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An analysis of the top 100 occupations, birthplaces, surnames and forenames of Cradley residents from the 1881 census.


1881 census analysis
Cradley Links has produced the tables shown on this page from the transcription of the 1881 census published on CD by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Summary - Cradley 1881
Total individuals5285
Total households1033
Average individuals per houshold5.1
Unique occupations620
Unique birthplaces472
Unique surnames475
Unique forenames892
  
Please note that we have not (as yet) attempted to consolidate similar occupation and birthplace entries.

 Top 100 occupations (of 620)
 
 1Scholar128224.3%
 2Chain Maker3887.3%
 3Chainmaker1052.0%
 4Horse Nail Maker681.3%
 5Nail Maker671.3%
 6Coal Miner460.9%
 7General Labourer380.7%
 8Ironworker Pudler370.7%
 9Puddler360.7%
 10General Servant280.5%
 11Anchor Smith270.5%
 12Dressmaker250.5%
 13Nailor240.5%
 14Labourer230.4%
 15Carter210.4%
 16Forge Lab210.4%
 17Ironworker210.4%
 18Nailer210.4%
 19Bricklayer190.4%
 20Serv Domestic180.3%
 21Brickmaker170.3%
 22Pupil Teacher150.3%
 23Labourer In Ironworks140.3%
 24Miner Coal140.3%
 25Tailoress130.2%
 26Blacksmith120.2%
 27Carpenter120.2%
 28Labr General120.2%
 29Chain Striker100.2%
 30Gardener100.2%
 31Housemaid100.2%
 32Iron Worker100.2%
 33Striker100.2%
 34Domestic90.2%
 35Domestic Servant90.2%
 36Grocer90.2%
 37Blower For Chain80.2%
 38Charwoman80.2%
 39Dress Maker80.2%
 40Farm Labourer80.2%
 41Felt Maker80.2%
 42Ironworker Shingler80.2%
 43Labr Iron Works80.2%
 44Laundress80.2%
 45Publican80.2%
 46Shoe Maker80.2%
 47Anchor Striker70.1%
 48Annuitant70.1%
 49Brick Maker70.1%
 50Butcher70.1%
 51Forge Labourer70.1%
 52Labourer In Brickyard70.1%
 53Serv70.1%
 54Wife70.1%
 55Bricklayers Labourer60.1%
 56Cook (Dom)60.1%
 57Lab60.1%
 58Licensed Victualler60.1%
 59Nailer Com60.1%
 60Shingler60.1%
 61Clerk50.1%
 62Engine Driver50.1%
 63Errand Boy50.1%
 64Farmer50.1%
 65Horse Driver50.1%
 66Ironworker Millman50.1%
 67Labourer At Colliery50.1%
 68Labourer In Iron Works50.1%
 69Labr Farm50.1%
 70Roll Turner50.1%
 71Sch50.1%
 72Spike Nail Maker50.1%
 73Stock Taker50.1%
 74Striker On Chain50.1%
 75Unemployed50.1%
 76((Scholar))40.1%
 77(Dom Serv)40.1%
 78Black Smith40.1%
 79Brick Gard40.1%
 80Chain Blower40.1%
 81Clerk In Ironworks40.1%
 82Common Nail Maker40.1%
 83Domestic Serv40.1%
 84Forgeman40.1%
 85Lab General40.1%
 86Mill Furnaceman40.1%
 87No Occupation40.1%
 88No Trade40.1%
 89Pattern Maker40.1%
 90Shackle Maker40.1%
 91Stoker40.1%
 92Vice Maker40.1%
 93Waggoner40.1%
 94Agent30.1%
 95Agr Labourer30.1%
 96Anchors Milk30.1%
 97Anvil Maker30.1%
 98Carpenter & Joiner30.1%
 99Chain Maker Formerly30.1%
 100Clay Picker30.1%
 


 Top 100 birthplaces (of 472)
 
 1Cradley, Worcester, England297056.2%
 2Cradley2544.8%
 3Rowley, Stafford, England2364.5%
 4Lye, Worcester, England1212.3%
 5Quarry Bank, Stafford, England1102.1%
 6Halesowen, Worcester, England1011.9%
 7Two Gates851.6%
 8Cradley Heath, Stafford, England801.5%
 9Dudley, Worcester, England591.1%
 10Netherton, Worcester, England410.8%
 11Two Gates, Worcester, England390.7%
 12Colley Gate390.7%
 13Stourbridge, Worcester, England370.7%
 14Brierley Hill, Stafford, England290.5%
 15Lye250.5%
 16Kingswinford, Stafford, England240.5%
 17Old Hill, Stafford, England220.4%
 18Birmingham, Warwick, England190.4%
 19Colley Gate, Worcester, England190.4%
 20Bromsgrove, Worcester, England170.3%
 21Oldbury, Worcester, England150.3%
 22Birmingham140.3%
 23High Park140.3%
 24Bilston, Stafford, England130.2%
 25Oldswinford, Worcester, England130.2%
 26Cradley Colley Gate120.2%
 27Cradley Two Gates110.2%
 28Brierly Hill, Stafford, England110.2%
 29Wales110.2%
 30Rowley Regis, Stafford, England110.2%
 31Kidderminster, Worcester, England100.2%
 32Stafford, England100.2%
 33West Bromwich, Stafford, England100.2%
 34Pensnett, Stafford, England90.2%
 35Handsworth, Stafford, England90.2%
 36Wolverhampton, Stafford, England90.2%
 37Cradley Wind Mill Hill90.2%
 38Halesowen80.2%
 39Dudley Wood, Worcester, England80.2%
 40Rowley, Worcester, England80.2%
 41Colley Gate Cradley70.1%
 42Amblecote, Stafford, England70.1%
 43Stourbridge70.1%
 44Oldswinford70.1%
 45Park Side70.1%
 46Worcester, England70.1%
 47Smethwick, Stafford, England70.1%
 48Lye Waste, Worcester, England70.1%
 49Liverpool60.1%
 50Lye West60.1%
 51Wordsley, Stafford, England60.1%
 52Clent, Worcester, England60.1%
 53Tipton, Stafford, England60.1%
 54Scotland60.1%
 55Belbroughton, Worcester, England60.1%
 56Old Swinford, Worcester, England50.1%
 57Tenbury, Worcester, England50.1%
 58Bewdley, Worcester, England50.1%
 59Shropshire, England50.1%
 60Dudley, Stafford, England50.1%
 61Netherton, Stafford, England50.1%
 62Cradley Forge, Stafford, England50.1%
 63Quary Bank, Stafford, England50.1%
 64Hales Owen50.1%
 65Churchill, Worcester, England50.1%
 66Brockmon, Stafford, England50.1%
 67Rock, Worcester, England50.1%
 68Cradley Colley Orchard40.1%
 69Colley Orchard40.1%
 70Old Swinford40.1%
 71Careless Green40.1%
 72Darby End, Stafford, England40.1%
 73Bromsgrove40.1%
 74Cradley High Park40.1%
 75Ireland40.1%
 76Bily Hill, Stafford, England40.1%
 77Bridgewater, Somerset, England40.1%
 78Quinton, Worcester, England40.1%
 79Pontyprid, Glamorgan, Wales40.1%
 80Kenilworth, Warwick, England40.1%
 81Sedgley, Stafford, England30.1%
 82Hagley, Worcester, England30.1%
 83Brockmore, Stafford, England30.1%
 84Caledonia, Stafford, England30.1%
 85Oldbury30.1%
 86Dudley30.1%
 87Wichenford, Worcester, England30.1%
 88Montgomery, Wales30.1%
 89Parkside30.1%
 90Park Side, Worcester, England30.1%
 91Oldnal, Worcester, England30.1%
 92Martley, Worcester, England30.1%
 93Romsley, Worcester, England30.1%
 94Stamber Mill, Worcester, England30.1%
 95Evesham, Worcester, England30.1%
 96Ferry Hill, Durham, England30.1%
 97Brettall Lane, Stafford, England30.1%
 98Droitwich, Worcester, England30.1%
 99Penkridge, Stafford, England30.1%
 100Gloucester, England30.1%
 


 Top 100 surnames (of 475)
 
 1Cox1963.7%
 2Bloomer1492.8%
 3Harris1021.9%
 4Bate991.9%
 5Jones951.8%
 6Taylor891.7%
 7Raybould771.5%
 8Willetts761.4%
 9Beasley681.3%
 10Dunn661.2%
 11Priest661.2%
 12Hill641.2%
 13Crampton631.2%
 14Southall591.1%
 15Harper521.0%
 16Pearson521.0%
 17Homer511.0%
 18Hingley500.9%
 19Worton500.9%
 20Hodgetts470.9%
 21Parsons440.8%
 22Robinson420.8%
 23Parkes400.8%
 24Edwards390.7%
 25Williams390.7%
 26Grove380.7%
 27Forrest360.7%
 28Smith360.7%
 29Walker360.7%
 30Attwood350.7%
 31Hickman340.6%
 32Oliver340.6%
 33Shaw320.6%
 34Evans300.6%
 35Stevens300.6%
 36Adams290.5%
 37Coley290.5%
 38Roper290.5%
 39Tate290.5%
 40Boxley280.5%
 41Cooper270.5%
 42Davies270.5%
 43Green270.5%
 44Harbach270.5%
 45Head270.5%
 46Kendrick270.5%
 47Bills250.5%
 48Gill250.5%
 49Moore250.5%
 50Bissell230.4%
 51Horton230.4%
 52Johnson230.4%
 53Buffery220.4%
 54Jasper220.4%
 55Wylde220.4%
 56Bache210.4%
 57Clift210.4%
 58Griffiths210.4%
 59Kurton210.4%
 60Norton210.4%
 61Plant210.4%
 62Reece210.4%
 63Turner210.4%
 64Bridgewater200.4%
 65Folkes200.4%
 66Hadley200.4%
 67Heath200.4%
 68Nock200.4%
 69Westwood200.4%
 70Woodall200.4%
 71Wooldridge200.4%
 72Billingham190.4%
 73Hall190.4%
 74Male190.4%
 75Parker190.4%
 76Payne190.4%
 77Robbins190.4%
 78Cornock180.3%
 79Banner170.3%
 80Bennett170.3%
 81Foley170.3%
 82Knowles170.3%
 83Roberts170.3%
 84Slater170.3%
 85Bishop160.3%
 86Cartwright160.3%
 87Hipkiss160.3%
 88Pershouse160.3%
 89Auden150.3%
 90Bayliss150.3%
 91Brooks150.3%
 92Corbett150.3%
 93Emery150.3%
 94Perks150.3%
 95Rowley150.3%
 96Wood150.3%
 97Bowen140.3%
 98Brettel140.3%
 99Deeley140.3%
 100Fellows140.3%
 


 Top 100 forenames (of 892)
 
 1William2374.5%
 2John1903.6%
 3Joseph1853.5%
 4Elizabeth1733.3%
 5Thomas1663.1%
 6Sarah1492.8%
 7Mary1262.4%
 8Samuel1192.3%
 9James1132.1%
 10Mary A.1042.0%
 11Eliza1011.9%
 12George911.7%
 13Henry831.6%
 14Ann751.4%
 15Benjamin751.4%
 16Emma751.4%
 17Harry701.3%
 18Alice661.2%
 19Ellen641.2%
 20David621.2%
 21Alfred611.2%
 22Hannah601.1%
 23Edward591.1%
 24Charles561.1%
 25Annie541.0%
 26Maria541.0%
 27Martha440.8%
 28Sarah A.430.8%
 29Caroline400.8%
 30Clara400.8%
 31Jane400.8%
 32Emily390.7%
 33Louisa380.7%
 34Albert330.6%
 35Arthur280.5%
 36Leah270.5%
 37Caleb250.5%
 38Richard250.5%
 39Frank230.4%
 40Lucy230.4%
 41Phoebe230.4%
 42William H.230.4%
 43Matilda220.4%
 44Myra220.4%
 45Walter220.4%
 46Esther210.4%
 47Harriet210.4%
 48Philip210.4%
 49Fanny200.4%
 50Charlotte180.3%
 51Jesse180.3%
 52Robert180.3%
 53Sarah J.180.3%
 54Stephen180.3%
 55Edith170.3%
 56Frederick170.3%
 57Mary J.170.3%
 58Agnes160.3%
 59Ann E.160.3%
 60Mary E.160.3%
 61Solomon160.3%
 62Florence140.3%
 63Henrietta140.3%
 64Mary Ann140.3%
 65Phebe140.3%
 66Pheobe140.3%
 67Rebecca140.3%
 68Selina140.3%
 69Amy130.2%
 70Andrew130.2%
 71Edwin130.2%
 72Myriah130.2%
 73Rhoda130.2%
 74Susannah130.2%
 75Daniel120.2%
 76Flora120.2%
 77John H.120.2%
 78Lily120.2%
 79Sophia120.2%
 80Thomas H.120.2%
 81Betsy110.2%
 82Margaret110.2%
 83Ann M.100.2%
 84Eli100.2%
 85Enoch100.2%
 86Ruth100.2%
 87Tamar100.2%
 88Amelia90.2%
 89Harriett90.2%
 90Josiah90.2%
 91Lizzie90.2%
 92Mark90.2%
 93Sarah E.90.2%
 94Catherine80.2%
 95Clara A.80.2%
 96Felix80.2%
 97Fredrick80.2%
 98Jemima80.2%
 99Joshua80.2%
 100Lottie80.2%