|Mary Ann Walker||Dau||8||Bucks|
|Robert Woodward||Lodger||Mar||35||Boiler maker||Ireland|
So here we have a man and his wife with five children and five adult lodgers. The living arrangements defy imagination. Perhaps some curtain was strung across the bedroom to provide some separation. bath night must have been a complex arrangement. The living room downstairs also doubled as a kitchen.
And just to show that this was not unusual, this was the household next door.
Name Age Occupation Where born Joseph Anstee Husband Mar 40 Post Boy Bucks Mary Anstee Wife Mar 42 Wife Northampton Lucy Anstee Dau 16 Warwick Thomas Anstee Son 14 Engine cleaner Warwick William Anstee Son 12 Bucks Jane Anstee Dau 8 Bucks James Anstee Son 6 Bucks William Thomas Lodger Mar 42 Engine driver Caermarthen John Roberts Lodger Mar 35 Engine driver Montgomery Frederick Bpnham Lodger Unm 22 Policeman Northampton John Munroe Lodger Unm 22 Engine fitter Aberdeen
And for contrast, living in a three storey house on Bury Street with 6 bedrooms: