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The following data was transcribed & kindly provided by John Armitstead
From it we can see how families in East Keswick changed over a period of 60 years from 1841 to 1901, particulary in the variety of occupations.
Census returns for East Keswick, West Riding of Yorkshire 1841 by household:
[Name, Age, Profession/trade/employment, whether born in the same county].

William Midgley 45 Farmer Y
Sarah Midgley 34 Y
Sarah Midgley 9m Y
Mary Midgley 12 Y
Henry Midgley 10 Y
Joseph Midgley 8 Y
Charles Midgley 5 Y
Susannah Midgley 3 Y

William Midgley Farmer 78 Farmer Y
Catharine Midgley 75 Y
David Midgley 20 M.S.  Y
Mary Midgley F.S.   Y
George Nicholson 15 Ap  Y

John Midgley 50  Y
Mary Midgley 40 Y
John Midgley 16 Y
Ann Midgley 13 Y
Willam Midgley 11 Y
Jonathan Midgley 9 Y
Joseph Midgley 5

The next entry is adjacent to the previous entry.
William Midgley 50 Wheelwright Y
Hannah Midgley 50 Y
Sarah Midgley 7 Y

Robert Midgley 38 Ag Lab Y
Charlotte Midgley 35 Y
Eliza Midgley 12 Y
John Midgley 12 Y
Hannah Midgley 8 Y
Louisa Midgley 5 Y
James Midgley 2 Y

Jonathan Midgley 70 Farmer Y
Esther Midgley 60 Y
Mary Midgley 25 Y
John Midgley 25 Y
James Midgley 20 Y
An Midgley 15 Y
William Dunwell 20 M.S.   Y

Robert Midgley 40 Shoe M   Y
Sarah Midgley 40 Y
Sarah Midgley 13 Y
Margaret Midgley 10  Y

John Wood 70 Ind. Y
Ann Wood 70 Y
Elizabeth Wood 40 Y
Elizabeth Heavysides 20 Y
Rebecca Heavysides 10 Y
Alicia Midgley 8  Y

Thomas Midgley 35 Farmer Y
Mary Midgley 30 Y
Charles Midgley 7 Y
John Midgley 5 Y
James Hudson 15 M.S.  Y
John Wilson 15 M.S.  Y
Helen Heavysides 15 F.S.  Y

1851 Census for East Keswick
From 1851 the exact age is given.
[Names, Relationship, Cond., Age, Rank/profession/occupation, Where born]

Sarah Midgley Head Wid  51 Innkeeper Milford?
Charlotte Midgley dau U 25 Dress Maker East Keswick
Margaret Midgley dau U 20 Dress Maker East Keswick
James Hudson son-in-law M 28 Ag Lab East Keswick
Mary [?] Hudson dau M 28 East Keswick

John Midgley Head U 36 Farmer 165 acres employ 2 labourers East Keswick
James Midgley Bro U 32 Farmer son East Keswick
Mary Midgley Sis U 38 Farmer daughter East Keswick

Charlotte Midgley Head Wid 45 Annuitant Newton Kyme [Lincs]
James Midgley son 12 East Keswick
George Midgley son 9 East Keswick
Charlotte Midgley dau 4 East Keswick

John Midgley Head M 59 Farmer of 31 acres East Keswick
Mary Midgley Wife m 57 East Keswick
John midgley son U 26 Farmer's son East Keswick
Joseph Midgley son U 14 East Keswick
Joseph Bason [?] Visitor M 32 Staffs. Rugeley [?]

David Midgley Head M 33 Farmer of 9 acres East Keswick
Mary Midgley Wife M 22 East Keswick
Martha Midgley dau 6 East Keswick
Sarah Midgley dau 4 East Keswick
Jonathan Midgley son 3 East Keswick
Betsy Midgley dau 9m East Keswick

Charles Buckborough Haed M 32 Farmer 110 empl. 1 Lab. East Keswick
Mary Buckborough Wife M 44 Pool
Alecia Midgley dau U 18 Farmer's daughter East Keswick
Charles H. Midgley son U 17 Farmer's son East Keswick
Edward Midgley son 9 East Keswick
Henry Widecar serv 21 Ag Servant East Keswick

1861 Census for East Keswick
[Road street number or name of house, Names, Rel., Cond., Age, Rank/profession/occup, Where born]

South Street David Midgley Head M 43 Farmer employing one labourer occasionaly East Kesw.
                    Mary Midgey Wife M 32 Farmer's wife East Keswick
                    Martha Midgley dau Un 16 East Keswick
                    Sarah Midgley dau Un 14 Eat Kwswick
                    Jonathan Midgley son 13 East Keswick
                    Betsy Midgley dau 4 East Keswick
                    Mary Ann Midgley dau 4 East Keswick
                    Susannah Midgley dau 2 East Keswick
                    Emma Midgley dau 4m East Keswick

South Street John Midgley Head M 72 Farmer of 18 acres East Keswick
                    Mary Midgley Wife M 70 Farmer's wife East Keswick
                    Joseph Midgley son Un 24 Common Carrier East Keswick

South Street Thomas Hogg Head M 56 Farm Labourer Linton
                    Charles Midgley Boarder M 27 Farm Labourer Eat Keswick
                    Sarah A. Midgley Wife M 28 Collingham
                    Charles Midgley son 1 East Keswick

South Street John Midgley Head M 36 Farmer of 20 acres East Keswick
                    Ellen Midgley Wife M 3 Farmer's wife East Keswick
                    Elizabeth Midgley dau Un 4 East Keswick

West End    Charlotte Midgley Head Wid 50 Newton Kyme2
                   Hannah Midgley dau Un 27 Servant Scarcroft
                   Charlotte Midgley dau Un 17 Invalide [?] East Keswick
                   Eliza Midgley dau 1 East Keswick

East Keswick Field
                              Charles Buckborough Head M 42 Farmer of 120 acre East Keswick
                              Mary A Buckborough Wife M 54 Farmer's wife Pool
                              Edward Midgley son Un 19 Farmer's son East Keswick

South Street David Parker Head M 42 Farmer, Sub Post Master East Keswick
                    Mary Parker Wife M 47 Farmer's Wife East Keswick
                    Elizabeth Parker dau 7 Farmer's daughter East Keswick
                    James Al Parker son 4 Farmer's son East Keswick
                   Ann Midgley Sis Un 39 Farmer's sister East Keswick
 

1871 Census for East Kewick
Farm House David Midgley Head M 53 Farmer of 35 acres East Keswick
                    Mary Midgley Wife M 42 Farmer's wife East Keswick
                    Jonathan Midgley son Un 23 Farmer's son East Keswick
                    Mary A. Midgley dau Un 14 Farmer's daughter East Keswick
                    Susannah Midgley dau Un 12 Scholar ast Keswick
                    Emma Midgley dau Un 10 Scholar East Keswick
                    Catherine Midgley dau 6 Scholar East Keswick

House John Midgley Head 46 Farmer of 20 acres of land East Keswick
           Mary Midgley Wife M 41 Farmer's wife Pool
           Mary E. Midgley dau Un 14 daur Scholar East Keswick
           Georgina Midgley dau 7 daur Scholar East Keswick
           John Midgley Father Widr 70 [?] Annuitant East Keswick

Field HouseCharles Buckbrough Head M 52 Farmer of 110 Acres empl 1 man 1 boy
                       Mary Ann Buckbrough M 29 Farmer's Wife  Pool
                       Edward Midgley stepson Un 29 Farmer's son East Keswick

Cottage          Charles H. Midgley Head M 37 Farmer of 9 acres East Keswick
                      Sarah A. Midgley Wife M 38 Farmer's wife Collinhm
                      James Midgley son Un 9 Scholar Beckwithshaw+
                      Henry Midgley son Un 8 Scholar East Keswick
                      Osmond Midgley son Un  East Keswick
                      Annette Midgley dau 2 East Keswick

1881 Census for East Keswick
[No Location given]   David Midgley Head M 63 Farmer of 5 acres East Keswick
                                   Mary Midgley Wife M 52 Farmer's wife East Keswick
                                   Susanah Midgley dau Un 22 Dressmaker East Keswick
                                   Catherine Mdgley dau Un 16 No Occupation East Keswick

[No Location given]  Sarah Ann Midgley Head Wid 47 Farmer of 120 acres Collingham
                                  James Midgley son Un 19 Farmer's son Beckwithshaw
                                  Henry Midgley son Un 18 Farmer's son East Keswick
                                  Annette Midgley dau 12 Scholar East Kesick
                                  Mary Ann M. Midgley dau 7 East Keswick
                                  Osmond Midgley son 13 Scholar East Keswick
                                  Arthur Gilliam serv Un 18 Farm Servant Saxton
                                  Mary J. Scott serv Un 15 Gen Servant Bramham

[No Location given] David Midgley Head M 28 Bricklayer Lab. Eccup
                                 Ada Midgley Wife M 27 Stamford Bridge
                                 James Midgley son 6 Scholar East Keswick
                                 Albert E Midgley son 5 Scholar East Keswick
                                 Flora Midgley dau 3 East Keswick
                                 Mineada dau 2 East Keswick

[No Location given] Edward Midgley Head M 39 Ag Labr East Keswick
                                 Sarah A. Midgley Wife M 37 Welney, Cambs.

[No Location given] John Atkinson Head Widr. 78 Retired Farmer Knaresborough
                                 Eliza Midgley serv Un 21 Domestic Servant East Keswick

[No Location given] William Midgey Head M 51 Retired Smith & 4 Acres of Land East
                                 Keswick
                                 Hannah Midgley Wife M 51 Otley
                                 Joseph Midgley son Un 16 Son Unemployed Eccup

South Street  John Midgly Head M 56 Farmer of 20 Acres East Keswick
                     Mary Midgley Wife M 51 Otley
                     David Franks Boarder Un 25 Student Whitby

[South Street?] Jonathan Midgley Head M 33 Farmer of 30 acres East Keswick
                         Elizabeth Midgley Wife M 34 Farer's wife East Keswick
                         Annie Midgley dau 4 East Keswick
                         Fred Midgley son 2 East Keswick
                         Frank Midgley son 1 East Keswck
                         Ethel Midgley dau 4m East Keswick
                         Emma Midgley Sis Un 20 Assistant East Keswick
                         Elizabeth Dent serv 12 Serv & Scholar Brandon
                        Arthur Tisick serv Un 17 Farm Servant Bardsey

1891 census for East Keswick

[No Location given] Edward Midgley Head M 49 Agric Laborer East Keswick
                                 Sarah A. Migley Wife M 47 Cambs: Welney
                                 Mary Buckboro Mother Wid 84 Pool

Wellingto Plc  David Midgley Head M 73 Retired Farmer East Keswick
                        Mary Midgley Wife M 62 East Keswick
                        Muriel Midgley gr-dau 5 East Keswick
                        Martha Barker Visitor M 46 East Keswick

Field House3 Sarah Ann Midgley Head Wid 58 Farmer Collingham
                      James Midgley son S 29 Farmer Beckwithshaw
                      Osmond Midgley son S 23 Harness Maker East Keswick
                     Ann E. Midgley dau S 22 East Keswick
                     Mary Midgley dau S 17 School Teacher East Keswick
                     Charles Hogg Bro S 62 School Master Collingham
                     + 3 servants

[No Location given] William Midgley Head M 61 Blacksmith [retired] East Keswick
                                  Hannah Midgley Wife M 66 Eccup

[No Location given] John Midgley Head M 66 Farmr East Keswick
                                 Hanah Midgley Wife M 59 Pool

[No Location given] David Parker Head Wdr. 72 Farmer & sub-postmaster Harewood
                                 Ann Midgley sis-in-l S 69 Clerk East Keswick

[No Location given] Elizabeth Midgley Head Wid 43 Farmer East Keswick
                                 Fred Midgley son 13 Scholar East Keswick
                                 Frank Midgley son 11 Scholar East Keswic
                                 Ethel Midgley dau 10 Scholar East Keswick
                                 Nellie Midgley dau 8 Scholar East Keswick
                                 Sidney Midgley son 7 Scholar East Keswick
                                 Minnie Midgley dau 5 Scholar East Keswick

[No Location given] Henry Midgley Head M 28 Licenced Victualler East Keswick
                                 Elizabeth Midgley Wife M 29 Leeds

1901 Census for East Keswick
East Keswick Elizabeth Midgley Head Wid 54 Farmer East Keswick
                      Annie Midgley dau S 24 East Keswick
                      Nellie Midgley dau S 18 Milliner East Keswick
                      Sidney Midgley son S 17 Grocer's Apprentice East Keswick
                      Minnie Midgley dau S 15 Dressmaker's Apprentice East Keswick
                      James H. Richmond Boarder S 26 Grocer's Clerk Kirby Overblow

"Field Farm"  Sarah A. Midgley Head Wid 68 Farmer Collingham
                      Osmond Midgley son S 33 Farmer' Son East Keswick
                      Charles Hogg Brother S 72 Cattleman on Farm Collingham
                      William Browne gr-son S 2 Alne
                      Hannah Torrison sev S 19 Housemaid [Domestic] Northumbld: Blyth
                      John Marshall sev S 27 Waggoner on Farm Wistow
                      Charles Wright sev S 17 Horseman Cattal
                      Joseph Wright serv Widr. 56 General Labourer Newton Kyme2

"Moor Farm"  James Midgley Head M 39 Farmer Beckwithshaw
                      Mary E. Midgley Wife m 36 New Wortley
                      Doris Midgley dau S 7 East Keswick1
                      Emily Guy serv S 17 General Servant [Domestic] Brayton

"Collingham Bank"  Mary Midgley Head Wid 72 Living on own means East Keswick

Otley Road  Edward Midgley Head M 59 Farm Labourer East Keswick
                    Sarah A. Midgley Wife M 57 Cambs: Welney

In addition to the above 1901 entries a search for Midgley in  East Keswick returned the following additional persons:
On one page: John Midgley 76, Retired Farmer, Born East Keswick
On another page: William Midgley, 71, Retired Blacksmith, born East Keswick; Hannah Midgley, 76, born Yorks.

                                            The above data was transcribed & provided by John Armitstead


Notes:
1. John's paternal grandmother
2. This is Newton Kyme cum Toulston near Tadcaster.
3.  This is marked on an Ordnance Survey map of 1961 as Field House Farm.
4. West of Harrogate

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