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Norfolk: Shipdham

Population in 1831

Population statistics available

1831 Population

This 1831 Norfolk Record Office document [with the references PD 337/180/1 and 337/180/2] are on two sheets of paper. They are the standard printed forms F1 and F2 respectively that were issued to parishes and contains only statistics ie. no names.

Form F1 (Formula No 1.) contains the following information [on the outside]:-

County of Norfolk
Division of ------
Hundred of Mitford
Parish of Shipdham

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   457
	Females 442
	        ---
	Total   899

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 Shipdham

------------------------------------------------------------------
   |
 1.| Inhabited Houses. ___________________________________  176
   | Families.         ___________________________________  191
   |
 2.| House building.   ___________________________________   --
   |
 3.| Houses uninhabited. _________________________________   14
   |
 4.| Fa  { Employed in Agriculture _______________________   95
   | mi  { In Trade,Manufacture, &c. _____________________   54
   | lies{ All other Families.   _________________________   34
   |
 5.|            {______________________________________________
   |   Males    {______________________________________________ 
   |            {________________________________________   457
   |
   |            {______________________________________________
   | Females    {______________________________________________
   |            {________________________________________   442
   |
 6.| Males upwards of 20 years ____________________________ 213
   |
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   |
 7.| Agric   { Occupiers 1st Class.________________________  10
   | ulture. { Occupiers 2nd Class.________________________  18
   |         { Labourers in Agriculture.___________________  91
   |
 8.| Manufacturers.________________________________________  --
   |
 9.| Retail Trade and Handicraft___________________________  94
   |
10.| Wholesale & Capitalists, Clergy, Office - Clerks, }
   | Professional, and other Educated Men              }_____  4
   |
11.| Labourers, not Agricultural.____________________________ --
   |
12.| All other Males of 20 Years.____________________________ 20
   |
13.| Male      { Upwards of 20 Years.________________________ --
               {-----------------------------------------------
   | Servants  { Under 20 Years._____________________________ --
   | All Female Servants.____________________________________ 33
   |
------------------------------------------------------------------

(Signed) Hugh Bagge
        Asst Overseer

[End of Document F1]


Form F2 contains the following information:-

[Page 1]

County of Norfolk

Division of _______

Hundred of Mitford

Parish or Shipdham

Formula, No. 2

To be indorsed as above, and returned to the
High-Constable, together with the printed
Schedule; and by him to the Clerk of the
Peace

Population Enquiry,
1831.

[End of page 1]

[Page 2]

Formula, No. 2

for Entry of males upwards of Twenty Years of Age, who have already been
entered Three times in Formula No.. 1.; under the 5th, 6th, & 9th Questions.



Auctioneer or Appraiser, Sheriffs Broker____________________________________
Baker, Gingerbread, Fancy___________________________________________________6
Barber, or Hair-dresser, Hair-dealer________________________________________2
Basket-maker________________________________________________________________
Blacksmith, Horse-shoes_____________________________________________________7
Boat-builder, Ship-wright___________________________________________________
Bookbinder__________________________________________________________________
Brewer______________________________________________________________________
Broker______________________________________________________________________
Brass-worker, Tinker________________________________________________________1
Builder_____________________________________________________________________4
  Land-jobber_______________________________________________________________
  Bricklayer________________________________________________________________22
  Brickmaker________________________________________________________________3
  Lime Burner_______________________________________________________________
  Plasterer_________________________________________________________________
  Slater____________________________________________________________________
  Mason, or Waller__________________________________________________________
  House-painter_____________________________________________________________
Butcher, Flesher____________________________________________________________8

Carpenter___________________________________________________________________36
  Cabinet Maker_____________________________________________________________
  Wheelwright_______________________________________________________________4
  Sawyer____________________________________________________________________2
Carrier, Carter_____________________________________________________________2
Carver and Gilder___________________________________________________________
Caulker_____________________________________________________________________
Cheesemonger________________________________________________________________
Chemist and Druggist________________________________________________________2
Clock and Watchmaker________________________________________________________
Clothier____________________________________________________________________
  Linen-draper, Haberdasher_________________________________________________
  Silk-mercer, or dealer____________________________________________________
                                                                            --
                                                                            89

[End of Page 2]

[Page 3]

Coachmaker__________________________________________________________________
Coach-Owner, Driver, Grooms, &c.____________________________________________
Coal Merchant, Fuel_________________________________________________________1
Cooper______________________________________________________________________2
Copper-plate printer, Engraver______________________________________________
Corn-dealer_________________________________________________________________2
Currier_____________________________________________________________________
Cutler______________________________________________________________________

Dyer________________________________________________________________________
Dry-Salter, Colouring materials_____________________________________________

Earthen-ware, China, Pottery________________________________________________

Farrier, Cow-doctor, Cattle-doctor__________________________________________1
Feather Dresser_____________________________________________________________
Fell-monger_________________________________________________________________
Fish-dealer_________________________________________________________________
Fruiterer___________________________________________________________________
Furrier_____________________________________________________________________

Glazier, Plumber____________________________________________________________3
Glover______________________________________________________________________
Grocer, Green-grocer________________________________________________________
Gun-maker___________________________________________________________________

Harness-maker, Collar-maker_________________________________________________3
Hatter, and Hosier__________________________________________________________
Horse-dealer, Stable, Hackney-Coach, or Fly Keeper__________________________
Huckster, Hawker, pedlar, Duffer____________________________________________

Iron-founder________________________________________________________________
Iron-monger_________________________________________________________________1
Jeweller____________________________________________________________________
Lace-dealer_________________________________________________________________
Maltster____________________________________________________________________
Marble Cutter, Statuary_____________________________________________________
Milkman, Cowkeeper__________________________________________________________
Miller______________________________________________________________________4

Nightman, Scavenger_________________________________________________________

Old Clothes dealer, rag-dealer______________________________________________
Optician____________________________________________________________________

Paper maker_________________________________________________________________
[End of page 3]

    (Brought Up)____________________________________________________________16

[Page 4]

Pastry Cook, Confectioner___________________________________________________
Patten maker________________________________________________________________
Pawnbroker__________________________________________________________________
Poulterer___________________________________________________________________3
Printer_____________________________________________________________________
Print seller________________________________________________________________
Publican, Hotel, or Innkeeper, Retailer of Beer_____________________________5

Rope-maker__________________________________________________________________

Saddler_____________________________________________________________________
Shoe and Boot maker, or mender______________________________________________20
Shop Keeper {Dealer in sundry necessary Articles}___________________________5
            {such as are sold in a Village Shop }___________________________
Soot, and Chimney Sweeper___________________________________________________1
Spirit Merchant, Spirit Shop________________________________________________1
Stationer___________________________________________________________________
Stock-broker________________________________________________________________
Straw-plat and Bonnets______________________________________________________

Tailor, Breeches-maker______________________________________________________11
Tallow-chandler, Wax-chandler_______________________________________________
Tanner______________________________________________________________________
Tea-dealer__________________________________________________________________
Tinman______________________________________________________________________
Tobacconist_________________________________________________________________
Toyman______________________________________________________________________
Turner______________________________________________________________________

Undertaker of Funerals______________________________________________________
Upholsterer_________________________________________________________________

Wharfinger__________________________________________________________________
Whitesmith__________________________________________________________________1
Wine-dealer_________________________________________________________________
..........._________________________________________________________________
Timber Merchant_____________________________________________________________1
Thatcher..._________________________________________________________________1

........................................................____________________49

(Signed) Hugh Bagge
        Asst Overseer

[End of Document F2]


Notes


See also the Shipdham parish page and the main Population page

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February 2007