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Extract from 1901 Census
Employers - Shoe Trade in 1901

This extract from the 1901 Census of those in the boot and shoe trade who were employing others, when compared
with the list of factories in 1908, implies that several were working in small units or sending work to outworkers.
They are listed below by Occupation, by Surname and by Streets


Listed By Occupation
sch
Road
 No
SURNAME Forename relation
age
Occupation Birth Place  
149e
Higham Road
 
CAVE Amos head
49
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden  NTH
242e
Kimbolton Road
 
CAVE Arthur head
40
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden  NTH
63i
Essex Road
4
CLAYTON Alfred head
44
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
111e
Victoria Road
15
HOBBS Harry A head
25
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden  NTH
160j
Little Street
 
KNIGHT Fred head
51
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
108e
Victoria Road
9
NURRISH William  head
41
boot & shoe manufacturer Higham Ferrers NTH
215i
Grove Road
50
ROBINSON George E son
25
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
28i
Manton Road
1
ROBINSON Walter head
28
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
188i
Harborough Road
3
SELWOOD George head
42
boot & shoe manufacturer Portsmouth HAM
218i
Grove Road
 
WRIGHTON Ebenezer head
37
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
28c
Moor Road
59
NOBLE Frederick head
42
boot & shoe manufacturer Not Known  
74j
Bedford Road Dairy Farm
 
KNIGHT John son
28
boot maker Rushden NTH
215c
Midland Road
14
ALLEBONE Augustus head
37
boot manufacturer Wellingborough NTH
3h
Park Road
9
ALLEN Charles head
37
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
62k
Rushden Grange
 
CASWELL Herbert W son
27
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
128e
Victoria Road
 
CAVE Frederick   head
42
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
38e
North Street
 
CLARIDGE Charles head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
107b
Wellingborough Road
 
CLARKE John head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
123b
Wellingborough Road
175
CLARKE Thomas T head
33
boot manufacturer Raunds NTH
69c
Moor Road
26
CLARKE William head
58
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
78c
Duck Street
1
COLSON William head
46
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
10h
Park Road
23
CUNNINGTON Isaac head 
42
boot manufacturer Higham Ferrers NTH
11h
Park Road
25
CUNNINGTON Thomas T head
46
boot manufacturer Highham Ferrers  NTH
130e
Victoria Road
 
DENTON George son
23
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
130e
Victoria Road
 
DENTON George head
51
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
50c
Moor Road
64
GARLEY Harvey head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
107h
Crabb Street
1
GREEN Charles A N head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
86h
Griffith Street
15
GREEN William head
64
boot manufacturer Houghton Conquest BDF
247e
Kimbolton Road
 
GROOM William A head
42
boot manufacturer Higham Ferrers NTH
158c
Fitzwilliam Street
8
HOWES Herbert W head
35
boot manufacturer Northampton NTH
105b
Wellingborough Road
 
JAQUES James head
36
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
110b
Wellingborough Road
 
KNIGHT Joseph head
44
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
2h
Park Road
7
KNIGHT William C head
48
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
18c
Moor Road
33
LADDS Benjamin head
32
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
5j
High Street South
16
MULRENAN John H boarder
26
boot manufacturer London (St Thomas) LND
165e
Higham Road
8
PALLETT Samuel A head
28
boot manufacturer Gilmorton LEI
172c
Wentworth  Road
27
PERKINS William head
36
boot manufacturer Podington BDF
227e
Hayway
 
SANDERS William B head
47
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
109h
Crabb Street
5
SARGENT Walter L head
27
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
22b
Wellingborough Road
 
CUNNINGTON Charles G head
51
currier Higham Ferrers NTH
193e
Higham Road
 
SANDERS Thomas head
75
leather currier & farmer Higham Ferrers NTH
129h
Crabb Street
2
CHILDS Claude son
22
sewer & stitcher (boots) Rushden NTH
163g
Church Street
24
NORTHERN Jonathan head
32
shoe sewer machinist Great Paxton HUN
98g
Portland Road
 
SHORTLAND John head
48
shoe stitcher (machine) Little Harrowden NTH
153e
Higham Road
16
CAMPION William boarder
80
shoe maker Rushden  NTH
81f
Newton Road
 
BRADFIELD Charles L head
43
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
171f
Pightles Terrace
 
BULL Harriette J head
40
shoe manufacturer Humberstone LEI
236e
Hayway
 
CLARIDGE Ebenezer head
58
shoe manufacturer  Rushden  NTH
236e
Hayway
 
CLARIDGE George H son
27
shoe manufacturer  Rushden  NTH
3b
Wellingborough Road
 
CLARIDGE John head
49
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
236e
Hayway
 
CLARIDGE Oliver son
32
shoe manufacturer  Rushden  NTH
74d
Queen Street
50
CRICK Nathan head
58
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
127g
Alfred Street
15
ELLARD John head
41
shoe manufacturer Northampton NTH
196e
Higham Road
 
GATES Patenall Harry R son
19
shoe manufacturer  Higham Ferrers NTH
126b
Wellingborough Road
 
HEWITT William F J head
34
shoe manufacturer London MDX
68d
Queen Street
36
HOBBS Henry head
49
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
211a
Glassbrook Road
 
HYDE James head
32
shoe manufacturer Ecton NTH
61f
Newton Road
70
KNIGHT Samuel head
51
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
60f
Newton Road
68
KNIGHT William S head
41
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
49f
Newton Road
44
SARGENT Alfred head
44
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
81f
Newton Road
 
SARGENT William S stepson
21
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
173a
Windmill Road
13
SHERRITT George Samuel head
30
shoe manufacturer Barnby in Willows NTT
124b
Wellingborough Road
173
SKINNER Samuel head
57
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
86a
Oakley Road
9
SPENCER John head
37
shoe manufacturer Northampton NTH
19g
East Grove
 
WILMOTT John head
52
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH

Listed by Surname
sch
Road
 No
SURNAME Forename relation
age
Occupation Birth Place  
215c
Midland Road
14
ALLEBONE Augustus head
37
boot manufacturer Wellingborough NTH
3h
Park Road
9
ALLEN Charles head
37
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
81f
Newton Road
 
BRADFIELD Charles L head
43
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
171f
Pightles Terrace
 
BULL Harriette J head
40
shoe manufacturer Humberstone LEI
153e
Higham Road
16
CAMPION William boarder
80
shoe maker Rushden  NTH
62k
Rushden Grange
 
CASWELL Herbert W son
27
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
149e
Higham Road
 
CAVE Amos head
49
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden  NTH
242e
Kimbolton Road
 
CAVE Arthur head
40
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden  NTH
128e
Victoria Road
 
CAVE Frederick   head
42
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
129h
Crabb Street
2
CHILDS Claude son
22
sewer & stitcher (boots) Rushden NTH
38e
North Street
 
CLARIDGE Charles head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
236e
Hayway
 
CLARIDGE Ebenezer head
58
shoe manufacturer  Rushden  NTH
236e
Hayway
 
CLARIDGE George H son
27
shoe manufacturer  Rushden  NTH
3b
Wellingborough Road
 
CLARIDGE John head
49
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
236e
Hayway
 
CLARIDGE Oliver son
32
shoe manufacturer  Rushden  NTH
107b
Wellingborough Road
 
CLARKE John head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
123b
Wellingborough Road
175
CLARKE Thomas T head
33
boot manufacturer Raunds NTH
69c
Moor Road
26
CLARKE William head
58
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
63i
Essex Road
4
CLAYTON Alfred head
44
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
78c
Duck Street
1
COLSON William head
46
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
74d
Queen Street
50
CRICK Nathan head
58
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
22b
Wellingborough Road
 
CUNNINGTON Charles G head
51
currier Higham Ferrers NTH
10h
Park Road
23
CUNNINGTON Isaac head 
42
boot manufacturer Higham Ferrers NTH
11h
Park Road
25
CUNNINGTON Thomas T head
46
boot manufacturer Highham Ferrers  NTH
130e
Victoria Road
 
DENTON George son
23
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
130e
Victoria Road
 
DENTON George head
51
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
127g
Alfred Street
15
ELLARD John head
41
shoe manufacturer Northampton NTH
50c
Moor Road
64
GARLEY Harvey head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
196e
Higham Road
 
GATES Patenall Harry R son
19
shoe manufacturer  Higham Ferrers NTH
107h
Crabb Street
1
GREEN Charles A N head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
86h
Griffith Street
15
GREEN William head
64
boot manufacturer Houghton Conquest BDF
247e
Kimbolton Road
 
GROOM William A head
42
boot manufacturer Higham Ferrers NTH
126b
Wellingborough Road
 
HEWITT William F J head
34
shoe manufacturer London MDX
111e
Victoria Road
15
HOBBS Harry A head
25
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden  NTH
68d
Queen Street
36
HOBBS Henry head
49
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
158c
Fitzwilliam Street
8
HOWES Herbert W head
35
boot manufacturer Northampton NTH
211a
Glassbrook Road
 
HYDE James head
32
shoe manufacturer Ecton NTH
105b
Wellingborough Road
 
JAQUES James head
36
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
160j
Little Street
 
KNIGHT Fred head
51
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
74j
Bedford Road Dairy Farm
 
KNIGHT John son
28
boot maker Rushden NTH
110b
Wellingborough Road
 
KNIGHT Joseph head
44
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
61f
Newton Road
70
KNIGHT Samuel head
51
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
2h
Park Road
7
KNIGHT William C head
48
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
60f
Newton Road
68
KNIGHT William S head
41
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
18c
Moor Road
33
LADDS Benjamin head
32
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
5j
High Street South
16
MULRENAN John H boarder
26
boot manufacturer London (St Thomas) LND
28c
Moor Road
59
NOBLE Frederick head
42
boot and shoe manufacturer Not Known  
163g
Church Street
24
NORTHERN Jonathan head
32
shoe sewer machinist Great Paxton HUN
108e
Victoria Road
9
NURRISH William  head
41
boot & shoe manufacturer Higham Ferrers NTH
165e
Higham Road
8
PALLETT Samuel A head
28
boot manufacturer Gilmorton LEI
172c
Wentworth  Road
27
PERKINS William head
36
boot manufacturer Podington BDF
215i
Grove Road
50
ROBINSON George E son
25
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
28i
Manton Road
1
ROBINSON Walter head
28
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
193e
Higham Road
 
SANDERS Thomas head
75
leather currier & farmer Higham Ferrers NTH
227e
Hayway
 
SANDERS William B head
47
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
49f
Newton Road
44
SARGENT Alfred head
44
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
109h
Crabb Street
5
SARGENT Walter L head
27
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
81f
Newton Road
 
SARGENT William S stepson
21
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
188i
Harborough Road
3
SELWOOD George head
42
boot & shoe manufacturer Portsmouth HAM
173a
Windmill Road
13
SHERRITT George Samuel head
30
shoe manufacturer Barnby in Willows NTT
98g
Portland Road
 
SHORTLAND John head
48
shoe stitcher (machine) Little Harrowden NTH
124b
Wellingborough Road
173
SKINNER Samuel head
57
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
86a
Oakley Road
9
SPENCER John head
37
shoe manufacturer Northampton NTH
19g
East Grove
 
WILMOTT John head
52
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
218i
Grove Road
 
WRIGHTON Ebenezer head
37
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH

By Street
sch
Road
 No
SURNAME Forename relation
age
Occupation Birth Place  
127g
Alfred Street
15
ELLARD John head
41
shoe manufacturer Northampton NTH
74j
Bedford Road Dairy Farm
 
KNIGHT John son
28
boot maker Rushden NTH
163g
Church Street
24
NORTHERN Jonathan head
32
shoe sewer machinist Great Paxton HUN
107h
Crabb Street
1
GREEN Charles A N head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
129h
Crabb Street
2
CHILDS Claude son
22
sewer & stitcher (boots) Rushden NTH
109h
Crabb Street
5
SARGENT Walter L head
27
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
78c
Duck Street
1
COLSON William head
46
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
19g
East Grove
 
WILMOTT John head
52
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
63i
Essex Road
4
CLAYTON Alfred head
44
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
158c
Fitzwilliam Street
8
HOWES Herbert W head
35
boot manufacturer Northampton NTH
211a
Glassbrook Road
 
HYDE James head
32
shoe manufacturer Ecton NTH
86h
Griffith Street
15
GREEN William head
64
boot manufacturer Houghton Conquest BDF
215i
Grove Road
50
ROBINSON George E son
25
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
218i
Grove Road
 
WRIGHTON Ebenezer head
37
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
188i
Harborough Road
3
SELWOOD George head
42
boot & shoe manufacturer Portsmouth HAM
236e
Hayway
 
CLARIDGE Ebenezer head
58
shoe manufacturer  Rushden  NTH
236e
Hayway
 
CLARIDGE George H son
27
shoe manufacturer  Rushden  NTH
236e
Hayway
 
CLARIDGE Oliver son
32
shoe manufacturer  Rushden  NTH
227e
Hayway
 
SANDERS William B head
47
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
5j
High Street South
16
MULRENAN John H boarder
26
boot manufacturer London (St Thomas) LND
165e
Higham Road
8
PALLETT Samuel A head
28
boot manufacturer Gilmorton LEI
153e
Higham Road
16
CAMPION William boarder
80
shoe maker Rushden  NTH
149e
Higham Road
 
CAVE Amos head
49
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden  NTH
196e
Higham Road
 
GATES Patenall Harry R son
19
shoe manufacturer  Higham Ferrers NTH
193e
Higham Road
 
SANDERS Thomas head
75
leather currier & farmer Higham Ferrers NTH
242e
Kimbolton Road
 
CAVE Arthur head
40
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden  NTH
247e
Kimbolton Road
 
GROOM William A head
42
boot manufacturer Higham Ferrers NTH
160j
Little Street
 
KNIGHT Fred head
51
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
28i
Manton Road
1
ROBINSON Walter head
28
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
215c
Midland Road
14
ALLEBONE Augustus head
37
boot manufacturer Wellingborough NTH
69c
Moor Road
26
CLARKE William head
58
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
18c
Moor Road
33
LADDS Benjamin head
32
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
28c
Moor Road
59
NOBLE Frederick head
42
boot and shoe manufacturer Not Known  
50c
Moor Road
64
GARLEY Harvey head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
49f
Newton Road
44
SARGENT Alfred head
44
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
60f
Newton Road
68
KNIGHT William S head
41
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
61f
Newton Road
70
KNIGHT Samuel head
51
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
81f
Newton Road
 
BRADFIELD Charles L head
43
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
81f
Newton Road
 
SARGENT William S stepson
21
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
38e
North Street
 
CLARIDGE Charles head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
86a
Oakley Road
9
SPENCER John head
37
shoe manufacturer Northampton NTH
2h
Park Road
7
KNIGHT William C head
48
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
3h
Park Road
9
ALLEN Charles head
37
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
10h
Park Road
23
CUNNINGTON Isaac head 
42
boot manufacturer Higham Ferrers NTH
11h
Park Road
25
CUNNINGTON Thomas T head
46
boot manufacturer Highham Ferrers  NTH
171f
Pightles Terrace
 
BULL Harriette J head
40
shoe manufacturer Humberstone LEI
98g
Portland Road
 
SHORTLAND John head
48
shoe stitcher (machine) Little Harrowden NTH
68d
Queen Street
36
HOBBS Henry head
49
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
74d
Queen Street
50
CRICK Nathan head
58
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
62k
Rushden Grange
 
CASWELL Herbert W son
27
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
108e
Victoria Road
9
NURRISH William  head
41
boot & shoe manufacturer Higham Ferrers NTH
111e
Victoria Road
15
HOBBS Harry A head
25
boot & shoe manufacturer Rushden  NTH
128e
Victoria Road
 
CAVE Frederick   head
42
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
130e
Victoria Road
 
DENTON George son
23
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
130e
Victoria Road
 
DENTON George head
51
boot manufacturer Rushden  NTH
124b
Wellingborough Road
173
SKINNER Samuel head
57
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
123b
Wellingborough Road
175
CLARKE Thomas T head
33
boot manufacturer Raunds NTH
3b
Wellingborough Road
 
CLARIDGE John head
49
shoe manufacturer Rushden NTH
107b
Wellingborough Road
 
CLARKE John head
38
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
22b
Wellingborough Road
 
CUNNINGTON Charles G head
51
currier Higham Ferrers NTH
126b
Wellingborough Road
 
HEWITT William F J head
34
shoe manufacturer London MDX
105b
Wellingborough Road
 
JAQUES James head
36
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
110b
Wellingborough Road
 
KNIGHT Joseph head
44
boot manufacturer Rushden NTH
172c
Wentworth  Road
27
PERKINS William head
36
boot manufacturer Podington BDF
173a
Windmill Road
13
SHERRITT George Samuel head
30
shoe manufacturer Barnby in Willows NTT

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