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Norfolk: Wormegay

Census: 1821

Wormegay is one of the few places in the county for which a census before 1841 containing names survives.

This 1821 Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PC 44/7] is on 3 sides of 2 sheets of paper.

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Name Index

The following surnames are contained in the document. The numbers following each are the Page numbers which contain one or more occurences of the name.

Allcock (1)
Allet (3)
Andrew (3)
Balham (2)
Balls (1)
Barkham (1,2)
Baxter (2)
Bellding (3)
Bennet (1)
Bird (2)
Bowden (2)
Brook (3)
Brown (1)
Bush (2)
Carr (1)
Cesson (2)
Curties (3)
Emmerson (2)
Espen (1)
Evereat (3)
Fysh (1,2)
Garner (2)
Goor (1)
Grice (1)
Harrod (1)
Hawes (3)
Hilton (3)
Hogg (3)
Hudson (3)
Jacob (2)
King (1,3)
Kirkham (1)
Kittellwell (3)
Lockwood (1)
Malby (1)
Mann (1)
Man (1)
Moulton (1)
Nichol (3)
Nichols (1,2)
Nurse (1)
Oldham (3)
Owers (1)
Padget (2)
Paine (3)
Palmer (3)
Parnell (1)
Rush (2)
Sharpen (1)
Smeasdle (3)
Smith (2)
Thurston (1)
Toller (1)
Vale (2)
Vincent (2)
Warterson (3)
Wood (1)

Notes

  • Cesson is down as CHESSON in 1851 census.

The original document had the following headings spelt out in full. They have been contracted to allow for a clearer display.

  • Head(s) of families follow [not indicated on original]
  • First set = Males
  • M(ale) I(nfant) = U(nder) 5 years
  • 5 = "5 to 10" [years]
  • 10 = " 10 to 20"
  • 20 = " 20 to 30"
  • 30 = " 30 to 40"
  • 40 = " 40 to 50"
  • 50 = " 50 to 60"
  • 60 = " 60 to 70"
  • 70 = " 70 to 80"
  • Second set = Females
  • F(emale) I(nfant) = U(nder) 5 years
    This is followed by the same age range as that under males above.
  • T = "Total"
  • NH = "No Houses"
  • O = [Occupation indicator, where T = Trade]

This contains the following information :-

 

Taken June 9th
1821

Wormegay MI
U5
5
10
10
20
20
30
30
40
40
50
50
60
60
70
70
80
  FI
U5
5
10
10
20
20
30
30
40
40
50
50
60
60
70
70
80
T NH O
[Page 1]                                            
Rich Wood 1 - 1 1 - - 1 - -   - - 1 2 - - - - - 7 1 -
John Balls - 2 - - - 1 - - -   3 2 2 - - - - - - 10 1 -
John Malby 1 - 1 - - - - - -   1 - 1 - 1 - - - - 7   -
Michl Malby - - - - 1 - - - -   1 - 1 - 1 - - - - 4   -
Wm Bennet - - - - - - - 1 -   - - - - - - - 1 - 2 1 -
John Sharpen - - - - - - 1 - -   - - - - - - 1 - - 2 1 -
Sarah Kirkham - - - - - - - - -   - - - - - 1 - - - 1   -
John Nichols - - - - 1 - - - -   - - - - 1 - - - - 2 1 -
John Goor 1 1 1 - - - 1 - -   - 1 - 2 - 1 - - - 8 1 T
Davey Brown - - 3 1 - - - - -   - - - 3 - - - - - 7 1 -
Charl Thurston - 1 1 - 1 - - - -   - - - - - - - - - 3   -
Jemer Grice 1 - - - 1 - - - -   1 - - - 1 - - - - 4 1 -
John Lockwood 1 - - - 1 - - - -   - 1 2 - 1 - - - - 6 1 T
Harrod 2 - 1 - - - 1 - -   2 3 3 - - 1 - - - 13 1 -
Thos Carr - 1 - - - - 1 - -   - - 1 - - 1 - - - 4 1 -
Robt Parnell - 1 2 - 1 - - - -   1 2 - - - 1 - - - 8 1 -
Mary King - 1 - - - 1 - - -   - - 1 1 1 - - - - 5 1 -
Sarah Barkham - - - - - - - - -   - - - - - - - - 1 1 - -
Dan Fysh 1 2 1 - - 1 - - -   1 - 2 - 1 - - - - 9   -
John Espen - - - - - - - 1 -   - - - - - - - - - 1 1 -
Wm Owers - 1 - - - 1 - - -   2 2 - - 1 - - - - 7   -
Robt Man 1 - - 1 - - - - -   1 - - 1 - - - - - 4 1 -
Robt Moulton - - - - 1 - 1 - -   - - - - - 1 - - - 3   -
Robt Allcock 1 - - 1 - - - - -   - - - - - 1 - - - 3 1 -
Jams Mann - - - 1 - - - - -   1 - - 1 - - - - - 3   -
Mary Mann - - - - 1 - - - -   - - - - - - 1 - - 2 1 -
John Goor 1 1 1 - - 1 - - 1   - 1 2 1 1 - - - - 5 1 -
John Toller 1 - - - 1 - - - -   2 - - - 1 - - - - 5 1 -
John Thurston 1 2 2 - - 1 - - -   1 1 - - - 1 - - - 9 1 -
Wm Nurse 2 1 - - 1 - - - -   - 2 - 1 - - - - - 7 1 T
[Total] 15 14 14 5 10 7 6 2 1   17 16 16 12 9 9 2 1 1 157 21  
[Page 2]                                            
[Brought Over] 15 14 14 5 10 7 6 2 1   17 16 16 12 9 9 2 1 1 157 21  
Ed Emmerson - - - 2 - - - 1 -   - - 1 - - - 1 - - 5 1 -
John Smith - 1 1 - - 1 - - -   1 - 2 1 - 1 - - - 8 1 -
John Garner 1 2 1 - 1 - - - -   1 1 - - 1 - - - - 8 1 -
Thos Baxter 1 - - - 1 - - - -   1 3 1 1 1 - - - - 9 1 -
John Jacob 2 3 - - 1 - - - -   - - - - 1 - - - - 7 1 -
Math Padget - - - - - - 1 - -   - - 1 - - - 1 - - 3 1 -
Heny Vale 1 1 - - 1 - - - -   - - - 1 - - - - - 4 1 -
Jos Vincent - - 1 - - 1 - - -   - - 1 - - 1 - - - 4 1 -
John Nichols 1 - - - 1 - - - -   1 - - - 1 - - - - 4 1 -
John Bowden 2 - - - 1 - - - -   1 2 - - 1 - - - - 7 1 -
Ann Bird - - - 1 - - - - -   - 1 - 1 - - 1 - - 4 1 -
Thora? Cesson 1 - 1 - - 1 - - -   - - 1 - - 1 - - - 5 1 -
Wm Barkham 1 1 - - - - 1 - -   1 1 - - 1 - - - - 6 1 -
Mary Fysh - - - - - - - - -   - - 1 - - - - 1 - 2 1 -
Wm Balham 1 1 - - 1 - - - -   1 1 1 - 1 - - - - 7 1 -
Michl Rush 2 - - - - 1 - - -   1 - 2 - - 1 - - - 7 1 -
Bush - - 2 - 1 - - - -   2 - - - - 1 - - - 6 1 -
Thos Nichols - - - - - 1 - - 1   - - - - - - 1 - - 3 1 -
[Total] 28 23 20 8 18 12 8 3 2   27 25 27 16 16 14 6 2 1 256 39  
[Page 3]                                            
[Carred on] 28 23 20 8 18 12 8 3 2   27 25 27 16 16 14 6 2 1 256 39  
Jo Allet 1 1 1 - - 1 - - -   - - - - - 1 - - - 5 1 -
Wm Evereat 1 - 2 - - 1 - - -   - 1 - - - 1 - - - 6 1 -
King - - - - 1 - - - -   1 - 1 1 - - - - - 4 1 -
Jas Nichol - - - - - - 1 - -   - 3 - - - - - - - 5 1 -
Isack Palmer - - 1 - - 1 - - -   1 1 1 - - 1 - - - 6 1 -
Mary Curties - - 1 1 - - 1 - -   - - 1 1 1 - - 1 - 7 1 -
Heny Hogg - - - 1 - 1 - - -   - - - 1 - - 1 - - 4 1 T
John Andrew - 1 3 - - 1 - - -   - - 2 1 - - 1 - - 9 1 T
Robt Hilton - 1 - - 1 - - - -   - 1 - - 1 - - - - 4 1 T
John Hawes - - - 1 1 - - - -   - - - - 2 - - - - 4 1 T
Rose Warterson - 1 1 - - - - - -   1 2 - - 1 - - - - 6 1 T
Edm Brook - - 1 2 - - 1 - -   1 2 - - - 1 - - - 8 1 T
Mary Bellding 2 - 2 - - - - - -   1 - 2 - - 1 - - - 8 1 T
Robt Brook - - - - 1 - 1 - -   1 - - 1 - - - - - 4 1 T
Edmd Paine - - - - 1 - - - -   2 1 - 1 - - - - - 5 1 T
John Bury Kittellwell - - - - 1 - - - -   2 - 1 - 1 - - - - 5 1 T
Thos Smeasdle - - - - 1 - - - -   1 - 1 1 1 - - - - 5 1 -
John Oldham 1 - - - - 1 - - -   1 1 2 1 1 - - - - 8 1 T
Wm Hudson - - 1 - 1 - - 1 -   - - - 1 - - - - - 4 1 -
[Totals] 33 28 34 13 26 18 12 4 2   39 36 38 25 24 19 8 3 1 362 58  

 

       
Males 170 Families 67
Females 192   -
  ----- in Trade 14
[Total] 362 Agriculture 53
  ----- - ------
  323 - 67
  ----- - -
  34 - -

 

 

[End of Census Document]


Notes

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

See also the Wormegay parish page and the main Census page

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January 2006