1881 Census of England and Wales, Tables: Ages, Condition as to Marriage, Occupations and Birthplaces of people, Table 10 : " Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties".

List Liverpool PLPar/RegD Liverpool CP/AP/Ch  
OCCUPATIONS. Males.
[1]
Females.
[2]
1. PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE GENERAL OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF THE COUNTRY. 401 Show data context 25 Show data context
  Civil Service (officers and clerks) 113 Show data context 10 Show data context
  Civil Service (messengers, &c.) 54 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Prison Service, &c. 7 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Police 161 Show data context -
  Municipal, Parish, Union, District, Officer 56 Show data context 8 Show data context
  Other Local or County Official 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
  East Indian and Colonial Service 1 Show data context -
2. PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE DEFENCE OF THE COUNTRY. 254 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Army Officer (effective/retired) 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Soldier and Non-commissioned officer 86 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Militia, Yeomanry, Volunteers 3 Show data context -
  Army Pensioner 67 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Navy Officer (effective/retired) 11 Show data context -
  Seaman, R.N. 57 Show data context -
  Royal Marines (officers/men) 4 Show data context -
  Navy Pensioner 13 Show data context -
3. PERSONS ENGAGED IN PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS (WITH THEIR IMMEDIATE SUBORDINATES). 1,377 Show data context 1,281 Show data context
  Clergymen (Established Church) 37 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Roman Catholic Priest 59 Show data context -
  Minister, Priest of other religious bodies 19 Show data context -
  Missionary, Scripture Reader, Itinerant preacher 14 Show data context 12 Show data context
  Nun, Sister of Charity - 15 Show data context
  Theological Student 12 Show data context -
  Church, chapel, cemetery - officer, servant 20 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Barrister, Solicitor 58 Show data context -
  Law Student 4 Show data context -
  Law Clerk, and others connected with the law 65 Show data context -
  Physician, Surgeon, General Practitioner 136 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Dentist 57 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Medical Student, Assistant 42 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Midwife - 33 Show data context
  Subordinate Medical Service 13 Show data context 368 Show data context
  Schoolmaster 125 Show data context 483 Show data context
  Teacher, Professor, Lecturer 26 Show data context 126 Show data context
  School Service, and others connected with teaching 8 Show data context 16 Show data context
  Author, Editor, Journalist 23 Show data context -
  Reporter, Short-hand Writer 9 Show data context -
  Persons engaged in Scientific Pursuits 15 Show data context -
  Literary, Scientific, Institution, Service, &c. 23 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Civil Engineer 28 Show data context -
  Mining Engineer 2 Show data context -
  Land, House, Ship, Surveyor 12 Show data context -
  Painter (artist) 47 Show data context 10 Show data context
  Engraver (artist) 9 Show data context -
  Sculptor 7 Show data context -
  Architect 29 Show data context -
  Musician, Music Master 243 Show data context 111 Show data context
  Art Student 11 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Photographer 63 Show data context 16 Show data context
  Actor 67 Show data context 67 Show data context
  Art, Music, Theatre Service 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Performer, Showman, Exhibition, Service 29 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Billiard, Cricket & other Games, Service 48 Show data context -
4. PERSONS ENGAGED IN DOMESTIC OFFICES OR SERVICES. 1,365 Show data context 14,467 Show data context
  Domestic Coachman, Groom 91 Show data context -
  Domestic Gardener 24 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Domestic Indoor Servant 293 Show data context 11,123 Show data context
  Lodge, Gate, Park Keeper (not Government) 12 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Inn, Hotel Servant 737 Show data context 575 Show data context
  College, Club Service 23 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Office Keeper (not Government) 85 Show data context 215 Show data context
  Cook (not domestic) 31 Show data context 14 Show data context
  Charwoman 2 Show data context 1,604 Show data context
  Washing and Bathing Service 17 Show data context 788 Show data context
  Hospital and Institution Service 17 Show data context 82 Show data context
  Others engaged in Service 33 Show data context 58 Show data context
5. PERSONS ENGAGED IN COMMERCIAL OCCUPATIONS. 3,360 Show data context 208 Show data context
  Merchant 198 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Broker, Agent, Factor 400 Show data context 44 Show data context
  Auctioneer, Appraiser, Valuer, House Agent 78 Show data context -
  Accountant 61 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Salesman, Buyer (not otherwise specified) 31 Show data context 52 Show data context
  Commercial Traveller 343 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Commercial Clerk 2,023 Show data context 91 Show data context
  Officer of Commercial Company, Guild, Society &c. 9 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Banker 7 Show data context -
  Bank Service 69 Show data context -
  Bill Discounter, Bill Broker, Finance Agent 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Life, House, Ship &c., Insurance Service 128 Show data context 5 Show data context
6. PERSONS ENGAGED IN CONVEYANCE OF MEN, GOODS, AND MESSAGES. 19,673 Show data context 298 Show data context
  Railway Engine Driver, Stoker 65 Show data context -
  Railway Guard 10 Show data context -
  Pointsman, Level Crossing Man 14 Show data context -
  Other Railway Officials and Servants 586 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Toll Collector, Turnpike Gate Keeper 1 Show data context -
  Omnibus, Coach, Cab, Owner - Livery Stable Keeper 42 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Cabman, Flyman, Coachman (not domestic) 260 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Carman, Carrier, Carter, Haulier 2,873 Show data context 23 Show data context
  Tramway Companies' Service 50 Show data context -
  Inland Navigation Service 13 Show data context -
  Bargeman, Lighterman, Waterman 509 Show data context 12 Show data context
  Navigation Service (on shore) 55 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Seaman (Merchant Service) 4,790 Show data context 10 Show data context
  Pilot 26 Show data context -
  Ship Steward, Cook 348 Show data context 33 Show data context
  Boatman on Seas 1 Show data context -
  Harbour, Dock, Wharf, Lighthouse Service 6,955 Show data context 31 Show data context
  Warehouseman (not Manchester) 357 Show data context 155 Show data context
  Meter, Weigher 48 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Messenger, Porter, Watchman (not Railway or Government) 2,653 Show data context 16 Show data context
  Telegraph, Telephone Service 17 Show data context 7 Show data context
7. PERSONS ENGAGED IN AGRICULTURE. 488 Show data context 60 Show data context
  Farmer, Grazier 92 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Farmer's, Grazier's - Son, Grandson, Brother, Nephew 13 Show data context -
  Farm Bailiff 123 Show data context -
  Agricultural Labourer, Farm Servant, Cottager 236 Show data context 47 Show data context
  Shepherd 1 Show data context -
  Others engaged in, or connected with agriculture - 1 Show data context
  Nurseryman, Seedsman, Florist 11 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Gardener (not domestic) 12 Show data context 2 Show data context
8. PERSONS ENGAGED ABOUT ANIMALS. 481 Show data context 9 Show data context
  Horse Proprietor, Breeder, Dealer 37 Show data context -
  Groom, Horse-keeper, Horse-breaker 255 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Veterinary Surgeon, Farrier 75 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Cattle, Sheep, Pig - Dealer, Salesman 38 Show data context -
  Drover 36 Show data context -
  Gamekeeper 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Dog, Bird, Animal - Keeper, Dealer 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Vermin Destroyer 1 Show data context -
  Fisherman 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Knacker, Catsmeat Dealer &c &c. 2 Show data context -
9. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN BOOKS, PRINTS, AND MAPS. 815 Show data context 359 Show data context
  Publisher, Bookseller, Librarian 58 Show data context 14 Show data context
  Music-Publisher, Seller, Printer 1 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Bookbinder 81 Show data context 285 Show data context
  Printer 568 Show data context 38 Show data context
  Newspaper Agent, News Room Keeper 25 Show data context 8 Show data context
  Lithographer, Lithographic Printer 79 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Map and Print - Colourer, Seller 3 Show data context 5 Show data context
10. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN MACHINES AND IMPLEMENTS. 1,658 Show data context 29 Show data context
  Engine, Machine Maker 177 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Millwright 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Fitter, Turner (Engine and Machine) 377 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Boiler Maker 621 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Spinning and Weaving Machine Maker 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Agricultural Machine and Implement Maker 2 Show data context -
  Domestic Machinery - Maker, Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Tool Maker, Dealer 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Cutler, Scissors Maker 30 Show data context -
  File Maker 15 Show data context -
  Saw Maker 5 Show data context -
  Steel Pen Maker - 1 Show data context
  Domestic Implement Maker - 1 Show data context
  Watch Maker, Clock Maker 211 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Philosophical Instrument Maker 35 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Electrical Apparatus Maker 23 Show data context -
  Weighing and Measuring Apparatus Maker 25 Show data context -
  Surgical Instrument Maker 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Gunsmith, Gun Manufacturer 8 Show data context -
  Musical Instrument Maker, Dealer 53 Show data context -
  Type Cutter, Founder 1 Show data context -
  Die, Seal, Coin, Medal Maker 2 Show data context -
  Toy Maker, Dealer 15 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Apparatus for other games, Maker, Dealer 8 Show data context -
11. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN HOUSES, FURNITURE, AND DECORATIONS. 5,043 Show data context 244 Show data context
  Builder 89 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Carpenter, Joiner 1,183 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Bricklayer 524 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Mason 327 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Slater, Tiler 88 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Plasterer, Whitewasher 423 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Paperhanger 86 Show data context -
  Plumber 351 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Painter, Glazier 894 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Cabinet Maker 517 Show data context 150 Show data context
  French Polisher 155 Show data context 32 Show data context
  Furniture Broker, Dealer 49 Show data context 20 Show data context
  Locksmith, Bellhanger 14 Show data context -
  Gas Fitter 119 Show data context -
  House and Shop Fittings - Maker, Dealer 40 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Funeral Furniture Maker, Undertaker 13 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Others 2 Show data context -
  Wood Carver 30 Show data context -
  Carver, Gilder 110 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Dealer in Works of Art 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Figure, Image - Maker, Dealer 11 Show data context -
  Animal, Bird &c. Preserver, Naturalist 5 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Artificial Flower Maker 1 Show data context 15 Show data context
12. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN CARRIAGES AND HARNESS. 447 Show data context 9 Show data context
  Coachmaker 210 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Wheelwright 130 Show data context -
  Others 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Saddler, Harness, Whip Maker 105 Show data context 5 Show data context
13. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN SHIPS AND BOATS. 1,088 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Ship, Boat, Barge Builder 240 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Shipwright, Ship Carpenter (ashore) 414 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Mast, Yard, Oar, Block Maker 63 Show data context -
  Ship Rigger, Chandler, Fitter 225 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Sail Maker 146 Show data context -
14. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN CHEMICALS AND COMPOUNDS. 442 Show data context 128 Show data context
  Dye, Paint Manufacture 34 Show data context 13 Show data context
  Ink, Blacking, Colour Substance Manufacture 15 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Gunpowder, Guncotton, Explosive Substance Manufacture 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Fusee, Fireworks, Explosive Article Manufacture 5 Show data context 30 Show data context
  Chemist, Druggist 208 Show data context 17 Show data context
  Manufacturing Chemist 159 Show data context 46 Show data context
  Alkali Manufacture 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Drysalter 13 Show data context 5 Show data context
15. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN TOBACCO AND PIPES. 265 Show data context 729 Show data context
  Tobacco Manufacture, Tobacconist 209 Show data context 711 Show data context
  Tobacco Pipe, Snuff Box &c. Maker 56 Show data context 18 Show data context
16. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN FOOD AND LODGING. 5,047 Show data context 1,784 Show data context
  Innkeeper, Hotel Keeper, Publican 916 Show data context 177 Show data context
  Lodging, Boarding House Keeper 102 Show data context 565 Show data context
  Coffee, Eating House, Keeper 94 Show data context 49 Show data context
  Maltster 7 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Brewer 101 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Beerseller, Ale, Porter, Cider Dealer 21 Show data context 13 Show data context
  Cellarman 149 Show data context 26 Show data context
  Wine, Spirit - Merchant, Agent 136 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Milkseller, Dairyman 127 Show data context 46 Show data context
  Cheesemonger, Butterman 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Butcher, Meat Salesman 713 Show data context 49 Show data context
  Provision Curer, Dealer 262 Show data context 108 Show data context
  Poulterer, Game Dealer 81 Show data context 22 Show data context
  Fishmonger 131 Show data context 127 Show data context
  Corn, Flour, Seed Merchant, Dealer 131 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Corn Miller 162 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Baker 527 Show data context 25 Show data context
  Confectioner, Pastrycook 119 Show data context 258 Show data context
  Greengrocer, Fruiterer 154 Show data context 179 Show data context
  Mustard, Vinegar, Spice, Pickle Maker, Dealer 5 Show data context 22 Show data context
  Sugar Refiner 471 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Grocer. Tea, Coffee, Chocolate Maker, Dealer 564 Show data context 87 Show data context
  Ginger Beer, Mineral Water Manufacturer, Dealer 69 Show data context 5 Show data context
17. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN TEXTILE FABRICS. 1,639 Show data context 855 Show data context
  Woolstapler 3 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Woollen Cloth Manufacture 10 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Wool, Woollen goods - Dyer, Printer 1 Show data context -
  Worsted, Stuff, Manufacture 1 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Cloth, Worsted, Stuff, Flannel, Blanket Dealer 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Others - 1 Show data context
  Silk, Silk Goods, Manufacture 4 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Silk Dyer, Printer 3 Show data context -
  Silk Merchant, Dealer 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Cotton, Cotton Goods Manufacture 695 Show data context 261 Show data context
  Cotton, Calico - Printer, Dyer, Bleacher 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Cotton, Calico - Warehouseman, Dealer 64 Show data context 18 Show data context
  Flax, Linen - Manufacturer, Dealer 6 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Lace Manufacturer, Dealer 6 Show data context 16 Show data context
  Fustian Manufacturer, Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Hemp, Jute, Cocoa Fibre Manufacture - 2 Show data context
  Rope, Twine, Cord - Maker, Dealer 42 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Mat Maker, Seller 40 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Canvas, Sailcloth Manufacture - 1 Show data context
  Sacking, Sack, Bag - Maker, Dealer 8 Show data context 182 Show data context
  Others working and Dealing in Hemp 2 Show data context 20 Show data context
  Weaver (undefined) 5 Show data context 11 Show data context
  Dyer, Printer, Scourer, Bleacher, Calenderer (undefined) 40 Show data context 23 Show data context
  Factory Hand (textile, undefined) 9 Show data context 17 Show data context
  Felt Manufacture 1 Show data context -
  Carpet, Rug Manufacture 7 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Draper, Linen Draper, Mercer 666 Show data context 216 Show data context
  Fancy Goods (Textile) Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 5 Show data context 21 Show data context
  Trimming Maker, Dealer 3 Show data context 10 Show data context
  Embroiderer - 1 Show data context
  Others 1 Show data context -
18. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN DRESS. 2,982 Show data context 4,254 Show data context
  Hatter, Hat Manufacture 53 Show data context 52 Show data context
  Straw - Hat, Bonnet, Plait Manufacture 2 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Tailor 1,293 Show data context 756 Show data context
  Milliner, Dressmaker, Staymaker 17 Show data context 2,513 Show data context
  Shawl Manufacture 1 Show data context -
  Shirt Maker, Seamstress 6 Show data context 661 Show data context
  Hosiery Manufacture 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Hosier, Haberdasher 39 Show data context 20 Show data context
  Glover, Glove Maker 3 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Button Maker, Dealer - 1 Show data context
  Shoe, Boot - Maker, Dealer 1,212 Show data context 144 Show data context
  Patten, Clog Maker 32 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Wig Maker, Hair Dresser 264 Show data context 12 Show data context
  Umbrella, Parasol, Stick - Maker, Dealer 35 Show data context 17 Show data context
  Old Clothes Dealer, and others 24 Show data context 66 Show data context
19. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN VARIOUS ANIMAL SUBSTANCES. 309 Show data context 174 Show data context
  Tallow Chandler, Candle, Grease Manufacture 30 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Soap Boiler, Maker 60 Show data context 70 Show data context
  Manure Manufacture 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Bone, Horn, Ivory, Tortoise-shell - Worker, Dealer 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Comb Maker - 1 Show data context
  Others 3 Show data context -
  Furrier, Skinner 21 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Tanner, Fellmonger 46 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Currier 41 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Leather Goods, Portmanteau, Bag, Strap &c., Maker, Dealer 16 Show data context 14 Show data context
  Hair, Bristle - Worker, Dealer 10 Show data context 12 Show data context
  Brush, Broom, Maker 77 Show data context 31 Show data context
  Quill, Feather - Dresser, Dealer 2 Show data context 28 Show data context
20. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN VARIOUS VEGETABLE SUBSTANCES. 1,401 Show data context 369 Show data context
  Oil Miller, Oil Cake - Maker, Dealer 118 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Oil and Colourman 8 Show data context -
  Floor Cloth, Oil Cloth Manufacture 1 Show data context -
  Japanner 7 Show data context 6 Show data context
  India Rubber, Gutta Percha - Worker, Dealer 27 Show data context 23 Show data context
  Waterproof Goods - Maker, Dealer 16 Show data context -
  Willow, Cane, Rush Worker, Dealer, Basketmaker 89 Show data context 35 Show data context
  Hay, Straw (not plait), Chaff, Cutter, Dealer 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Timber, Wood - Merchant, Dealer 79 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Sawyer 106 Show data context -
  Lath, Wooden Fence, Hurdle Maker 13 Show data context -
  Wood Turner, Box Maker 73 Show data context 19 Show data context
  Cooper, Hoop Maker, Bender 609 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Cork, Bark - Cutter, Worker, Dealer 46 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Others 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Paper Manufacture 25 Show data context 59 Show data context
  Envelope Maker - 6 Show data context
  Stationer, Law Stationer 89 Show data context 59 Show data context
  Card, Pattern Card Maker 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Paper Stainer 5 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Paper Box, Paper Bag Maker 17 Show data context 131 Show data context
  Ticket, Label Writer 16 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Others 30 Show data context -
21. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN VARIOUS MINERAL SUBSTANCES. 4,037 Show data context 131 Show data context
  Coal Miner 33 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Ironstone Miner 3 Show data context -
  Tin Miner 7 Show data context -
  Lead Miner 1 Show data context -
  Miner, in other or undefined Minerals 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Mine Service 4 Show data context -
  [Haulier] [not in Census Report but in codebook] 1 Show data context -
  Coal Merchant 113 Show data context 25 Show data context
  Coalheaver 405 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Coke, Charcoal, Peat - Cutter, Burner, Dealer 4 Show data context -
  Gas Works Service 140 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Stone Quarrier 33 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Stone Cutter, Dresser, Dealer 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Slate Quarrier 1 Show data context -
  Slate Worker, Dealer 8 Show data context -
  Limeburner 2 Show data context -
  Clay, Sand, Gravel, Chalk, Labourer, Dealer - 2 Show data context
  Well Sinker, Borer 2 Show data context -
  Plaster, Cement Manufacture 8 Show data context -
  Brick, Tile - Maker, Burner, Dealer 122 Show data context -
  Paviour 70 Show data context -
  Road Contractor, Surveyor, Inspector 1 Show data context -
  Road Labourer 139 Show data context -
  Railway Contractor 1 Show data context -
  Platelayer 16 Show data context -
  Railway Labourer, Navvy 73 Show data context -
  Earthenware, China, Porcelain, Manufacture 24 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Glass Manufacture 59 Show data context 11 Show data context
  Earthenware, China, Glass Dealer 51 Show data context 33 Show data context
  Salt Maker, Dealer 34 Show data context -
  Waterworks Service 14 Show data context -
  Others 2 Show data context -
  Goldsmith, Silversmith, Jeweller 77 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Gold, Silver, Beater 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Others - 1 Show data context
  [Iron Manufacture] 1,037 Show data context 7 Show data context
  [Steel Manufacture] 5 Show data context -
  Blacksmith 546 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Whitesmith 124 Show data context -
  Nail Manufacture 18 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Anchor, Chain Manufacture 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Ironmonger. Hardware Dealer, Merchant 104 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Other Iron and Steel Manufacture 14 Show data context -
  Copper, Copper Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 4 Show data context -
  [Coppersmith] 76 Show data context -
  Tin, Tin Plate, Tin Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 282 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Zinc, Zinc Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 6 Show data context -
  Lead, Leaden Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 9 Show data context -
  Metal Refiner, Worker, Turner, Dealer 13 Show data context -
  Brass, Bronze Manufacture. Brazier 240 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Metal Burnisher, Lacquerer 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
  White Metal, Plated Ware, Manufacture. Pewterer 7 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Wire Maker, Worker, Weaver, Drawer 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Bolt, Nut, Rivet, Screw, Staple Maker 13 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Lamp, Lantern, Candlestick Maker 7 Show data context -
  Others 2 Show data context -
22. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN GENERAL OR UNSPECIFIED COMMODITIES. 10,690 Show data context 2,795 Show data context
  General Shopkeeper, Dealer 377 Show data context 678 Show data context
  Pawnbroker 226 Show data context 9 Show data context
  Costermonger, Huckster, Street Seller 382 Show data context 1,484 Show data context
  Manufacturer, Manager, Superintendant (undefined) 227 Show data context 16 Show data context
  Contractor (undefined) 7 Show data context -
  General Labourer 8,065 Show data context 74 Show data context
  Engine Driver, Stoker, Fireman (not railway, marine or agricultural) 752 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Artizan, Mechanic (undefined) 395 Show data context 106 Show data context
  Apprentice (undefined) 83 Show data context 14 Show data context
  Factory Labourer (undefined) 143 Show data context 133 Show data context
  Machinist, Machine Worker (undefined) 33 Show data context 276 Show data context
23. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN REFUSE MATTERS. 135 Show data context 20 Show data context
  Town Drainage Service 7 Show data context -
  Chimney Sweep, Soot Merchant 52 Show data context -
  Scavenger, Crossing Sweeper 69 Show data context -
  Rag Gatherer, Dealer 7 Show data context 20 Show data context
24. PERSONS WITHOUT SPECIFIED OCCUPATIONS. 1,268 Show data context 7,028 Show data context
  Persons returned by Property, Rank &c. and not special occupation 1,268 Show data context 7,028 Show data context
[UNKNOWN OCCUPATION] 844 Show data context 30,263 Show data context
  [Occupation recorded but of unknown meaning] 73 Show data context 69 Show data context
  [Blank field, or illegible] 771 Show data context 30,194 Show data context

Notes:

The following notes to the table appeared in the original report.

1 This table is a very special case: The original Table 10 as published by Division in the 1881 census reports was limited to data for Registration Divisions, their component Registration Counties, and just those Urban Sanitary Districts with populations of over 50,000. Data presented here for counties and higher-level units are taken from the published reports, as usual, but we also include in A Vision of Britain through Time data for Registration Districts, sub-Districts and Civil Parishes which never appeared in the original reports. These were specially created for us by the History Data Service at the University of Essex and derive from the complete transcription of the individual-level Enumerators Book data coordinated by the Genealogical Society of Utah.
2 In creating these data, each occupation listed in the enumerators books has been assigned as far as possible to the relevant category used in the published reports, but some additional categories with labels in square brackets unavoidably appear. Unlike the published statistics for higher-level units, these specially-calculated data for districts and parishes include persons under 15 or over 65. For these and other reasons, no attempt has been made to ensure that county totals for the districts or parishes match the published county totals. The remaining notes are those that appeared below the original published table.
3 NOTE.--Persons returned as engaged in more than one occupation have been referred to the one that appeared to be of most importance; or if there was no difference in this respect, to the one first given by the person in his or her return. In some cases special rules have been followed: e.g. "Clergyman and Schoolmaster" in combination has always been referred to "Schoolmaster"; a Member of Parliament or Peer engaged in any branch of commerce or industry has always been referred to this latter, not to "Peer, M.P.".
4 The numbers returned under any heading include Labourers, Apprentices, and Assistants, as well as Masters, but not Clerks, Messengers, Errand boys, Porters, or Watchmen, for which occupations there are special headings. Civil, Military, and Naval Clerks, Law, Bank, Insurance, and Railway Clerks, and Government and Railway Porters, are, however, exceptions to this rule. Many young persons, being Apprentices or Assistants, have therefore been referred to occupations usually followed by adults. Women also, chiefly widows or orphans carrying on the business of their deceased husbands or fathers, will sometimes be found under occupations commonly followed by men only.
5 Persons returned as retired from any business have not been referred to that business. Inmates of workhouses have been referred to their trades, unless their age or infirmities showed that they were past work. But persons who might be supposed to be only temporarily separated from their usual employment, such as Prisoners, and Patients in General Hospitals, have been classed under their usual occupations.
6 In some cases, for convenience of space, the male designation, e.g. "Schoolmaster", alone is given, instead of "Schoolmaster, Schoolmistress".

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This website does not try to provide an exact replica of the original printed census tables, which often had thousands of rows and far more columns than will fit on our web pages. Instead, we let you drill down from national totals to the most detailed data available. The column headings are those that appeared in the original printed report. The numbers presented here, which are the same ones we use to create statistical maps and graphs, come from the census table and have usually been carefully checked.

The system can only hold statistics for units listed in our administrative gazetteer, so some rows from the original table may be missing. Sometimes big low-level units, like urban parishes, were divided between more than one higher-level units, like Registration sub-Districts. This is why some pages will give a higher figure for a lower-level unit: it covers the whole of the lower-level unit, not just the part within the current higher-level unit.


Acknowledgments:

We are grateful to the following contributors. If you make use of the data in your own work, please follow any instructions given here on acknowledgment and re-use.

(1) Kevin Schurer (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge). Role: editor. Restrictions on use: the data cannot be accessed, although the Vision of Britain system may present them graphically (any other use requires the contributor's permission.)

(2) Matthew Woollard (UK Data Service, University of Essex). Role: editor. Restrictions on use: the data cannot be accessed, although the Vision of Britain system may present them graphically (any other use requires the contributor's permission.)