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Norfolk: Foulsham

Population: 1831

This 1831 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 674/64] 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 Eynsford
Parish of Foulsham

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   474
	Females 484
	        ---
	Total   958

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 Foulsham

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   |
 1.| Inhabited Houses. ___________________________________  143
   | Families.         ___________________________________  219
   |
 2.| House building.   ___________________________________    2
   |
 3.| Houses uninhabited. _________________________________    8
   |
 4.| Fa  { Employed in Agriculture _______________________   56
   | mi  { In Trade,Manufacture, &c. _____________________   60
   | lies{ All other Families.   _________________________  103
   |
 5.|            {______________________________________________
   |   Males    {______________________________________________ 
   |            {________________________________________   474
   |
   |            {______________________________________________
   | Females    {______________________________________________
   |            {________________________________________   484
   |
 6.| Males upwards of 20 years ____________________________ 250
   |
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   |
 7.| Agric   { Occupiers 1st Class.________________________   8
   | ulture. { Occupiers 2nd Class.________________________   9
   |         { Labourers in Agriculture.___________________ 102
   |
 8.| Manufacturers.________________________________________   1
   |
 9.| Retail Trade and Handicraft___________________________  82
   |
10.| Wholesale & Capitalists, Clergy, Office - Clerks, }
   | Professional, and other Educated Men              }_____ 12
   |
11.| Labourers, not Agricultural.____________________________ 11
   |
12.| All other Males of 20 Years.____________________________ 23
   |
13.| Male      { Upwards of 20 Years.________________________  2
               {-----------------------------------------------
   | Servants  { Under 20 Years._____________________________  3
   | All Female Servants.____________________________________ 32
   |
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(Signed) Robt Dresser

[End of Document]


Notes


See also the Foulsham parish page and the main Population page

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
January 2007