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Norfolk: Thetford St Mary

Population: 1831

This 1831 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 169/104] 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 and Suffolk
Borough of Thetford
Hundred of Blackburn
Parish of Thetford St Mary

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   401
	Females 471
	        ---
	Total   872

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 Thetford St Mary
Borough of Thetford

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   |
 1.| Inhabited Houses. ___________________________________  179
   | Families.         ___________________________________  189
   |
 2.| House building.   ___________________________________    8
   |
 3.| Houses uninhabited. _________________________________    5
   |
 4.| Fa  { Employed in Agriculture _______________________   28
   | mi  { In Trade,Manufacture, &c. _____________________   97
   | lies{ All other Families.   _________________________   64
   |
 5.|            {______________________________________________
   |   Males    {______________________________________________ 
   |            {________________________________________   401
   |
   |            {______________________________________________
   | Females    {______________________________________________
   |            {________________________________________   471
   |
 6.| Males upwards of 20 years ____________________________ 217
   |
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   |
 7.| Agric   { Occupiers 1st Class.________________________   6
   | ulture. { Occupiers 2nd Class.________________________  --
   |         { Labourers in Agriculture.___________________  36
   |
 8.| Manufacturers.________________________________________  --
   |
 9.| Retail Trade and Handicraft___________________________  88
   |
10.| Wholesale & Capitalists, Clergy, Office - Clerks, }
   | Professional, and other Educated Men              }_____  9
   |
11.| Labourers, not Agricultural.____________________________ 45
   |
12.| All other Males of 20 Years.____________________________ 29
   |
13.| Male      { Upwards of 20 Years.________________________  4
               {-----------------------------------------------
   | Servants  { Under 20 Years._____________________________ --
   | All Female Servants.____________________________________ 40
   |
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(Signed) J Hawks
      Assistant Overseer
Totals taken 30 May 1831

[End of Document]


Notes


See also the Thetford St Mary parish page and the main Population page

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January 2007