Norfolk: Tharston


Population in 1801, 1821, 1831, 1841 and 1851

At the back of Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 708/63] are census figures for 1801 and 1821. In another Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 708/64] there are figures for 1831, 1841 and 1851. They both contain only statistics ie. no names.

Population years available

  • 1801 - This document.
  • 1821 - Statistics only.
  • 1831 - Statistics only.
  • 1841 - Statistics only.
  • 1851 - Statistics only.

It contains the following information :-

[In the middle of the Vestry meeting minutes]

Copy of an Act of 1801 & sworn before two of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace at Long Stratton in County of Norfolk by Richd Fulcher Farmer at Tharston the 28th Day of April 1801.

Two of his Majesty's } Thos Beevor
Justices of the Peace } Randell Burroughs
County Hundred Parish City &c.
Norfolk Depwade Tharston --


Q1 Houses
Inhabited By how many
  49   72   None
Male Female Total
141 231 372
Agriculture Trade Persons not
  90   15 267
Total of Persons
This column must be same
as answer to Q2

Parish of
in Norfolk
taken 1821

Inhabited By how many
Families employed in
Houses families
Agriculture Trade
No 50 No 77   65   12


Males Females Total of
185 184 369

being three less [people] than in 1801.

Population of Tharston taken in 1831.

Males Females Total
192 200 392


Population of Tharston taken in 1841 June 7th.

Males Females Total
191 197 300

J. M. Thurston

Population of Tharston taken in 1851 March 31st.

Males Females Total
176 198 374

Taken by Robert Thurston

[End of Document]


  • All shorthand contractions in the document have been reproduced as written.

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March 2008