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1911 Census

Census of 1911

The 1911 census gives us an insight into its use as a childrens home.

Staff

Surname, nameStatusGenderageYear BornPositionBithplace
TAYLOR, Maud Matron, Single F 46 1865 Matron Convalescent Home Tottenham Middlesex
WOODS, Mary Ass: Matron, Single F 26 1885 Matron's Assistant C H Glasgow Scotland
JACQUES, Annie Servant, Single F 29 1882 Domestic Cook London Middlesex
HAND, Annie Servant, Single F 24 1887 Domestic Housemaid Great Haywood Staffs
GOUGH, Lilian Servant, Single F 19 1892 Domestic Housemaid West Bromwich Staffs
GOUGH, Ethel Servant, Single F 17 1894 Domestic Kitchen-Maid West Bromwich Staffs
GOUGH, Elsie Servant, Single F 14 1897 Domestic Housemaid West Bromwich Staffs

The three Gough sisters were daughters of Henry and Bella shown in 1901 as living at 24 Church Street, West Bromwich with a fourth sister Mabel born 1899. Any information about what happened to these girls would be most welcome.

Housekeepers

The census shows these ladies as patients but the jobs indicate they were staff. It was not clear whether this was an error or they had a different status to the other staff.

Surname, nameStatusGenderageYear Born*PositionBithplace
CARDELL, Mary Patient, Single F 31 1880 Pinafore Machinist Birmingham Warcs
NALL, Florence Patient, Married F 36 1875 Housekeeper At Home Darlaston Staffs
ROLLASON, Amy Patient, Married F 31 1880 Housekeeper At Home Walsall Staffs
HOPKINS, Francis Patient, Married F 59 1852 Housekeeper At Home Birmingham
FARLEY, Rose Patient, Married F 34 1877 Housekeeper At Home Birmingham

Children

Aged between 6 and 14 there were nine boys and fourteen girls.

Surname, nameStatusGenderageYear Born*PositionBithplace
ARCHER, Charles Patient M 6 1905 Birmingham
KEYTE, William Patient M 13 1898 Smethwick Staffs
EDGINGTON, Frank Patient M 10 1901 Gloucestershire
STOKER, Leonard Patient M 7 1904 Birmingham Warcs
GARRATT, Charles Patient M 11 1900 Birmingham Warcs
BIDMEAD, Horace Patient M 10 1901 Birmingham Warcs
SIDEWELL, Sidney Patient M 7 1904 Birmingham Warcs
PEACOCK, Joseph Patient M 9 1902 Birmingham Warwickshire
MANN, William Patient M 11 1900 Birmingham Warwickshire
GRIMES, Edith Patient F 8 1903 Birmingham Warwickshire
HILL, Elizabeth Patient F 8 1903 Birmingham Warwickshire
RAMSAY, Mary Patient F 10 1901 Dundee Scotland
WINKLEY, Winifred Patient F 6 1905 Birmingham Warwick
WHITEHALL, Dora Patient F 10 1901 Birmingham Warwick
JONES, Clara Patient F 12 1899 Birmingham Warwick
HOLLINS, Grace Patient F 10 1901 Birmingham Warwick
WHITE, May Patient F 13 1898 Birmingham Warwick
TRUEMAN, Hilda Patient F 13 1898 Kent
COWELL, Phoebe Patient F 10 1901 Birmingham Warwick
CHILES, Lilian Patient F 7 1904 Birmingham Warwick
BEDDOWS, Alice Patient F 14 1897 Handsworth Staffs
DUGMORE, Violet Patient F 7 1904 Birmingham Warwick
BROOKS, Ada Patient F 10 1901 Birmingham Warwick

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