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Norfolk: Thorpe St Andrew

Population: 1811 & 1821

This Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 228/76(S) and microform MF958/4] is from the Churchwardens' accounts for 1747-1875 where figures for 1801, 1811 and 1821 are to be found.

Population tables available

It contains the following information :-

1811 Population Tables

It contains the following information (for the Town of Thorpe):-

                   Q1
                   --
      i                    ii
      -                    --
   Inhab(ited)         By how many
     Houses           families occup.
      99                 106

                   Q2
                   --
              Houses now
               Building
                   7

                   Q3
                   --
             Other Houses
              Inhabitable
                   0

                           Q4
                           --
      i                    ii                 ii
Families Chiefly      Families Chiefly     All Other
Employed in           Employed in Trade    Families not
Agriculture           Manufacture          comprised in
                      and Handicraft       the two preceding
                                            classes
    47                    26                  33

                           Q5
                           --
  -M                     -F                     -T
       Persons including Children of Whatever Age

Males                  Females             Total of Persons
 213                     239                    452

The population as taken in June 1811

In the Hamlet of Thorpe
    11   Houses Inhabited
     1   Houses Uninhabited
     2   Building (*)
    33   Males   } In all
    34   Females }  67 Persons
    14   Families (*)

Note figures marked (*) come from the 1801 Census document.

[End of Document]

1821 Population Tables

In pursuance of an Act 1st Geo 4th intituled An Act for taking an Account of the Population of Great Britain and of the increase or diminuation thereof. The following is the total of the return made by the Overseers, dated the 28 May 1821.

Thorpe in the Hundred of Blofield.

Inhabited Houses
[By] Families
House Building
Uninhabited Houses
 
Families chiefly
employed in Agriculture
 
Families empld In Trade
Manufacr and Handicrafts
 
Families not computed
in the preceding
 
Males
Females
 
Total of Persons
 
129
156
    2
    3
 
 
  72
 
 
  60
 
 
  24
 
395
412
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807
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Ages Un
der
5
5
to
10
10
to
15
15
to
20
20
to
30
30
to
40
40
to
50
50
to
60
60
to
70
70
to
80
80
to
90
90
to
100
Upwd
of
100
Males  49433029  65   6850272310  1  0  -
Females  53533632  80   58432620  8  2  1  -
[Totals]102966661145 12693534318  3  1807

The Population of Thorpe
in 1811 amounted to
  213 Males  239 FemalesMaking 452 Souls
In May 1821 exclusive of the
Asylum, amounted to
  329 Males  367 FemalesMaking 696 Souls
The population of May 1821 of the
Asylum, amounted to
    66 Males    45 FemalesMaking 111 Souls

Total Population of Thorpe    807 Souls

Increase between the periods
of 1811 & 1821
    355 Souls
 

[End of Document]


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March 2016