The Market Place in 1881


The following is taken from the 1881 census, and shows people living in the Market Place. It is interesting to note the different trades, and how so many people were from other parts of England, Wales and Scotland, and even some from Poland and Germany. The census was taken on Sunday, April 4th 1881.

Dwelling: 1 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

George HART M 38 M Cheltenham, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head  Occ: Carpenter Journeyman
Livinia HART M 38 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife.
Richard HART U 15 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Coal Miner
Thomas HART U 12 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Rhoda E. HART 9 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: Scholar
Annie E. HART 7 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: Scholar
Agness HART 5 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: Scholar
Frank HART 3 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son
Rosa HART 1 F Coleford, Gloucester, England Rel: Daur
Sydney HART 2 m M Coleford, Gloucester, England Rel: Son
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 28 Page 6

Dwelling: 2 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Thomas BRIGHT M 39 M Drybrook, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Printer & Stationer (Master)
Mary BRIGHT M 38 F Abergavenny, Monmouth, England. Rel: Wife
Arthur BRIGHT U 13 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Thomas BRIGHT U 11 M Berryhill, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Kate HALFORD U 16 F St Briavels, Gloucester, England. Rel: Servant. Occ: General Servant
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 28 Page 6

Dwelling: 3 Market Place Feathers Inn

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Abraham LOCKLEY M 48 M Cannock, Stafford, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Innkeeper
Jane LOCKLEY M 46 F Scotland. Rel: Wife
James LOCKLEY U 17 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Engine Fitter Journeyman
Henry LOCKLEY U 13 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Railway Clerk
Arthur LOCKLEY U 10 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Willie LOCKLEY 8 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
George TOWNSEND W 45 M Cirencester, Gloucester, England. Rel: Servant. Occ: Ag Labr
Elizabeth J. EVANS U 18 F Clements Green, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Domestic Servant
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 28 Page 6

Dwelling: 4 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Edward A. TROTTER M 34 M Ross, Hereford, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Draper & Grocer (Master)
Elizabeth TROTTER M 47 F St Briavels, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife
Ethel M. TROTTER U 12 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: Scholar
Charles E. TROTTER 10 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
John H. TROTTER 8 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Lilian B. TROTTER 6 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: Scholar
William C. DAVIES U 16 M Lydney, Gloucester, England. Rel: Assistant. Occ: Grocers Assistant
Sarah A. POWELL U 16 F Berry Hill, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: General Servant
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 29 Page 7

Dwelling: 5 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Henry CHEESE M 48 M London Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Chemist M P S Master
Elizabeth M. CHEESE M 49 F S Hellier, Jersey, Channel Islands. Rel: Wife
Frederick O. CHEESE U 10 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Bertha ALFORD U 15 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Gen Servant
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 29 Page 7

Dwelling: 6 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Frank SMITH M 28 M Coalway Lane End, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Butcher Master
Elizabeth SMITH M 28 F Stroud, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife
Arthur E. SMITH 4 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son
Rosa SMITH 2 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur
Rosa SMITH U 22 F Stroud, Gloucester, England. Rel: Sister In Law
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 29 Page 7

Dwelling: 7 & 8 Market Place 2

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Jane TROTTER W 65 F Abergavenny, Monmouth, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Draper & Grocer (Mistress)
Thomas B. TROTTER U 40 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Draper & Grocer (Mistress)
Martin H. TROTTER U 33 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Draper & Grocer (Mistress)
Samuel JONES U 25 M Cowbridge, Glamorgan, Wales. Rel: Shopman. Occ: Grocers Assistant
Joseph H. GRIFFITHS U 23 M Lampeter, Cardigan, Wales. Rel: Shopman. Occ: Grocers Assistant
John THOMAS U 19 M Risca, Monmouth, England. Rel: Shopman. Occ: Grocers Assistant
Thomas M. COLEMAN U 18 M Howey, Radnorshire, Wales. Rel: Assistant. Occ: Drapers Shopman
Eliza WITTAKER U 26 F Melksham, Wiltshire, England. Rel: Assistant. Occ: Drapers Assistant
Esther S. HOPKINS U 20 F At Sea. Rel: Assistant. Occ: Drapers Milliner
Ruth LEWIS U 20 F Blaenavon, Monmouth, England. Rel: Assistant. Occ: Drapers Assistant
Elizabeth GWILLIAM U 33 F Berryhill, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Servant (Cook)
Lavinia JOYNES U 17 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Servant Housemaid
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 29 Page 7

Dwelling: 9 Market Place The Unicorn

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Edward A. SMITH M 71 M West Dean, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Innkeeper
Miria SMITH M 60 F Tottenham, Middlesex, England. Rel: Wife
Goodwin KIRK M 25 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Stepson. Occ: Engine Driver At Works Unemployed
Ellen KIRK M 24 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife To Stepson
Lucy KIRK 1 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 29 Page 8

Dwelling: 10 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Henry KEAR U 60 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: General Labourer
Ann KEAR U 63 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Sister. Occ: Straw Bonnet Maker
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 29 Page 8

Dwelling: 11 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Harriet TRINDER W 52 F St Pancras, Middlesex, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Private School Mistress
Arthur J. TRINDER 13 M St Pancras, Middlesex, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Charles J. TRINDER 12 M St Pancras, Middlesex, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 59 Page 7

Dwelling: 13 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Israel ROSEN M 42 M Brit Sub, Poland. Rel: Head. Occ: Clothier
Sarah ROSEN M 40 F Brit Sub, Poland. Rel: Wife
Nathan ROSEN 14 M Brit Sub, Poland. Rel: Nephew. Occ: Asst Clothier
Ann POWELL 15 F Llangarron, Hereford, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Gen Serv
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 59 Page 8

Building: UNINHABITED. 14 Market Place

Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 59 Page 8

Dwelling: 15 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

William Hy. WATTS M 68 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Plumber Master 2 Men 1 Boy
Sarah WATTS M 65 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife
Fanny E. WATTS U 29 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: School Governess
Ada E. WATTS U 23 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: School Governess
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 59 Page 8

Dwelling: 16 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

James HERBERT M 71 M Kent Church, Hereford, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Draper & Grocer, Reg. Of Marriage
Esther HERBERT M 65 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife
Esther B. HERBERT U 29 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: Drapers Asst
Isabel S. HERBERT U 26 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: Drapers Asst
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 60 Page 10

Dwelling: 17 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

James HARPER M 26 M Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Plumber
Annie HARPER M 23 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife
Mary L. HARPER 3 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur
Kate HARPER 1 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 60 Page 10

Dwelling: 18 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Henry MILLER M 44 M Goddington, Northampton, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Confectioner
Amy MILLER M 53 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife
Henry MILLER U 20 M Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Painter
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 60 Page 10

Dwelling: 19 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Thomas STEEL M 69 M Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Baker & Grocer
Mary STEEL M 70 F Newchurch, Monmouth, England. Rel: Wife
Mary A. STEEL U 38 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: Grocers Assistant
William JOYNES 13 M Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 60 Page 10

Dwelling: 20 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Edward Jas. HIGHLEY M 44 M Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Butcher
Caroline A. HIGHLEY M 40 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife
Susan HIGHLEY U 15 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur
Ernest HIGHLEY 10 M Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Annie HIGHLEY 9 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: Scholar
Albert HIGHLEY 5 M Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son
Sidney J. HIGHLEY 11 m M Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son
Edward Jas. REESE U 22 M Pontypool, Monmouth, England. Rel: Boarder. Occ: Tea Dealer
Clara HART U 14 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Nursemaid (Dom)
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 60 Page 10

Building: UNINHABITED

Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 61 Page 11

Dwelling: White Hart Inn

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Richard JONES M 51 M Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Innkeeper
Annie JONES M 49 F West Dean, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife
Richard A. JONES U 17 M West Dean, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Carpenter Apprentice
Robert F. JONES 10 M Cardiff. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Susan JONES 8 F Cardiff. Rel: Daur. Occ: Scholar
Mary M. HAWKINS U 17 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Gen Serv
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 61 Page 11

Dwelling: 24 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Raimund HOOK M 45 M Waldkich Baden, Germany. Rel: Head. Occ: Watchmaker
Mahalah HOOK M 31 F West Dean, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife
Emily HOOK 14 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur
Katie HOOK 4 F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur
Pruna HOOK 10 m F Newland, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 61 Page 11

Dwelling: 25 Angel Hotel

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

James GRIFFITHS M 52 M Huclecote, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Hotel Keeper
Elizabeth GRIFFITHS M 66 F Churcham, Gloucester, England. Rel: Wife
Eunice BRIDGMAN W 70 F Churcham, Gloucester, England. Rel: Sister In Law. Occ: Butchers Widow
Frederick GREEN M 62 M Churcham, Gloucester, England. Rel: Brother In Law. Occ: Retired Farmer
Chas.J. TIPPINS 5 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Grand Child. Occ: Scholar
Sarah NELMES U 30 F Lydney, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: (Hotel Serv) Chambermaid
Jane BROWN U 25 F West Dean, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Cook
Arthur WHITE U 17 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Boots
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 61 Page 11

Dwelling: 27 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Richard D. PROVIS M 56 M Lydney, Gloucester, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Draper & Grocer
Eliza PROVIS M 48 F Manchester. Rel: Wife
Ellen GRUNDY W 43 F Manchester. Rel: Sister In Law. Occ: Annuitant
Emi J. WILLIAMS U 19 F West Dean, Gloucester, England. Rel: Assistant. Occ: Clerk & Draper
Fanny G. RICHARDS U 21 F Newport, Monmouth, England. Rel: Assistant. Occ: Milliner
Annie CLARK U 30 F St Briavels, Gloucester, England. Rel: Assistant. Occ: Drapers Assistant
Henry WILLIAMS U 21 M Monaughty, Radnorshire, Wales. Rel: Assistant. Occ: Grocers Assistant
Frederick PROBERT U 17 M Monmouth, England. Rel: Apprentice. Occ: Drapers Apprntice
Emma PETERS U 21 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Servant. Occ: Cook
Alice ADAMS U 17 F Skenfrith, Monmouth, England. Rel: Servant. Occ: Housemaid
Alfred COWLES U 16 M Crumlin, Monmouth, England. Rel: Apprentice. Occ: Grocers Apprentice
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 61 Page 12

Dwelling: 28 Market Place

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Joseph SMITH M 46 M Grittleton, Wiltshire, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Watch Maker Jeweller &c
Mary P. SMITH M 45 F Sidmouth, Devon, England. Rel: Wife
Emily E. SMITH U 20 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur
Frank E. SMITH 15 M Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Gertrude E. SMITH 13 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Daur
Ann RAWLINGS 15 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Gen Serv
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 61 Page 12

Building: 29 & 30 Market Place UNINHABITED (2 HOUSES)

Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 61 Page 12

Dwelling: 1 Kings Head

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

David CHAMBERLAIN M 52 M Luknor, Oxford, England. Rel: Head. Occ: Innkeeper
Anne CHAMBERLAIN M 33 F Sirhowy, Monmouth, England. Rel: Wife
Thompson J.W. CHAMBERLAIN 11 M Llanvihangel, Monmouth, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
George H CHAMBERLAIN 9 M Llanvihangel, Monmouth, England. Rel: Son. Occ: Scholar
Gertrude CHAMBERLAIN 4 F Llanvihangel, Monmouth, England. Rel: Daur. Occ: Scholar
Kate CHAMBERLAIN 1 F Llanvihangel, Monmouth, England. Rel: Daur
Laura KEAR U 22 F Coleford, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Dom Serv
William POWELL U 16 M Blakeney, Gloucester, England. Rel: Serv. Occ: Ostler &c
Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 5223 Folio 61 Page 12


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