Tile Kilns: 1871 census for the workers' cottages

workers' cottages

Some of the workers' cottages at the Tile Kilns

This page shows an extract from the 1871 census for the workers' cottages at the Tile Kilns in Green Lanes, administratively under Tottenham. The coloured blocks show the separate households in the cottages. Also shown are some of the adjacent households in Green Lanes where pottery workers lived. All have the same address, ie there are no names or numbers to the cottages. The Cole family in this census is not the branch that later set up the potteries in White Hart Lane, Tottenham. John Cole and his family are missing. So too is the Pettit family

For a burial record for anyone on this page, it is worth trying Abney Park Cemetery in the nearby Stoke Newington.

Disclaimer: Whereas I have taken all reasonable precautions while transcribing, inaccuracies do occur, and I can take no responsibility for them.

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Key to the census column headings

A    Name
B    Relationship to head of family
C    Condition
D    Age of males
E    Age of females
F    Rank, profession or occupation
G    Where born
H    Whether deaf-and-dumb, blind, imbecile or idiot, lunatic

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The census result

Ref: Public Record Office R. G. 9/795 page 42-45, Township of Tottenham, England

Ward of Wood Green, Ecclesiastical District of Holy Trinity

A B C D E F G
Daniel Cole Head Mar 51   Miller Middlesex Camden Town  
Esther Cole Wife Mar   51   Middlesex Barnet  
David Cole Son U 21   Potter's son Middlesex Tottenham  
James Cole Son   11   Scholar Ditto ditto  
William Cole Son   9   Ditto Ditto ditto  
               
William Thomas Head U 20   Labourer Middlesex Kings Cross  
               
George Sharp Head Mar 54   Tile Maker Middlesex Tottenham  
Mary A Sharp Wife Mar   53   Middlesex Enfield  
Gladys(?) Sharp Son U 25   Labourer Middlesex Tottenham  
William Sharp Son U 20   Labourer Middlesex Tottenham  
James Sharp Son U 19   Labourer Middlesex Kings Cross  
               
George Thomas Head Mar 51   Labourer (?) ... Shoreditch  
Sarah Thomas Wife Mar   48   Middlesex Tottenham  
George Thomas Son   10     Lincolnshire Little Bytham(?)  
Alfred Thomas Son   8     Middlesex Nottinghill  
Walter Thomas Son   5     Middlesex Tottenham  
                
William J Dean Head Mar 46   Tile Maker Middlesex Islington  
Eliza Dean Wife Mar   46   ...(?)... Boreham  
William T Dean Son U 19   Labourer Middlesex Tottenham  
Daniel J Dean Son   15   Labourer Ditto ditto  
Catherine S Dean Dau     11   Ditto ditto  
Joseph Dean Son   3     Ditto ditto  
               
William Cox Head Mar 67   Potter Somerset Witchchurch  
Lydia Cox Wife Mar   59   Ditto Frome  
Rose Harts...(?)... Grandau     8 Labourer Tile Kilns Staffordshire B...(?)...  
               
Francis Hazell Head Mar 52   Foreman, Tile Pottery Maker Middlesex Tottenham  
Mary A Hazell Wife Mar   45   Middlesex Clerkenwell  
Francis Hazell Son U 23     Ditto Ditto  
Ellen Hazell Dau     7   Ditto Ditto  
Jane Hazell Dau     2   Ditto Ditto  
               
James Sharp Head Mar 36   Tile Maker Ditto Ditto  
Jane Sharp Wife Mar   32   Ditto Ditto  
Jane Sharp Dau     10 Scholar Ditto Ditto  
Elizabeth Sharp Dau     8 Scholar Ditto Ditto  
Emily A Sharp Dau     6 Scholar Ditto Ditto  
Mary Sharp Dau     5   Ditto Ditto  
James Sharp Son   2     Ditto Ditto  
Mary A Sharp Mother     78   Herts Stanstead  
               
Samuel Billing Head Mar 48   Carman Northampton ...(?)ton  
Mary Billing Wife Mar   49   Middlesex Tottenham  
Charles Billing Son Unm 18     Ditto ditto  
Samuel Billing Son   16     Ditto ditto  
               
Thomas Petts Head Mar 26   Carman Ditto Edmonton  
Elizabeth Petts Wife Mar   28   Surrey Rotherhithe  
Thomas Petts Son   11     Middlesex Tottenham  
Amelia Petts Dau     8   Ditto Ditto  
Eleanor Petts Dau     1   Ditto Ditto  
               
George Colley Head Mar 75   Retired potter Middlesex Clerkenwell  
Elizabeth Colley Wife Mar   77   Surrey Lambeth  
               
Daniel J Cole Head Mar 28   Potter Middlesex Kentish Town  
Mary A Cole Wife Mar   29   Kent Bonington(?)  
Daniel Cole Son   2     Middlesex Holloway  
Martha M Cole Dau     10   Ditto Tottenham  
Albert A Woodruff Visitor Mar 29   Coachman unemployed Bucks Great Missenden  
Jane Woodruff Visitor Mar   23   Kent Copp(?)... Hill  
William Sharp Son (?)   9     Middlesex Hornsey  
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