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Norfolk: Gissing

Population: 1831

This 1831 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 50/74] 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 [Diss]
Parish of Gissing

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   
	Females 
	        ---
	Total  

Population Enquires
1831

30th May 1831

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

Formula, No 1. County of Norfolk, Parish or __________ of ________

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   |
 1.| Inhabited Houses. ___________________________________   71
   | Families.         ___________________________________  114
   |
 2.| House building.   ___________________________________
   |
 3.| Houses uninhabited. _________________________________
   |
 4.| Fa  { Employed in Agriculture _______________________   78
   | mi  { In Trade,Manufacture, &c. _____________________   33
   | lies{ All other Families.   _________________________    3
   |
 5.|            {______________________________________________
   |   Males    {______________________________________________ 
   |            {________________________________________   308
   |
   |            {______________________________________________
   | Females    {______________________________________________
   |            {________________________________________   290
   |
 6.| Males upwards of 20 years ____________________________ 150
   |
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   |
 7.| Agric   { Occupiers 1st Class.________________________  15
   | ulture. { Occupiers 2nd Class.________________________   -
   |         { Labourers in Agriculture.___________________  81
   |
 8.| Manufacturers.________________________________________   1
   |
 9.| Retail Trade and Handicraft___________________________  27
   |
10.| Wholesale & Capitalists, Clergy, Office - Clerks, }
   | Professional, and other Educated Men              }_____ 2
   |
11.| Labourers, not Agricultural.____________________________ 15
   |
12.| All other Males of 20 Years.____________________________ 9
   |
13.| Male      { Upwards of 20 Years.________________________ -
               {-----------------------------------------------
   | Servants  { Under 20 Years._____________________________ 1
   | All Female Servants.____________________________________ 17
   |
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(Signed) John Start

[End of Document]


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January 2002