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Norfolk: Baconsthorpe

Census: 1801

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

This 1801 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 334/43/1] is on one sheet of paper.

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Census available

Name Index

The census contains the following names.

Adams
Bastard
Bircham
Bumfrey
Chapman
Christopher
Clarke
Cletherwood
Cranefield
Emery
Everitt
Fisher
Ford
Frankland
Girdlestone
Grand
Harmer
Harrison
Hazlewood
Ives
Jarvis
Massingham
Mayes
Means
Pegg
Pentney
Press
Purdy
Scarfe
Scottow
Shorty
Silence
Smith
Springall
Spurrell
Staff
Thaxter
Walker
Ward
Warns
Whitesides
Wilson

The Census Document

It contains the following information :-

Population of Baconsthorpe 1801

Males
Females
 
Total
 
119
120
---
239
 
No Houses Tr a Males No Females a No
1Hall 2aMr Shorty & 1 M servant2Mrs S & 1 Female servant12
2Ives 4aMr I & 3 male Ser4Mrs P & 2 Maids23
-J Smith Farmer 2Mr S & 1 Male (Ser)2Mrs S & 2 daughters23
-J Smith Shoemaker1 J. S & 4 sons5Wife 1
5Press  R. Ps1Mrs Press 1
6{Scottow 1{W. Scottow1Wife & 2 daughters 3
{Cletherwood  { Wid Cletherwood 1
7Peggs-2aPegg & 1 son2Wife & sister 2
8Parsonage  Mr Girdlestone & 1 M:Servt2Two female Servants 2
9Springalls 5Mr S & 4 male servts5Mrs S & 1 female Servt12
10Bumfreys 1R. B & 1 son2Wife & 3 daughters 4
11Pentneys 1R. P & 2 boys3Wife & 1 Girl 2
12Wilsons 3Mr. Wilson 2 Male Ser3Mrs Wilson daugh & 2 Maids14
13Jas. Wards 2J. Ward & 2 Son3Wife 1
14Cranefields4 Mr C & 3 Sert. 1 hurnB?5Mrs C & 2 Mothers & 1 Girl 4
15Thaxters 1W. Thaxter1Wife 1
16Scarfe 1T. S.1Wife 1
17Franklands2 R.F & Apprentice Wife & 2 daughters 3
18{Wid Frankld  { Wid Frankland 1
{ Purdy  { Boy1Purdy & Sister 2
19Mayes12Mr Mayes & 2 sons3Mrs M & 3 Girls14
20Will Everitts 1W:E1Wife 1
21Robt.Everitts1 R Everitt & 4 son5Wife & 1 daughter 2
22Grand 2Grand & 2 sons3Mrs Grand & 3 daughters14
23E Wilson  -- E Wilson 1
24Silences1 E Silence1Mrs Silence 1
25Harrison 1Harrison & 2 sons3Wife & 1 daughter 2
26Spurrell 2Spurrell & 1 Ser boy2Mrs Spurrell & daughter 2
27(empty)       
28G. Ward  G. Ward1Wife 1
29W.Bastard  -- W Bastard & grand daughter 2
30T.Jarvis 1Thos Jarvis & 1 son2Wife & 1 daughter 2
31Harmer5 W. Harmer & 5 sons6Wife & 3 daughters 4
32Warns 3J.Warns & 2 sons3Mrs Warns 4 daughters & 1 servt46
33T.Everitt 1Th Everitt & 3 sons4Wife & 2 daughters 3
34Bircham 1Bircham & 1 son2Wife & 2 daughters 3
35Wid Clarke    W. Clarke 1
36{ Walker    Wid. Walker grandchild &Fisher 3
{ Whitesides 1Whitesides1   
37{Hazlewood} 1Hazlewood & 1 son2Wife & 1 daughter 2
--{Fisher } 1Thos. Fisher1   
38Christopher  Christopher1Wife daughter & Boarder 3
39Chapman1 Chapman Wife & daughter & grandcd 3
40T.Silence2 Thos Silence 1 son & apprec3Wife & servt 2
41Means 6Mr Means &c 2 son 3 Servt6E.Means & 2 Servts23
42{R.Smith 1R.Smith & 2 sons3Wife & 2 daughters 3
{Staff 1Staff1   
43Emery3 Emery & 2 Apprentices3Mrs Emery & 1 child 1 Servt 3
44Mr. Fisher 4R.Fisher & Brother & 3 son5Mrs Fisher 2 daug: & 2 Servts25
45Adams 2P.Adams & 2 sons3Wife & 3 children 4
46Massingham  John Massing1E? Massingham & 4 daughters 5
47J.Fisher 1John Fisher & 4 sons5Wife 1
48Ford2 Ford & 1 apprentice2Wife 1
Trade2357Agriculture119Agriculture14120
 

[End of Census Document]


Notes


See also the Baconsthorpe parish page and the main Census page

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
January 2002