Residents of Bidford in 1861

Sarah Nason


In 1861, the 27 year old Sarah Nason was employed as a house servant at Vicarage House (22 High Street) by Thomas Boultbee, the Vicar of Bidford and head of the household.  Thomas' children Eliza, Maria and James resided at the house, along with James' wife Marion.  Assisting Sarah in her domestic duties was the 16 year old Theresa Hatton, herself a house servant.Thomas Hancock





In 1861 Thomas Hancock was 38 and working as an agricultural labourer.  He lived in a house on the High Street with his wife Sarah and children Thos, Jane, William and Mary.  Their oldest son Thos, aged 11, was also employed as a ploughboy.