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Norfolk: Baconsthorpe

Census: 1768

Baconsthorpe is one of the few places in the county for which a census before 1841 containing names survives.

This 1768 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 334/24 and on Microform reference MF 969/4] is on two pages.

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Census available

Name Index

The following surnames are contained in the document. The numbers following each are the Page numbers which contain one or more occurences of the name.

Ames (1)
Argier (1)
Bastard (1)
Bradfield (1)
Brown (1)
Carrison (1)
Clutterwood (1)
Custance (1)
Dix (1)
Eling (1)
Fisher (1)
Frankland (1)
Girdlestone (1)
Grand (1)
Gunner (1)
Hall (1)
Hewitt (1)
Ives (2)
Lee (2)
Leman (2)
Loads (2)
Lone (2)
Mayes (2)
Means (2)
Partridge (2)
Paul (2)
Pells (2)
Ransom (2)
Rye (2)
Silence (2)
Springall (2)
Spurrel (2)
Starling (2)
Wake (2)
Walker (2)
Warnes (2)
Wilson (2)
Winter (1)

The Census Document

This contains the following information :-

A List of the Inhabitants
of Baconsthorpe - December -

Names of each family & No
.Ames Thomas2
.Argier Wm3
 Bastard - Widow6
 Bradfield John6
-Brown John4
.Carrison Thomas2
 Clutterwood Thomas6
.Custance The Revd Mr4
.Dix - widow -3
.Eling Eliz3
.Fisher - Farmer7
.Fisher Thomas7
.Frankland Richard10
-Frankland Richard3
-Girdlestone Mrs at the Hall9
.Grand John5
.Gunner 3 - with wid: Winter4
.Hall Wm *4
.Hewitt The Rev'd Wm Rector9
[Page 2 follows]
*Ives Robert6
.Lee Susan3
.Leman Abraham3
.Loads William3
.Lone Thomas2
.Mayes Thomas6
-Means Francis11
.Partridge Henry2
 Paul William3
-Pells John4
.Ransom Eliz1
 Rye James4
.Silence Richard1
 Silence Epher8
.Springall Joseph -quaker-3
 Springall John9
.Spurrel - presbyterian4
.Starling Simon7
.Walker William6
.Wake Robert2
.Warnes Edmund6
*Wilson Peter9
[Total persons]200

[End of Census Document]


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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
May 2002