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Norfolk: Roudham

Census: 1841

The National Archives (was PRO) ref is HO/107/781/16

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Surname Index

The following surnames are contained in the document. The numbers following each are the Page number (1, 2, 3 or 4) in Folios 3 and 4 [the census is contained entirely in two Folios] which contain one or more occurences of the name.

Note that this enumerators spelling is very variable and much is written as it would have sounded to them - see also Notes section.

Bilham (p2)
Billiam (p1)
Brinda (p1)
Brindle (p3, p4)
Brooks (p3)
Bye (p2)
Carman (p2)
Carter (p1)
Chinery (p3)
Coats (p2)
Cook (p1)
Foreman (p3)
Gates (p1, p2, p3, p4)
Halls (p2, p3)
Holmes (p1, p3)
King (p3)
Lankester (p1)
Lewess (p2)
Linge (p1)
Linner (p1)
Marshell (p2)
Norton (p1)
Nunn (p3)
Parsons (p3)
Pruer (p2)
Theobald (p1)
Ward (p3)
Wright (p1)

The Census

  • Census place (parish, township, etc.)
    • Hundred = Shropham
    • Supt. Registrar's District = Wayland
    • Registration District = Attleburgh
    • Enumeration District = 14
    • Description = Roudham
  • The columns transcribed are as follows :-
    • Address (street, number, etc.)
    • Un = "Uninhabited or Building"
    • In = "Inhabited"
      • A "/" in this column indicates more than one household at the same address - although the enumerator is not always consistent.
    • Surname / Forename / Relationship to head / Marital condition
    • Age / Male or Female (rounded to nearest 5 years. Under 15 yrs is exact)
    • Occupations
    • Whether born in same County ( Y or N ).
    • Whether born in S(cotland), I(reland),or F(oreign) Parts.

 

F(olio) 3 - Page 1

PLACE Un In Names Age/
M
Sex
F
Profession
Trade
Born
County
S, I
or F
Hall   1 James Linner [Limmer?] 45   Farmer Y  
      Ann Do   35   Y  
      James -   9     N  
      David -   5     N  
      Elizabeth -     2   N  
    /   
      Mary Ann Theobald   20 F S Y  
      Sarah Carter   25 F S Y  
      Ammer Norton   15 F S Y  
      Mary Wright   15 F S Y  
      Robert Lankester 20   M S Y  
      George Holmes 11   M S Y  
    //   
    1 William Cook 40   Wheelwright Y  
    //   
    1 Edward Billiam 60   Ag Lab Y  
      Martha Billiam   50   N  
      Elizabeth Billiam   11   Y  
      Susannah Linge   23   N  
    1 William Brinda 55   Ag Lab Y  
      Robeekah? Brinda   21   Y  
      Robert Do 18     Y  
      Carline (sic) Do   16   Y  
      Charles Do 14     Y  
      Elizabeth Do     9   Y  
      Hariott Do     4   Y  
    1 Benjman (sic) Gates 66   Ag Lab N  
      Elizabeth Do   67   Y  
   
TOTAL in }
  Page 1     }
    5   11 14      
  [See Notes]  
F(olio) 3   Page 2  
      James Gates 25     Y  
    1 Edward Lewess 60   Ag Lab N  
      Sarah Do   50   N  
    //   
Turnpike
Cottage
  1 William Bilham 30   Ag Lab Y  
      Mary Do   30   Y  
      Ammer Do     8   Y  
      Hanah Do     6   Y  
      Lusey (sic) Do     5   Y  
      Ellen Do     4   Y  
      Fabey Do     3   Y  
      William Do   1     Y  
    /   
      Lusey (sic) Ann Carman     6   Y  
      Elizabeth Billiam   75   Y  
    //   
    1 John Coats 75   Ag Lab Y  
      Mary Do   80   N  
    //   
    1 James Marshell 55   Shepard Y  
      Mary Do   50   N  
      Mary Do   15   Y  
      Elizabeth Do   10   Y  
    /   
      Benjemen (sic) Bye 20   M S Y  
      Aroon (sic) Pruer 20   M S Y  
    //   
    1 Daniel Halls 30   Ag Lab Y  
      Mary Do   30   Y  
      Samell (sic) Do 15     Y  
      Harriett Do     5   Y  
   
TOTAL in }
  Page 2     }
    5   10 15      
   
F(olio) 4   Page 3  
      David Do   5     Y  
      Sarah Do     3   Y  
      John Do     1 (sic)   Y  
    //   
    1 Henry Halls 60   Ag Lab Y  
      Mary Do   55   Y  
      James Ward 25     Y  
      Charles Nunn 15     Y  
    //   
    1 John Holmes 40   Ag Lab Y  
      Mary Holmes   35   Y  
      Henery (sic) Do 10     Y  
      James Do   8     Y  
      Sarah Do     5   Y  
      Ann Do     4   Y  
      Robt Do   1     Y  
    //   
    1 John Brooks 55   Farmer Y  
      Ann Do   50   Y  
      John Do 20     Y  
    /   
      George Gates 20   M S Y  
      Lanard (sic) King 15   M S Y  
      Sarah Ann Parsons   15 F S Y  
      Sarah Chinery     5   Y  
    //   
    1 Edward Foreman 40   Ag Lab Y  
      Elizabeth Do   34   Y  
      John Do 14     Y  
    //   
    1 William Brindle 25   Ag Lab Y  
   
TOTAL in }
  Page 3     }
    5   15 10      
   
F(olio) 4   Page 4  
      Eliza Do   20   Y  
      Henery (sic) Do   4     Y  
      Jane Do     3   Y  
    //   
    1 John Brindle 40   Army Y  
    //   
    1 John Gates 40   Ag Lab Y  
      Susana (sic) Do   35   Y  
      Mary Ann Do     9   Y  
      Sophea Do     7   Y  
      Ellen Do     5   Y  
      Hanah (sic) Do     2   Y  
    //   
   
TOTAL in }
  Page 4     }
    2     3   7      
   

 

Page No Inhabited
Houses
Uninhabited
Houses
Building Males Females
Total on Page 1     5       11   14
Total on Page 2     5       10   15
Total on Page 3     5       15   10
Total on Page 4     2         3     7
 
 


Totals   17       39   46
 
 


 

Total of Persons 85

 

[End of Census Document]


Notes

  • All shorthand contractions in the document have been reproduced as written. The exception is a "-" after some names indicating a "blank space" ie. "Ditto" or "Surname" was missing.
  • The abbreviations are :- "A G L" = "Agricultural Labourer", "Do" = "Ditto", "F. S." = "Female Servant", "M. S." = "Male Servant" and "Robt" = "Robert".
  • In other documents and transcriptions the following alternative spellings have been seen which appear to refer to the same people/places:-
    Ammer/Emmer/Emma, Aroon/Aaron, Benjemen/Benjamin/Benjman, Billiam/Bilham, Carline/Caroline, Fabey/Phebe?, Henery/Henry, Lanard/Leonard, Lanchester/Lankester, Lewess/Lowess/Lewis, Limmer/Linner, Lusey/Lucy, Marshell/Marshall, Pruer/Prewer/Pruce, Robeekah/Rebeckah/Rebecca, Samell/Samuel, Sophea/Sophia, Susana/Susanna.
  • There is a "Sarah LEWESS" (widow aged 61yrs - born Southwold, Suffolk) living in Roudham in the 1851 Census.
  • "Aaron PREWER" born Breccles c. 1821 appears in the 1891 Census and as "Aaron PRUER" in 1881 Census.
  • The following was in the margin after Page 1:-
    "Detached from Larling Parish Shropham Hundred Norfolk Co No of District 14"

See also the Roudham parish page and the main Census page.

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March 2016