Census for Boats at Worcester Wharf, Birmingham, 1841-1891
1841 Census (Fiche 1147 2+)Return to top of page [Contributed by Maureen Surman, on 28th December 2000.
(Surname, Christian, Age, Occupation, Born in County Y/N)
BISHOP,William, Aged 25, Boatman,Brn: No
BISHOP, Sarah, Aged 25, Brn: Yes
BISHOP, William, Aged 2, Brn: Yes
BISHOP, Sarah, Aged 3mths, Brn: Yes
GETHING, Lydia, Aged 46, wife of Boatman, Brn: Yes
GETHING, James, Aged 7, Brn: No
HARTLEBURY, Thomas, Aged 20, Boatman, Brn: No
HARTLEBURY, Ann, Aged 20, Brn: No
HARTLEBURY, Sarah, Aged 1mth, Brn: Yes
CLAY, George, Aged 20,Boatman, Brn: No
CLAY, Elizabeth, Aged 20, Brn: No
CLAY, Georgina, Aged 7 mths, Brn: Yes
1851 Census (HO107/2052 Reel 11)
Notes as per 1841 - area covered Worcester Wharf, Bridge Street, Wharf Street.
WILLIAMS, Samuel, Unm., Lodger, Aged 24, Boatman, Brn. ?
1861 Census (Reel 13) Boats lying at Worcester Wharf
(Surname, Christian, Status, Age, Occupation, Place of Birth)
The Ellen of Twining 30 tons, canal boat - general carrier
ELT, Daniel,Unm., Aged 30, Master, Brn: Twining, GLS
WOOD, William, Mar., Aged 25, Mate, Brn: unknown
The Ann of Worcestersire 30 tons canal boat - general carrier
WEAVER, John, above 20, Master, Brn. Not known
SMITH, Henry Unm Aged 16 Mate Brn: Worcester, Worcs.
LEE, William Unm under 20 Mate Brn: " "
The Rover of Birmingham 30 tons - canal boat - general carrier
DOVEY, William,Unm., Aged 20, Master, Brn: Not Known
PALMER, George Unm Aged 20 Mate Brn: Preston Baggott, Warks
The Eliza of Chafford 30 tons canal boat - timber
DEAN, William, over 20, Master, Brn: Absent when visited
DEAN, ? under 20, Mate, Brn: Absent when visited
The Prudence of Walsall a 30 ton canal boat - timber
STREET, Dennis Mar. Aged 39 Master Brn: Winksworth [presumably Wirksworth], Derbys
STREET, Ruth Mar. Aged 35 wife Brn: Hopbrook [Ockbrook?], Derbys
STREET, John son Aged 4 Brn: Walsall, Staffs
STREET, Dennis son Aged 2 Brn: Norbury, Shropshire
The Sarah of Gloucestershire
HOOPER, Charles, Aged 25, Brn. Absent
+ a boy, Aged 10, Brn. Absent
The Selina of Oldbury Canal boat
BUCKINGHAM, William, Aged 30 Master Brn: not known
PETTITT, Sarah Ann Aged 30 Brn: Rowington, Warks.
CHATWIN, George Unm Aged 20 Mate Brn: not known
1871 Census (Reel 11 RG10/3100) Boats lying at Worcester Wharf
TUBB, William, Unm., Aged 19, Master, Brn. -
BRADLEY Eli unm. aged 21 Master Brn. Lancaster, Derbys [Could this have been West Derby, Lancs?]
FOOTMAN Benjamin Unm Aged 17 B'man Brn. Berkhampstead
1881 Census (Reel 13 RG2977 33 60) Boats lying at Worcester Wharf
None applicable to Derbyshire. 1891 Census (RG12/2378 1+) Boats lying at Worcester Wharf
None applicable to Derbyshire.
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