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Wool and flax workers in Exwick - 1851 and 1861

Page added 17th July 2010

Return to People Lists or Exwick's Woollen Mill

These two short lists are of the wool and flax workers working a Hitchcock, Maunder and Hitchcock woollen mill in 1851, and Thomas Carter and Co., flax and wool mill in 1861. The names include the age, job description and place of birth.

Hitchcock, Maunder and Hitchcock - 1851

Jane Ash, 40 weaver - New Passage
Ann Babel, 13 wool sorter - St Thomas
Charlotte Babel, 15 wool sorter - St Thomas
Julia A Babel, 37 weaver of serge - St Thomas
Armina? Bastin, 60 wool spinner - Exeter
Francis Bishop, 35 wool sorter - Tiverton
George Bishop, 20 wool comber - Chagford
Henry Bishop, 67 wool sorter - Crediton
Mary Ann Bishop, 13 worker in factory - St Thomas
Anne Brealy, 24 burler - South Molton
John Brealy, 48 fuller - North Tawton
Susanne Brealy, 57 burler - Coledridge
John Butcher, 16 woolcomber - Tavistock
Mary Butcher, 19 hand loom weaver - Buckfastleigh
Robert Butcher, 41 woolcomber - Cornwood
Sarah Carter, 49 wool spinner - South Molton
Samuel Courts, 36 fuller - Exeter
Elizabeth Cross, 15 wool spinner - Crediton
Mary Ann Cross, 13 wool spinner Crediton
Emma Davey, 26 spinner - Thorverton
Jane Davey, 19 serge weaver - Tiverton
Mary Davey, 17 serge weaver St Thomas
Peter Davey, 26 wool comber - Morchard Bishop
Susan Davey, 12 wool worker - St Thomas
Henry Devenish, 52 wool spinner - North Tawton
Martha Devenish, 20 wool sorter - North Tawton
Mary Devenish, 18 hand loom weaver - North Tawton
Ann Deviell, 29 wool sorter - South Molton
John Deviell, 68 Flock worker - Staffordshire
Elizabeth Drake, 14 wool sorter - Hittesleigh
Emma Easterbrook, 21 spinner - Crediton
Grace Floyd, 31 hand loom weaver - North Tawton
John Gregory, 28 wool worker Morchard Bishop
Mary Ann Jennings, 24 wool spinner - Exeter
Mary Lee, 23 wool spinner
Mary Lee, 23 wool spinner - Exeter
Elizabeth Cross, 15 wool spinner - Crediton
Mary Ann Cross, 13 wool spinner Crediton
Samuel Cross, 43 wool carder - Cullompton
Elizabeth Cross, 32 spinner - Culmstock
Sarah Carter, 49 wool spinner - South Molton
Edwin Godbear, 27 Wool carder - Newton Poppleford
Mary A Godbear, 21 spinner - Newton Poppleford
Emmas Godbear, 13 splicer - Newton Poppleford
Mary Gregory, 29 weaver - Morchard Bishop
Ann Hannaford, 16 worsted spinner - Chagford
Mary Hannaford, 40 weaver - Chagford
Samuel Hannaford, 41 tucker - Widecombe
Elizabeth Hayman, 27 weaver - Buckfastleigh
Samuel Hayman, 27 wool comber - Buckfastleigh
Elizabeth Harris, 15 spinner of worsted - South Molton
Elizabeth Harris, 46 burler - South Molton
Mary Harris, 23 spinner - South Molton
James Harris, 11 wool worker - South Molton
John Harris, 13 wool worker - South Molton
Jane Head, 50 weaver - Lapford
Mary Ann Head, 14 wool sorter - Lapford
Richard Heath, 51 fuller - Totnes
Charles Hornsey, 23 weaver - Cullompton
Mary Hornsey, 32 weaver - Buckfasleigh
Mary Hornsey, 17 weaver - Cullompton
Joseph Hunt, 20 wool comber - Buckfastleigh
Mary Hunt, 22 weaver - Buckfastleigh
George Lee, 23 wool comber - Buckfastleigh
Jane Lee, 46 spinner - Exeter
James Leach, 39 serge weaver - Morchard Bishop
Frederick Luscombe, 26 wool comber - Islington, Devon
Henry Richards Maldovorn, 17 wool spinner - St Thomas
John Maldovorn, 45 wool spinner - Devon
Mary Maldovorn, 50 wool rover - Exeter
William Maldovorn, 14 wool piecner? - Sidford
Harriett Marley, 14 wool sorter - St Thomas
Robert Maunder, 50 woollen manufacturer - Morchard Bishop
Harriot Maunder, 57 serge weaver - Bristol
James Maunder, 23 wool washer - Cullompton
Mary May, 37 weaver - Morchard Bishop
Mavis Mayo, 47 wool spinner - St Thomas
Anne Mayo, 15 worsted spinner - Exeter
Harriot Merling, 40 weaver - Morchard Bishop
Mary Merling, 12 working at factory - St Thomas
Samuel Milford, 31 woolcomber - St Thomas
Sarah Milford, wool sorter - St Thomas
Jane Modman, 22 serge weaver - Morchard Bishop
Joseph Monkley, 31 wool comber - Weir Gifford
Mary Monkley, 28 spinner South Molton
Mary Anne Moore, 16 wool sorter - St Thomas
George Mordell, 50 hand loom weaver - Somerset
Harriot Mordell, 17 hand loom weaver - Cullompton
Anne Osborne, 42 burler - Exeter
Mary Ann Parr, 18 wool spinner - Crediton
Phillip Parsons, 62 woolcomber - Somerset
Emma Passmore, 19 wool spinner - Crediton
John Penny, 27 wool comber - Buckfastleigh
Susan Pike, 28 weaver - Crediton
Fanny Pope, 37 weaver - Crediton
Samuel Pope, 16 worker at factory - Crediton
Thomas Reed, 66 wool comber - Thorverton
Sarah Roberts, 26 burler - St Thomas
Mary Ann Sandrew, 39 spinner - Cullompton
Elizabeth Short, 48 spinner - Thorverton
James Smale, 60 woolcomber - Tiverton
Anne Squires, 61 Working in factory - Tavistock
Drewsilla Squires, 28 weaver - Morchard Bishop
Elizabeth Squire, 25 burler - Cornwall
George Squires, 38 wool comber - Crediton
George Squires, 16 wool comber - Bradford, Yorkshire
James Squire, 67 wool comber - Crediton
James Squire, 26 wool comber - Crediton
John Squires, 12 wool comber - Leeds, Yorkshire
Rose Squire, 48 weaver - Crediton
Henry Thomas, 71 woolcomber - Devon
Mary Thomas, 65 hand loom weaver - Morchard Bishop
Susanna Thomas, 20 hand loom weaver - Lapford
Sarah Thomas, 49 serge weaver - Plymouth
William Thomas, 17 wool comber - Lapford
Elizabeth Way, 43 handloom weaver - Somerset
Jane Webber, 21 serge waver - Somerset
Matthew Wilkins, 30 wool comber - Somerset
John Willcocks, 30 wool comber - Buckfastleigh
Mary Willcocks, 34 weaver - Buckfastleigh
Louisa Wreford, 15 serge weaver - St Thomas

Thomas Carter and Co - 1861

Benjamin Butley, 18 Serge weaver - Cullompton
Elizabeth Colly, 50 flax labourer - Stockland
Elizabeth Colly, 19 flax labourer - Stockland - daughter
Jane Colly, 13 flax labourer - Stockland
Joseph Corr, 29 Manager of flax works - Ireland
John Corr, 25 flax dresser - Armagh, Ireland
John Davis, 27 flax dresser - Armagh, Ireland
Ann Down, 35 Weaver - Cullompton
Ellen Mary Down, 16 wool sorter - Crediton
Humfrey Down, 31 wool spinner - Cullompton
Mary Goff, 17 flax labourer - Stockland
Ann Hannaford, 26 wool spinner - Chagford
Mary Ann Hannaford, 53 serge weaver - Chagford
Mary Hannaford, 21 wool spinner - Chagford
Charles Hayman, 71 weaver - Ottery St Mary
John Hill, 26 flax dresser - Sligo, Ireland
Charles Hornsey, 33 wool sizer - Cullompton
Mary Hornsey, 45 - wool weaver Buckfastleigh
Anne Kent, 13 worker at worsted mill - Dublin, Ireland
George Lee, 33 woolcomber - Buckfastleigh
Bernard McGenuis, 27 flax dresser - Ireland
James McGivern, 30 flax dresser - Ireland
? McGough, ? flax dresser - Ireland
James McParlin, 24 flax dresser - Armagh, Ireland
Elizabeth Miffling, 14 worker at woollen factory - St Thomas
Samuel Milford, 40 wool comber - St Thomas
Sarah Milford, 42 wool sorter - South Molton
George Mordel, 61 serge weaver - Somerset
John Morningham, 29 flax dresser - Ireland
Joseph Nintec, 23 serge weaver - Cullompton
Harriott Nintec, 27 serge weaver - Cullompton
Anne Osborn, 52 burler - Exeter
Susan Pavey, 27 flax worker - Stockland
? Pavey, 17 flax labourer - Stockland
Tommy Pope, 47 Weaver - Crediton
Mary Spence, 19 flax labourer - Armagh, Ireland
George Squire, 48 wool comber - Crediton
John Waterman, 60 spinner - Devon
Mary Waterman, 58 Weaver - Culmstock

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