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1881 Census Part 1
The 1881 Census for Orwell, Cambridgeshire.
Reference: Ref. RG11/1656 (with acknowledgement to the Public Record Office)

My thanks and acknowledgements to the 'census team' who provided the documentation and who typed and checked the various page transcripts. Particular thanks to Mike Giddings, Susan Giddings, Alexandra Morton and John Parkins for all their help, assistance and encouragement.

[Information, notes and comments additional to the 1881 Census are shown within square brackets]

1881 Census - Page One of Two

There is a national Census every ten years when the year ends in a one. This page details the population of the Parish of Orwell on the 3 April 1881 (the list include children and visitors from outside the parish in temporary residence within Orwell on the date of the census).

This page covers: High Street, Blacksmith's Alley and Malton Road.

See Page Two for Town Green Road, The Grove, Lotfield Street, Cross Lane, New Orwell (now in the Parish of Wimpole), Rectory Farm and Fisher's Lane.

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The 1881 Census for Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Date of Census: 3 April 1881

1. Name.
2. Relation to Head of Household.
3. Married, Widowed or Unmarried (18 years and over).
4. Age.
5. Occupation.
6. Place of Birth.

 1 2 3 4 5 6

The Rectory [High Street] (Schedule 1)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Henry C. A. TAYLER* Head
M
54
Rector of Orwell Brighton, Sussex
  Wife        
Archdale D. TAYLER Son
U
18
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Lily M TAYLER Daughter  
12
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Edmund C BELCHER Boarder
U
18
Scholar London, Middlesex
Joseph P POWELL Boarder
U
18
Scholar Liverpool, Lancashire
Margaret WOODS Servant
U
72
Nurse (Dom Servant) Ireland
Charlotte MORLEY Servant
U
39
Cook (Dom Servant) Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire
Susan PRESLENT Servant
U
17
Housemaid
(Dom Servant)

Croydon, Cambridgeshire

[Note: * M.A. Cambridge University. ]


High Street (Schedule ??)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Frederic EVERITT Head
M
72
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Martha EVERITT Wife
M
74
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

High Street (Schedule ??)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
John BAILEY Head
M
32
Coprolite Digger Dibdale, Bedfordshire
Harriet BAILEY Wife
M
29
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Isabel BAILEY Daughter  
8
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Samuel BAILEY Son  
7
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Janet BAILEY Daughter  
5
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Louisa BAILEY Daughter  
3
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Arthur G BAILEY Son  
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

High Street (Schedule ??)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Charles COLLINS Head
M
46
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Eliza COLLINS Wife
M
45
  Arrington, Cambridgeshire
William A COLLINS Son
U
18
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire

High Street (Schedule ??)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Thomas SCRUBY Head
W
40
Master Baker
Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Annie SCRUBY Sister
U
34
  Arrington, Cambridgeshire

High Street (Schedule ??)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Barnett BARLOW Head
M
58
Carrier,
Army Pensioner
Not Known, Hertfordshire
Elizabeth BARLOW Wife
M
64
 

Wimpole, Cambridgeshire

Mary Ann BARLOW Sister-in-Law
W
47
  Eversden, Cambridgeshire

Blacksmith's Alley
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]

Frederick GILL Head
M
29
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Jane GILL Wife
M
27
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Alfred GILL Son  
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Selina GILL Daughter  
7
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Adelaid GILL Daughter  
4
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William GILL Son  
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

2 Blacksmith's Alley (Folio 32 Schedule 2)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
George SMITH Head
M
50
Agricultural Labourer Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire
Sarah SMITH Wife
M
47
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
George SMITH Son
U
17
Agricultural Labourer Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire
Harry SMITH Son
 
15
Agricultural Labourer Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire
John SMITH Son
 
13
Plough Boy Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Moses SMITH Son
 
11
Plough Boy Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sidney SMITH Son
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Martha Ann SMITH Daughter
 
6
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire

3 Blacksmith's Alley (Folio 32 Schedule 2)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Charles DELLAR Head
W
56
Agricultural Labourer Wimpole, Cambridgeshire

6 High Street (Folio 32 Schedule 2)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
James GATWARD Head
M
67
Wheelwright Eversden, Cambridgeshire
Susannah GATWARD Wife
M
65
  Croydon, Cambridgeshire
Sarah Ann GATWARD Daughter
U
25
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

7 High Street (Folio 32 Schedule 2)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Stephen PEARCE Head
M
43
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Rhoda PEARCE Wife
M
40
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elias PEARCE Son
 
16
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Joel PEARCE Son
 
14
Farmer's Boy Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Albert PEARCE Son
 
11
Farmer's Boy Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Harriet PEARCE Daughter
 
7
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Ernest PEARCE Son
 
4
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

White Hart [PH], 8 High Street (Folio 33 Schedule 3)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Joseph MERRY Head
M
64
Master Carpenter and Publican. Employs 3 men & 1 Apprentice Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sarah MERRY Wife
M
64
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mary Jane MERRY Daughter
U
24
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Edmund MERRY Son
U
22
Carpenter Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Arthur MERRY Son
U
20
Carpenter Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William SMITH Visitor
 
17
Baker Shepreth, Cambridgeshire

9 High Street (Folio 33 Schedule 3)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Richard ANDERSON Head
M
66
Farmer (53 acres). Employs 1 labourer & 2 boys Therfield, Hertfordshire
Mary ANDERSON Wife
M
53
Farmer's Wife Ely, Cambridgeshire

10 High Street (Folio 33 Schedule 3)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Mary COLLIS Head
U
65
General Shop Keeper Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sarah SMITH Niece
U
26
General Shop Keeper's Assistant Newington Butts, Surrey

11 High Street (Folio 33 Schedule 3)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
George FLACK Head
M
28
Steam Threshing Engine Driver (Attendant) Eversden, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth FLACK Wife
M
34
  Caldicot, Cambridgeshire
Henry CHAPMAN Brother-in-Law
U
18
Steam Threshing Engine Driver (Attendant) Caldicot, Cambridgeshire
Bertha Ann FLACK Daughter
 
7
Scholar Wimpole, Cambridgeshire
William J FLACK Son
 
4
  Eversden, Cambridgeshire
Frederick G FLACK Son
 
1
  Eversden, Cambridgeshire

12 High Street (Folio 33 Schedule 3)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
William NEAVE Head
M
39
Coprolite Digger Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Naomi NEAVE Wife
M
34
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Emily NEAVE Daughter
 
14
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth A NEAVE Daughter
 
12
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William NEAVE Son
 
8
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sebina NEAVE Daughter
 
3
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Eliza Ann NEAVE Daughter
 
11m
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

13 High Street (Folio 33 Schedule 3)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
William WOOD Head
M
42
Agricultural Labourer Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
Ann WOOD Wife
M
50
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William WOOD Son
 
14
Agricultural Labourer (out of employment) Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Martha A WOOD Daughter
 
12
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Arthur WOOD Son
 
11
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Alfred WOOD Son
 
8
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire

14 High Street (Folio 33 Schedule 3)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
William WRIGHT Head
M
54
Agricultural Labourer Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Mary WRIGHT Wife
M
54
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Charles WRIGHT Son
U
26
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sarah Ann WRIGHT Daughter
U
23
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elijah COLLIN Lodger
U
48
Agricultural Labourer (out of employment) Orwell, Cambridgeshire

15 High Street (Folio 33 Schedule 4)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Stephen MILLER Head
M
44
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Harriet MILLER Wife
M
45
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sarah Ann MILLER Daughter
 
10
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Martha Ellen MILLER Daughter
 
6
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Arthur F MILLER Son
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

16 High Street (Folio 33 Schedule 4)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
George MILLER Head
M
37
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Charlotte MILLER Wife
M
32
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Alfred MILLER Son
 
13
At Farm Work Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elias MILLER Son
 
11
Plough Boy Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Kate MILLER Daughter
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Rosetta MILLER Daughter
 
5
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Frank MILLER Son
 
2
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Ada MILLER Daughter
 
3m
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

17 High Street (Folio 33 Schedule 4)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
John MERRY Head
M
37
Carpenter Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sarah MERRY Wife
M
35
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth MERRY Daughter
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Agnes MERRY Daughter
 
7
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Esther L MERRY Daughter
 
5
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Rosa J MERRY Daughter
 
2
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

[A family photograph taken at Mr and Mrs Merry's Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1921, with daughters Elizabeth, Agnes, Esther and Rosa, can be found in the Orwell Photograph Archive]


18 High Street (Folio 34 Schedule 5)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Henry COLLIS Head
M
66
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Caroline COLLIS Wife
M
59
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Charles COLLIS Son
U
37
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Ellis COLLIS Son
U
31
Blacksmith Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William COLLIS Son
U
26
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire

19 High Street (Folio 34 Schedule 5)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
John BREED Head
M
26
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Hephzibah BREED Wife
M
26
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Julia BREED Daughter
U
6
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sarah A BREED Daughter
U
4
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Janet BREED Daughter
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Annie BREED Daughter
 
2m
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
George DELLAR Lodger
U
19
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire

20 High Street (Folio 34 Schedule 5)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
UNINHABITED    

21 High Street (Folio 34 Schedule 5)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Joseph WILLMOTT Head
M
55
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Naomi WILLMOTT Wife
M
51
  Toft, Cambridgeshire
David WILLMOTT Son
 
14
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Henry WILLMOTT Son
 
12
At Coprolite Works Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sally WILLMOTT Daughter
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Alma S WILLMOTT Grand-Daughter
 
7m
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

22 High Street Folio 34 Schedule 5)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Mary SMITH Head
W
66
Washerwoman Guilden Morden, Cambridgeshire
Thomas SMITH Son
U
29
Shoemaker Orwell, Cambridgeshire

23 High Street (Folio 34 Schedule 5)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Alfred BREED Head
M
29
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Lois BREED Wife
M
29
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mary Jane BREED Daughter
 
12
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William BREED Son
 
10
Plough Boy Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Eliot BREED Son
 
2
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

24 High Street (Folio 34 Schedule 6)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
George PARCELL Head
M
33
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sarah PARCELL Wife
M
38
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Rhoda J PARCELL Daughter
 
11
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Joel PARCELL Son
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Margaret PARCELL Daughter
 
6
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Emma PARCELL Daughter
 
4
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Zilla PARCELL Daughter
 
3
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Harry PARCELL Son
 
8m
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

25 High Street (Folio 34 Schedule 6)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
John HORNSBY Head
W
62
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mary A HORNSBY Daughter
U
17
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

26 High Street (Folio 34 Schedule 6)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
John HAGGER Head
M
32
Farmer
(in partnership)
Bourn, Cambridgeshire
Annie HAGGER Wife
M
31
Farmer's Wife Wendy, Cambridgeshire
Reginald HAGGER Son
 
2
  Wimpole, Cambridgeshire
Frederick William HAGGER Son
 
11m
  Wimpole, Cambridgeshire

26 High Street (Folio 34 Schedule 6)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
George KNIGHT Head
M
40
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Roda KNIGHT Wife
M
40
  Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Thomas KNIGHT Son
 
16
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Jane KNIGHT Daughter
 
11
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William KNIGHT Son
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Charles KNIGHT Son
 
7
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire

27 High Street (Folio 34 Schedule 6)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Mary SWAN Head
W
75
Dressmaker Croydon, Cambridgeshire

28 High Street (Folio 35 Schedule 7)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Ebenezar GIDDINGS Head
M
28
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Emma GIDDINGS Wife
M
27
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Flora GIDDINGS Daughter
 
8
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth GIDDINGS Daughter
 
6
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William GIDDINGS Son
 
3
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Daniel GIDDINGS Son
 
1
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire

29 High Street (Folio 35 Schedule 7)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
George GILL Head
M
50
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Lety GILL Wife
M
49
Brewer's Wife Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Catherine A WALLIS Daughter
M
23
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Ellen GILL Daughter
U
16
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Henry WALLIS Son-in-Law
M
40
Brewer Kingston, Cambridgeshire
Louisa A WALLIS Grand-Daughter
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

30 High Street (Folio 35 Schedule 7)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Hannah JACKSON Head
W
36
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Henry J MUNNS Son
U
19
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Annie JACKSON Daughter
 
12
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Willie JACKSON Son
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
George MUNNS Brother
U
34
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire

31 High Street (Folio 35 Schedule 7)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Joseph PATEMAN Head
U
69
Retired Farmer Wimpole, Cambridgeshire
Sarah BREED Servant
W
63
General Servant (Domestic) Wimpole, Cambridgeshire

32 High Street (Folio 35 Schedule 7)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
William PARCELL Head
W
70
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire

Old English Gentleman Public House, 33 High Street (Folio 35 Schedule 7)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
George BREED Head
M
33
Publican Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Rebecca BREED Wife
M
30
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth BREED Daughter
 
6
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William J BREED Son
 
5
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Reginald BREED Son
 
4
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
May BREED Daughter
 
3
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Edmund BREED Son
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
(Infant) BREED Daughter
 
1m
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth A SERJANT Mother-in-law
W
67
  Rotherhithe, Suffolk

34 High Street (Folio 35 Schedule 8)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Joseph CARTER Head M 35 Agricultural Labourer Clothall, Hertfordshire
Louisa CARTER Wife M 29   Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mary Ann CARTER Daughter   11   Wallington, Hertfordshire
Eliza CARTER Daughter   9 Scholar Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Clara Jane CARTER Daughter   8   Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth E CARTER Daughter   3   Orwell, Cambridgeshire

The Hector Public House, 1 Malton Road (Folio 35 Schedule 8)
[Now ?? Malton Road, Orwell]
Frederick KING Head
M
34
Publican and Agricultural Labourer Higham, Suffolk
Rebecca KING Wife
M
32
  Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Alfred H KING Son
 
12
  Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Alice M KING Daughter
 
10
Scholar Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Frederick E KING Son
 
8
Scholar Barrington, Cambridgeshire
George A KING Son
 
6
Scholar Barrington, Cambridgeshire
William E KING Son
 
4
  Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Ela C KING Daughter
 
7m
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
John JOHNSON Boarder
U
46
Agricultural Labourer Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire

2 Malton Road (Folio 35 Schedule 8)
[Now ?? Malton Road, Orwell]
Martha ROADS Head
W
83
Farmer. Occupier of land (679 acres) employs 14 men and 5 boys. Cublington, Buckinghamshire
Frances ROADS Daughter
U
53
  Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire
Marth ROADS Daughter
U
51
  Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire
Emily ROADS Daughter
U
41
  Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire
Edith MILLER Servant
U
25
Cook (Domestic Servant) Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth BESTER Servant
U
18
Housemaid (Domestic Servant) Eversden, Cambridgeshire
George BLOWS Servant
M
41
Groom (N D) Meldreth, Cambridgeshire

35 High Street (Folio 36 Schedule 9)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Samuel WILKERSON Head
W
57
Farmer (370 acres) employs 12 men and 3 boys. Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth WILKERSON Daughter
U
26
  Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Mary A KING Servant
U
21
General Servant (Domestic) Sandon, Hertfordshire

36 High Street (Folio 36 Schedule 9)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Mark PEARCE Head
M
39
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Hannah PEARCE Wife
M
34
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mary J PEARCE Daughter
 
15
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Simon PEARCE Son
 
13
At Farm Work Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Caroline PEARCE Daughter
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth PEARCE Daughter
 
7
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
James J PEARCE Son
 
4
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Joseph G PEARCE Son
 
2
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Ann PEARCE Daughter
 
3m
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

37 High Street (Folio 36 Schedule 9)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Daniel S GILL Head
M
24
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mary A GILL Wife
M
24
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Cornelius GILL Son
 
2
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Henry G GILL Son
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

38 High Street (Folio 36 Schedule 9)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
William MARSHALL Head
M
69
Agricultural Labourer Croydon, Cambridgeshire
Sarah MARSHALL Wife
M
70
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

39 High Street (Folio 36 Schedule 9)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
William A PALMER Head
M
42
Farmer (100 acres) employs 2 men and 2 boys Meldreth, Cambridgeshire
Jane D PALMER Wife
M
38
Farmer's Wife Melbourn, Cambridgeshire
Minnie PALMER Daughter
 
11
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Aleph W PALMER Son
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Alfred J PALMER Son
 
7
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Ernest PALMER Son
 
6
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Lilian PALMER Daughter
 
4
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Edith PALMER Daughter
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mark H PALMER Son
 
1m
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

40 High Street (Folio 36 Schedule 10)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Robert HAYES Head
M
36
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Gertrude HAYES Wife
M
34
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Isaac HAYES Son
 
15
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Selina HAYES Daughter
 
13
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Lily HAYES Daughter
 
12
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sidney HAYES Son
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
John HAYES Son
 
7
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Kezia HAYES Daughter
 
4
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Hannah HAYES Daughter
 
2
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

41 High Street (Folio 36 Schedule 10)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
George EVERITT Head
M
41
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Rhoda EVERITT Wife
M
40
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Charles EVERITT Son
 
16
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Agnes EVERITT Daughter
 
13
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Alfred EVERITT Son
 
12
At Coprolite Works Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Fred EVERITT Son
 
10
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Martha EVERITT Daughter
 
7
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Arthur EVERITT Son
 
4
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Reginald EVERITT Son
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Albert PRIME Brother-in-law
U
36
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire

42 High Street (Folio 36 Schedule 10)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Thomas GILL Head
M
50
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mary GILL Wife
M
55
  Wimpole, Cambridgeshire
Hannah GILL Daughter
U
22
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Oswald GILL Grand-Son
 
2
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Bertie GILL Grand-Son
 
2
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

43 High Street (Folio 37 Schedule 11)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Thomas LEETE Head
M
53
Farm Foreman (Baliff) Guilden Morden, Cambridgeshire
Amelia LEETE Wife
M
53
  Wheathamstead, Hertfordshire
Levi LEETE Son
 
12
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

44 High Street (Folio 37 Schedule 11)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Benjamin MARSHALL Head
M
62
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Hannah MARSHALL Wife
M
60
Washerwoman Wimpole, Cambridgeshire
Annie M MARSHALL Daughter
U
22
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

45 High Street (Folio 37 Schedule 11)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Jane SWAN Head
W
59
Beer House Keeper Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Nancy SWAN Daughter
U
27
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Robert SWAN Son
U
33
Joiner
(out of employment)
Orwell, Cambridgeshire
George ANDERSON Grand-son
 
13
Scholar Cambridge
Annie J ANDERSON Grand-daughter
 
10
Scholar Cambridge
George HEARNE Boarder
M
55
Agricultural Labourer Risden, Hertfordshire
Henry ROLPH Boarder
U
23
Blacksmith Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire

Red Lion Public House, 46 High Street (Folio 37 Schedule 11)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Merry JOHNSON Head
M
52
Beer House Keeper Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Jane JOHNSON Wife
M
52
  Wales
Annie JOHNSON Daughter
U
17
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Richard SHEPHERD Visitor
U
54
Agricultural Labourer Royston, Hertfordshire
James LAXTON Visitor
M
27
Agricultural Labourer Buckden, Huntingdonshire
James MILLER Visiter
M
42
Agricultural Labourer Rarely, Huntingdonshire

47 High Street (Folio 37 Schedule 11)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
William S MILLER Head
M
53
Harness Maker (Master)
employs 1 man
Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mary M MILLER Wife
M
52
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William MILLER* Son
U
21
Harness Maker Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Louisa MILLER Daughter
U
19
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Arthur MILLER* Son
 
14
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth MILLER Daughter
 
9
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire

[*A photograph dated c1895 taken outside the Harness Maker's Shop showing William and Arthur Miller can be found in the Orwell Photograph Archive]


48 High Street (Folio 37 Schedule 12)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Joseph BREED Head
M
35
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth BREED Wife
M
36
  Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Fanny BREED Daughter
 
6
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Albert BREED Son
 
3
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

49 High Street (Folio 37 Schedule 12)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Samuel WELCH Head
M
42
Agricultural Labourer Therfield, Hertfordshire
Sarah WELCH Wife
M
39
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William WELCH Son
 
7
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
George WELCH Son
 
6
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Ada WELCH Daughter
 
4
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Frederick WELCH Son
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
James WARBOYS Boarder
W
66
Agricultural Labourer Ashwell, Cambridgeshire

50 High Street (Folio 37 Schedule 12)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Henry OLIVER Head
M
48
Butcher (Master) employs 2 men Melbourn, Cambridgeshire
Eliza OLIVER Wife
M
59
  Abbots Ripton, Huntingdonshire
Reginald H OLIVER Son
U
21
Butcher Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sidney OLIVER Son
U
18
Butcher Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Agnes OLIVER Daughter
 
15
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

51 High Street (Folio 37 Schedule 12)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Walter FRENCH Head
M
29
Baker and Corn Merchant (employs 1 boy) Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Martha FRENCH Wife
M
32
  Therfield, Hertfordshire
Ethel M FRENCH Daughter
 
11m
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Joseph PRESTON Visitor
M
69
Retired Builder Therfield, Hertfordshire
Lucy PRESTON Visitor
M
64
  Therfield, Hertfordshire
Fanny PRESTON Visitor
U
24
  Therfield, Hertfordshire
Robert B PRESTON Visitor
U
27
Publisher Therfield, Hertfordshire

52 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 13)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Elizabeth COLLINS Head
W
60
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth COLLINS Daughter
U
24
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Frederick A COLLINS Son
U
20
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth M COLLINS Grand-Daughter
 
4
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

53 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 13)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Philip OSBORN Head
M
67
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Eliza OSBORN Wife
M
66
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

53 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 13)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Alfred MILLER Head
M
21
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mary A MILLER Wife
M
21
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Florence MILLER Wife
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

54 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 13)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Aaron SCOTT Head
M
21
Boot Maker (Master) Elsworth, Cambridgeshire
Mary J SCOTT Wife
M
20
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

55 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 13)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
David SMITH Head
M
34
Coachman (Domestic Servant) Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Sarah SMITH Wife
M
27
  Wimpole, Cambridgeshire
Mary BULLEN Sister-in-law
U
22
Domestic Servant
(out of employ)
Wimpole, Cambridgeshire

56 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 13)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Daniel PARCELL Head
M
45
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Charlotte PARCELL Wife
M
34
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Emmeline PARCELL Daughter
 
12
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Martha Jane PARCELL Daughter
 
10
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth A PARCELL Daughter
 
8
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Frederick C PARCELL Son
 
5
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire

57 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 13)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Arthur W JUDD Head
M
26
Officer of Inland Revenue Ripley, Derbyshire
Sarah JUDD Wife
M
25
  Holdenhurst, Hampshire
Philip A J JUDD Son
 
6m
Scholar Scotland

58 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 13)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Arthur REED Head
M
25
Coprolite Digger Arrington, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth C REED Wife
M
22
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Arthur Reed CHAPMAN Son
 
5
Scholar Croydon, Cambridgeshire
David REED Son
 
2
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Emma E REED Daughter
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

59 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 14)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
UNINHABITED    

60 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 14)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Arthur PRIME Head
M
31
Coprolite Digger Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Ann PRIME Wife
M
31
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Charles PRIME Son
 
8
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Betsy PRIME Daughter
 
6
Scholar Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Samuel PRIME Son
 
3
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Mary GILL Mother-in-Law
W
68
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

61 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 14)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
Alfred WRIGHT Head
M
25
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Charlotte WRIGHT Wife
M
25
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Etty Blanche WRIGHT Daughter
 
4
Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William WRIGHT Son
 
3
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

62 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 14)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
William COLLIS Head
M
77
Carpenter (Unemployed) Coton, Cambridgeshire
Mary COLLIS Wife
M
76
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
William COLLIS Son
U
53
Agricultural Labourer Orwell, Cambridgeshire
John T BRACKET Boarder
 
1
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire

School House, 62 High Street (Folio 38 Schedule 14)
[Now ?? High Street, Orwell]
William BONING Head
M
39
Schoolmaster Cambridge
Lucilla M BONING Wife
M
35
  Trumpington, Cambridgeshire
Ethel M BONING Daughter
 
5
  Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Eva G BONING Daughter
 
2
Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Martha CAMPS Servant
 
13
General Servant (Domestic) Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire

Census - Page One of Two

This page covered: High Street, Blacksmith's Alley and Malton Road.

See Page Two for Town Green Road, The Grove, Lotfield Street, Cross Lane, New Orwell (now in the Parish of Wimpole), Rectory Farm and Fisher's Lane.

Arrington Wimpole Orwell Local
1881 Census
1891 Census
1901 Census
1881 Census
1891 Census
1901 Census
1881 Census
1891 Census
1901 Census
1881 Workhouse
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