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Norfolk: Fincham

Population: 1831

This 1831 Norfolk Record Office document [Ref PD 351/9 and MF 1434/6] is on one sheet of paper. It is the standard printed form that was issued to parishes and contains only statistics ie. no names.

It contains the following information [on the outside]:-

County of Norfolk
Division of
Hundred of _______________ [Clackclose]
Parish of _________ [Fincham]

Formula, No1.

When the entries in this Formula shall have
been totalled and properly transferred to the
Overseer's Schedule, this
Formula No 1. is
to be delivered to the Churchwarden of the
Parish, and preserved by him and his
Successors in Office [under IX. Section of
the Act]
.

	Males   371 
	Females 385
	        ---
	Total   756

Population Enquires
1831

30th May 1831

    [The following was on the other side of the printed form]

Formula, No 1. County of Norfolk, Parish of Fincham

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   |
 1.| Inhabited Houses. ___________________________________  151
   | Families.         ___________________________________  154
   |
 2.| House building.   ___________________________________    0
   |
 3.| Houses uninhabited. _________________________________    2
   |
 4.| Fa  { Employed in Agriculture _______________________   96
   | mi  { In Trade,Manufacture, &c. _____________________   49
   | lies{ All other Families.   _________________________    9
   |
 5.|            {______________________________________________
   |   Males    {______________________________________________ 
   |            {________________________________________   371
   |
   |            {______________________________________________
   | Females    {______________________________________________
   |            {________________________________________   385
   |
 6.| Males upwards of 20 years ____________________________ 184
   |
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   |
 7.| Agric   { Occupiers 1st Class.________________________  11
   | ulture. { Occupiers 2nd Class.________________________   1
   |         { Labourers in Agriculture.___________________  96
   |
 8.| Manufacturers.________________________________________   
   |
 9.| Retail Trade and Handicraft___________________________  
   |
10.| Wholesale & Capitalists, Clergy, Office - Clerks, }
   | Professional, and other Educated Men              }_____  6
   |
11.| Labourers, not Agricultural.____________________________ 16
   |
12.| All other Males of 20 Years.____________________________  5
   |
13.| Male      { Upwards of 20 Years.________________________  3
               {-----------------------------------------------
   | Servants  { Under 20 Years._____________________________ 
   | All Female Servants.____________________________________ 27
   |
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(Signed) Arthur Loftus      The Rector

1831

[End of Document]


Notes


See also the Fincham parish page, the 1801-1871 population page and the main Population page

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January 2006