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Norfolk: Ovington

Census: 1821

Ovington is one of the few places in the county for which a census before 1841 containing names survives.

This 1821 Norfolk Record Office census consists of 2 documents. Document 1 [with the reference PD 570/56/1] is on one sheet of paper and contains names. Document 2 [with the reference PD 570/56/2] contains just statistics.

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Census available

Name Index

The census contains the following names.

Balls
Barker
Bird
Bowen
Bowers
Brooke
Cook
Coote
Crane
Debenham
Denny
Fermaye
Fowell
Frances
Garrod
Girling
Godard
Godfrey
Hancock
Harvery?
Hipkin
Hunter
Jackson
Johnson
Lincoln
Lusher
Margerson
Notts
Richardson
Rockett
Shares
Simons
Skipper
Stubings
Taylor
Tenant
Thompson
Twaits
Ward
Welham
Whistler
Wright

* = See Notes

The Census Document 1

This contains the following information :-

An Account of the Population of Ovington
Taken by The Rev Mr Simons &
Wm Girling on the 20th Day of May 1821

Names of the
Inhabitants
Inhabited
Houses
No. of
Families
New
Houses
Not
Occupied
Trade
The Rev Mr Simons11---
Mr Hipkin11---
Mr Taylor11---
Mr Hunter11---
Mr Debenham11---
Mr Brooke112--
Girling11---
Thompson11---
Fowell11---
Jas Richardson11---
Robt Tenant11---
Thos Cook11---
John Richardson11---
Edwd Lincoln }
Jas Whistler }
1
1
2
 
-
-
-
-
-
-
Hy Rockett11--1
Robt Richardson }
Harvery? (*) }
1
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Cook Edwd11--1
Wm Coote }
Widw Cook }
1
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Mary Denny11---
--------
Mrs Godard }
Welham }
1
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
S Wright }
F Ward }
1
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Wid Skipper}
C Garrod}
1
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
H Hancock }
G Bowen }
1
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
John Johnson }
Bird }
1
-
1
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
Bowers }
------ }
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
J Ward }
Widw Godfrey}
1
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Jas Stubings}J Balls }1
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
J Frances11---
Notts }
Mary Twaits }
1
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Robt? Shares11---
Lusher11---
Wd Margerson }
Edmd Jackson }
Fermaye }
1
1
1
1
1
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
C Barker }
Petr Margerson }
1
1
1
1
-
-
-
-
1
-
Crane }
C Bowers }
1
1
1
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
------
Totals4849223
 
Names MI
U5
5
10
10
15
15
20
20
30
30
40
40
50
50
60
60
70
70
80
80
90
90
100
FI
U5
5
10
10
15
15
20
20
30
30
40
40
50
50
60
60
70
70
80
80
90
90
100
The Rev Mr Simons-----1------ ----12------
Mr Hipkin--132-1----- ---2---1----
Mr Taylor-1--1------- ---1-1--1---
Mr Hunter--2121------ -1-1-1------
Mr Debenham-1-11-1----- ---11-------
Mr Brooke2-1--21----- -31-11------
Girling111111--1--- -121-1------
Thompson----11--1--- --1-1--1----
Fowell1----1------ ----1-------
Jas Richardson--1------1-- ------1-----
Robt Tenant1---1-1----- 11-1-1------
Thos Cook----1--1---- ---1-----1--
John Richardson-1----1----- -------1----
Edwd Lincoln }-------1---- ----1---1---
Jas Whistler }---------1-- -------1-1--
Hy Rockett------1----- ------1-----
Robt Richardson }------1----- ------1-----
Harvery? }------------ --1---1-----
Cook Edwd-1----1----- -------1----
Wm Coote }---------1-- -----1--1---
Widw Cook }------------ --------1-1-
Mary Denny------------ ---1---1----
--------------- ------------
Mrs Godard }---1-11----- ---------1--
Welham }------------ ---------1--
S Wright }1-----1----- -1----1-----
F Ward }--1-1---1--- --------1---
Wid Skipper }------------ ---------1--
C Garrod }1---1------- --1---------
H Hancock }13---1------ 31---1------
G Bowen }11----1----- -1---1------
John Johnson }1--11------- 2---1-------
Bird }2---2------- ----1-------
C Bowers}1---1------- -2---1------
- }------------ ------------
J Ward }----------1- ---1---1----
Widw Godfrey }--1--------- ------1-----
Jas Stubings }11---1------ -----1------
J Balls }31--1------- -1--11------
J Frances13--1------- -----1------
Notts }1---1------- ----1-------
Mary Twaits }1----------- ----1-------
Robt? Shares------------ ------1-----
Lusher------1----- -----1------
Wd Margerson }----------1- 1---2--1----
Edmd Jackson }1-1-----1--- -----1-11---
Fermaye }-21-----1--- -1----1-----
C Barker }--2---1----- -11---------
Petr Margerson }----1------- 2--1-1------
Crane }11---1------ -11--1------
C Bowers }---------1-- ------------
 ------------ ------------
[Totals]2216139191312254209148111319886510
 ------------ ------------
 

[End of Document 1]

Statistics (Document 2)

  Inhabited           By how many              Houses Now         Uninhabited
    Houses          Families Occupied           Building            Houses

      48                   49                      2                  2

   Families             Employed                 Other
  Employed in              in                   Familys
  Agriculture             Trade

      45                    3                 The Rectory

     Males               Females                 Total

     117                   102                    219

This Account was taken by the Rev Mr Simons and Wm Girling on the 20th Day of May 1821

Increase in 10 years 28 persons

[End of Document 2]


Notes


See also the Ovington parish page and the main Census page

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
January 2006