There was another change of occupation between 1891 and 1901. On census day 2nd April 1901 the Durbar family were living at Ladymoor Gate and William Durbar the husband and father was no longer relying solely on farming the land for a living. He was also working as a coal miner.

William Durbar, 37, farmer and coal miner (underground) born in Horton

Hannah Durbar,  his wife, 34 born Endon

Arthur Durbar, his son, 13

Daniel Durbar, his son, 12

Elizabeth Durbar, his daughter, 10

William Durbar, his son, 9

John Durbar, his son, 8

Ethel Durbar, his daughter, 4

Dorothy Durbar, his daughter 3

May Durbar, his daughter 11 months

Elizabeth G Knight, a cousin, 22 born Endon.


1901 Census RG 13/2625/64 p13

Parish of Horton in Staffordshire

Enumeration District: Blackwood and Crowborough


In 1891 William, 27, Hannah 24 and their children Arthur, Daniel and Elizabeth lived in Brown Edge (no address details). William was already working as a coal miner.

Hannah is likeky to be Hannah Smith whom William married late in 1886 in the district of Leek (Leek 1886 Q4 6b 433)