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1851 Census

The Red House

The owners were not in residence at the Red House on the night of the census, Thomas Bagnall and his family being recorded as been at Queens Palace, Cheltenham.

For the 1851 Census sixteen people were recorded as being in the house on the night of 30th March 1851.

There seems to be five groups of people, the main staff of the house - Butler, Cook, Ladies Maid and Laundry Maid; Support staff - Labourer and Housekeeper; A gentleman's assistant and servants; An annutant (pensioner) and her companion, and a Schoolmaster's family.

Name Relation to head of family age Profession Born
Daniel Sterry Head 32 Butler Longney, Gloucestershire
Christiana Haines servant 28 Cook Tettenhall, Staffordshire
Anne Miring servant 24 Young Ladies Maid Cheadle, Staffordshire
Sarah Roberts servant 22 Laundry Maid Reppent, Derbyshire
Joseph Wakeman Head 67 House Labourer Kings Norton
Ellen Cadman servant 18 House Keeper Walsall, Staffordshire
Jane Cox Head 68 Annuitant Staffordshire
Elizabeth Wakeman Sister 63 Companion Wolverhampton
Anna M Halford Head 34 Gentlemans Assistant West Bromwich
Mary A. Brown servant 24 House Servant Sutton Coldfield
William Bevington servant 17 Groom Hidcote, Gloucestershire
Alfred W Moseley Head 31 Schoolmaster Stourbridge
Mary E Moseley Wife 24 Schoolmistress Warrington, Lancashire
Elizabeth Moseley Daughter 2 - Great Barr
Ainsworth Moseley Daughter 11m - Great Barr
Sarah Stanley Servant 10 House Servant Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire

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