Census transcript for Reuben Howard (1823-1895) & family

1851: Burnlee, Upperthong, Yorkshire. Hannah Senior (head, widow) age 62, born Lockwood Yorkshire occ Woollen Cloth Burler. Abraham Senior (son) age 22, born Burnlee Yorkshire occ Woollen Spinner. Reuben Heward [sic] (son in law) age 28, born [illegible] Yorkshire occ Woollen Weaver. Sarah Heward (described as "his wife") age 22, born Burnlee Yorkshire. NA ref HO107/2292/274 page 39 sch 137

1841: “Township of Holme”, Holmfirth, Yorkshire. Luke Heward [sic] age 45, born in County occ Clothier. Jane Heward age 50, born in County. William Heward age 20, born in County occ Weaver. Peter Heward age 20, born in County occ Weaver. Ruben [sic] Heward age 15, born in County. Mary Heward age 13, born in County. Ann Heward age 9, born in County. Betty Heward age 4, born in County. NA ref HO107/1274/1 Folio 21 page 12

1861:  Carr Lane, Austonley, Yorkshire. Reuben Heward [sic] (head) age 37, born Holme Yorkshire occ Wool Handloom Weaver. Senior Heward (son) age 9, born Upperthong Yorkshire. Luke Heward (son) age 7, born Austonley Yorkshire. Vincent Heward (son) age 5, born Austonley Yorkshire. George Hollingworth (lodger) age 29, born Austonley Yorkshire occ Wool Handloom Weaver. NA ref RG9/3249/75-76 pp 12-13 sch 59

1871: Tame View, Saddleworth, Yorkshire. Reuben Howard (head) age 46, born Holmfirth Yorkshire occ Manager of Woollen Mill. Catherine Howard (wife) age 34, born Manchester, Lancashire. Senior Howard (son) age 19, born Holmfirth Yorkshire occ Woollen Warper. Luke Howard (son) age 17, born Holmfirth Yorkshire occ Woollen Warper. Vincent Howard (son) age 14, born Holmfirth Yorkshire occ Hatter. Lister Howard (son) age 12, born Holmfirth Yorkshire occ Hatter & Scholar. Sarah E. Howard (dtr) age 6 weeks, born Saddleworth Yorkshire. Elizabeth Foulkes (sister in law) age 35, born Manchester Lancashire occ Woollen Shawl Twister. NA ref RG10/4334/72 page 5 sch 30

1881: Midgrove, Saddleworth, Yorkshire. Reuben Howard (head) age 55, born Holmfirth Yorkshire occ Woollen warper. Catherine Howard (wife) age 44, born Manchester Lancashire. Luke Howard (son) age 28, born Holmfirth Yorkshire occ Woollen warper. Vincent Howard (son) age 26, born Holmfirth Yorkshire occ Felt hatter. Lister Howard (son) age 22, born Holmfirth Yorkshire occ Felt hatter. Harry Howard (son) age 9, born Saddleworth Yorkshire occ Scholar. Reuben Howard (son) age 7, born Saddleworth Yorkshire occ Scholar. Elizabeth Foulkes (sister in law) age 47, born Manchester Lancashire occ Woollen warper. NA ref RG11/4364/131 page 27

1891: Grove Cottages, New Delph, Saddleworth, Yorkshire. Reuben Howard (head) age 65, born Holmfirth Yorkshire occ Shawl Warper. Catherine Howard (wife) age 55, born Manchester Lancs. Harry Howard (son) age 19, born Saddleworth Yorks occ Shoemaker (Apprentice). Reuben Howard (son) age 17, born Saddleworth Yorks occ Flannel Weaver. Elizabeth Foulkes (sister in law) age 57, born Manchester Lancs. occ Flannel Weaver. Sarah Ann Howard (g-dtr) age 19, born Saddleworth Yorks occ Flannel Weaver. NA ref RG12/3551/117 page 30 sch 173

1901: 10 Pemberton Street, Stretford, Lancashire. Reuben Howard (head) age 27, born Saddleworth Yorkshire occ Gardener, public park. Harry Howard (bro) age 29, born Saddleworth Yorkshire occ Boot & shoe maker. Sarah A. Howard (niece) age 29, born Saddleworth Yorkshire occ Housekeeper, domestic. NA ref RG13/3665/173 page 23