Norfolk Voting Registers - 1734 Poll
Towns & Parishes beginning with P
A copy of the poll for the Knights of the Shire for the county of Norfolk, taken at Norwich, May 22, 1734 taken before William Woodley Esq., High Sheriff
The Towns are set in an alphabetical Order; and so are all the Freeholders under each Town.
Each Page consists of six Columns. The first contains the Names of the Resident Freeholders in each Town; the second, the Freeholds when different from the Place of Residency. The other four have the initial Letters of the Candidates Names set at Top, and the Black Lines drawn under them shew how every Freeholder voted.
This contains the following parishes where property was held.
Oxwick with Pattesley)
(or Great Poringland)
(or Little Poringland)
see Norton, Pudding
Pulham St Mary Magdalen
(or Pulham Market)
Pulham St Mary the Virgin
[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]
|Palgrave S. Green. H.|
|Panxworth Wals. H.|
|Paston Tuns. H.|
|Patchley Land. H.|
|Taylor John||Munsley & P. (Mundesley)|
|Pawling Hap. H.|
Poringland alias Porland
|Gray Robert||Trowse Newt(on)|
|Pentney Freb. L. H.|
(&) South. S. Green. H.
|Fisher John, N.||Raynham|
|Hollman Thomas, N.||W(est). Bradenham|
|Reaper John, N.|
|Rolf Waters, Clerk. N.|
|Smith William, S.||Nvrthwold (Northwold)|
(&) P(arva). Blof. H.
Plumstead N. Erp. H.
|Custance John||E(ast). Beckham|
|Russel John, Clerk.|
|Postwick Blof. H.|
|Potter Heigham Hap. H.|
|Pulham St M. Mag.|
Pulham St M. the Virgin.
|Broom William, LL. D.|
|Horn Robert||O(ld). Buckenham|
|Jennings Thomas||S(outh). Lopham|
- 1. In the transcription of the Poll Book the modern spelling of place names has been added in brackets "()" to many of the entries so that a search will find them.
- 2. All the Hundreds and Candidates together with their abbreviations are to be found on the main 1734 Poll Book page.
Places with no voters
The following place :- Pensthorpe had no one who lived there and voted because of a freehold in the same place.
Note that many people still voted based on a freehold held elsewhere. An example of this is Whinburgh with no freehold entries but with the following :-
- John Coleman, a Clerk (Clergyman) is under Hardingham (in Mitford Hundred) because he lives there but claims a vote because of a freehold in Whinburgh (Whinborough).
The Poll book continues with Towns and Parishes beginning with the letter Q.
Towns and Parishes
The book contains the following (where "A" is Acle to Aylsham etc.):-
|Outside Norfolk (By County)||Uncertainties|
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