Aireborough Historical Society

1901 Occupations in Yeadon



Title
Occupations in Yeadon
Date 1901
Location Yeadon

Compiled by Carlo Harrison from documents held in the AHS Archive Room, Yeadon Town Hall

Comment Yeadon 1901 Occupations (ie those who are above school age).
Total, occupied & unoccupied. 5,556

Females.
Total occupied & unoccupied: 2,915
Retired or unoccupied: 1,819
Wool, worsted: 680
Domestic servants: 135
Milliners, dressmakers: 75
Teaching: 41
Food, tobacco, drink, lodging: 37
Charwoman: 15
Paper, paint, books, stationery: 9
Laundry & Washing service: 7
Cotton manufacture: 4
Tailoresses: 3
Other textile manufacture: 2
All other occupations: 88

Males.
Total occupied & unoccupied: 2,651
Retired and unoccupied: 357
Engaged in occupation: 2,294
Wool, worsted: 854
Building: 281
Dress: 131
Conveyance of manufactures: 127
Food, tobacco: 120
Engineering & machine making: 77
Commercial or business clerks: 39
Wood, timber, decorating: 24
Brick, cement, pottery, glaze: 19
Paper, print, stationery: 17
Cotton manufactures: 12
Chemical, oil, leather: 7
All other occupations: 586

15.6% of all married or widowed women worked.
8.6 domestic servants for every 100 families in the area.
242 married women in the area.
854 unmarried women.
 

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