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Norfolk: Great Bircham

Census: 1811

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

This 1811 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 34/43] is on one sheet of paper.

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Surname 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.

Ausbourne
Bales
Barker
Barmstone
Barterby
Beck
Bell
Billins
Blow
Bowman
Britton
Browne
Bussey
Carrington
Cawthorn
Chapman
Claxon
Coe
Dodman
Driffield
Elvy
Golden
Green
Grieves
Grimes
Hamond
Harrison
He[l/b]in
  (Hebgin?)
Hill
Hollander
Humphreys
Hunt
Jarr
Knowles
Lack
Lown
Marsham
Marsters
Miles
Mitchell
Nock
Nurse
Pole
Pratt
Preston
Ransom
Roberson
Rodwell
Royce
Rumbles
Samphir
Sampson
Shilling
Sparham
Spenton
Spooner
Stearman
Wadalow
Ward
Wagg
Watts

The Census

It contains the following information :-

An account of ye population of Gt Bircham
taken 27 of may 1811 by John Barker.
Males Females Males Females
1Jno Claxon21David Mitchell44
Geo Barterby11James Stearman21
Jno Jarr34Thos Bales21
1Jno Barker23Wm Coe22
Robt Rumbles11Jno Browne21
1Jno Shilling44Miss Hollander-3
1Tho Cawthorn11Jno Elvy14
Robt Miles Ck-1Tho Lown43
1Jno Sampson23Phillis Britton41
Thos Marsters31Thos Mitchell21
1Robt Miles Snr2-Jno Wagg11
1Robt Spooner44Wm Barmstone41
Thos Ransom32Edmd Royce22
Jno Golden31King Sparham53
1Thos Bell33Robt Sparham44
1Thos Harrison11Sarah He[l/b]in?47
Robt Miles Jnr14Robt Hill12
Thos Lack24Jno Wadalow44
1Dewing Chapman13Wm Knowles12
Thos Ward24Wm Pole33
1Mattw Bowman33Wm Bussey23
1Town House23Thos Spenton15
1Wm Lack42Jno Pratt23
1Thos Grieves42Sasana Billins13
1Josh Samphir32Martha Rodwell76
1Jno Roberson12Robt Hunt36
Robt Nock15Richd Watts11
1Jno Green21Wm Ausbourne22
1Martn Dodman12Jno Marsham33
Frans Hamond43Bloom Humphreys21
1Richard Wagg12Luke Driffield11
1Wm Grimes-3Rayner Preston21
Thos Carrington33------
1Mary Nurse-27984
1Wm Beck64One uninhabited7988
1Patrick Blow33House------
------158172
7988172
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330
 

[End of Census Document]


Notes


See also the Great Bircham parish page and the main Census page

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
January 2002