Census transcript for Luke Howard (1794-1872) & family

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

1851: Holme, Yorkshire. Luke Howard (head) age [illegible], born Holme Yorkshire occ [illegible] woollen cloth [illegible]. Jane Howard (wife) age [illegible], born Holme Yorkshire occ [illegible]. [A son, possibly Henry, but all details except birthplace (Holme) illegible]. [A daughter, possibly Hannah, but all details except birthplace (Holme) illegible]. Ann Howard (dtr) age 19, born Holme Yorkshire. Betty Howard (dtr) age 14, born Holme Yorkshire. NA ref HO107/2292/374 page 3 sch 10. The entry may have been completed in pencil as it is extremely faint.

1861: Holme, Yorkshire. Luke Howard (father in law, widower) age 66, born Holme Yorkshire occ Laborer [sic]. Living in the household of William Dearnley and Ann (Luke’s daughter). NA ref RG9/3249/134 pages 51-52 sch148

1871: Townend, Austonley, Yorkshire. Luke Howard (father in law, widower) age 76, born Holme Yorkshire occ Labourer on highways. Living in the household of Eliab Ridgwick and Betty (Luke’s daughter). NA ref RG10/4347/71 page 11 sch 59