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Norfolk: Shelton

Population in 1831

This 1831 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 358/66] is on one sheet of paper. It is the standard printed form that was issued to parishes and contains a few names and trades at the end in addition to the statistics.

It contains the following information [on the outside]:-

County of Norfolk
Division of ------
Hundred of ------
Parish of [Shelton]

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   142
	Females 111
	        ---
	Total   253

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. ___________________________________    41
   | Families.         ___________________________________    46
   |
 2.| House building.   ___________________________________    --
   |
 3.| Houses uninhabited. _________________________________    --
   |
 4.| Fa  { Employed in Agriculture _______________________    23
   | mi  { In Trade,Manufacture, &c. _____________________     6
   | lies{ All other Families.   _________________________     3
   |
 5.|            {_______________________________________________
   |   Males    {_______________________________________________ 
   |            {________________________________________    142
   |
   |            {_______________________________________________
   | Females    {_______________________________________________
   |            {________________________________________    111
   |
 6.| Males upwards of 20 years ____________________________   61
   |
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   |
 7.| Agric   { Occupiers 1st Class.________________________   11
   | ulture. { Occupiers 2nd Class.________________________    1
   |         { Labourers in Agriculture.___________________   39
   |
 8.| Manufacturers.________________________________________   --
   |
 9.| Retail Trade and Handicraft___________________________    6
   |
10.| Wholesale & Capitalists, Clergy, Office - Clerks, }
   | Professional, and other Educated Men              }_____  2
   |
11.| Labourers, not Agricultural.____________________________ --
   |
12.| All other Males of 20 Years.____________________________  1
   |
13.| Male      { Upwards of 20 Years.________________________  1
               {-----------------------------------------------
   | Servants  { Under 20 Years._____________________________ 14
   | All Female Servants.____________________________________ 11
   |
------------------------------------------------------------------

(Signed) ------

[Names and trades at end]

Reeder     Shopkeeper
Cook & Mark     Blacksmith
Strange     Wheelwright
Clarke     Shoemaker
Rackham     Do

[End of Document]


Notes


See also the Shelton parish page and the main Census page

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
February 2007