Smithy Holme

Smithy Holme was a small group of houses just beyond Warehouse Hill Mills, on the canal.

1881 Census
 

Number of households in Smithy Holme - 4 Population of Smithy Holme - 21
Ave household size - 5.25 Ave size of nuclear family unit - 5
Ave age of household heads - 43.5 Number born outside county - 0
Percent born outside Marsden - 9 = 42/9
Households with related kin - 1 Wives in paid employment - 1

This settlement was too small in 1881 to provide any meaningful statistics.

Farmer - 1 Power loom tuner - 1
Worsted weaver - 1 Furnace tenter at Foundry - 1
Fire tenter at woollen mill - 1 Woollen piecer - 1
Wool finisher - 1 Foundry labourer - 1
Railway labourer - 1 Worsted mender - 2



Resident families

Lodge
Hirst
Holroyd
Sharp

1901 Census
 

Number of households in Smithy Holme - 4 Population of Smithy Holme - 16 - but 1 household was away from home

Smithy Holme was no bigger in 1901, and one household was away, which makes it impossible to come to any general conclusions.

   
Stonemason - 2 Woollen weaver - 2
Joiner - 1 Railway platelayer - 1
Millhand - 1  



Resident families

Whitehead
Gledhill
Holroyd