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Desborough - Census - 1891

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Unfortunately the 1891 census (with all its links) is so large that it is impractical to display it as a single page, so you will need to select the individual Districts from the links below. The information that follows each link is transcribed from the census "Description of Enumeration District". The District number relates to its position in the Registration District (Kettering) and Registration Sub-District (Rothwell). The enumerators were all local men. The links on their names take you to their descendent trees.

So that you don't lose the benefits of seeing households in context with their neighbours, the first few households of district 2 will be shown at the end of district 1 and the beginning of district 3 will be shown at the end of district 2.


Enumeration District 1 - enumerator John Howard Hawes

Boundary, Being that part of the Parish of Desborough situate on the West side of Turnpike Road leading from Desborough to Market Harborough.

Contents, Comprising all the Houses situate on West side of said road including Buckwell St, Gold St, and Little Braybrooke, also Bassetts Lodge, Cheyneys Farm Lodge, Timsons Lodge, Barlows Lodge, and Liners House, "Harrington Road",


Enumeration District 2 - enumerator James Bosworth

Boundary, Being that part of Desborough situate on the East side of the Turnpike Road leading from Desborough to Market Harborough as far as Birds Corner and the South side of Station Road to the end of the New Estate.

Contents, Comprising all the Houses on East Side of Turnpike Road to Birds Corner including Church Street Paddock Lane School Lane all the Houses on the South side of Station Road including King Street, Queen Street, Regent Street, Victoria Street, Union Street, Compton Street, also Water Mill and Cottages belonging to Stanton Gate Company.


Enumeration District 3 - enumerator Jesse Marlow [either Jesse, son of Charles or Jesse, son of George]

Boundary, Being the remaining Part of the Parish of Desborough on the east side of the Turnpike Road, leading from Desborough to Market Harborough, from the George Inn corner to Railway Bridge and the north side of Station Road as far as Station.

Contents, All the Houses on East side of Turnpike Road from the George Inn corner to Railway Bridge, including the New Inn and cottages adjoining, All the Houses on north side of Station Road, including New Street, Gas Street, Factory Street, Station Street, Nichols Street. Also Sherrats Lodge, Curtis Lodge, Keepers Lodge, & Station. (Also a Labourers Lodge north of Keepers Lodge called Loakes Lodge).

 

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