

General Servant (Domestic)

Soms

Frome

12 Witham Hall Farm

//

Samuel HODDINOTT

Head

M

31

Farmer of 250 Acres Emplg. 6 Men 3 Boys & 1 Woman

   do.

Witham

 

 

Elizabeth D.  do.

Wife

M

28

 

   do.

Frome

 

 

Lilian M.       do.

Daur

 

1

 

   do.

Witham

 

 

Frederick S.  do.

Son

 

5 Mo

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

Benjamin       do.

Father

W

77

Annuitant

   do.

      do.

 

 

Ann CLARK

Sister

M

38

Farmers Wife

   do.

      do.

 

 

Thomas HARRIS

Pupil

U

17

Pupil to Learn Farming

   do.

Frome

 

 

Ellen ASHFORD

Serv.

U

17

General Servant (Domestic)

   do.

Witham

 

 

Ellen BRYANT

Serv.

U

16

Nurse Maid

   do.

Oakhill

13 Witham Hall Cottages

//

Mariah STRIDE

Head

W

63

Alms Woman

   do.

Witham

 

 

Isaac           do.

Son

U

28

Railway Gate Keeper

   do.

Marston Bigott

14                  do.

//

Simon VEZEY

Lodger

U

28

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Cloford

Folio 6/Page 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15                  do.

//

George ASHFORD

Head

M

40

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Witham

 

 

Eliza              do.

Wife

M

41

      do.     Wife

   do.

Marston Bgt.

 

 

Francis           do.

Son

U

15

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Witham

 

 

Levinia           do.

Daur

 

12

Scholar

   do.

     do.

 

 

George           do.

Son

 

10

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Hanah            do.

Daur

 

8

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Fanny             do.

Daur

 

6

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

James             do.

Son

 

5

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Frederick        do.

Son

 

6 Mo

 

   do.

     do.

16                   do.

//

William STICKLER

Head

M

41

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Emma            do.

Wife

M

42

     do.     Wife

   do.

     do.

 

 

Isabella          do.

Daur

 

11

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

Thomas          do.

Son

 

8

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

John               do.

Son

 

6

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

Alice              do.

Daur

 

4

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

Rose              do.

Daur

 

2

 

   do.

     do.

17 Buns Lane Cottage

//

Simon G. STRIDE

Head

M

37

Labourer on Railway

   do.

Nunney

 

 

Mary A.         do.

Wife

M

33

              do.               Wife

Wilts

Warminster

 

 

Samuel J.       do.

Son

 

1

 

Soms

Witham

18 Boundary Oak

//

John SINGER

Head

M

32

Labourer on Railway

Wilts

Corsley

 

 

Martha     do.

Wife

M

33

               do.              Wife

   do.

     do.

 

 

Henry       do.

Son

 

9

Scholar

   do.

     do.

 

 

George     do.

Son

 

7

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Walter      do.

Son

 

4

 

Soms

Frome

 

 

Elizabeth  do.

Daur

 

1

 

   do.

    do.

Folio 6/Page 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19           do.

//

Job WILMOTT

Head

M

58

Ag. Labr.

   do.

Witham

 

 

Elizabeth  do.

Wife

M

60

      do.      Wife

   do.

    do.

 

 

Louisa      do.

Daur

U

34

Ag. Labouress

   do.

    do.

 

 

Isabella     do.

Grand Daur

 

8

Scholar

   do.

    do.

20 Garehill Cottages

//

Frank SMITH

Head

M

28

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Marston Bigott

 

 

Eliza         do.

Wife

M

23

     do.     Wife

   do.

           do.

 

 

Edward J. do.

Son

 

2

 

   do.

Witham

 

 

Berte        do.

Son

 

6 Mo

 

   do.

     do.

21             do.

//

Richard SMITH

Head

M

77

Alms Man

Devon

Barnstable

 

 

Harriett       do.

Wife

M

75

   do.  Woman

Soms

Yarnfield

22             do.

//

Joseph STICKLER

Head

W

67

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Garehill

 

 

Henry ELLIOTT

Grand Son

 

9

Scholar

   do.

Witham

23             do.

//

Emanuel SMITH

Head

M

40

Farmer (of 12 Achres Land)

   do.

Marston Bigott

 

 

Jane              do.

Wife

M

38

    do.    Wife

   do.

           do.

 

 

Emily            do.

Daur

 

13

Scholar

   do.

           do.

 

 

John              do.

Son

 

7

    do.

   do.

           do.

 

 

Walter           do.

Son

 

2

 

   do.

Witham

24             do.

//

Timothy BRINE

Head

M

42

Coal Haulier

   do.

    do.        

 

 

Mary            do.

Wife

M

29

Ag. Labouress

   do.

Marston Bgt.

25             do.

//

Seward STICKLAND

Head

M

53

Coal Haulier

   do.

Witham

 

 

Mary                do.

Wife

M

52

 

Wilts

Westbury

 

 

Flora                do.

Sister

 

13

Scholar

Soms

Witham

Folio 7/Page 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26 Witham Park Farm

//

Seward CREES

Head

M

40

Farmer (of 500 Acres employing 4 Men 4 Women & One Boy)

   do.

     do.

 

 

Henrietta S. do.

Wife

M

36

 

Wilts

Westbury

 

 

James A.      do.

Son

 

5

Scholar

Soms

Witham

 

 

Elizabeth WHITE

Aunt

W

76

Annuitant

   do.

     do.

 

 

Ann SAY

Servant

W

60

Nurse

Surry

Christchurch

 

 

Sarah DUNFORD

Servant

U

16

General Servant (Domestic)

Soms

Wanstrow

 

 

William MACEY

Servant

U

20

Farm Servant Indoor

   do.

Witham

27 Walk Farm

//

Arthur CROSS

Head

U

26

Farmer of 340 Acres Employing 3 Men

   do.

Cucklington

 

 

Mary THOMAS

Housekeeper

U

28

Housekeeper

   do.

Queencammel

 

 

Samuel BEALING

Serv.

U

18

Farm Servant Indoor

   do.

Cucklington

28 Moor Park Farm

//

Joseph COOMBES

Head

M

29

Farmer (of 249 Acres employing 1 Man 1 Boy)

Dorset

Motcombe

 

 

Mary J.        do.

Wife

M

22

 

   do.

Keington

 

 

Fred             do.

Son

 

1

 

   do.

Motcombe

 

 

Mary A. STONE

Serv.

U

15

General Servant (Domestic)

Soms

Garehill

29 Tyne Mead Farm

//

Henry HERRINGTON

Head

M

29

Farmer (220 Acres Employing 2 Men 2 Boys)

   do.

Kilmington

 

 

Sarah              do.

Wife

M

30

 

   do.

Whatley

 

 

Herbert           do.

Son

 

2

Farmers Son

   do.

Witham

 

 

Nellie              do.

Daur

 

1 Mo

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

Eliza J. COX

Sister Law

U

23

Farmers Daur

   do.

Whatley

 

 

Harriett PHELPS

Serv.

U

19

General Servt. (Domestic)

Wilts

Warminster

 

 

Elizabeth A. HUGHES

Serv.

U

14

                    do.

Soms

Witham

Folio 7/Page 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30 Witham Street Cottages

//

John HUGHES

Head

M

27

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Mary A.   do.

Wife

M

26

     do.     Wife

   do.

Trudoxhill

 

 

Georgena M. do.

Daur

 

5

Scholar

   do.

Witham

 

 

Herbert J.

Son

 

3

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

Thomas J.      do.

Son

 

1

 

   do.

     do.

31                  do.

//

James STICKLAND

Head

M

76

Retired Farmer

   do.

     do.

 

 

Hannah          do.

Wife

M

79

           do.          Wife

   do.

     do.

 

 

Elizabeth STRIDE

Daur

M

42

Policemans Wife

   do.

     do.

 

 

Mary E. KITE

Grand Daur

M

29

Dress Maker

Dorset

Gillingham

32                  do.

//

Sarah STRIDE

Head

W

72

Alms Woman

Soms

Witham

33                  do.

//

Walter EDWARDS

Head

M

24

Lbr. on Railway

   do.

     do.

 

 

Emma           do.

Wife

M

21

           do.          Wife

   do.

Nunney

 

 

Ellen             do.

Daur

 

3

Scholar

   do.

Witham

 

 

Elizabeth       do.

Daur

 

1

 

   do.

     do.

34                  do.

//

William HILLIER

Head

M

51

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Louisa          do.

Wife

M

48

     do.     Wife

   do.

Frome

 

 

John              do.

Son

U

18

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Witham

 

 

James            do.

Son

 

14

     do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Seth              do.

Son

 

11

     do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Styles            do.

Son

 

7

Scholar

   do.

     do.

 

 

Annie            do.

Daur

 

5

    do.

   do.

     do.

Folio 8/Page 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

35                 do.

//

Henry POWELL

Head

M

21

Brick Layer

Hants

Bitterne

 

 

Fanny G.    do.

Wife

M

22

        do.       Wife

   do.

     do.

 

 

Fanny O.    do.

Daur

 

2

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

Ellen           do.

Daur

 

1

 

Soms

Witham

36 Railway Station

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

37 Seymour Arms

//

James A. HOLLOWAY

Head

M

48

Licensed Victualler

Dorset

Poole

 

 

Martha               do.

Wife

M

51

Wife

   do.

Church Knowle

 

 

Catherine M.      do.

Daur

U

23

 

Wilts

M. Bradley

 

 

Marianna C.       do.

Niece

 

13

Clerks Daur.

Dorset

Poole

 

 

Arthur EDGCUMBE

Lodger

U

38

Station Master

Middx

Pimlico

 

 

Phoebe TROLLOPPE

Servt.

M

78

General Servant (Domestic)

Wilts

Brinkworth

38 Witham Street Cottages

//

Henry W. ASHFORD

Head

M

29

Cord Wainer

Soms

Nunney

 

 

Isabella             do.

Wife

M

29

         do.        Wife

   do.

Witham

 

 

Andrew G.        do.

Son

 

2

 

   do.

     do.

39                 do.

//

William MACEY

Head

M

23

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Elizabeth      do.

Wife

M

26

     do.     Wife

   do.

Batcombe

 

 

Roseina        do.

Daur

 

3

 

   do.

Witham

 

 

Annie L.       do.

Daur

 

2

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

Thomas CHAMBERS

B. in Law

U

17

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Batcombe

 

 

Augusta         do.

S. in Law

 

11

Scholar

   do.

Batcombe

40                 do.

//

Mary MAY

Head

W

69

Alms Woman

   do.

Bruham

8/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

41                 do.

 same house as schedule 40

//

Eli MAY

Head

M

35

Agricultural Lbr.

   do.

Witham

 

 

Mary  do.

Wife

M

37

            do.            Wife

Wilts

Corsley

 

 

William do.

Son

 

11

Ag. Lbr.         

Wales

Aberdare

 

 

Henry  do.

Son

 

8

       do.

Soms

Witham

 

 

Francis do.

Son

 

7

Scholar

   do.

     do.

 

 

Elizabeth A. do.

Daur

 

5

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Charles do.

Son

 

2

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

Alfred G. do.

Son

 

1 Mo

 

   do.

     do.

42                 do.

//

Ann WILLIS

Head

W

72

Alms Woman

   do.

Herrington

 

 

Eliza       do.

Daur

U

41

Servant (Domestic) Out of Place

   do.

Witham

 

 

Frank      do.

Grand Son

U

20

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

      do.

43                 do.

//

Mary A. MACEY

Head

W

36

Alms Woman

   do.

Whatley

 

 

Charles         do.

Son

 

13

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Witham

 

 

Eliza             do.

Daur

 

11

Scholar

   do.

     do.

 

 

Henry           do.

Son

 

9

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Thomas        do.

Son

 

7

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Hannah         do.

Daur

 

5

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

John              do.

Son

 

3

 

   do.

     do.

 

 

George         do.

Son

 

6 Mo

 

   do.

     do.

Folio 9/Page 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

44 Lake Cottage

//

Charles STICKLAND

Head

M

50

Baker & Grocer (2½ Acres Land)

   do.

     do.

 

 

Jane                 do.

Wife

M

56

           do.           Wife

   do.

     do.

 

 

Hannah PILEY

Sister Law

W

76

Annuitant

   do.

     do.

 

 

William STRIDE

Brth. in Law

W

65

Gardener

   do.

     do.

 

 

Ann           do.

Servant

 

11

General Servant (Domestic)

   do.

Kilmington

45         do.

//

Henry STICKLAND

Lodger

U

52

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Witham

46 Witham Street Cottages

//

Emanuel ASHFORD

Head

M

54

Cord Wainer

   do.

     do.

 

 

Elizabeth         do.

Wife

M

53

         do.       Wife

Wilts

Semington

 

 

Rowland          do.

Son

U

19

Ag. Lbr.

Soms

Witham

 

 

Elizabeth         do.

Daur

U

14

Scholar

   do.

    do.

 

 

Eliza                do.

Daur

 

10

    do.

   do.

    do.

47                 do.

//

Mildred CARPENTER

Head

U

62

Baker & Grocer 1¼ Acres Land

   do.

    do.

48                  do.

//

George CARPENTER

Lodger

M

40

Commercial Traveller Dry Salter

   do.

     do.

 

 

Elizabeth A.     do.

Wife

M

41

                  do.           Wife

   do.

     do.

 

 

Mildred E.       do.

Daur

 

13

Scholar

   do.

Bath

 

 

William G.J.     do.

Son

 

9

    do.

   do.

  do.

 

 

Richard T.C.    do.

Son

 

5

    do.

   do.

Witham

49                  do.

//

Edward COOMBS

Head

M

59

Stone Mason

   do.

Upton Noble

 

 

Elizabeth       do.

Wife

M

55

        do.          Wife

   do.

Bruham

 

 

Elizabeth DORN

Grand Daur

 

4

 

   do.

Witham

50                  do.

//

George MAY

Head

M

40

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Caroline    do.

Wife

M

38

     do.     Wife

   do.

Wanstrow

 

 

Elizabeth A. do.

Daur

 

9

Scholar

   do.

Witham

 

 

Frederick W. do.

Son

 

7

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Joseph E.     do.

Son

 

4

    do.

   do.

     do.

Folio 9/Page 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

51                  do.

Same house as schedule 50

//

Thomas MAY

Lodger

U

18

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Nunney

52 Witham Street Cottages

//

Charles EDWARDS

Head

M

60

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Witham

53                  do.

//

John MAY

Head

M

47

    do.

   do.

G. Hill Witham

 

 

Isabella do.

Wife

M

48

    do.      Wife

   do.

Nunney

 

 

John     do.

Son

U

18

    do.

   do.

Cloford

 

 

Frederick do.

Son

 

11

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Henry   do.

Son

 

7

Scholar

   do.

Nunney

 

 

James   do.

Son

 

2

 

   do.

Witham

 

 

Elizabeth A. do.

Grnd. Daur

 

4

 

   do.

Frome

54                  do.

//

William HUGHES

Head

M

54

Alms Man

   do.

Witham

 

 

Mary A.       do.

Wife

M

40

      do.       Wife

   do.

     do.

 

 

Albert          do.

Son

U

16

Coachman

   do.

     do.

 

 

Ann              do.

Daur

 

11

Scholar

   do.

     do.

 

 

Hannah         do.

Daur

 

8

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Eliza            do.

Daur

 

6

     do.

   do.

     do.

55                  do.

/

George MAY

Brothr. in Law

W

68

Alms Man

   do.

     do.

Wesleyan Chapel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

56 Cottages cont.

//

Benjamin ASHFORD

Head

M

50

Ag. Labr.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Elizabeth           do.

Wife

M

35

     do.      Wife

   do.

Frome

 

 

Sidney               do.

Son

 

11

Scholar

   do.

Witham

 

 

Harriet CLARK

M. in Law

W

76

Alms Woman

   do.

Kilmington

57     do.

//

William MACEY

Head

M

56

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

Witham

 

 

Ann              do.

Wife

M

60

     do.     Wife

   do.

     do.

Folio 10/Page 11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

58     do.

 

George HALLETT

Head

M

62

Carpenter (Employing 1 Man)

   do.

Penn

 

 

Eliza           do.

Wife

M

61

       do.     Wife

   do.

Witham

 

 

George       do.

Grand Son

 

5

Scholar

   do.

Frome

59     do.

//

Nehemiah W. MOORE

Head

M

32

Stone Mason

Dorset

Marnhull

 

 

Mary A.                do.

Wife

M

33

 

Wilts

Wilton

 

 

Arthur C.              do.

Son

 

10

Scholar

Dorset

Marnhull

 

 

Caroline                do.

Daur

 

8

    do.

   do.

      do.

 

 

Job                        do.

Son

 

4

    do.

   do.

      do.

 

 

Lydia R.                do.

Daur

 

1

 

   do.

      do.

60     do.

/

John BARNES

Lodger

M

47

Stone Mason

   do.

Todber

61     do.

//

Benjamin PARSONS

Head

M

61

Ag. Lbr.

Soms

Witham

 

 

Mary                do.

Wife

M

58

    do.     Wife

   do.

Marston Bgt.

 

 

Benjamin          do.

Son

U

24

    do.

   do.

Witham

 

 

Elizabeth          do.

Daur

U

18

Laundress

   do.

     do.

 

 

Eda                  do.

G. Daur

 

2

 

   do.

     do.

62     do.

//

John EDWARDS

Head

M

58

Ag. Lbr.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Mariah       do.

Wife

M

50

    do.     Wife

   do.

Nunney

 

 

Francis       do.

Son

U

27

    do.

   do.

Witham

 

 

Thomas      do.

Son

 

14

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

John          do.

Son

 

12

    do.

   do.

     do.

 

 

Henry        do.

Son

 

10

Scholar

   do.

     do.

 

 

George      do.

G. Son

 

8

    do.

   do.

     do.

63     do.

//

Ann BALCH

Head

U

59

Alms Woman

   do.

Bruham

64     do.

//

Charles WILMOTT

Head

M

75

Alms Man

   do.

Witham

 

 

Elizabeth        do.

Wife

M

85

Alms Woman

   do.

     do.

65     do.

//

Stephen TANNER

Head

M

56

Master Smith (Emplg. 1 Man)

   do.

Upton Noble

 

 

Eliza              do.

Wife

M

47

           do.        Wife

   do.

Cranmore

 

 

Kate              do.

Daur

U

14

Scholar

   do.

Witham

 

 

Fanny GOULD

Visitor

W

56

Nurse

Wilts

Tisbury

66     do.

//

Joseph WHITTLE

Head

M

31

Railway Porter

Dorset

Winfrith

 

 

Mary             do.

Wife

M

24

          do.          Wife

Soms

Pilton

 

 

Florence L.    do.

Daur

 

1

 

Monm.

Portskewett

 

 

Ada               do.

Daur

 

1 Mo

 

Soms

Witham

          

End of Enumeration District 1B