Norfolk: Voting Registers


Poll for Earsham Hundred 1768

A copy of the poll for the knights of the shire for the county of Norfolk, taken at Norwich, March 23, 1768 for Earsham Hundred. [Printed by J.Crouse]

Earsham Hundred

This contains the following parishes where voters resided. The names in brackets "()" are alternative spellings as used in the original poll book.


Billingford [near Diss]
  [part of Dickleburgh]
Pulham St. Mary Magdalen
  (or Pulham Market)
Pulham St. Mary the Virgin
Redenhall cum Harleston
Thorpe Abbotts

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Residence.Place of Freehold.Occupiers
[Page 24]
Booty JohnAlburgh---
Boughton SamuelDenton---
Bowles WilliamAlburgh---
Catlyn [Catling] JamesAlburgh---
Clarke JohnAlburgh---
Cole William, ClerkAlburghRectory
Crowe JohnAlburgh---
Edwards OnesimusAlburgh---
[Page 25]
Hurry StephenAlburghRobert Crowfoot
Lincolne WilliamAlburghWilliam Long
Sparkes [Sparke] PeterAlburgh---
Woods ThomasAlburgh---
Jefferies JohnBillingford (near Diss)---
Aylmer [Atmere] SamuelBrockdish---
Cotton JohnBedingham, Lod.Alexander Salmon
Cotton ThomasBrockdish---
Fiske [Fish] NathanielBrockdish---
Gibbs SamuelBrockdish---
Pretty JohnBrockdish---
Raymond ThomasFoulden, S. Gr.William Kirkham
Rayner JohnBrockdish---
Webster Thomas, Cl.NeedhamWilliam Gooch
Bocking Thomas, Cl [-]Aldeby, Clav.Robert Scotten
Cason JamesDenton---
Dunn HenryDenton---
Sandby George, D.D.DentonRectory
Savage RichardDenton---
Turner RichardTharston, Dep.John Plummer
Aggas MichaelEarsham---
Buxton JohnEarsham---
Gardiner JohnAshby (St Mary), LodRichard Gent
Gardiner [Gardner] JohnTivetshall, DissWilliam Nichols, &c.
Gowing JohnEarsham---
Meadows JohnEarsham---
Spilling JohnEarsham---
Wyndham William, Esq;Earsham---
Beazant [Bezant] EnochLandgarve (Langmere)---
Miller JohnLandgarve (Langmere)---
[Page 26]
Beaumont SamuelWortwellJeremiah Jasper
Gidney JamesWortwellJames Staff
Malyn John, ClerkMendham---
Rudderham WilliamRedenhallJames Godbold
Websdale CharlesRushallJohn Lincolne
Whitaker Thomas, Cl. [-]Mendham---
Wright JohnMendham---
Bacon [Baker] RichardStarstonJohn Lawes
Foulger [Foulser] JamesNeedhamJohn Cooke
Matthews WilliamWortwellSimon Dew
Rant WilliamRedenhall---
Pulham St. Mary
& St. M.
Andrews Philip, Mag. ---
Barham JohnBillingford (nr Diss)Widow Hilling
Bennet Samuel, Mag.Wacton, Dep.---
Blackbourne [Blackburne] John, Mag. William Horne
Bokenham William, Mag. ---
Bowen Tho.[-] Clerk Rectory
Carter John ---
Carter John, Mag.RedenhallDavid Todd
Chinery [Chenery] Thomas, Mag. John Thirkettle
Clements Benjamin Samuel Mobbs
Cole William, Mag. ---
Cooke John [DR] ---
Frost Christopher, Mag. ---
Horne John, Mag. ---
Horne Robert, Mag. ---
Horne William ---
Howlet [Howlett] JohnShimpling, Diss___ Rivett
Jefferies Jonathan, Mag. ---
Inyon ThomasShipdham, Mit.William Catton
Law Edmund, Mag.Brissingham, DissThomas Barnes
Mallison JohnRedenhallJames Browne
Mobbs John ---
Roope Charles, Mag. Robert Horne
Scott John, Mag.Carleton Rode, Dep.William Lewell
Self Robert, Mag. ---
Smith RobertRushall---
Swan JohnHapton, Dep.Henry Leman
[Page 27]
Turner GeorgeDickleburgh, DissRobert Self
Wright Samuel, Mag.RedenhallHenry Tilney
Redenhall cum Harleston.  
Aldhouse [Aldous] John ---
Assey [Astey] William ---
Basey Alexander William Whiting
Berry Abel SparrowRushallJohn Mullinger
Chalker Thomas ---
Cotton Richard ---
Crickmore [Crickmer] John ---
Cunningham Samuel ---
Dowling William ---
Fuller Samuel ---
Goate Edward ---
Godbold James ---
Gooderham Godfrey ---
Gooderham John ---
Greene John ---
Harberton [Habberton] Stephen ---
Johnson Jonathan Richard Kemp
Kerrich John, Esq; ---
Lord JohnWortwell---
Metcalfe [Medcalf] Thomas ---
Moyse SamuelRoydon (nr_Diss), DissThomas Rayson
Pallant Thomas ---
Poll Robert ---
Randall Robert ---
Rant Thomas ---
Redgrave [Palgrave] WilliamPulham, Mag.Robert Moyse
Reeve William ---
Smith Edward, [Cl.] ---
Smith George Francis Reeve
Smith MatchetStarstonGeorge Raven
Smith Offley [Ofley], Esq; ---
Stockdale John, Clerk [-]RushallVicarage
Taylor John ---
Tricker Robert ---
Walne DanielTopcroft, Lod.Richard Bunn, &c.
Warburton Tho. [William], Clerk Rectory
Whiting Charles John Sallows
Wogan John, Esq; John Peck
Woodcock John ---
[Page 28]
Wright James ---
Wright JohnRushall---
Cunningham JohnRushall---
Foulger SamuelRushall---
Self JohnRushall---
Coleby EdwardS. Lopham, Guilt.Sam. Coleby
Davies [Davis] George, Cl.StarstonRectory
Fiske WilliamRedenhallRichard Towler
Hart GeorgeFundenhall, Dep.William Hart
Hurry RichardLoddon, Lod.Peter Pinchin
Jay RobertStarston---
Kemp RobertCarleton Rode, Dep.Richard Kent, &c.
Moore BuxtonStarston---
Roberts JamesStarston---
Whiting JohnStarston---
Thorpe Abbotts  
Knights RichardBrockdish---
Buxton Benjamin [DR]Wortwell---
Corbyn JonathanWortwellWilliam Taylor
Marshall WilliamWortwellSamuel Scales
Moyse JohnWortwellWilliam Butler
Payne [Paine] HenryWortwell---
Roberts JamesWortwell---
Roote RobertWortwell---
Sallows JohnWortwell---
Sallows WilliamWortwell---
Wright JohnWortwell---


  • 1. The list of the Hundred abbreviations is on the main 1768 Poll Book (Crouse) page.
  • 2. W. Chase also published this list of voters. This has enabled a comparison between the two. The differences are as follows:-
    • Many surnames were spelt as they sounded. Crouse seems to have added an "e" to the end of many names such as "Browne"/"Longe". For many both spellings have been included.
    • Some entries have the Surnames and Christian names transposed.
    • There are also both incorrect Christian names and surnames.
    • Some people are in one book but not the other as indicated.
    • The alternatives from Chase are enclosed in square brackets - "[]" as indicated below :-
      • "[-]" means information differs from Chase.
      • "[+]" means preceding information was not in Chase.
      • "[DF="place"]" indicates a place of freehold in Chase which is different to that here.
      • "[DR="place"]" indicates a place of residence in Chase which is different to that here.
      • "[xyz]" eg. "[Cl.]" or "[Esq;]" indicates additional or different text in Chase.


  • 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.

Earsham Hundred is followed in the Poll book by North Erpingham Hundred.

See also the main Voting page and the main 1768 Poll Book (Crouse) page.

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January 2011