Hicksons who were born or who lived in the "Workhouse"
- John Hickson, born 1772, was living in Liverpool Workhouse and Fever Hospital in 1841
- Thomas Hixon, buried 1835, of Workhouse, age 50, St Martin, Birmingham
- William Hickson, born 1787, was a pauper living in Union Workhouse, Warwick in 1851
- William Higson, born 1803 in Stockport, widower, was an inmate in the Union Workhouse, Shaw Heath, Stockport in 1881
- George Hickson, born 1805 in Whitchurch, Shropshire, widower, was an inmate in the Union Workhouse, Whitchurch in 1881
- Betty Higson, born 1808 in Bolton, widow, was an inmate of Bolton Union Workhouse, Fishpool, Farnworth in 1881
- Mary Hickson, born 1810 in Enfield, unmarried, was an inmate/domestic servant in Shoreditch Workhouse, London, in 1881
- William Hickson, born 1812 in Hanbury, unmarried, was an inmate in the Union Workhouse, Oversley, Warwickshire
- Phoebe Hickson married Matthew Brightman 1840 in Spalding and was buried 1849.
Matthew died the following year and their children were placed in the Workhouse
- James Hickson, born 1817 in Irlam, Lancashire, unmarried pauper, he was living in Prestwich Workhouse, Crumpsall in 1881
- Thomas Hickson, born 1817 St Nicholas at Wade, Kent. Union Workhouse, Minster, Kent
- Elizabeth Hickson, born 1821 New Street, Salisbury. Died at the New Forest Union Workhouse in 1907 (or was it 1916?)
- Ellen Hickson was living in the Workhouse, Warrington, when her son, William, was born in 1846
- Sarah Hickson, baptised 1829, she was a woman servant at the Thanet Union Workhouse, Kent
- James Danby Hickson, baptised 1832, he was an unmarried pauper at the Lincoln Union Workhouse
- Sarah Hickson, born 1832 in Spalding, in 1841 she was a pauper, "head of the household" in Spalding Workhouse
- William Hickson, born 1833 in Bottesford, in 1851 he was a pauper living in the Workhouse, Grantham. Later life improved for him.
- Thomas Hickson, born 1837 in Frisby, in 1851 he was a pauper (aged 14) at the Melton Mowbray Workhouse. Occupation "School"
- William Hickson, baptised 1842 in the Workhouse, Epsom, Surrey. Mother, Lydia
- Mary Ann Hickson, born 1845 in East Macclesfield, she died, unmarried, aged 84 in Macclesfield Workhouse with senility
- William Hickson was born, 1846, in the Workhouse, Warrington
- William Hickson, known as Sixey, he is thought to have come from the Workhouse and that his name was originally Foden.
He was born in 1846 in Over, Cheshire
- George Goodburne Hickson was born 1849 at Thanet Union Workhouse, Minster, Isle of Sheppey to Sarah Hickson
- Caroline Hickson was baptised 1849 at Renfrew Road Workhouse, Lambeth
- Frances Hickson was born 1852 at Union Workhouse, Minster, Kent
- George Hickson, born 1860. He had been very rich but died in the Workhouse. Grimsby
- Alice Hickson, born 1866 in Hull, she was Workhouse Assistant Matron in 1901
- George Hickson was born 1868 in the Workhouse, Stepney, London
- Napolean B Hixson, born 1869, Tennessee. He was supervisor of county roads and workhouses
- Samuel Hickson, born 1871, he was an inmate & scholar in the Union Workhouse, Kirkdale, Lancashire
- Emily Hickson, born 1872 in Macclesfield, died 1904 in Macclesfield Workhouse
- John Hickson, born 1875, he died in Macclesfield workhouse in 1908
A few interesting links:
A history of the Workhouse
Research in Pinchbeck
If you know of any more people that should be added to this list,
or if you would like any more details of any of the above,
please get in touch.