1861 Census return for Blackrod, Lancashire (RG 9/2769)
3. Have a look at this page from the 1861 census for Blackrod in Lancashire
- From looking at this census return what were the main industries in this area?
- Why are they linked? (Clue: think about the location of industry)
- Find out about the different jobs listed if you are not sure what they mean.
- What age group is covered by the term ‘scholar’ on this return?
- What do you think the term ‘scholar’ means?
- Have a look at the ‘where