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Basket and pottle makers of Brentford

In 1851 the following basket and pottle makers were living in Brentford (from findmypast website, which allows searches on occupation):

Basket makers

  • ALLEN, Sarah
  • ARMATAGE, Maria
  • BARNSBY, William
  • BENNET, Elizabeth
  • BISSELL, Henry
  • BISSELL, Henry
  • BISSELL, James
  • BOWDEN, Thomas Mattw
  • CHURN, William
  • COLE, James
  • COLE, John
  • COLE, Mary
  • COLE, Robert
  • COLE, Robert
  • COOK, John
  • CROUCH, Emma
  • CUMBER, Susanah
  • DAWES, Elizabeth
  • DAWES, Thomas
  • DAWNEY, Rebecah
  • DURRANT, Sarah
  • FINNEY, Hannah
  • FINNEY, Sarah
  • GUTRIDGE, Catharine
  • HAMPRHYS, Ann
  • HAMPRHYS, Susan
  • HEITMAN, Martha
  • JONES, Henry
  • LEADER, Emma
  • LONG, Jacob
  • MADDOX, Harriott
  • MAULDS, Sarah
  • MAULDS, West
  • MELLETT, Joseph D
  • MILLS, John
  • MOLES, Dinah
  • MOLES, Eliza
  • MOLES, Hannah
  • MOLES, Harriet
  • NASH, James
  • NASH, James
  • NEIGHBOUR, Sarah
  • PEARCE, Eliza
  • PEARCE, Henry
  • PEARCE, Mary
  • PEARCE, William
  • ROBERTS, Sarah
  • SELLERS, Samuel
  • SELLERS, Sophia
  • SHARP, William
  • SHEPPERD, Elizabeth
  • SHORP, Ann
  • SMITH, Caroline
  • SMITH, Elizabeth
  • SMITH, Sarah
  • SNELLING, Emma
  • SNELLING, Hester
  • SNELLING, Sophia
  • SPICER, Elizabeth
  • SPRAGG, Mary Ann
  • STAPLETON, Elizabeth
  • STEVENS, Joseph Henry
  • STOKES, Sarah
  • TIDY, Henry
  • TIDY, Henry
  • TILLER, Eliza
  • WALKER, Sarah
  • WARD, Mary
  • WARDIN, Louisa
  • WHEATLEY, John
  • WHEATLY, George
  • WHEATLY, George
  • WRIGHT, Ann
  • WRIGHT, Ellen
  • WRIGHT, Mary A

75 people in total, 29 men (average age about 40) and 46 women (average age about 30).

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Pottle makers

Pottles were smaller baskets (or punnets) for soft fruit:
  • AYRES, Ann E
  • BALDING, Sarah
  • BISSEL, Ann
  • CLEMENTS, Sarah
  • CLEWLEY, Caroline
  • COTTERELL, Harriet
  • DOBSON, Elizabeth
  • FILLBORNE, Mary
  • GOMME, Ann
  • GUMM, Catherine
  • GUMM, Stephen
  • HOBDAY, Maria
  • KERCHEBALL, Caroline
  • LANGLEY, Charlotte
  • MARRINER, Elizh
  • NOKES, Ann
  • NOKES, Ellen
  • NOKES, Jane
  • PEARSON, James
  • RENTER, Harriet
  • SLADSCANE, Sarah
  • WIDMAR, Selina
  • WORDEN, Sarah
Pottles were mainly made by women: 21, compared with just 2 men pottle makers.

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Page published February 2011