Weymouth & Dorsetshire Eye Infirmary: 1851 Census

205 St. Mary Street, Township of Melcombe Regis (HO107/1857, folio 235b, page 25)

Surname Firstname Relation to Head of Family Condition Age Rank, Profession or Occupation Where born Whether blind, deaf etc.
GENGE Jane Matron of Eye Infirmary U 57 Matron of Eye Infirmary East Coker, Somerset
GROVES Mary In Patient Marr 38 Labourer’s Wife Penzance, Cornwall
BEST Drusilla In Patient U 18 House servant Kimmeridge, Dorset
GALE Martha In Patient U 17 Reeler in Flax Mills Bridport, Dorset
CLEAL Elizabeth In Patient U 20 House servant Beaminster, Dorset
HOOKEY Arthur In Patient U 21 Postman of Private Family Moreton, Dorset
HOOPER George In Patient U 21 Labourer Digging Clay Corfe Castle, Dorset
DOWDING Alfred In Patient U 22 Farm Labourer formerly Kingdon, Dorset Blind
STRACKLIN Henry C. In Patient U 5 Labourer’s son Fordington, Dorset