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Norfolk: Holt

Population: 1831

This 1831 Norfolk Record Office document [Reference PD 2/136] 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 Holt
Parish of Holt

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   790
	Females 832
	        ---
	Total  1622

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 Holt

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   |
 1.| Inhabited Houses. ___________________________________  306
   | Families.         ___________________________________  327
   |
 2.| House building.   ___________________________________    6
   |
 3.| Houses uninhabited. _________________________________   12
   |
 4.| Fa  { Employed in Agriculture _______________________   99
   | mi  { In Trade,Manufacture, &c. _____________________  160
   | lies{ All other Families.   _________________________   68
   |
 5.|            {______________________________________________
   |   Males    {______________________________________________ 
   |            {________________________________________   790
   |
   |            {______________________________________________
   | Females    {______________________________________________
   |            {________________________________________   832
   |
 6.| Males upwards of 20 years ____________________________ 385
   |
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   |
 7.| Agric   { Occupiers 1st Class.________________________   4
   | ulture. { Occupiers 2nd Class.________________________   6 (some of these employ
                                      a labourer occasionally but not one constantly)
   |         { Labourers in Agriculture.___________________ 105 (Note 3)
   |
 8.| Manufacturers.________________________________________  --
   |
 9.| Retail Trade and Handicraft___________________________ 203
   |
10.| Wholesale & Capitalists, Clergy, Office - Clerks, }
   | Professional, and other Educated Men              }_____ 34
   |
11.| Labourers, not Agricultural.____________________________  6
   |
12.| All other Males of 20 Years.____________________________ 20
   |
13.| Male      { Upwards of 20 Years.________________________  7
               {-----------------------------------------------
   | Servants  { Under 20 Years._____________________________  6
   | All Female Servants.____________________________________ 89
   | (Note 4)
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(Signed) Jas Shalders
          Churchwarden

[End of Document]

Notes


See also the Holt parish page and the main Population page

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January 2007