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

Henstead Hundred

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

 

Arminghall
Bixley
Bramerton
Caistor St. Edmund
-   (Caister St. Edmund)
Framingham Earl
Framingham Pigot
Holverstone
-   (Holverston)
Kirby Bedon
Poringland (Great or East)
Poringland (Little or West)
-   (included in Great Poringland entry)
Rockland St. Mary
-   (Rockland)
Saxlingham Nethergate
Saxlingham Thorpe
-   (included in Saxlingham Nethergate entry)
Shotesham All Saints
-   (Shottesham All Saints)
Shotesham St. Mary & St. Martin
-   (Shottesham St. Mary & St. Martin)
Stoke Holy Cross
Surlingham
Trowse (or Trowse Newton)
Whitlingham
Yelverton

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]


Residence.Place of Freehold.Occupiers
[Page 100]
Arminghall  
Brickham NicholasYelvertonJohn Bullard
   
Bixley  
Murrel[l] JohnRingland, Eyns.Richard Youngs
Nursey FrancisFramingham PigotJohn Morris
   
Bramerton  
Cock RogerHellington, Lod.John Cock
Houghton John, Esq;Halvergate, Wal.Stephen Beatley
Lamb WilliamHaddiscoe, Clav.Daniel Preston
Miller ThomasBramerton---
   
Caister St. Edmund  
Dickerson RichardWarham, N. Gr.William Long
   
Framingham Earl & Pigot  
Blanks John, Cl.Sisland, Lod.Roger Kerrison
George CharlesFraminghamParish of Kirby (Bedon?)
Skill WilliamFraminghamCharles Groome
Sutton Robert, E.Framingham---
   
Kirby Bedon  
BERNEY Sir Hanson, Bart.Kirby Bedon---
Brook Richard, Cl.Kirby BedonRectory
Crick JohnKirby Bedon---
Knipe John, Cl.Kirby BedonRobert Storey
Millett WilliamUpton, Wals.Samuel Bates
Ward CharlesKirby BedonJohn Chapman
   
Poringland Great & Little  
Coleby Joseph, L.Saxlingham, Neth.Robert Cushen
Read RobertLingwood, Blo.Edward Read
Trivett [Trevett] RichardLoddon, Lod.John Bullock
Wiseman JamesBrooke, Clav.William Reeve
   
[Page 101]
Rockland  
Giles ThomasRockland---
Parker ThomasRockland---
Parker Thomas, jun.[-]Rockland---
   
Saxlingham Nethergate and
Saxlingham Thorpe
  
Capon JohnSaxlingham---
Dover JamesSaxlingham---
Leech William, Cl.Intwood, Hum.Rectory
Lindsey [Linsey] JohnSaxlingham---
Oulton JohnBesthorpe, Shrop.John Bale
Sayer AnthonySaxlingham---
Waspe JohnSaxlinghamRichard Kemp
Watson JohnSaxlingham---
   
Shottisham All Saints and
St. Mary.
  
Ansdell [Ansdale] James, Cl.ShoteshamVicarage
Bransby James, Esq;Shotesham---
Crick JamesShotesham---
Dyball BenjaminShoteshamSamuel Sendall
Famm [Fenn] John, St. M.ShoteshamJohn Shurman
Fellowes William, Esq; St. M.Shotesham---
Feltom [Felton] WilliamShotesham---
Foyster [Forster] JamesShotesham---
Fulcher Thomas, St. M.Aslacton, Dep.John Longe
Greene ThomasShoteshamWilliam Mann
Leverett [Leverock] Thomas, St. M.Frettenham, Tav.Samuel Barber
Mingay RobertShotesham---
Moss JohnForncett, Dep.Elizabeth Salisham
Pooley Robert, St. M.Shotesham--- Brereton
Randall Thomas, Esq; St. M.Shotesham---
Sallows John, St. M.ShoteshamJohn Spooner
Sendall Samuel, St. M.Seething, Lod.John Sutton
Sewell[s] John, St. M.Burgh (St. Marg.) W. FleggSamuel Crowe
Sporle Robert, St. M.Hempnall, DepJohn Cooper
Tuthill Samuel, St. M.Barnham Broom, Fore.William Hopson
   
Stoke Holy Cross  
Mann WilliamStoke Holy Cross---
   
[Page 102]
Surlingham  
Bailey PointerSurlingham---
Gray JohnSurlingham---
Murrel[l] RichardOld Buckenham, ShropJeremiah Stowers
   
Trowse with Newton  
Blyford JohnTrowseJohn Chasteney
Chasteney JohnTopcroft, Lod.William Browne
Money WilliamTrowseWilliam Crabtree
Worship JamesWymondham, Fore.John Austen
   
Yelverton  
Cannon JohnBramertonJonathan Smith
Hacon JohnYelvertonWilliam Stacey
Utting [Utten] JohnYelvertonWilliam Stacey

Places with no voters

The following places :-
    Holverstone and Whitlingham
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.

Henstead Hundred is followed in the Poll book by Holt Hundred.


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

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
January 2011