Saturday, 25 July 2015

Family of Jesse Ensor in the 1891 census in Birmingham


The 1891 census records two households of the Ensor family at 171 and 172 Wheeler Street, Newtown, both families involved in pearl button making. At 171 are Frederick Ensor, a widow  aged 58 and his daughters Amelia aged 18 and Kate aged 12. Next door at 172 are Ann Ensor aged 57, her sons Jesse aged 31 (described as married) and Charles aged 17 and a daughter named Hannah aged 14. Everyone with the exception of 12 year old Kate are listed as pearl button workers.

 

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