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1801 Holne Census Summary

Transcribed by Mark Eastabrook

This is from a photocopy of a document in the Devon Records Office. The copy is stamped "Devon Records Office". The original used the old English from of s (looks like f). The transcription uses the modern s form. The central notes section has obviously been added to after the original document was created.

 

FORM of ANSWERS by the OVERSEERS, &c. in ENGLAND,
To the Questions contained in the Schedule to an act, intituled, An Act for taking an Account of the Population of Great Britain, and of the Increase or Diminution thereof.

County,
&c.
Hundred,
&c.
City,
Town,
&c.
Parish,
&c.
QUESTION 1st.
HOUSES
QUESTION 2d.
PERSONS,
including Children of
whatever age.
Total of
PERSONS
in Answer to
Question 1d.
QUESTION 3d.
OCCUPATIONS
TOTAL of
PERSONS
.
Inhabited By how many
Families
occupied
Uninhabited Males. Females. Persons chiefly
employed in
Agriculture
Persons chiefly
employed in
Trade,
Manufactures,
or Handicraft
All other
Persons
not
comprised
in the
Two
preceding
Classes
N.B This
Column
must
correspon
d with the
Total of
Persons in
Answer to
Question
2d.
Devon Stanborough   Holne 59 62 11 192 167 359 164 97 98 359

N.B If any Family occupies Two or more Houses in different Parishes, Townships, or Places, the Individuals belonging to such a Family are to be numbered only in those Parishes, Townships,
or Places where they severally happen to be at the Time of taking the Account.

REMARKS, (if any) in Explanation of the Matters stated in Answer to the preceding Questions.

  Population    
1st Question.                  1801 359                  1851 386 1891 279 (m143 f 136)
  1811 . 1861 348 (m 171 f 177) 1901 273
2d Question. 1821 . 1871 328 (m 177 f 151)  
  1831 368 houses inhabited 70; uninhabited 6                   
3d Question. 1841 394 1881 298 (m 154 f 144)  
    houses inhabited 60; uninhabited 11  

ATTESTATION on Oath (or Affirmation) by the OVERSEERS or substantial Householders in ENGLAND.

I,                 One of the Overseers (or a substantial Householder) of the Parish, Township, etc. of                 in the County of                 
do swear (or affirm), That the above Return contains, to the best of my Knowledge and Belief, a full and true Answer to the Questions contained in the Schedule to an Act, intitled, An Act for taking an Account of the Population of
Great Britain, and of the Increase or Deminution thereof.

The above mentioned                 was sworn (or affirmed) before us the Justices of the Peace in and for the                 of
this Day                 of
Copy of the Return to the Questions as above was returned by Mr Elias Strange Jone of the Overseers then acting when the Return to the Questions was taken May 28th 1801.
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