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England 1881 Census - Wigan, Lancashire

JC Halbrooks (deceased) through many years of marvelous research has gathered a great deal of family history on the Holbrooks and its several name variations.

  In an email to me in 1999 he shared information from the 1881 English census.

Residence 218 Gidlow Lane

Name             Age       est. birth             Occupation                          Where Born

James Holbrook        30         1851           Cotton Factory Operative       Carlisle, Cumberland

Mary Holbrook          25         1856           Cotton Factory  Operative      Wigan, Lancashire

Ellen Holbrook           5          1876           Scholar                                 Burnley, Lancashire

John Holbrook           2          1879                                                       Burnley, Lancashire

Also found was a John Holbrook who may be related.

John Holbrook          69         1812            Cotton Weaver                     Burnley, Lancashire

Link to Ancestry Census Sheet          http://tinyurl.com/mcjutgk