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Poll for Forehoe 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 Forehoe Hundred. [Printed by J.Crouse]

Forehoe Hundred

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

 

Barford
Barnham-Broom
Bawburgh
Bowthorpe
Brandon Parva
  (Brandon Little)
Carleton-Forehoe
Colton
Costessey
  (Costesey)
Coston
Crownthorpe
Deopham
  (Deepham)
Easton
Hackford
Hingham
Honingham
Kimberley
Marlingford
Morley St. Botolph
Morley St. Peter
Runhall
Welborne
Wicklewood
Wramplingham
Wymondham

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]


Residence.Place of Freehold.Occupiers
[Page 59]
Barford  
Allen WilliamBarfordThomas Baxter
Chapman JosephBarford---
Fish JamesBarford---
Frost RobertWicklewoodRobert Adcock
Jary JamesHapton, Dep.Robert Hewson
Martin JohnBarford---
   
Barnham Broom  
Cooper RichardHinghamRobert Maddocks
Frostick JamesHinghamRobert Jude
Goward GeorgeColtonJohn Harvey
Rush JohnNew Buckenham, Shrop.---
Smith NicholasBarnham Broom---
Smithson WilliamBarnham Broom---
Spurgeon ThomasBarnham BroomThomas Child
Storey William Armine, Cl.Barnham BroomRectory
   
[Page 60]
Bawburgh  
Baker JohnBawburgh---
Hart ThomasBawburgh---
   
Brandon Little  
Barton JamesShropham, Shrop.John Harper
Jex [Jecks] RobertRunhallJames Reeder
Middleton HenryLittle Brandon---
Pyle ThomasLittle Brandon---
Wright RobertHardingham, Mit.John Bushel
   
Carleton Forehoe  
Austin JohnWymondhamJohn Dunnet
Foulsham JohnWymondham--- Saunders
Roberts JohnHinghamJohn Reeve
   
Colton  
Daveney HenryColton---
Heyhoe [Heighoe] SamuelYaxham, Mit.Henry Smith
   
Costesey  
Buckle TrowerWymondham--- Foulsham
Randal Lock
[Lock Randall]
Lynn, Fr. L.John Clements
Secker RalphCostessey---
   
Coston  
Bayes ThomasBarnham BroomJohn Harvey
   
Crownthorpe  
Harper JohnWicklewoodIsaac Norton
Norton JeremiahCrownthorp(e)---
   
Deepham  
Bone JohnCawston, S. Erp.August. Dewing
Cooper JamesDeepham (Deopham)John Hipkins
Curle JohnDeepham (Deopham)---
Dey JonathanDeepham (Deopham)---
Jolly JohnDeepham (Deopham)---
Jolly RichardDeepham (Deopham)---
Rowen [Rowing] ThomasDeepham (Deopham)Marke Rowe, &c.
Rust JohnDeepham (Deopham)---
Shirley [Sherilaw] JamesDeepham (Deopham)---
Sparkhall JohnCaston, Way.Wm. Snelling
   
[Page 61]
Sparkhall WilliamDeepham (Deopham)---
Wright John [DR=Wymondham]Deopham---
   
Easton  
Buxton Leonard, Esq;Hempnall, Dep.John Bensley
Daynes [Daines] AbrahamEaston---
Jeffery [Jeffries] John, ClerkRingland, Eyns.Vicarage
Ringer JohnStoke (Holy Cross), Hens.Thomas Hammond
Rising JohnWeston Longville, Eyns.John Bunn
Staff EdwardEastonJohn Ringer
   
Hackford  
Bradford RichardHackford---
Cooke FrancisHackford---
Smith RobertHackford---
   
Hingham  
Bayes JohnHinghamSamuel Sayer
Birt [Buck?] John, ClerkHingham---
Blomfield RobertHingham---
Blyth JohnHingham---
Booty MilesHingham---
Bringloe CapelHingham---
Bullock Thomas, Esq;Hingham---
Castleton WilliamHingham---
Cooper William [at Swaffham]Hingham---
Crockley MatthewHingham---
Elsey [Elsy] JohnEast Dereham, Mit.Eliz. Bolter
Gapp JohnHingham--- Rawlins, &c.
Gilman Samuel, jun.HinghamAbr. Skipper
Gilman ReubenHingham--- Rich, &c.
Greene EdmundHingham---
Harper JohnHinghamJames Harpley
Harvey ThomasNorthwold, Grim.Thomas Bushell
Harvey ThomasHingham---
Heyhoe [Heighoe Philip] Jermyn [Esq;]Hingham---
Howlet ThomasNorth Tuddenham, Mit.John Bidwell
Hubbard ThomasHingham---
King JohnHingham---
Kirby [Curby] BenjaminHingham---
Kirby JohnHinghamWm. Cockerham
Lane Matthew, ClerkScoulton, Way.Rectory
Lee BenjaminHinghamThomas Watts
Mason RobertCranworth, Mit.Stephen Starke
   
[Page 62]
Rawlins [Rawlings] JohnHingham---
Reynolds RobertsHingham---
Rich JohnHingham---
Rich WilliamHingham---
Roberts WilliamHingham---
Seaman [Simmons] JohnCarbrooke, Way.John Leeder
Stephenson JohnHingham---
Stephenson StephenHingham---
Taylor StephenHinghamWilliam Taylor
Watts CharlesHardingham, Mit.---
   
Honingham  
Cork JohnHoninghamRobert Reeve
Eastaugh [Easto] ThomasHoningham---
Rudd WilliamHockering, MitJohn Rudd
Sutton PeterHackfordPeter Sewell
TOWNSHEND [Hon.] CHA. Esq;HoninghamJohn Hawkins
Wharton JohnHoningham---
   
Kimberley  
Coleman [Colman] JeremiahGressenhall, Laun.Amb. Coleman
Smith JeremiahHardingham, Mit.---
Storey JamesKirstead, Lod.Wm. Thurston
Sursham [Susham] ThomasAttleborough, Shrop.John Sursham
WODEHOUSE Sir ARMINE Bart.Kimberley [Hall]---
   
Marlingford  
Blade JohnMarlingfordThomas Bunn
Cobb WilliamAshby (St Mary), Lod.Josiah Whall
   
Morley St. Peter & St. Botolph  
Bole [Ball] Archibald [Alexander]Wreningham, Hum.Robert Thurston
Buttolph JohnMorley St. Peter---
Clarke Edward, [sen.]MorleyJoshua Hooke
Clarke [Clack] Edward jun.WicklewoodJohn Claxton
Clarke William, B.DeophamEdward Harman
Cockle Ralph, B.AttleboroughWidow Sheldrake
Garnham John, B.Great Ellingham, Shrop.Wm. Chapman
Hardingham ThomasGreat Ellingham, Shrop.Thomas Harper
Norton Henry, B.HinghamJohn Rouse
   
[Page 63]
Palmer WilliamHinghamJohn Bayes
Perkins JohnWymondhamRichard Brighten
Rowen [Bowen] John, B.Morley St. Botolph---
Stevenson [Stephenson] Thomas, B.[at Hethersett]Morleys---
   
Runhall  
Reader [Reeder] JamesYaxham, Mit.Thomas Simmons
Spore Henry [at Bunwell]Kirby Cane, Clav.--- Tiptod
   
Welborne  
Coxton JohnMattishall, Mit.[DF=Markshall]John Tenant
   
Wicklewood  
Bale JohnWicklewood---
Bishop WilliamWicklewood---
Corey [Cory] JohnRingland, Eyns.William Hardy
Oakley ThomasWicklewood---
Read ThomasWicklewood---
Webster Jonathan [John]WicklewoodSamuel Bale
   
Wramplingham  
Fox MartinSwannington, Eyns.Nicholas Youngs
Oughton StephenAshwellthorpe, Dep.John Brooks
Tuddenham RobertWramplinghamCullum Dade
   
Wymondham  
Austen [Austin] JohnWymondhamOwen Austen
Ayton JohnOld Buckenham, Shrop.James Mickleburgh
Bale SimonWicklewoodCharles Barret
Barton JohnWymondhamSamuel Roberts
Basey JohnWymondham---
Bensley JohnWymondhamWilliam Harvey
Bidwell HenryWymondham--- Hubbard
Bishop SimonWymondhamSamuel Potter
Bunn RichardBrandon (Parva)Richard Everett
Burgess JohnTivetshall, DissCaleb Coleby
Burroughs Randall [Randyll], Cl.Wymondham---
Butler JoelWymondham---
Cadyworld [Cadywould] ComfitWymondham---
Cann RobertCarletonBenjamin Bernard
Carver JamesWymondhamJohn Tillet
Carver PhilipWymondham---
Child StephenWymondham---
   
[Page 64]
Cooper CharlesWymondhamJohn Turner
Corsby JamesWymondham---
Cushen [Cushing] JohnHackfordWilliam Dale
Daniel JohnWymondhamJohn Lawes
Dey [Dye] Barthol[omew], M.D.WymondhamGregory Stanforth
Dix RogerWymondham---
Drake Richard, ClerkMileham, Laun.Rectory
Durrant JohnForncett St. Pet., Dep.James Blomfield
Filby Miles
[DR=Carlton Forehoe]
WymondhamWilliam Parsons
Galliard [Gallard] RobertWymondhamRichard Oldman
Gowing [Gowel] RobertWymondham---
Harris JohnWymondham---
Harrison ThomasLingwood, Blo.Robert Swan
Harvey GeorgeWymondham---
Harvey RobertWymondham---
Harvey ThomasWymondham---
Harvey WilliamWymondham--
High PeterWhinburgh, Mit.Tim. Mason
High ThomasYaxham, Mit.Robert Shafton
Howlet RobertNorth Lopham, Guilt.Edmund Gooch
Howes JamesWymondham---
Jackson NicholasWymondhamEdward Smith
Kett GeorgeWymondham---
Kett JohnWymondham---
Kett RobertWymondhamRichard Lighten
King JohnWymondham---
King William [DR=Saxlingham]Surlingham, Hens.--- Scales
Knights RobertNewton Flotman, Hum.John Hardy
Langham Thomas, Cl.Brooke, Clav.Morris Burgess
Lawes [Laws] JohnWymondhamJohn Burton
Oakley [Ockley] ThomasWymondham---
Parker EdwardWreninghamJohn Fiddeman
Poll EdmundWymondhamWaller & Brown
Ransome AnthonyWymondhamBenj. Parsons
Rivet[t] MilesWymondhamClere Sewell
Robinson FrancisWymondham---
Robinson [Roberson] JamesWymondham---
Rogers WilliamWymondham---
Sent JohnSaxlingham, Hens.Jeffery Spalding
Sewell Clere [Clare]Wymondham---
Sheppard JohnWymondhamJames Clarke
Smith EdmundWymondham---
Sporle [Spall] WilliamWymondhamRichard Kett
Stafford JohnWymondham---
Stafford ThomasWymondhamAndrew Bowhill
   
[Page 65]
Stephenson JohnWymondham---
Stoughton [Boughton] JohnWymondham---
Stoughton PeterWymondham---
Swift RobertWymondham--- Dove, &c.
Talbot JohnWymondhamRichard Bunn
Tawell HenryWymondham--- Blancher
Tenant [Tennent] AaronWymondham---
Tillet [Tillot] JohnWymondhamJohn Colman
Tillet [Tillot] SamuelWymondham---
Turner JohnCarleton Rode, Dep.John Stephenson
Turner Thomas, Esq;Wymondham---
Ward ThomasWymondhamPaul Blazey
Webb JohnDeophamJohn Jolly
Wigge RobertWymondham---
Wiseman DavidWymondhamJohn Adcock
Wiseman JohnWymondhamJohn Harris
Woodbine CharlesWymondham---

Places with no voters

The following place :-
    Bowthorpe
had no one who lived there and voted because of a freehold in the same place. Note that voters may still have lived there and voted because of a freehold held elsewhere.

Legend

  • 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.

Notes

  • 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.

Forehoe Hundred is followed in the Poll book by Freebridge Lynn Hundred.


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

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
January 2011