Census of England and Wales (1881)

The following are sections and extracts relevant to the Huddersfield area transcribed from Census of England and Wales (43 & 44 Vict. c. 37) 1881, published Her Majesty's Stationery Office in 1883.


Volume 1: Area, Houses & Population.

Counties. County of York.

Table 2. Area, Houses, and Population of the Parliamentary Divisions and Boroughs.
Parliamentary Divisions and Boroughs Area in Acres Houses Population
Inhabited Uninhabited Building Persons Males Females
West Riding. Parliamentary Divisions (exclusive of Parliamentary Boroughs):
Eastern Division 583110 63777 6750 354 303658 148957 154701
Northern Division 564438 65005 7443 445 301100 144943 156157
Southern Division 490665 99947 8653 677 497333 252030 245303
West Riding. Parliamentary Boroughs:
Bradford (Northern Division) 6508 36858 3415 272 180459 83938 96521
Dewsbury (Southern Division) 4749 14458 1360 105 69566 33131 36435
Halifax (Northern Division) 3768 15860 1161 111 73630 34634 38996
Huddersfield (Southern Division) 10998 18005 942 377 87157 41509 45648
Knaresborough (Eastern Division) 481 1179 168 5000 2339 2661
Leeds (Eastern Division) 21572 64981 4597 428 309119 149844 159275
Pontefract (Eastern Division) 7316 3100 299 27 15332 7769 7563
Ripon City (Eastern Division) 1580 1608 101 19 7390 3343 4047
Sheffield (Southern Division) 19651 57330 5172 435 284508 141298 143210
Wakefield (Southern Division) 1553 6093 509 28 30584 15377 15477
Total 1716389 448201 40570 3278 2165106 1059112 1105994

Table 3. Houses and Population of the Parliamentary Boroughs, and of their Component Parts.
Civil Parishes or Townships in each Borough Houses Populations
Inhabited Uninhabited Building Persons Males Females
Huddersfield:
Almondbury 3050 113 47 13977 6639 7338
Dalton 1671 76 17 7900 3837 4063
Huddersfield 8591 602 217 42234 19960 22274
Lindley cum Quarmby 1463 54 30 7284 3446 3838
Lockwood 2108 60 50 10446 5075 5371
Wards:
Almondbury & Newsome 2335 93 22 10582 5093 5489
Dalton, Bradley & Deighton 887 50 3 4119 2025 2094
Fartown 1687 74 18 8056 3801 4255
Huddersfield Central 340 173 4 1844 881 963
Huddersfield East 526 154 143 2805 1333 1472
Huddersfield North 1658 35 5 8183 3979 4204
Huddersfield South 511 27 2676 1321 1355
Huddersfield West 1953 78 8 9695 4377 5318
Lindley 1463 54 30 7284 3446 3838
Lockwood 2108 60 50 10446 5075 5371
Marsh 1474 44 36 6936 3263 3673
Moldgreen 1941 63 42 9215 4363 4852
Total within Municipal Limits: 16883 905 361 81841 38957 42884
Linthwaite (part of) 569 19 12 2713 1291 1422
Longwood (part of) 553 18 4 2603 1261 1342
Total with Parliamentary Limits: 18005 942 377 87157 41509 45648

Table 7. Inhabited Houses, Families or Separate Occupiers, and Population of the Civil Parishes or Townships.
Civil Parish or Township Inhabited Houses Families or Separate Occupiers Population Poor Law Union in Which Situate
Almondbury ancient parish
Almondbury 3050 3069 13977 Huddersfield
Austonley 351 360 1662
Crosland, South 678 689 3048
Farnley-Tyas 138 138 614
Holme 131 133 678
Honley 1093 1125 5070
Lingards 192 199 873
Linthwaite 1287 1299 6068
Lockwood 2108 2147 10446
Marsden in Almondbury 545 567 2633
Meltham 947 967 4529
Netherthong 198 205 936
Upperthong 515 531 2436
Huddersfield ancient parish
Golcar 1580 1648 7653 Huddersfield
Huddersfield 8591 8705 42234
Lindley cum Quarmby 1463 1507 7284
Longwood 981 994 4661
Marsden in Huddersfield 152 159 686
Scammonden 132 133 607
Slaithwaite 657 672 3009
Kirkburton ancient parish
Cartworth 462 521 2379 Huddersfield
Cumberworth (part of) 118 118 574
Fulstone 441 452 2117
Hepworth 217 219 1169
Kirkburton 718 719 3407
Shelley 376 388 1687
Shepley 337 337 1593
Thurstonland 208 210 997
Wooldale 1075 1087 4894
Kirkheaton ancient parish
Dalton 1671 1679 7900 Huddersfield
Kirkheaton 616 627 2747
Lepton 695 696 3019
Whitley, Upper 177 178 909

Table 8. Inhabited Houses and Population of such Ecclesiastical Districts or Parishes, &c.
Ecclesiastical District or Parish Date of Formation Inhabited Houses Population
Almondbury:
Almondbury, All Saints 1321 6125
Armitage Bridge, St. Paul 1847 689 2939
Helme, Christ Church 1858 138 647
Holmebridge, St. David 1843 479 2322
Honley, St. Mary 1876 891 3970
Linthwaite, Christ Church 1842 839 3989
Lockwood, Emmanuel 1843 1241 6322
Marsden, St. Bartholomew (part of)[1] 1868 545 2633
Meltham, St. Bartholomew 1874 653 3109
Meltham Mills, St. James 1845 215 1101
Milnsbridge, St. Luke 1846 960 4424
Netherthong, All Saints 1843 270 1408
Newsome, St. John the Evangelist 1873 307 1494
Rashcliffe, St. Stephen 1865 1365 6409
Slaithwaite, St. James (part of)[2] 192 873
South Crosland, Holy Trinity 1843 551 2455
Upperthong, St. John the Evangelist 1846 510 2407
Wilshaw, St. Mary 1876 67 343
Huddersfield:
Huddersfield, St. Peter 1792 9201
Huddersfield, Holy Trinity 1845 841 4296
Huddersfield, St. Andrew 1870 978 4582
Huddersfield, St. John 1174 5577
Huddersfield, St. Paul 1859 987 5180
Huddersfield, St. Thomas 1859 942 4592
Birchencliffe, St. Philip the Apostle 1877 425 2054
Golcar, St. John 1843 1580 7653
Lindley, St. Stephen 1843 1098 5494
Longwood, St. Mark 1842 921 4397
Marsden, St. Bartholomew (part of)[1] 1868 152 686
Paddock, All Saints 1843 1031 4823
Scammonden, St. Bartholomew 1862 132 607
Slaithwaite, St. James (part of)[2] 657 3009
Woodhouse, Christ Church with Bradley St. Thomas 1844 846 3983
Kirkburton:
Kirkburton, St. John the Baptist 718 3407
Cumberworth, St. Nicholas (part of) 118 574
Hepworth, Holy Trinity 1862 462 2385
Holmfirth, Holy Trinity 1865 1226 5763
New Mill, Christ Church 1843 507 2411
Shelley, Emmanuel 1868 376 1687
Shepley, St. Paul 1848 337 1593
Thurstonland, St. Thomas 1871 208 997
Kirkheaton:
Kirkheaton, St. John the Baptist 1303 5909
Flockton, St. James the Great (part of)[3] 1860 84 414
Lepton, St. John the Evangelist 1870 388 1697
Mold Green, Christ Church 1864 1295 6141
Upper Hopton, St. John the Evangelist (part of)[4] 1860 89 414
Entire Ecclesiastical Parishes:
Flockton, St. James the Great 1860 322 1594
Marsden, St. Bartholomew 1868 697 3319
Slaithwaite, St. James 849 3882
Upper Hopton, St. John the Evangelist 1860 258 1254

Volume 3: Condition as to Marriage, Occupations, and Birth Places of the People.

Table 2. Ages of Males and Females in Registration Districts.
West Riding All Ages Age Range
0-4 5+ 10+ 15+ 20+ 25+ 30+ 35+ 40+ 45+ 50+ 55+ 60+ 65+ 70+ 75+ 80+ 85+ 90+ 95+
Huddersfield (Total 156513)
Male 75377 10022 9108 8479 7624 6939 6186 5093 4322 4050 3390 2940 2440 2026 1244 865 433 172 38 6 0
Female 81136 10017 9322 8585 8354 8128 6895 5553 4905 4501 3707 3205 2634 2179 1461 978 460 188 44 7 2

Table 3. Ages of Males and Females in Registration Sub-Districts.

N.B. The figures have been transcribed as given in the source document, but there are some apparent typographic errors (since the age range number should decrease) which are indicated in italics.

Huddersfield All Ages Age Range
0-4 5+ 10+ 15+ 20+ 25+ 30+ 35+ 40+ 45+ 50+ 55+ 60+ 65+ 70+ 75+ 80+ 85+ 90+ 95+
Almondbury (Total 14591)
Male 6962 921 809 814 708 682 573 467 387 398 298 268 227 148 108 94 38 15 7 0 0
Female 7629 979 921 799 776 723 612 542 473 437 346 290 243 197 117 111 38 20 4 1 1
Golcar (Total 20205)
Male 9770 1364 1266 1140 1034 933 828 635 543 522 429 324 278 197 147 67 43 18 2 0 0
Female 10435 1400 1265 1167 1050 1034 923 712 629 543 471 380 319 229 161 93 37 16 6 0 0
Holmfirth (Total 9583)
Male 4713 645 532 519 491 430 371 308 252 238 203 206 169 159 79 67 34 7 2 1 0
Female 4870 615 618 503 487 462 422 297 300 238 210 206 144 146 104 65 29 19 5 0 0
Honley (Total 13583)
Male 6420 773 761 698 681 553 496 399 390 359 315 272 240 185 122 98 53 23 3 2 0
Female 7163 836 717 769 698 668 599 517 426 472 375 305 268 188 138 106 51 27 1 2 0
Huddersfield (Total 42234)
Male 19960 2552 2340 2147 1963 1860 1813 1468 1236 1127 946 802 606 511 283 184 73 41 6 2 0
Female 22274 2512 2380 2124 2365 2515 2043 1563 1382 1274 1010 900 727 629 403 270 114 51 12 0 0
Kirkburton (Total 12275)
Male 5996 806 789 634 601 495 404 363 322 311 250 239 231 198 130 85 49 20 9 0 0
Female 6279 840 784 727 650 546 470 386 371 348 270 233 196 180 131 75 51 11 7 3 0
Kirkheaton (Total 14575)
Male 7205 998 867 826 718 682 572 467 370 358 326 267 256 204 118 109 44 17 6 0 0
Female 7370 944 893 802 738 738 609 489 403 385 331 295 283 180 129 79 54 14 2 1 1
Lockwood (Total 14751)
Male 7161 971 885 830 719 619 554 509 430 410 320 248 204 199 120 83 43 16 1 0 0
Female 7590 966 890 825 760 706 616 564 480 425 360 285 230 214 129 79 37 19 4 1 0
Newmill (Total 5752)
Male 2838 431 369 317 289 264 223 180 140 160 115 107 86 88 53 34 23 7 0 0 0
Female 2914 402 386 351 342 269 235 176 158 140 120 108 79 69 64 34 23 6 2 0 0
Slaithwaite (Total 8964)
Male 4352 561 490 464 420 421 352 297 246 224 188 207 143 137 84 44 33 8 2 1 0
Female 4612 523 518 518 488 467 366 307 283 239 214 203 156 147 85 66 26 5 1 0 0

Table 8. Condition as to Marriage and Ages of Males and Females in Registration Districts.
Huddersfield. All Ages Age Range
0-14 15+ 20+ 25+ 35+ 45+ 55+ 65+
Unmarried Males 46135 27609 7601 5441 3299 975 566 381 263
Unmarried Females 48496 27924 8254 5878 3816 1378 658 377 211
Married Males 26687 23 1475 7788 7091 5344 3450 1516
Married Females 26869 99 2234 8330 7335 5106 2774 991
Widowed Males 2555 23 192 306 420 635 979
Widowed Females 5771 1 16 302 693 1148 1673 1938

Table 9. Condition as to Marriage and Ages of Males and Females in each Urban Sanitary District of which the Population Exceeds 50,000 Persons.
Huddersfield Urban Sanitary District. All Ages Age Range
0-14 15+ 20+ 25+ 35+ 45+ 55+ 65+
Unmarried Males 23588 14200 3872 2800 1758 472 253 146 87
Unmarried Females 25404 14339 4394 3287 2025 738 317 199 105
Married Males 14150 15 801 4278 3877 2779 1681 719
Married Females 14303 62 1236 4609 3921 2652 1361 462
Widowed Males 1219 13 102 167 199 309 429
Widowed Females 3177 11 180 412 656 924 994

Table 10. Occupations of Males and Females in the Yorkshire Division and its Registration Ridings.

N.B. The figures given for Huddersfield are for the Huddersfield Urban Sanitary District.

Occupations Yorkshire West Riding Huddersfield
M F M F M F
TOTAL 1423925 1470834 1075334 1122665 38957 42884
I. PROFESSIONAL CLASS.
1. Persons Engaged in the General or Local Government of the Country.
1.1. National Government
Civil Service (officers & clerks) 1204 217 699 124 31 3
Civil Service (messengers, &c.) 1336 28 928 17 48
1.2. Local Government.
Police 2840 2136 92
Municipal, Parish, Union, District, Officer 1196 221 907 155 53 6
Other Local or County Official 480 327 10
2. Persons Engaged in the Defence of the Country.
2.1 Army (at home).
Army Officer (effective or retired) 339 156 4
Soldier and Non-commissioned Officer 3936 1948 5
Militia, Yeomanry, Volunteers 525 379 3
Army Pensioner 554 371 3
2.2 Navy (ashore or in port).
Navy Officer (effective or retired) 70 15 1
Navy Pensioner 147 40 1
3. Persons Engaged in Professional Occupations (with their Immediate Subordinates).
3.1. Clerical Profession.
Clergyman (Established Church) 1678 1029 27
Roman Catholic Priest 151 98 2
Minister, Priest, of other religious bodies 1024 747 29
Missionary, Scripture Reader, Itinerant Preacher 265 125 182 87 10 1
Theological Student 249 164 3
Church, Chapel, Cemetery — Officer, Servant 577 115 459 90 26 2
3.2. Legal Profession.
Barrister, Solicitor 1171 790 44
Law Student 76 45 1
Law Clerk, and others connected with Law 2071 1 1502 1 82
3.3 Medical Profession.
Physician, Surgeon, General Practitioner 1250 1 863 1 41
Dentist 373 286 22
Medical Student, Assistant 482 1 379 13
Midwife 172 148 3
Subordinate Medical Service 234 2015 185 1242 9 42
3.4 Teachers.
Schoolmaster 4830 9235 3552 6969 116 288
Teacher, Professor, Lecturer 408 1788 287 989 21 88
School Service, and others concerned in Teaching 245 96 214 78 15 2
3.5. Literary and Scientific Persons.
Author, Editor, Journalist 142 6 98 3 6
Reporter, Shorthand Writer 219 151 10
3.6. Engineers and Surveyors.
Civil Engineer 578 386 14
Mining Engineer 243 211 1
Land, House, Ship, Surveyor 418 324 19
3.7. Artists.
Painter (artist) 368 58 269 40 14 1
Engraver (artist) 158 7 134 7 5 1
Sculptor 87 2 67 13
Architect 696 525 27
Musician, Music Master 1381 962 1045 742 53 34
Art Student 126 22 103 17 2 1
Photographer 457 85 313 54 18 3
Actor 187 202 142 138 1
Art, Music, Theatre, Service 75 15 64 12 2
3.8. Persons engaged in Exhibitions, Shows, Games, &c.
Performer, Showman, Exhibition, Service 150 59 122 56 21 14
Billiard, Cricket, & other Games, Service 299 12 208 10 16 2
II. DOMESTIC CLASS.
4. Persons Engaged in Domestic Offices or Services.
4.1. Domestic Service.
Domestic Coachman, Groom 5932 4018 164
Domestic Gardener 4211 2962 98
Domestic Indoor Servant 2492 99029 1552 64461 52 2465
Lodge, Gate, Park, Keeper (not Government) 102 45 74 34 2 1
Inn, Hotel, Servant 2133 1594 1492 1175 74 68
College, Club, Service 135 56 107 54 15 5
4.2. Other Service.
Office Keeper (not Government) 132 276 112 183 2 1
Cook (not domestic) 51 117 37 108 1 6
Charwoman 9087 6663 294
Washing and Bathing Service 151 6970 114 4337 4 23
Others engaged in Service 70 7 58 7 3 2
III. COMMERCIAL CLASS.
5. Persons engaged in Commercial Occupations.
5.1. Merchants and Agents.
Merchant 372 227 20
Broker, Agent, Factor 2562 68 1887 52 84 3
Auctioneer, Appraiser, Valuer, House Agent 1043 5 699 4 23
Accountant 785 565 31
Salesman, Buyer (not otherwise described) 148 142 139 120 8 7
Commercial Traveller 3802 3149 265
Officer of Commercial Company, Guild, Society, &c. 18 14 1
5.2. Dealers in Money.
Bank Service 1063 2 749 2 44 1
Bill Discounter, Bill Broker, Finance Agent 64 47 1
5.3. Persons occupied in Insurance.
Life, House, Ship, &c., Insurance Service 1691 30 1141 18 68
6. Persons engaged with Conveyance of Men, Goods, and Messages.
6.1. On Railways.
Railway Engine Driver, Stoker 2900 2041 31
Railway Guard 1378 981 11
Pointsman, Level Crossing Man 872 17 691 7 27
Other Railway Officials and Servants 12092 28 8637 17 249 1
6.2. On Roads.
Toll Collector, Turnpike Gate Keeper 60 19 42 14 1
Omnibus, Coach, Cab Owner — Livery Stable Keeper 584 15 387 7 13
Cabman, Flyman, Coachman (not domestic) 1704 1304 67
Carman, Carrier, Carter, Haulier 14019 58 12331 35 552 1
6.3. On Canals, Rivers and Seas.
Inland Navigation Service 310 6 275 4 6 1
Bargeman, Lighterman, Waterman 3496 14 2170 10 44
Navigation Service (on shore) 236 12 38 4 2
Seaman (Merchant Service) 5855 1020 15
Boatman on Seas 26 5 2
6.4. In Storage.
Warehouseman 2604 561 2385 558 249 11
6.5. In Conveying, Messages, Porterage, &c.
Messenger, Porter, Watchman (not Railway or Government) 9299 144 7094 131 374 2
Telegraph, Telephone, Service 846 134 624 87 17 6
IV. AGRICULTURAL CLASS.
7. Persons engaged in Agriculture.
7.1. In Fields and Pastures.
Farmer, Grazier 25232 2215 15638 1379 254 24
Farmer's, Grazier's — Son, Grandson, Brother, Nephew 8339 4326 25
Farm Bailiff 1815 747 9
Agricultural Labourer, Farm Servant, Cottager 58738 3123 28805 1892 324 11
Shepherd 1391 332 1
Others engaged in, or connected with, Agriculture 59 1 37 1 2
7.2. In Woods.
Woodman 740 422 1
7.3. In Gardens.
Nurseryman, Seedsman, Florist 408 24 271 13 11 1
Gardener (not domestic) 6008 142 4132 81 114 1
8. Persons engaged about Animals.
8.1. About Animals.
Horse Proprietor, Breeder, Dealer 296 163 2
Groom, Horse-keeper, Horse-breaker 3227 2 1914 77
Veterinary Surgeon, Farrier 376 247 16
Cattle, Sheep, Pig — Dealer, Salesman 768 3 419 3 8
Drover 139 87 1
Gamekeeper 1197 619 2
Dog, Bird, Animal — Keeper, Dealer 62 13 42 12 2
V. INDUSTRIAL CLASS.
9. Persons working and dealing in Books, Prints, and Maps.
9.1. Books.
Publisher, Bookseller, Librarian 628 105 429 71 22 4
Music — Publisher, Seller, Printer 109 10 88 8 6 1
Bookbinder 612 495 475 419 39 32
Printer 4195 225 3185 177 179 23
Newspaper Agent, News Room Keeper 442 95 386 85 18 5
9.2. Prints and Maps.
Lithographer, Lithographic Printer 721 48 621 48 25 2
Copper Plate and Steel Plate Printer 12 11 1
Map and Print — Colourer, Seller 13 9 9 1
10. Persons working and dealing in Machines and Implements.
10.1. Machines.
Engine, Machine, Maker 6274 41 5326 32 159 4
Millwright 1261 1056 42
Fitter, Turner (Engine and Machine) 8915 6954 114
Boiler Maker 3539 2223 43
Spinning and Weaving Machine Maker 7165 108 7149 108 521 23
Domestic Machinery — Maker, Dealer 51 5 48 5 1
10.2. Tools and Implements.
Tool Maker, Dealer 2964 76 2906 75 3
Cutler, Scissors Maker 15001 1509 14940 1509 3
Saw Maker 1303 87 1280 87 2
Pin Maker 11 9 11 9 1
Domestic Implement Maker 342 235 339 235 1
10.3. Watches and Philosophical Instruments.
Watch Maker, Clock Maker 1417 13 965 12 49
Philosophical Instrument Maker, Optician 231 33 163 33 1
Electrical Apparatus Maker 123 1 111 1 13
Weighing and Measuring Apparatus Maker 209 14 194 14 2
10.4. Surgical Instruments.
Surgical Instrument Maker 260 51 238 45 1
10.5. Arms and Ordnance.
Gunsmith, Gun Manaufacturer 130 3 68 2 5
10.6. Musical Instruments.
Musical Instrument Maker, Dealer 601 13 443 9 85
10.7. Type, Dies, Medals, Coins.
Type Cutter, Founder 122 22 121 22 4
11. Persons working and dealing in Houses, Furniture, and Decorations.
11.1. Houses.
Builder 1863 5 1280 2 35
Carpenter, Joiner 23246 32 16158 25 706
Bricklayer 9950 6 5907 4 62
Mason 17791 16 15836 15 1065
Slater, Tiler 1183 1 986 1 30
Plasterer, Whitewasher 2924 6 2647 4 176
Paperhanger 249 38 152 37 3
Plumber 4262 26 3315 16 175 1
Painter, Glazier 8202 36 5991 31 337
11.2. Furniture and Fittings.
Cabinet Maker, Upholsterer 5011 704 3721 570 190 15
French Polisher 527 333 408 323 31 5
Furniture Broker, Dealer 508 96 396 74 4 3
Locksmith, Bellhanger 76 4 60 1 1
Gas Fitter 573 95 415 95 15 1
House and Shop Fittings — Maker, Dealer 113 101 3
11.3. House Decorations.
Wood Carver 306 2 233 2 19
Carver, Gilder 561 31 425 26 25 2
Figure, Image — Maker, Dealer 33 3 17 3 1
Animal, Bird, &c., Preserver, Naturalist 68 42 1
12. Persons working and dealing in Carriages and Harness.
12.1. Carriages.
Coachmaker 1646 10 1182 7 53
Railway Carriage, Railway Wagon, Maker 1537 2 1309 2 8
Wheelwright 2468 11 1908 8 68
Others 389 11 281 11 7
12.2. Harness.
Saddler, Harness, Whip, Maker 1537 27 20 290 48
13. Persons working and dealing in Ships and Boats.
13.1. Hull.
Ship, Boat, Barge, Builder 1541 2 145 2
Shipwright, Ship Carpenter (ashore) 1508 279 1
13.2. Masts, Rigging, &c.
Sail Maker 324 1 64 1
14. Persons working and dealing in Chemicals and Compounds.
14.1. Colouring Matter.
Dye, Paint, Manufacture 393 60 165 10 26 1
14.2. Explosives.
Fuses, Fireworks, Explosive Article, Manufacture 91 133 74 101 5 1
14.3. Drugs and other Chemicals and Compounds.
Chemist, Druggist 2076 69 1397 54 68 1
Manufacturing Chemist 940 161 804 66 80 3
Drysalter 280 13 229 48 21
15. Persons working and dealing in Tobacco and Pipes.
15.1. Tobacco and Pipes.
Tobacco Manufacturer, Tobacconist 855 738 692 674 71 71
Tobacco Pipe, Snuff Box, &c., Maker 152 44 113 38 6
16. Persons working and dealing in Food and Lodging.
16.1. Board and Lodging.
Innkeeper, Hotel Keeper, Publican 5766 973 4170 687 174 30
Lodging, Boarding House, Keeper 367 3240 172 1526 5 73
Coffee, Eating House, Keeper 349 156 246 108 17 9
16.2. Spirituous Drinks.
Maltster 1527 5 1366 4 19
Brewer 2318 42 1912 36 87 2
Beerseller. Ale, Porter, Cider, Dealer 1160 261 994 217 47 13
Cellerman 352 49 281 39 23
Wine, Spirit — Merchant, Agent 591 31 392 18 19
16.3. Food
Milkseller, Dairyman 1797 281 1394 212 68 5
Cheesemonger, Butterman 124 25 102 17 3 2
Butcher, Meat Salesman 9631 271 7110 202 261 7
Provision Curer, Dealer 1300 510 943 383 37 7
Poulterer, Game Dealer 255 45 161 24 1
Fishmonger 1616 162 963 64 50 5
Corn, Flour, Seed — Merchant, Dealer 702 54 354 28 15 1
Corn Miller 2550 17 1670 9 42
Baker 1685 488 1208 415 60 33
Confectioner, Pastrycook 1471 1624 912 1357 48 63
Greengrocer, Fruiterer 3030 570 2454 428 114 22
Sugar Refiner 74 17 49 14 1 2
Grocer. Tea, Coffee, Chocolate — Maker, Dealer 13448 3547 10087 2729 392 95
Ginger Beer, Mineral Water — Manufacturer, Dealer 421 31 318 24 29 2
17. Persons working and dealing in Textile Fabrics.
17.1. Wool and Worsted.
Woolstapler 1369 2 1354 2 109
Woollen Cloth Manufacture 42637 43374 42602 43360 4958 4724
Wool, Woollen goods — Dyer, Printrer 1919 12 1916 12 236
Worsted, Stuff, Manufacture 34056 61446 34047 61438 794 926
Flannel Manufacture 193 221 193 221 1 8
Fuller 1193 9 1193 9 32 2
Cloth, Worsted, Stuff, Flannel, Blanket, Dealer 4309 9 4292 9 288
Others 361 424 360 424 18 11
17.2. Silk.
Silk, Silk goods, Manufacture 2003 3384 2001 3377 80 122
Silk Dyer, Printer 125 6 124 6 4 1
Silk Merchant, Dealer 61 6 52 5 4 1
17.3. Cotton and Flax.
Cotton, Cotton goods, Manufacture 18820 20752 18568 20207 963 1091
Cotton, Calico — Printer, Dyer, Bleacher 745 12 744 12 110 2
Cotton, Calico — Warehouseman, Dealer 190 12 187 12 28 2
Flax Linen — Manufacturer, Dealer 2557 4785 2280 4580 3 1
Fustian Manufacturer, Dealer 507 171 507 170 3
Thread Manufacturer, Dealer 44 103 42 102 2
17.4. Hemp and other Fibrous Materials.
Hemp, Jute, Cocoa Fibre, Manufacture 124 48 78 39 2
Rope, Twine, Cord — Maker, Dealer 1152 277 789 257 41 2
Mat Maker, Seller 40 27 27 12 1
Canvas, Sailcloth, Manufacture 38 61 16 43 1
Others working and dealing in Hemp 19 4 14 4 1
17.5. Mixed or Unspecified Materials.
Weaver (undefined) 1070 933 1049 929 307 36
Dyer, Printer, Scourer, Bleacher, Calenderer (undefined) 5229 175 5135 140 249 8
Factory hand (Textile, undefined) 2996 1171 2961 1661 94 45
Felt Manufacture 91 10 91 10 2
Carper, Rug, Manufacture 3160 1488 3136 1485 82 141
Draper, Linen Draper, Mercer 5684 1680 4020 1288 206 52
Fancy Goods (Textile), Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 249 364 234 238 19 10
Trimming Maker, Dealer 12 14 12 11 3
Embroiderer 4 23 4 29 1
Others 157 30 156 30 5 1
18. Persons working and dealing in Dress.
18.1. Dress.
Hatter, Hat Manufacture (not straw) 552 759 453 740 19 2
Straw — Hat, Bonnet, Plait, Manufacture 8 161 7 113 2 4
Tailor 13094 4336 9243 3984 418 187
Milliner, Dressmaker, Staymaker 284 34599 257 24542 11 972
Shawl Manufacture 116 343 116 342 6 13
Shirt Maker, Seamstress 15 3757 11 2742 154
Hosiery Manufacture 28 198 22 106 3 3
Hosier, Haberdasher 371 241 270 177 21 4
Glover, Glove Maker 7 21 4 7 1
Shoe, Boot — Maker, Dealer 16755 1876 12743 1679 304 18
Patten, Clog, Maker 1441 8 1367 8 71
Wig Maker, Hairdresser 1707 63 1282 52 67 5
Umbrella, Parasol, Stick — Maker, Dealer 265 431 235 418 11
Old Clothes Dealer, and others 50 164 36 121 3 4
19. Persons working and dealing in various Animal Substances.
19.1. In Grease, Gut, Bone, Horn, Ivory, and Whalebone.
Tallow Chandler. Candle, Grease, Manufacture 347 12 256 7 8 1
Soap Boiler, Maker 327 31 315 30 2 4
Comb Maker 316 130 202 95 2
Others 8 2 8 2 1
19.2. In Skins.
Furrier, Skinner 271 98 243 83 10 6
Tanner, Fellmonger 2052 12 1384 6 3
Currier 3263 148 2977 143 85 2
Leather Goods, Portmanteau, Bag, Strap, &c. — Maker, Dealer 330 146 298 145 12
19.3. In Hair and Feathers.
Hair, Bristle — Worker, Dealer 88 128 81 125 1
Brush, Broom, Maker 979 299 795 231 24 1
Quill, Feather — Dresser, Dealer 16 59 6 48 1
20. Persons working and dealing in various Vegetable Substances.
20.1. In Oils, Gums, and Resins.
Oil Miller, Oil Cake — Maker, Dealer 1670 5 296 2 16
Oil and Colourman 34 7 20 5 2 1
India Rubber, Gutta Percha — Worker, Dealer 68 11 60 11 9
Waterproof Goods — Maker, Dealer 55 4 43 3 4
20.2. In Cane, Rush, and Straw.
Willow, Cane, Rush — Worker, Dealer, Basketmaker 716 56 536 41 19
Hay, Straw (not plait), Chaff — Cutter, Dealer 361 4 304 4 6
20.3. In Wood and Bark.
Timber, Wood — Merchant, Dealer 1112 16 762 12 40
Sawyer 2028 1421 48
Lath, Wooden Fence, Hurdle, Maker 178 1 32 1
Wood Turner, Box Maker 1883 108 1649 99 38
Cooper. Hoop Maker, Bender 1397 8 719 8 18 1
Cork, Bark — Cutter, Worker, dealer 125 24 61 22 6
20.4. In Paper.
Paper Manufacture 879 638 787 580 6 4
Stationer, Law Stationer 627 290 467 230 19 5
Card, Pattern Card, Maker 138 28 138 28 5 2
Paper Box, Paper Bag, Maker 41 388 33 327 1 2
Ticket, Label, Writer 39 50 31 48 1
Others 204 10 159 9 12 1
21. Persons working and dealing in various Mineral Substances.
21.1. Miners.
Coal Miner 55774 138 55680 138 193
Ironstone Miner 8192 11 789 2 1
Miner in other (not copper, tin or lead), or undefined, Minerals 247 6 151 8
Mine Service 672 625 2
21.2. Coal, Coal Gas, &c.
Coal Merchant, Dealer 2578 89 1967 73 87 2
Coalheaver 748 342 15
Coke, Charcoal, Peat — Burner, Dealer 477 19 472 18 1
Gas Works Service 2478 2089 92
22.3. Stone, Clay, and Road Making.
Stone Quarrier 8700 8121 148
Stone Cutter, Dresser, Dealer 1831 1761 80
Slate Quarrier 21 11 1
Slate Worker, Dealer 51 9 30 7 1
Clay, Sand, Gravel, Chalk — Labourer, Dealer 341 3 326 3 17
Plaster, Cement, Manufacture 148 1 50 1 5
Brick, Tile — Maker, Burner, Dealer 4320 36 3449 25 122
Paviour 570 497 14
Road Labourer 1441 1194 64
Railway Contractor 157 122 3
Platelayer 2807 1921 21
Railway Labourer, Navvy 5004 3676 64
22.4. Earthenware and Glass.
Earthenware, China, Porcelain, Manufacture 1638 353 1455 298 40
Glass Manufacture 3853 163 3439 152 2
Earthenware, China, Glass, Dealer 428 185 327 137 15 5
22.5. Salt.
Salt Maker, Dealer 30 2 29 2 1
22.6. Water.
Waterworks Service 355 2 314 2 4
22.7. Precious Metals and Jewellery.
Goldsmith, Silversmith, Jeweller 2433 345 2289 334 24
22.8. Iron and Steel.
Blacksmith 13338 32 9475 20 243
Whitesmith 1340 8 901 7 93 1
Nail Manufacture 835 293 781 289 8
Other Iron and Steel Manufactures 41403 104 30202 78 323
Ironmonger, Hardware Dealer, Merchant 1319 93 928 76 60 2
22.10. Tin and Zinc.
Tin, Tin Plate, Tin goods — Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 2087 77 1559 73 71 1
Zinc, Zinc goods — Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 10 10 1
22.11. Lead.
Lead, Leaden goods — Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 143 14 100 5 7
22.12. In Other, Mixed, or Unspecified, Metals.
Brass Refiner, Worker, Turner, Dealer 2229 40 1944 38 74
Wire Maker, Worker, Weaver, Drawer 2483 128 2358 123 25 1
Bolt, Nut, Rivet, Screw, Staple, Maker 511 107 453 107 1
22. Persons working and dealing in General or Unspecified Commodities.
22.1. Makers and Dealers (General or Undefined).
General Shopkeeper, Dealer 1892 1981 1302 1505 73 77
Pawnbroker 892 93 757 49 13 3
Costermonger, Huckster, Street Seller 3659 1761 2788 1336 176 106
Manufacturer, Manager, Superintendent (undefined) 1082 23 897 22 41 1
Contractor (undefined) 367 2 276 1 6
22.2. Mechanics and Labourers (General or Undefined).
General Labourer 44452 160 28320 119 999 3
Engine Driver, Stoker, Fireman (not railway, marine, nor agricultural) 10674 8810 331
Artizan, Mechanic (undefined) 4182 459 3931 445 231 10
Apprentice (undefined) 347 24 236 22 5 2
Factory Labourer (undefined) 1877 535 1623 487 29 5
Machinst, Machine Worker (undefined) 329 408 255 408 2
23. Persons working and dealing in Refuse Matters.
23.1. Refuse Matters.
Town Drainage Service 202 167 4
Chimney Sweep, Soot Merchant 737 4 545 2 23
Scavenger, Crossing Sweeper 313 9 263 8 15
Rag Gatherer, Dealer 396 339 343 315 6 40
VI. UNOCCUPIED CLASS.
24. Persons without Specified Occupations.
Persons returned by Property, Rank, &c. and not by special occupation. 330710 904633 243190 672297 8776 24725
Children under 5 years of age 201574 203124 153231 154602 5157 5136

Table 11. Birth-Places of Males and Females enumerated in Yorkshire, and in each Urban-Sanitary District.
Where Born Where Enumerated
Yorkshire Huddersfield
Male Female Male Female
TOTAL OF INHABITANTS 1420001 1466563 38957 42884
LONDON 10796 11499 164 191
Middlesex (Intra-metropolitan) 8638 9376 128 158
Surrey (Intra-metropolitan) 1283 1276 21 15
Kent (Intra-metropolitan) 875 847 15 14
SOUTH-EASTERN COUNTIES 7351 7318 92 111
Surrey (Extra-metropolitan) 903 909 6 13
Kent (Extra-metropolitan) 2471 2397 39 36
Sussex 1068 1065 11 15
Hampshire 1975 2087 23 32
Heskshire 929 860 13 15
SOUTH-MIDLAND COUNTIES 15544 13173 150 204
Middlesex (Extra-metropolitan) 729 708 10 13
Hertfordshire 1027 898 15 18
Buckinghamshire 1511 1091 6 14
Oxfordshire 1573 1307 26 28
Northamptonshire 3657 3283 29 46
Huntingdonshire 1365 1240 7 14
Bedfordshire 2110 1646 27 29
Cambridgeshire 3572 3000 30 42
EASTERN COUNTIES 17621 14559 181 233
Essex 2511 1858 34 34
Suffolk 4718 3704 54 62
Norfolk 10392 8997 93 137
SOUTH-WESTERN COUNTIES 9554 9552 136 149
Wiltshire 1323 1251 20 20
Dorsetshire 880 764 17 11
Devonshire 3128 3214 44 58
Cornwall 1999 2118 18 21
Somersetshire 2224 2205 37 39
WEST-MIDLAND COUNTIES 28767 27993 328 525
Gloucestershire 3711 3263 75 76
Herefordshire 891 952 16 36
Shropshire 3008 3465 40 133
Staffordshire 12344 11616 97 141
Worcestershire 3548 3459 26 50
Warwickshire 5265 5238 74 89
NORTH-MIDLAND COUNTIES 59766 61106 469 760
Leicestershire 3637 3344 33 53
Rutlandshire 537 453 6 6
Lincolnshire 27293 29052 206 364
Nottinghamshire 13112 12622 108 154
Derbyshire 15187 15635 116 183
NORTH-WESTERN COUNTIES 35007 35917 1265 1335
Cheshire 4780 4797 201 224
Lancashire 30227 31120 1064 1111
YORKSHIRE 1153327 1205193 34522 37775
NORTHERN COUNTIES 25290 28691 235 288
Durham 16572 18722 96 112
Northumberland 4168 4772 48 62
Cumberland 2319 2634 33 54
Westmorland 2231 2563 58 60
MONMOUTHSHIRE AND WALES 4821 5123 60 156
Monmouthshire 983 913 5 9
Glamorganshire 856 805 8 7
Carmarthenshire 135 106 3 3
Pembrokeshire 235 247 3 9
Cardiganshire 104 73 0 0
Brecknockshire 385 166 3 1
Radnorshire 63 93 0 4
Montgomeryshire 186 319 6 18
Flintshire 314 397 7 19
Denbighshire 403 415 8 31
Merionethshire 41 55 1 2
Carnarvonshire 121 187 5 13
Anglesey 60 94 0 7
Wales (County not stated) 1135 1253 11 33
ENGLAND (County not stated) 2497 2251 36 25
OTHER PARTS OF BRITISH EMPIRE 42692 38992 1174 993
Islands in the British Seas 435 664 10 28
SCOTLAND 9903 9483 302 272
IRELAND 30264 26614 808 636
British Colonies or Dependencies 2090 2231 54 57
FOREIGN COUNTIES 6804 5043 140 95
British Subjects 1965 1804 40 47
Foreigners 4839 3239 100 48
AT SEA 164 153 5 4
British Subjects 160 152 5 4
Foreigners 4 1 0 0

Table 13. Number and Country of Birth of Foreigners enumerated in Yorkshire, and in each Urban Sanitary District.
Where Born Where Enumerated
Yorkshire Huddersfield
Male Female Male Female
TOTAL 4843 3240 100 48
EUROPE:
Denmark 121 30 0 0
Norway 210 76 0 0
Sweden 208 59 0 1
Russia 377 234 5 1
Poland (Russian) 790 624 6 0
Austria 76 17 1 0
Hungary 19 9 0 0
Switzerland 60 59 7 5
German Empire 1591 1082 29 16
Holland 95 54 2 0
Belguim 49 34 1 0
France 182 141 8 1
Portugal 11 4 0 0
Spain 17 6 1 0
Italy 220 43 3 2
Greece 39 1 0 0
Turkey 5 1 0 0
Servia 0 0 0 0
Roumania 3 0 0 0
ASIA:
Arabia 0 0 0 0
Persia 0 0 0 0
China 1 1 0 0
Other Countries 0 3 0 0
AFRICA:
Egypt 0 1 0 0
Other Parts 2 2 0 0
AMERICA:
United States 746 745 37 22
Mexico 0 0 0 0
Brazil 3 3 0 0
Other States 12 7 0 0
OTHER:
Country Not Stated 2 3 0 0
At Sea 4 1 0 0

Table 21. Number of the Blind, of the Deaf and Dumb, of Idiots or Imbeciles, and of Lunatics in the Yorkshire Division and its Registration Ridings and Districts.
Registration Riding & District Blind Deaf & Dumb Mentally Deranged
From Birth Others Total Idiots Lunatics Total
YORKSHIRE 223 2071 2294 1481 2903 3862 6765
WEST RIDING 163 1439 1602 1197 2255 2529 4784
EAST RIDING 39 368 407 163 365 1309 1674
NORTH RIDING 21 264 285 121 283 24 307
Barnsley 4 36 40 38 78 4 82
Bradford 23 217 240 121 390 34 424
Dewsbury 14 75 89 69 99 16 115
Halifax 10 92 102 85 97 68 165
Huddersfield 11 85 96 63 134 16 150
Leeds 20 159 179 97 94 29 123
Saddleworth 2 10 12 11 16 0 16
Sheffield 11 132 143 93 111 24 135
Wakefield 8 62 70 51 269 1187 1456

Volume 4: General Report.

Distribution of Natives of Scotland and Ireland, and of Foreigners, in Counties, per 10,000 enumerated in England and Wales.
Counties in Which Enumerated Scotch Irish Foreigners
Cheshire 310 420 152
Derbyshire 64 93 32
Lancashire 2204 3775 1267
Lincolnshire 47 34 124
Nottinghamshire 54 40 58
Yorkshire 765 1011 685
Distribution of Natives of Scotland and Ireland, and of Foreigners, in the Great Towns of England and Wales per 10,000 enumerated in the whole Country.
Towns in Which Enumerated Scotch Irish Foreigners
Bradford 59 140 100
Halifax 18 46 17
Huddersfield 23 26 21
Leeds 105 170 221
Manchester 240 455 431
Oldham 25 79 29
Sheffield 63 89 102

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 The ecclesiastical parish of St. Bartholomew Marsden comprises parts of the mother parishes of Almondbury and Huddersfield.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The ecclesiastical parish of St. James Slaithwaite comprises parts of the mother parishes of Almondbury and Huddersfield.
  3. The ecclesiastical parish of St. James the Great Flockton comprises parts of the mother parishes of Kirkheaton and Thornhill.
  4. The ecclesiastical parish of St. John the Evangelist Upper Hopton comprises parts of the mother parishes of Kirkheaton and Mirfield.

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