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From Censuses



In 1851

Main occupation   Farm labourers

 Others included:-

Peat and turf dealers

Butchers

A brick maker

A besom (or broom) maker

A cordwainer or shoemaker


There was also one pauper!



In 1861

Main occupation s  Farm labourers,Peat labourers

 Others included:-

Land owners and farmers

Servants

Tailors

A midwife

A dressmaker


by now there were two  paupers!


In 1871

Main occupation s  Market Gardeners, Labourers of various kinds

 Others included:-

A wheelwright

A lime burner

A grocer

A stay (or corset) maker


Interestingly a couple of people were living on an annuity from their ‘club’


In 1881

Main occupation  Labourers of various kinds

Others included:-

An independent minister

A teacher

Journeyman ( travelling) carpenters

A journeyman tailor

A newsagent


interestingly there were only 2 market gardeners, but their numbers had increased again by the next census


In 1891

Main occupation   Market Gardeners

Others included:-

A rag and bone collector

Joiner

A grocer who was also a tailor

A dressmaker


 3 women were living on their own means


In 1901

Main occupation Market Gardeners and Labourers

Others included:-

A shopkeeper/grocer

A groom

Moss labourers

A school teacher


One person was living on charity


In 1911

Main occupation Market Gardeners

But a really wide variety of other occupations:-

Various labourers

A railway platelayer

A head teacher plus an assistant teacher

A dressmaker

An iron founder


By now there were 2 grocers and a grocer’s assistant.  

It seems strange to think of shops in today’s Hollinwood!



OCCUPATIONS IN HOLLINWOOD AND CUMBERLAND LANE