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Railway Workers in the 1841 Census

Railway Station from 1838 to 1859 used as a summer house about 1910
Railway station from 1838 to 1859 used as a summer house about 1910 [Z1306/74]

The following people were recorded on the 1841 census as living in Linslade and having jobs connected with the railways - clearly other railway employees on this stretch of line would have lived elsewhere but these figures show the impact of the railway on Linslade.

  • James Drumgele, 30, overlooker of railway, Scotland, New Town
  • John Dyche, 40, railway police, Elephant & Castle, not born in Buckinghamshire
  • James Diprose, 30, railway police, Elephant & Castle, not born in Buckinghamshire
  • William Parrott, 40, railway porter, Elephant & Castle, not born in Buckinghamshire
  • Robert Morris, 35, railway police, Elephant & Castle, not born in Buckinghamshire
  • Joseph Howe, 25, railway porter, Soulbury Road, not born in Buckinghamshire  

Total: 6
3 railway police
2 railway porters
1 overlooker