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Norfolk: Wacton

Census: 1811

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

This 1811 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 496/91] is on 1 sheet of paper.

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Name Index

The census contains the following names.

Alderton
Aldridge
Archer
Bailey
Banham
Batley
Beck
Bishop
Bower
Carman
Chambers
Clarke
Cook
Copsie
Culham
Dade
Death
Dye
Elven
Green
Hanton
Harris
Hewit
Howes
Hubbard
Jeffries
Kemp
Leman
Lurken
Mason
Meadows
Muskett
Oliver
Perrone
Reeve
Rud
Sallows
Scales
Smith
Spurling
Staff
Stannard
Webb
Weston

The Census Document

The original document had the following headings spelt out in full. They have been contracted to allow for a clearer display.

It contains the following information :-

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

                   Q2
                   --
              Houses now
               Building

                   Q3
                   --
             Other Houses
              Inhabitable

                           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

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

Males                 Females              Total of Persons

This contains the following information :-

Wacton Magna
with Parva
Depwade Hundred
County of Norfolk

Copy of the Population of
the Parish of Wacton taken in the
Year 1811 as directed by Government.
Thos Muskett }
& }
Shad Perrone }


[Heads] Q1
i
Q1
ii
Q2 Q3 Q4
i
Q4
ii
Q4
iii
Q5
M
Q5
F
Q5
T
Carman R Junr11--1--145
Muskett Thos11--1--336
Staff Mat and Smith & Staff13--111347
Rud & Meadows12---2--22
Death & Banham12--11-369
Staff Siman & Archer12--11-134
Staff Robt Oliver & Staff13--12-336
Copsie John11--1--257
Carman Richd Senr & Jn do12--2--235
Alderton Mary11---1-123
Batley John11--1--224
Scales Robt11--1--224
Lurken John11--1--336
Reeve James11--1--527
Leman & Webb12--2--426
Dade & Culham12--2--4610
Bower Robt11---1-415
Weston Willm11--1--347
Hanton John11--1--336
Chambers Edmd11--1--213
Staff & Aldridge12--2--7411
Perrone Shad11--1--224
Dye John13--3--6612
Dye Green & Mason12--11-7613
Bishop Jona & Beck & Clarke13--3--8715
Bailey John11--1--145
Howes Thos11--1--369
Hubbard Robt Junr11---1-224
Hubbard Robt Senr & Kemp12---2-358
Smith John11--1--224
Sallows John11--11-325
Stannard Will11--1--5611
Hewit John11---1-415
Bishop Joseph11---1-336
Cook Thos11---1-4610
Harris John E Spurling & Elven13--3--448
Mason & Jeffries12--11-5510
[Totals]3757--39171122135257
 

[End of Census Document]


See also the Wacton parish page and the main Census page

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
March 2002