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Norfolk: Winfarthing

Census: 1811

Winfarthing 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 78/78 or on Microform with reference MF/RO 588/4] is on a number of sheets of paper.

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Census available

Surname Index

The following surnames are contained in the document. The numbers following each are the Page numbers which contain one or more occurences of the name.

Be aware that spelling varied so that eg. Garradd/Garrard/Garrodd might all be the same family.

Abbot (7)
Abbott (33)
Absolom (1)
Aldhouse (60)
Algar (1)
Atkyns (7,8)
Baker (17,39,43)
Balls (41)
Barker (54)
Barkerway (30,39)
Barnard (1)
Barnes (10)
Batley (3)
Bennett (26)
Blake (8)
Blomfield (28)
Bobby (49)
Boston (44)
Briten (44)
Briton (52)
Browne (3,26,60)
Buck (11)
Bullock (37)
Bunn (44)
Capes (12,23)
Catchpole (14)
Cattermoul (3)
Chaney (2,17,32,41,45,60)
Chapman (2,48,55)
Chase (53)
Clarke (45)
Claxton (28)
Coates (49)
Cobb (53)
Colman (33,37)
Copping (28)
Crick (31)
Crisp (28,47)
Cullum (30)
Cunningham (39)
Davey (25,40,41,60)
Dixon (13,41,56)
Doggett (2,3)
Drane (9)
Driver (47)
Ellis (1,5,10,15,54)
Ellsey (3,20,31,35,37,
   38,41,42,46,50,59)
Filby (11)
Fox (23)
Frost (41)
Fulcher (38,50)
Garrard (7,43)
Garrodd (19)
George (13)
Glandfield (55,57)
Gray (2,9,32,41)
Hardy (40)
Harrison (2,47)
Hart (15)
Holden (52)
Howlett (39)
Hutton (25)
James (3,7,35)
Jessupp (4,10,20)
Johnson (28)
Jolley (35,45)
Kerry (6)
Knights (1)
Leech (16)
Lincoln (41,42)
Long (9)
Malem (10)
Mallett (5)
Martin (2)
Miller (40)
Moore (16,23,31,34)
Morley (31)
Mullinger (21,22,39)
Newman (4)
Nichols(3)
Nicholson (17)
Palmer (14)
Parker (50,52)
Payne (18)
Peacock (27)
Peck (21,49)
Phillipo (28)
Pinching (50)
Plattman (3)
Porcher (34,59)
Porrett (32)
Potter (32)
Pretty (8)
Prime (1)
Read (35)
Reeve (1,17,24,29,36)
Roper (37,50)
Royal (51)
Salter (29,58)
Sayer (39)
Smith (1,9,12,15,36)
Stevenson (42)
Thurlow (15)
Tredgelt (7)
Tuffield (47)
Wick (9,11)
Wilton (44)
Witton (18,19,22,23,28)
Wood (44)
Woodcock (30,53)
Woodhead (21)
Woods (25,56)
Woodward (27)
Wragg (17,18,34)
Wright (22,25,26,27,
   32,41,46)

The Census

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

This contains the following information :-

In pursuance of an Act of Parliament made and passed in the 51st year of the Reign of his Majesty King George the III for taking an Account of the Population of Great Britain etc.
An account of the Population of the Parish of Winfarthing in the County of Norfolk.


[Page 1 follows]

Ag Tr Ot Location/Type of House
Males
 
Females
Nm Nf To
The Parks
NoGreat Park
1+Manor House called Winfarthing Lodge
Fam
Males
Females
M.F.Tot
ATORobert Algar GentlemanElizabeth his Wife
77Robert his SonEliza Daughter
Thomas Prime ServantSusanna Do
William Barnard DoSarah Do
George Knights DoMargarita Absolom Single Woman
1John Reeve DoElizabeth Prime Servant
Ann Smith Do
Sarah Ellis Do6814
[Page 2 follows]
1Enclosure
2New Farm
103Daniel Doggett Farmer Arabella his Wife
William his SonCaroline his Daughter
George SonEliza his Daughter
Francis his Son
Charlotte Martin Servant
Edmund Chaney ServantMary Harrison Do
James Chapman DoSarah Chapman Do
1John Gray Do
7613
[Page 3 follows]
1Little Park
22Farm House
1AJeremiah Doggett FarmerMary his Wife
Jeremiah their SonElizabeth their Daughter
Richard their SonAnn Do
Thomas their SonEsther Do
Robert their SonSusanna Cattermoul his Servant
106James Batley DoSusanna Plattman Do
1John Nichols DoMary James Do
James Browne Do
James Ellsey Do
9716
[Page 4 follows]
33Cottage
1AThos Jessupp LabourerElizabeth Wife
13Thomas his SonMary Daughter
1224
5Cottage
1AJohn Newman LabourerMargaret his Wife
13Charlotte his Daughter
1Susanna Do
134
[Page 5 follows]
6Cottage
1Francis Mallett LabourerPhebe his Wife
A4George his SonHarriet his Daughter
11William his Son
325
7Cottage
1Wm Ellis LabourerMary his Wife
AWilliam his SonElizabeth his Daughter
16John his SonMary his Daughter
1Benjamin his Son
437
[Page 6 follows]
8Cottage
1AWm Kerry LabourerPhebe his Wife
Thomas SonMary Daughter
William DoElizabeth Do
18Francis DoSarah Do
1John Do
549
Goose Green
[Page 7 follows]
Hall Lane
Farm House
91AHenry James ffarmerHannah Atkins his Servant
5Robert Garrard his ServantHannah Tredgelt his Servant
1John Abbot Do
325
[Page 8 follows]
10Messuages
1AThomas Blake HusbandmanPhebe his Wife
212Thomas his Son
1TJohn Pretty Cordwainer
1ANathan Atkins Husbandman
415
[Page 9 follows]
111Cottage
A4Goodyer Long LabourerMaria his Wife
11OthElizabeth their Daughter
Elizabeth Wick a Child
1Mary Gray Sing[l]e Woman
145
12Cottage
1TGeorge Smith HatchellerJudith his Wife
1 OAnn Drane Single Woman
13John Drane a boy
2224
[Page 10 follows]
Goose Green Road
12Cottage
1AWm Malem HusbandmanElizabeth Wife
23Sophia Malem Single Woman
1AWm Ellis LabourerSarah Wife
2
235
13Cottage
1 O2Sarah Jessupp WidowElizabeth Barnes Single Woman
1 Oth022
[Page 11 follows]
14Farm House
1Edmund Filby FarmerMary his Wife
AWilliam his SonMary Ann Daughter
John DoSarah Do
310James DoElizabeth Do
Obadiah DoSarah Wick Servant
Enoch Do
Henry Do
Mark Buck Servant
8513
[Page 12 follows]
Coles Lane
151Cottage
TGeorge Capes Linen WeaverRose his Wife
16Mary Daughter
Sarah Do
1 OthSarah Capes Widow
Thomas her Son
2Edward Do
347
161Farm House
AJames Smith FarmerMartha his Wife
John his SonMartha Daughter
36William DoElizabeth Do
Ann Do
1Sarah Do
Margaret Do
369
[Page 13 follows]
Back Road
171Farm House
ASaml George FarmerMary his Wife
Saml George jun DoElizabeth George Single Woman
51John Dixon his Servant
325
[Page 14 follows]
18Farm House
1John Catchpole FarmerElizabeth his Wife
AJohn his SonAnn his Daughter
51Phillis Palmer his Servant
1 Oth1Sarah Catchpole Widow
1246
[Page 15 follows]
19Farm House
2Wm Thurlow FarmerHonour his Wife
AEdward Ellis his ServantMary Thurlow his Servant
Simon Smith Do
Simon Hart FarmerMary his Wife
437
[Page 16 follows]
Short Green
Short Green Road
20Tenement
1AIsaac Moore HusbandmanBridgett his Wife
Isaac his SonSusanna Daughter
26George DoAnn Do
John DoRhoda Do
448
21Tenement
Norris Leech HusbandmanDinah his Wife
1Norris SonMary Daughter
ABenjamin DoDinah Do
18Francis Do
1David Do
Edward Do
639
[Page 17 follows]
22Farm House
1Noah Nicholson FarmerSusanna his Wife
ANoah his SonSarah Reeve his Servant
41Stephen Baker his Servant
1325
231Farm House
AJonathan Wragg FarmerAnn his Wife
32Ann his Daughter
Susanna Do
1Mary Chaney his Servant
145
[Page 18 follows]
24
Farm House
1John Payne FarmerCharlotte his Wife
ACharlotte his Daughter
23Letitia his Daughter
1Elizabeth Daughter
1145
251Farm House
AThos Wragg FarmerSusanna his Wife
31Susanna his Daughter
Elizabeth Witton his Servant
134
[Page 19 follows]
26Alms House [Cottage {crossed out}]
2Daniel Garrodd Labourer
AJonathan Garrodd LabourerSusanna his Wife
25Robert his SonCharlotte his Daughter
Sarah Do
Eliza Do
2347
271Alms House
AJoseph Witton LabourerLucy his Wife
Matthew SonAnn Daughter
24Sarah Do
1Robert Witton Labourer
A336
[Page 20 follows]
28Cottage
1Francis Jessupp LabourerSarah his Wife
AJesse his SonFaithful his Daughter
16Solomon DoCharlotte Do
Miriam Do
1347
29Cottage
1Robert Ellsey LabourerSarah his Wife
AJeremiah his SonMary his Daughter
David DoPhillis Do
17Harriett Do
Maria Do
1358
[Page 21 follows]
30Cottage
Wm Peck LabourerElizabeth his Wife
1Noah his SonLydia his Daughter
AJames DoAnn Do
17Harriet Do
Elizabeth Peck Single Woman
1358
31Cottage
1 OthJames Mullinger Senr Labourer
1 TrJames Mullinger Jun Linen WeaverAnn his Wife
1 AWilliam Woodhead LabourerElizabeth his Wife
John his Son
114
3426
[Page 22 follows]
32Tenement
1TJohn Wright Linen WeaverCharlotte his Wife
Eliza his Daughter
Harriett Do
33George Mullinger Linen Weaver
1TJoshua Witton Do
1336
Methodists Chapel
[Page 23 follows]
33Cottage
2AMatthew Witton HusbandmanAnn his Wife
21Wm Do
1213
34Messuage
3TJames Fox Linen WeaverHannah his Wife
John Fox DoMary Moore his Servant
32John Capes Do
2325
[Page 24 follows]
35
1AFrancis Reeve LabourerMary his Wife
11
1112
Cottage Empty
under Repair
[Page 25 follows]
36Cottage
1ARobert Hutton LabourerAnn his Wife
21Henry Woods Labourer
1213
37Cottage
1AJonas Wright LabourerElizabeth Davey
11
1112
[Page 26 follows]
38Cottage
2AJonathan Bennett LabourerMartha his Wife
John his SonElizabeth Daughter
JamesAnn Do
26Elijah Wright Labourer
1448
39Cottage
1AHeny Browne LabourerHannah his Wife
Henry SonLucretia his Daughter
14Mary Do
1235
[Page 27 follows]
40Cottage
1ARobt Woodward Labourer Elizabeth his Wife
14Lydia Daughter
Ruth Do
Orpah Do
1145
41Cottage
1TJacob Wright Linen WeaverRebeckah his Wife
William his Son
23Jaber his Son
Eli Peacock Linen Weaver
1415
[Page 28 follows]
42Farm House
1AWilliam Copping FarmerElizabeth his Wife
1 OWilliam Blomfield ServantMary Witton Servant
32Edward Phillipo
1325
43Farm House
1AChristopher Johnson FarmerMary his Wife
Christopher his SonMary Johnson Single Woman
William Claxton ServantSarah Do
512John Crisp LabourerAnn Do
1448
[Page 29 follows]
44Tenement
1TRighteous Reeve ThatcherHarriet his Wife
14Robert his SonSarah his Daughter
George his Son
1325
45Tenement
1TJohn Salter TailorElizabeth his Wife
13Lydia Salter Single Woman
Ann Salter a Child
1134
[Page 30 follows]
46Tenement
1TRobt Barkerway CordwainerEsther his Wife
14William his SonMary his Daughter
Elizabeth his Daughter
1235
47Cottage
2ARobt Cullum LabourerMary his Wife
James Woodcock DoHarriett their Daughter
26James SonMary Do
Job SonEmily Do
2448
[Page 31 follows]
48Cottage
2AWm Ellsey senr LabourerLydia his Wife
Augustus Moore DoPhilis his Wife
24Ellis SonMartha their Daughter
2336
49Old Oak Inn
1AJames Morley Publican and FarmerMary his Wife
John his SonMary Morley Single Woman
16James DoAnn Morley Do
Rebecca Crick Servant
1347
[Page 32 follows]
50Tenement
2ARobt Chaney HusbandmanDeborah his Wife
Wm Wright senr DoMartha Wright Single Woman
1APaul Potter Husbandman
32
2325
51Cottage
1TMartin Porrett WheelwrightEleanor his Wife
Michael his SonEllen his Daughter
George Do
116Robert Do
Frederick Do
1AThomas Gray Labourer
1628
[Page 33 follows]
52Tenement
1TRichard Colman Senr Linen WeaverSarah his Wife
1TThomas Colman DoSarah his Wife
23Edward his Son
2325
53Tenement
1TRobert Colman CordwainerCharlotte his Wife
Robert his SonCharlotte his Daughter
Harriett his Daughter
1AGoodyer Abbott Labourer
114
1336
[Page 34 follows]
Back Lane
54Messuage
2AEllis Wragg FarmerElizabeth his Wife
211John Porcher Labourer
Henry Porcher Do
2314
55Cottage
1AJohn Moore LabourerSusanna his Wife
13John SonElizabeth Daughter
1224
[Page 35 follows]
56Messuage
1TThomas Read PoultererEliz1 his Wife
2 OLydia Ellsey Single Woman
Sarah James Single Woman
15Samuel her SonElizabeth her Daughter Widow
2358
57Messuage
2ARachel Jolley WidowMargaret her Daughter
Nathaniel Jolley LabourerSusanna his Wife
Thomas his SonHarriett his Daughter
17Enoch his SonAbigail Do
2358
[Page 36 follows]
58Cottage
2AWilliam Smith LabourerLucy his Wife
George SonMary Daughter
James his SonJudith Do
26William Smith junr LabourerEliz1 Smith Single Woman
1448
59Cottage
1AJohn Reeve LabourerMary his Wife
Thos SonSarah Daughter
Isaac DoMary Do
18Righteous DoSusanna Do
Ellis Do
1549
[Page 37 follows]
60Cottage
1TRichard Colman Linen WeaverAlice his Wife
Richard SonMary Daughr
15John Do
Ellis Do
1426
61Tenement
1AWilliam Ellsey jun LabourerSusanna his Wife
William SonEliza Daughter
1AEdmd Bullock LabourerCelia Roper Widow
Elizabeth her Daughter
2347
[Page 38 follows]
62Tenement
1AWilliam Fulcher LabourerMary his Wife
18Clark his SonRuth Daughter
Zipporah Do
Hepzibah Do
Mary Do
Keturah Do
Margarita Do
1279
63Tenement
1ADaniel Ellsey LabourerMary his Wife
12Eliza Daughter
1123
[Page 39 follows]
Wash Road
64Farm House
1ARobert Cunningham FarmerLydia his Wife
Henry Baker her SonAnn Baker her Daughter
Edward Baker her Son
44Robert Cunningham their SonKezia Sayer their Servant
William Howlett Servant
1538
65Messuage
Robert Baker Linen WeaverMary his Wife
Ellis his SonEsther Mullinger Single Woman
14Hannah Barkerway Do
1235
[Page 40 follows]
The Street
High Street
66Tenement
1AJohn Miller LabourerElizabeth his Wife
Thomas his SonMary his Daughter
Lucy Do
1235
67Tenement
1TThomas Davey CarpenterAnn his Wife
James his SonSusanna Hardy
111Ellis DoJoanna her Daughter
Daniel DoMary Do
Nelson Do
Ezekiah Do
1 OThomas Hardy
28412
[Page 41 follows]
68
The Workhouse
1AHenry Chaney GovernerElizabeth his Wife
John his SonSusanna his Daughter
James his Son
325
1ADybal DaveyAnn Ellsey Widow
William FrostHannah Wright
David his SonFrancis Davey Single Woman
James DoMary Davey her Daughter
Saml DoElizabeth Davey Do
Jeremiah DoMargaret Lincoln Single Woman
Daniel DoMary Frost
529Samuel DixonSusanna her Daughter
Hezekial DixonElizabeth Dixon Widow
John GrayEsther Dixon her Daughter
Joseph GrayMary Gray
William GraySarah Gray
5Thomas BallsCharlotte Gray
Martha Gray
Eliza Gray
Sarah Ellsey Single Woman
131629
161834
[Page 42 follows]
69Cottage
1AThomas Lincoln LabourerElizabeth his Wife
1OMary Stevenson Single Woman
14Elizabeth his Daughter
Martha her Daughter
2145
70Cottage
Samuel Ellsey LabourerSophia his Wife
214Samuel his SonSophia his their Daughter
Abel his SonEliza his Daughter
Louisa his Daughter
1347
[Page 43 follows]
71Cottage
1AJohn Garrard LabourerRebecca his Wife
Dennis her Daughter
Havers Do
16Matilda Do
Mary Baker Single Woman
1 OElizabeth her Daughter
2167
[Page 44 follows]
72Messuages
1TJonathan Wood BlacksmithMary his Wife
John Bunn his ApprenticeElizabeth Wilton her Niece
32Edward Wilton Carpenter
325
1AJohn Briten FarmerEleanor his Wife
13Franklin his SonRebecca Boston his Servant
224
[Page 45 follows]
73Tenement
1AJoshua Jolley LabourerAlice his Wife
Bowers his SonMary Daughter
17Alice Do
1AHenry Chaney Senr LabourerRebecca Do
Maria Do
1358
74Tenement
1TThomas Clarke BlacksmithMary his Wife
13Ann his Daughter
Mary his Daughter
1134
[Page 46 follows]
75Tenement
1TWilliam Wright CordwainerSusanna his Wife
Samuel his SonNaamah his Daughter
25Zepheniah his Son
Nehemiah his Son
Naaman his Son
1527
76Tenement
1AJoseph Ellsey HusbandmanMary his Wife
Aldis his Son
14Samuel Do
George Do
1415
[Page 47 follows]
77Farm House
1AElizabeth Driver ffarmer
John Harrison her ServantRebecca Crisp Single Woman
31Thomas Tuffield her Servant
1314
[Page 48 follows]
78Messuage & Shop
John Chapman GrocerSarah his Wife
John his SonMary Ann Chapman Single Woman
1TStephen Chapman Linen Weaver
23
1325
[Page 49 follows]
79ffarm House
1AJohn Bobby FarmerSusanna his Wife
Elizabeth his Daughter
42John Coates ServantSusanna his Daughter
Mary Peck his Servant
1246
[Page 50 follows]
80Fighting Cocks Inn
1ACharles Pinching Farmer & PublicanSusanna his Wife
41Eli Fulcher ServantMaria Pinching Single Woman
Susanna Roper Servant
1235
[Page 51 follows]
81Farm House
1ARichard Royal FarmerCharlotte his Wife
Robert his SonMary Parker Single Woman
51Codlin Ellsey ServantLucy Ellsey Servant
1336
[Page 52 follows]
Diss Road
82Farm House
1ARichard Briton FarmerMartha Briton Widow
21John Holden his ServantElizabeth Parker her Servant
1123
[Page 53 follows]
83Farm House
1AWilliam Cobb FarmerElizabeth his Wife
4Charles Woodcock his ServantCharlotte Chase Widow
1224
[Page 54 follows]
84Cottage
1AThomas Ellis HusbandmanBridgett Barker Widow
2
1112
[Page 55 follows]
85Messuages
1TJohn Glandfield CarpenterMartha his Wife
Robert Glandfield Carpenter
31Thomas Chapman Carpenter
1314
[Page 56 follows]
Church Green
86Farm House
1ARobert Woods FarmerDinah his Wife
Robert his SonMary Woods Single Woman
41Robert Dixon his Servant
1325
[Page 57 follows]
87Tenement
1AJames Glandfield HusbandmanCharlotte his Wife
12John his Son
1213
[Page 58 follows]
88Messuages
1TJohn Salter Linen WeaverRhoda his Wife
John his SonRhoda his Daughter
17Mary Anne Daughter
Matilda Daughter
Susanna Daughter
Sarah Daughter
1268
[Page 59 follows]
89Cottage
1OMary Ellsey Widow Mary Ellsey Single Woman
1AWm Porcher Labourer
Edward her Son
13
224
[Page 60 follows]
90Rectory House
1OPhillip Browne ClerkMary his Wife
Phillip his Son
Francis Do
1ACharles Browne Husbandman
1THoratio Browne Cordwainer
Edward Browne Cordwainer
617
2AJohn Chaney HusbandmanSarah his Wife
1OJohn Davey LabourerMary Aldhouse Widow
224
326---
28311

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Inhabited Houses
Uninhabited Do
Now Building
 
Total

No of ffamilies
  91
    2
    1
----
  94
----
118
----




Houses

		Persons employed in Agriculture  177
		Ditto in Trade                    40
		Ditto all other Descriptions     371
		                                 ---
		    Total Persons                588
		                                 ===

			Males        290
			ffemales     298
			             ---
			Total Souls  588
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			Baptisms            242
			Burials              96
			                    ---
			Increase by Births  146
			                    ===

Taken from House to House according to the Direction of the Act of Parliament on Monday the Twenty seventh Day of March In the Year One Thousand eight hundred and eleven
By me
Philip Browne
Overseer

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Robert Algar
Jeremiah Doggett

William Thurlow
Philip Browne

Philip Browne
Christopher Johnson
}
} Churchwardens

}
} Overseers

}
} Constables

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		Remarks
		=======
		                      In 1801      1811
		                      -------      ----
		Agriculture             116         177
		Trade                    54          40
		All other Descriptions  395         371
		                        ---         ---
		                        565         588
		                        ===         ===

		          Males         276         290
		          ffemales      289         298
		                        ---         ---
		                        565         588
		                        ===         ===

		   1811 = 588
		   1801 = 565
		          ===
		Increased  23 Souls

N.B. The Excess of the Baptisms beong 146. There is no doubt that the
Increase has been occasioned by Births.

P. Browne.

[End of Census Document]


Surnames which have appeared since 1801

Absolom (1)
Aldhouse (60)
Barnard (1)
Blomfield (28)
Bobby (49)
Boston (44)
Briten (44)
Briton (52)
Bunn (44)
Clarke (45)
Claxton (28)
Coates (49)
Crick (31)
Cunningham (39)
Drane (9)
Hardy (40)
Holden (52)
Howlett (39)
Hutton (25)
Long (9)
Malem (10)
Mallett (5)
Martin (2)
Miller (40)
Morley (31)
Palmer (14)
Peacock (27)
Phillipo (28)
Pinching (50)
Plattman (3)
Prime (1)
Tredgelt (7)
Tuffield (47)
Wick (9,11)
Wilton (44)
Woodhead (21)

Surnames which have gone since 1801

Aggs
Andrews
Angel
Annis
Bacon
Barham
Bartram
Betts
Braiseworth
Chinery
Clarkson
Corbold
Dye
Edwards
Etheridge
Gapp
Holmes
Howard
Jillson
Last
Macro
Mickleburgh
Moggs
Musk
Noble
Parkins
Pilgrim
Punt
Quantrell
Riches
Rose
Rowing
Serjent
Snelling
Spurling
Spurlings
Turner
Turvey
Tyrell
Venner
Vincent

Surnames which have changed (or gone/appeared) since 1801

Abbott/Abbot
Malum/Malem
Moor/Moore
Payn/Payne
Porritt/Porrett
Pritty/Pretty
Saltar/Salter
Wood/Woods

Other Notes

Notes on Entry numbers - references are to 1801 census.


See also the Winfarthing parish page and the main Census page

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
February 2002