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Norfolk: Forncett St Peter

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Population in 1831

(Formula No. 1)

This 1831 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 421/90] is on one sheet of paper. It is the standard printed form (No. 1) that was issued to parishes and contains only statistics ie. no names.

Population statistics available

  • 1831 Formula No. 1 - This document.
  • 1831 Formula No. 2 - Trades statistics breakdown only ie. no names.

It contains the following information [on the outside]:-

County of Norfolk
Division of _______________
Hundred of Depwade
Parish of Forncett St Peter

Formula, No1.

When the entries in this Formula shall have
been totalled and properly transferred to the
Overseer's Schedule, this
Formula No 1. is
to be delivered to the Churchwarden of the
Parish, and preserved by him and his
Successors in Office [under IX. Section of
the Act]
.

         Males   372         Females 355                 ---         Total   727  Population Enquires 1831  30th May 1831      [The following was on the other side of the printed form] 

Formula, No 1. County of Norfolk, Parish of Forncett St Peter

 ------------------------------------------------------------------    |  1.| Inhabited Houses. ___________________________________   130    | Families.         ___________________________________   131    |  2.| House building.   ___________________________________     1    |  3.| Houses uninhabited. _________________________________     1    |  4.| Fa  { Employed in Agriculture _______________________    67    | mi  { In Trade,Manufacture, &c. _____________________    46    | lies{ All other Families.   _________________________    10    |  5.|            {______________________________________________    |   Males    {______________________________________________     |            {________________________________________   372    |    |            {______________________________________________    | Females    {______________________________________________    |            {________________________________________   355    |  6.| Males upwards of 20 years ____________________________  175    | ------------------------------------------------------------------    |  7.| Agric   { Occupiers 1st Class.________________________   13    | ulture. { Occupiers 2nd Class.________________________   10    |         { Labourers in Agriculture.___________________   71    |  8.| Manufacturers.________________________________________    1    |  9.| Retail Trade and Handicraft___________________________   50    | 10.| Wholesale & Capitalists, Clergy, Office - Clerks, }    | Professional, and other Educated Men              }_____  2    | 11.| Labourers, not Agricultural.____________________________  9    | 12.| All other Males of 20 Years.____________________________ 17    | 13.| Male      { Upwards of 20 Years.________________________  3                {-----------------------------------------------    | Servants  { Under 20 Years._____________________________  1    | All Female Servants.____________________________________ 29    | ------------------------------------------------------------------  (Signed) J____? Blomfield         In 1821   635           1831   727                  ---                   92 Increase  

[End of Document]


Notes

  • The form transcribed is a photocopy of the original document (which is unfit for production) and was illegible in places indicated by question marks (?) in the transcription.

See also the Forncett St Peter parish page and the main Population page

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January 2006