1851 Gateshead census

Added 4,045 people in the 1851 census of Gateshead to our census collection. This is part of piece 2402 (117 folios), containing part of the parish of St. Mary and part of the parish of St. John, including Bottle Bank, Charles Street, Church Street, Ellison Street, Grahamsley Street, High Street, Jackson Street, King William Street, Low Fell, and West Street.

Remember, the purchase of the record of any one person within a census household gets you the whole census household.

Here are some samples, each with an older parent connection:

Gateshead St. Mary, Bridge Street – Blue Bell (HO107/2402, Folio 254, Page 39 & Folio 255, Page 40)
William Cook, head, married, 36, brewer employing 2 men, born Newburn, Northumberland
Barbara Cook, wife, married, 34, born Newcastle, Northumberland
Elizabeth Cook, daughter, 10, scholar, born Gateshead, County Durham
William Cook, son, 7, scholar, born Gateshead, County Durham
Margaret Cook, daughter, 6, scholar, born Gateshead, County Durham
Annie Cook, daughter, 3, born Gateshead, County Durham
Mary Cook, daughter, 1, born Gateshead, County Durham
Margaret Cook, mother, widow, 66, bar attendant, born Ireland
Mary Sewell, servant, unmarried, 31, house servant, born Northumberland
Rebecca Mullen, servant, unmarried, 18, servant, born Blyth, Northumberland
Barbara Rowe, servant, unmarried, 18, servant, born Newcastle, deaf

Gateshead St. John, Low Fell (HO107/2402, Folio 351, Page 18)
Thomas Hutton, head, married, 52, coal miner, born Washington, County Durham
Dorothy Hutton, wife, married, 51, born Washington, County Durham
Ann Hutton, daughter, unmarried, 21, dressmaker, born Washington, County Durham
Elizabeth Hutton, daughter, unmarried, 18, born Gateshead Fell, County Durham
Roger Hutton, son, 14, coal miner, born Gateshead Fell, County Durham
William Hutton, son, 10, coal miner, born Gateshead Fell, County Durham
Elizabeth Hutton, mother, widow, 80, house property, born Usworth, County Durham
Ann Wylam, mother-in-law, widow, 94, parish relief, born Chester-le-Street, County Durham

Gateshead St. John, Low Fell (HO107/2402, Folio 346, Page 8)
George Surtees, head, married, 43, stonemason, born Lamesley, County Durham
Mary Surtees, wife, married, 43, born Gateshead Fell, County Durham
Ann Surtees, daughter, unmarried, 20, born Gateshead Fell, County Durham
Thomas Surtees, son, 14, mason, born Gateshead Fell, County Durham
Michael Surtees, son, 12, coal miner, born Gateshead Fell, County Durham
Ralph Surtees, son, 7, scholar, born Gateshead Fell, County Durham
Mary E. Surtees, daughter, 3, born Gateshead Fell, County Durham
George Surtees, son, 6 months, born Gateshead Fell, County Durham
Thomas Dent, father-in-law, widower, 79, retired cartwright, born Heworth, County Durham

We still have most of piece 2402 (625 folios) to transcribe before we are done with Gateshead. This is one of those background tasks that we get to when we have a few spare moments, and eventually it will be done!