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Norfolk: North Walsham

Census: 1811

North Walsham 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 PD711 - ACC2004/252 Box 47] is written in an A4 sized book on 15 pages.

Census available for North Walsham

Street or Area Index

The census contains the following identified streets etc. with the page number in brackets. Schools are indicated separately in the main text.

East Gate (1,2)
Hall Gate (2,3)
Lingate (4)
Marsh Gate (2)
Mill Gate (3,4)
Tungate (4)
Workhouse (14)

Heads of Households and trades

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


[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

 

Layout of pages follow

Population of the
Parish of North Walsham
taken May 27th 1811
by
James Legood

Taken in June 1821 consisted of 2303.
[Note this line was added in 1821]

The Census Document

It contains the following information :-

Names Hou Fam Bui Un Ag Tr Oth M F Tot
Page 1   [See note 1]
-- East Gate --
* 11--1--314
* 11--1--134
* 11--1--8614
* 11--1--123
* 11--1--112
* 11----1-33
* 11--1--123
* 11----1-22
* 11--1--437
* 11--1--314
* Jeremiah11--1--224
* Richard11--1--213
* --t11--1--112
* --hn11--1--112
* Thos11--1--336
* John11---1-112
* Thos11--1--437
Webster Robert11--1--112
Baldwin Thos11--1--459
Sandell Edward11---1-134
Gedge Richd11--1--235
Dawson John11---1-358
Budgen Wm11--1--112
Artis Elizh11----1-11
Cozens Widw11----1112
Pygall John11---1-235
Swanton James11---1-1-1
Frost Robert11--1--426
Hennant John11---1-235
Watson Richd11--1--213
Copland James11--1--314
Lacey John Senr11--1--112











[Totals]3232--22-46467151
 
Page 2
Wright James11--1--336
Mason Widow11--1--235
Miller John11--1--112
West Wm11--1--134
Dyball Wm11---1-426
Sims Thos11---1-112
Sidney James11--1--235
Pilch Thos11--1--123
Warnes Mary11--1--527
Bagshaw Abm11---1-336
Brown John11--1--213
Lusha Mary11----1-11
Gilham Robert11---1-336
Partridge Wm11--- 1-448
Sterman Saml11--- 1-178
Turner Danl11--1--336
Press John11--1--325
-- Hall Gate --
Carr John11--1--112
Humphey Wm11--1--112
Loads James11--1--224
Lester George11--1--167
Sadler John
(entered on page 5)
----------
Hastings Thos11---1-145
-- [Uninhabited] -----1------
Pilgrim Richd11--1--415
Hart Wm11--1--123
-- Marsh Gate --
James Beck11---1-134
Wright Henry11--1---44
Barnes Richd11--1--314
Claxton John11--1--112
Yaxley John11-- 1--437











[Totals]2929-120 815973132
 
Names Hou Fam Bui Un Ag Tr Oth M F Tot
Page 3
-- [Uninhabited] -----1- -----
Bowman John (Note 2)11-- 1--257
Lester Wm11-- 1--156
Hurrel Richd11-- 1--123
Jerry John11-- 1--538
Plummer Wm11-- -1-336
Howlett James11-- -1-314
Stoneham Joseph11-- -1-213
Watts John11-- 1--112
Brakenberry John11-- -1-347
Lacock Saml11-- 1--5510
Webster Widw11-- --1325
Hewitt John11-- 1--235
Atkins Thos11-- 1--112
Laycock George11-- 1--516
Brakenberry Thos Senr 11-- -1-347
Crow James11-- 1--437
Briggs Peter11-- 1--5510
Dade John11-- 1--325
Pilgrim Jonathan11-- 1--437
Pilgrim Joseph11-- 1--527
Watts Robert11-- 1--426
Leo/Lee? Wm11-- 1--1-1
J. Cooper Esqr11-- --1123
Gee Wm11-- -1-7411
Cook Wm11-- 1--325
Robert Hall11-- 1--314
Steward Nathl11-- 1--538
Coe Joshua11-- 1--112
    -- Mill Gate --
Cushion Christopher11-- 1--213
Hedge George11-- 1--123
Jones Robert11-- -1-213
[Totals]3131-122 729175166
 
Page 4
Mr Margetson John11-- 1--459
Cooper Rachel11-- 1---22
Codling John11-- 1--112
Alsham Mrs11-- --1-33
    -- Lingate --
Lound Wm11-- 1--5510
King Clement11-- 1--426
Collins Mrs11-- 1--222
    -- Tungate --
Cooper Wm11-- 1--235
Cook James11-- 1--235
Smith Wm11-- 1--448
Ducker David11-- 1--235
Le Neve Charles11-- 1--5712
Bond John11-- 1--6410
    [Totals]1313-- 1111374481
 
Forster Mrs11-- --1156
Saul Miss (School - Boarders 16)11-- --1-2020
Matthews Widw11-- -1-325
Baldwin Thos11-- --1112
Abbs John11-- 1--1-1
King Widw11-- --1336
Palmer Jonn11-- 1--516
Lacock Ellen11-- --1123
Crane John11-- 1--314
Davey Mary11-- -1--22
Forster Wm Esqr11-- -1-246
Earl Wm11-- -1-112
Plumbly Robert11-- -1-246
Hall Wm11-- -1-7714
Cooper Josh11-- -1-314
[Totals]2828--14 867098168
 
Names Hou Fam Bui Un Ag Tr Oth M F Tot
Page 5
Powell John11-- -1-235
Green Isaac11-- -1-336
Reily Wm11-- -1-279
Dye James11-- -1-224
Pitcher John11-- -1-347
Wesby Martha11-- --1112
Colls Mary11-- -1--55
Howard Widw11-- --1123
Pashley Wm11-- -1-235
Stransham Mr11-- --1156
Le Neve Wm11-- -1-448
Paul Mrs11-- --1-33
Burton Robert11-- 1--123
Davidson Thos11-- -1-224
Bradfield Thos Junr11-- -1-134
Leegood James11-- -1-245
Sadler John11-- 1--549
Plumby John11-- -1-336
Trollop Wm11-- -1-213
Sharpe James11-- -1-437
Monument Robert11-- -1-437
Colls Mrs11-- -1-246
Taylor Thos11-- -1-437
Burton Wm Junr21-- -1-224
Woodrow Wm12-- 1-1437
Woodhouse John11-- -1-437
Lacock John Junr11-- 1--227
Lake Mrs11-- --1-22
Suffolk Thos11-- 1--314
Clarke Michael11-- 1--112
Haggith Jonathan11-- 1--112
Baker John11-- --1123
[Totals]3333-- 71976991160
 
Page 6
-- [Uninhabited] -----1- -----
Baker Mrs11-- --1-22
Bayfield Miss11-- --1-22
Randell Ebenezar11-- -1-448
Wilson Widow11-- --1112
Fisher John11-- 1--437
Ives Wm11-- 1--123
Payne John11-- --1123
Martins John11-- -1-325
Burnett Miss11-- -1--66
Draper John11-- -1-336
Frary ---11-- --1123
Crosswell Widw11-- --1224
England Stephen11-- -1-347
Lacey Widw11-- --1-11
Mace John11-- -1-448
Sharpe John11-- -1-6713
-- [Uninhabited] -----1- -----
Dye Widow11-- --1235
Colk Thoss11-- -1-437
Woollsey Miss11-- -1--66
Bullen Thos11-- -1-112
Scott Wm11-- -1-336
Rye Widow11-- -1-235
Robinson Richd11-- -1-257
Pilch Thos Senr11-- 1--123
Martins Josiah11-- -1-178
Storey James11-- -1-5510
Thaine Richd11-- -1-213
Pilch Thos Junr11-- -1-336
Bougen Mary11-- -1-235
Dyball John11-- -1-112
[Totals]3030-23 1986293155
 
Names Hou Fam Bui Un Ag Tr Oth M F Tot
[Page 7]
Bunton John11-- -1-235
Lacey John11-- -1-549
Carter Thos11-- --1112
Ward George11-- 1--112
Richardson Isaac11-- -1-224
Clarke John11-- -1-336
Rye Widw11-- --1-11
Rye Rowland11-- -1-123
Simpson Benjm11-- -1-123
Bushell Thos12-- -11448
Postle Edmund11-- -1-246
Lane Groom Junr11-- -1-279
Fox Philip11-- -1-123
Dearne Wm11-- -1-167
J. H. Copper Esqr11-- --13811
Chalker Robert11-- -1-257
Steward John11-- -1-112
Cook Robert11-- -1-213
Cork Miss11-- -1--44
Stygall Rebecca11-- -1-123
Ulph Sarah11-- -1--11
Annison Mary11-- -1-325
Powell Wm Senr11-- -1-325
Scott Thomas11-- -1-123
Steward John Junr11-- -1-415
Hubbard Stephen11-- -1-235
Juler John11-- -1-246
Mayer Edwd11-- -1-235
Hart Francis11-- -1-527
-- [Uninhabited] ----- 1------
Larter Robert11-- -1-336
Johnson Stephen11-- -1-213
Crow Sarah11-- --1-33
[Totals]3233-1 12756290152
 
[Page 8]
Robinson Mrs11-- --1-22
Bell Frances11-- -1--22
Johnson Wm11-- -1-224
Willis James11-- -1-145
Fenton Mrs11-- -1-213
Jones Sarah11-- -1-336
Powell Wm11-- -1-112
Riches John11-- -1-235
Chamberlin Henry11-- -1-459
Empson Richd11-- -1-213
Clipperson Wm11-- -1-314
Williamson John11-- -1-235
Roe Wm11-- -1-314
Smith Wm11-- -1-112
Bensley James11-- 1--224
Warner Thos11-- -1-112
Ditchell Miss (School - Boarders 17)11-- -1--2121
Ives Robert11-- -1-246
Bumfrey James11-- 1--134
Abbs James11-- -1-123
Wiseman Widow11-- --1112
Pull Mrs11-- --1112
Lemmon Benjn11-- -1-112
Hennant Martha11-- -1--22
Wright John11-- -1-415
Boyer Wm11-- -1-123
Mower Wm11-- -1-415
Bensley Wm11-- 1--2-2
-- [Uninhabited] ----- 1------
Sexton Jane11-- -1--11
Angell Wm11-- -1-123
Revd Dr Hay (Note 4)1 1-- --1347
Oaks Richd11-- 1--112
[Totals]3232-1 42445280132
 
Names Hou Fam Bui Un Ag Tr Oth M F Tot
[Page 9]
-- [Uninhabited] ----- 1------
Bear John11-- 1--235
Stygall Benjn11-- -1-112
Dickerson Richd11-- -1-213
Sparham Robert11-- -1-426
Jolly John11-- -1-224
Dunham Elizh11-- --1-22
Hazel Saml11-- -1-314
Lacock John Senr11-- 1--123
Wilkins John11-- 1--235
Kerrison Widow11-- --1-11
Lawrence John11-- -1-112
Cork John11-- -1-112
Abigal Elizh11-- --1112
Miller Widow11-- --1-11
Cozens James11-- -1-325
Dyball Benjm11-- 1--336
Cork Wm11-- -1-112
Witwood Elizh11-- -1-112
Burton Wm Senr11-- -1-213
Youard Joseph11-- --11-1
Dix Thos (School - Boarders 53) 11-- -1-58664
Moore John11-- 1--426
Wilson Adam11-- 1--213
Hazel Thos11-- 1--224
Chapman Widow11-- --1134
Fox John11-- -1-314
Aldham John11-- -1-5813
Baker Robert11-- -1-5611
Sturgess Wm11-- -1-145
Alderton Thos11-- -1-527
Scottow David11-- -1-112
Martins Robert11-- -1-213
[Totals]3232-1 719612067187
 
[Page 10]
Angell Robert11-- --11-1
Topps Robert11-- -1-1-1
Topps Leonard11-- -1-213
Mason Sarah11-- --1-22
Saul Richd11-- -1-112
Bailey Wm11-- 1--369
Mason Saml11-- 1--143
Dale Widow (Uninhabited)---1 ------
Humphrey Widw11-- --1-44
Willimite John11-- -1-213
-- [Uninhabited] -----1 ------
Lane Groom Senr11-- -1-325
Lane Edmd11-- -1-112
Thompson John11-- 1--336
Topps Ellen11-- --1123
Carr John11-- 1--134
Bensley James11-- -1-112
Pestle Widw11-- --1-11
Nockels Saml11-- 1--145
-- [Uninhabited] -----1 ------
Cook George11-- -1-336
Betts Honor11-- --1224
Arnold George11-- -1-112
Hadden Robert11-- -1-246
Swann Wm11-- -1-235
Collins James11-- 1--123
Harmer John11-- 1--235
Lacock Benjm11-- --1-22
Pitcher John Senr11-- -1-112
Shreeve Aaron11-- --1112
Holl Martha11-- --1-44
Farrow Robert11-- 1--213
Debenne Thos11-- -1-336
[Totals]3131-3 91294266108
 
Names Hou Fam Bui Un Ag Tr Oth M F Tot
[Page 11]
Foreman John11-- 1--123
Debenne John11-- -1-459
Ives Robert11-- -1-1-1
Spooner Robert11-- 1--1-1
Bond Wm11-- -1-224
Parker John11-- -1-314
Penton Wm11-- 1--112
Onion John11-- -1-112
Lambert John11-- -1-718
Waller John11-- 1--123
Suffolk Amy11-- --1123
Punchard Saml11-- 1--314
Parker Wm11-- -1-123
Bumfrey Martha11-- --1213
Abbs Hannah11-- --1246
Alderton Prudence11-- --1-11
Cutting Mary11-- --1224
Sewell Thos11-- -1-134
Watts James11-- 1--516
Sparshall John11-- -1-123
Dobbs Danl11-- -1-112
Debenne Ann11-- --1-11
Shephard Catherine11-- --1-11
Dobbs John11-- -1-358
Batchelor Francis11-- -1-112
Johnson Mrs11-- --1-22
Dobbs Wm11-- -1-112
Shreeve Solomon11-- -1-213
Yaxley Widow11-- -1-426
Jagward Widow11-- -1-426
Bidewell John11-- -1-224
Hart Josiah11-- -1-112
Bradfield Wm11-- -1-213
[Totals]3333-- 61986155116
 
[Page 12]
Haggith James11-- -1-336
Dent Widow11-- --1-11
Perkins Hannah11-- --1-22
Wilson Henry11-- -1-426
Woodrow Joshua11-- --11-1
Fuller Thos11-- --1213
Stygall Robert11-- -1-224
Woodhouse Elizh11-- --1-11
Green John11-- --11-1
Abbs John11-- -1-1-1
Hilton Mrs11-- --1-33
Bradfield Thos Senr 11-- 1--235
Willer John11-- -1-224
Savory Stephen11-- 1--112
Miles Edward11-- -1-336
-- [Uninhabited] ----- 1------
Shreeve Mary11-- --1-11
Cole Mrs11-- --1-11
Dale Danl11-- -1-112
Gaze Mrs11-- --1-22
Revd Mr Spurdens (Gramr
School - Boarders 72)
11-- --176581
Mason Elizh11-- -1--44
Scott Widow11-- -1-224
Randell John11-- -1-437
Reily Widw11-- -1--11
-- [Building] ----1 -------
Gee John11-- 1--347
Dennis Charles11-- 1--235
Taylor Robert11-- 1--112
Graves Elizh11-- --1-22
Scott Sarah11-- --1-22
Scott John11-- -1-113
Suffolk John11-- 1--213
[Totals]313111 6121311458172
 
Names Hou Fam Bui Un Ag Tr Oth M F Tot
[Page 13]
Shephard Miss11-- --1-22
Hall John11-- -1-257
Temple Isaac11-- -1-224
Savary Martha11-- --1-11
Mackrel --- (Excise)11-- -1-123
-- [Uninhabited] ----- 1------
Willer Wm11-- -1-134
Lound Miss11-- -1--33
Huson Mrs11-- -1-325
Matthews John11-- 1--123
Wright Adam11-- -1-538
Cutting John11-- 1--213
Scott John11-- -1-123
Woodhouse Wm11-- 1--347
Dennis Wm11-- 1--134
Leake Saml11-- -1-336
Rainer Mrs (School)11-- --1-33
Shephard Mrs11-- --1-11
Dye Sampson (Militia)11-- --1123
-- [Uninhabited] ----- 1------
Barker Elizh (School)11-- --1112
Lacock Sarah11-- --1325
Dyball Benjm11-- -1-325
Pratt John11-- 1--134
Punchard Widw11-- --1-11
Garner Saml11-- -1-437
Tooley John11-- 1--347
Davey Dichd11-- 1--145
-- [Uninhabited] ----- 1------
Revd Mr Lloyd11-- --1224
Hubbard Mrs11-- --1-11
Ward Miss11-- --1-33
Willer Josh Junr11-- -1-628
[Totals]3030-3 711124973122
 
[Page 14]
Thaxter John11-- 1--134
-- [Uninhabited] ----- 1------
Willer Josh Senr11-- -1-112
Scott Wm11-- 1--246
Shorting James11-- -1-336
Richardson Widow11-- --1213
Crane Wm (Pensioner)11-- --11-1
Wesby Saml11-- -1-112
Gold James11-- 1--112
Rouse Joseph11-- -1-235
Bird Josh11-- 1--213
Thaxter Charlotte11-- --1-33
Dunthorne Thos11-- --1224
Youngs Francis12-- -11224
Fuller Jacob11-- --1112
Barnes Jonathan11-- 1--347
Hubbard Stephen11-- -1-235
Saunders John11-- 1--213
Ransom Miss11-- -1-145
Bond John11-- -1-235
Scott Joseph11-- 1--235
Lomb Thomas11-- -1-112
Shepheard Wm12-- 11-347
Dyball Widw11-- --1-33
Bensley Thomas11-- -1-325
Martins James11-- -1-112
Cubitt Wm11-- -1-336
Colls Wm (Workhouse) 11-- --1131427











[Totals]2729-1 81385772129
 
Pearson Elizabeth11-- --1-22
Lawrence James11-- 1--123
[Totals]2931-1 91395876134
 
[Headings] [Totals]
Families not in Trade
or Agriculture
    95
Inhabited Houses  432
By how many Families  435
Houses building      1
Uninhabited    15
Families in Agriculture  136
Families in Trade  204
No of Males  973 }
No of Females1062 } Total 2035

The Population in 1801 Consisted of 1959

 

Allowance for taking the Population by the Sessional Parliament
Where the number of Persons did not exceed the number of sixty 3/-
If more than 60 & did not exceed one hundred & twenty the sum of 5/-
and in all cases where such return did exceed one hundred & twenty at
and after the rate of one halfpenny for each & every of the total
Number of persons Contained & Specified in each of such returns.
And such Allowances are to be made to the said Overseers
out of the Poor's Rate of their respective Parishes.
Publishd March 28th 1812

[End of Census Document]


Notes


See also the North Walsham parish page and the main Census page

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March 2011