Partial Transcript

The undermentioned Houses are situate within the Boundaries of the
Civil Parish of Wigan
Municipal Borough of Wigan
Municipal Ward of Poolstock
Urban Sanitary District of Wigan
Parliamentary Borough or Division of Wigan
Ecclesiastical Parish or District of St James

ROAD, STREET, &c., and No. or NAME of HOUSE NAME and Surname of each Person RELATION to Head of Family CONDITION as to Marriage AGE last Birthday of PROFESSION or OCCUPATION WHERE BORN
Males Females
32 Corporation St. Edward Harrison Head M 36   Engine Winder at Colliery Lancashire Haigh
Martha Harrison Wife M   36   Lancashire Bolton
Ellen Harrison Daughter     11 Scholar Lancashire Wigan
Joseph Harrison Son   9   Scholar Lancashire Ince
John Harrison Son   9   Scholar Lancashire Wigan
Elizabeth Harrison Daughter     6 Scholar Lancashire Wigan
Martha Harrison Daughter     5 Scholar Lancashire Wigan
Alice Harrison Daughter     2   Lancashire Wigan
Elizabeth Mason Sister S   22 Cotton Weaver Lancashire Wigan

[Census Reference: RG12/3054, Page 6 (no folio number). The 1891 census was taken on the night of 5 April. Obtained from]

Research Notes

Elizabeth Mason, Martha’s sister, also resided with the family at the time of the 1881 census, and at the time of Edward and Martha’s death in 1894.