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Norfolk: Foxley

Population in 1801, 1811, 1821, 1831, 1841-1891

These population statistics come from Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 233/58 and microform MF/RO 681/2] and are at the beginning of the Parish Register Baptisms for 1813-2006. They contain only statistics ie. no names.

Population years available

1801
1811
1821
1831
1841
1851
1861
1871
1881
1891

The Population of Foxley in 1811 was 224, in 1801, 187

May 28th 1821

136 Males     }
114 Females }
Total 250 { 47 inhabd houses
{   2 uninhabited
{ 51 families

An Account of the Population of Foxley taken May 30 1831 by Henry Dye

Males 148 }
Females 126 }
274 Total Number { 60 houses
{ inhd by
{ 64 families

Increase since 1821 - 24


Population June 7th 1841 - taken by the Revd L. A. Norgate and Robert West

Males 153 }
Females 140 }
293 Total

Increase since 1831 - 19


March 30 1851 by Robert West

Males 176 }
Females 145 }
Total 321

58 Houses and 2 uninhabd & 4 having lodgers.


Apr 7th 1861 by Robert West & Revd L. A. Norgate

Males 153 }
Females 125 }
Total 278

60 houses and 2 uninhabited


April 2-3 1871 by Robert West & Reverend L. A. Norgate

Males 108 }
Females 122 }
Total 230

In 53 inhd houses + 3 uninhabited


Apr 3/4 1881 by H. Purdy & Lay

Males 110 }
Females 110 }
Total 220

in 48 houses + 4 uninhabited
= 52 + 3 Church, chapel and Sun[day] School


5/6 April 1891 by Purdy

Males 97 }
Females 88 }
Total 185

in 47 inhab. houses
+ 4 unin ------
51 + 3 Church, chapel, & Schl


Population averages (1812-1842) 262
N.B. In 30 years ending Dec 31st 1842, the actual

number of
 
 
Baptisms in Foxley was
Burials
Marriages 54 (B) + 5 (Li)
295
150
59
9 5/6 per year
5 per year
2 nearly

The proportions estimated in a population of 1000 by the Poor Law commissioners (1836/7) was

Births 29 
 
Deaths 19
 
5
Marriages 8
 
2
  nearly per year
  being equal to
  for a population of 262
 

[End of Document]


Notes


See also the Foxley parish page and the main Population page

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
April 2008