History of Ardleigh

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History of Ardleigh >> Unofficial census of 1796 - Part 2

Unofficial census of 1796 - list of inhabitants - Part 2.

In September 1796, Britain was threatened with invasion by the French led by Napoleon Bonaparte. The vicar of Ardleigh at the time, the fore-sighted Reverend Kelly, undertook an official census of all the inhabitants of the parish in case it may be needed. He recorded his findings in the parish register which is now at the Essex Record Office under reference D/P 263/1/5. The following pages contain a transcription of the census. On the whole his writing is legible, but there are still one or two names and ages which may be incorrect. Refer to the orginal to confirm the information.

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William Webb, shoemaker, 55
Jane Webb, wife, 49
William Webb, son and sailor, 21
James Webb, son, 8

John Buss, shoemaker, 32
Susan Buss, wife, 29
John Buss, son, 7
Susan Buss, daughter, 3
William Buss, son, 1

Stephen Buck, carpenter, 34
Mary Buck, wife, 46
William Brayley, sailor and step-son, 15
Peter Buck, son, 10
Stephen Buck, son, 7
William Simmons, apprentice, 15

Joseph Mumford, tailor, 32
Mary Mumford, wife, 29
Miriam Mumford, daughter, 3
Joseph Ogle Mumford, son, 2

Isaac Rogers, yeoman, 26
Dorcas Rogers, wife, 20
Isaac Rogers, son, 1
James Went, servant, 21
John Arnold, servant, 15
Charlotte Lewis, servant, 21
Mary Southgate, servant, 15

James Sadler, husbandman, 65
Elizabeth Sadler, wife, 55
Sarah Bond, step-daughter, 25
James Bond, son (step-), 22
William Bond, son (step-), 15
Hannah Bond, daughter (step-), 17
David Sadler, son, 9

William Winney, sawyer, 25
***** Winney, wife, 23
Sarah Winney, daughter, 4
William Winney, son, 2

James Clarke, husbandman, 27
Elizabeth Clarke, wife, 28
Maria Bond, lodger, 6

John Arnold, husbandman, 30
***** Arnold, wife, 28
Ann Arnold, daughter, 9
***** Arnold, daughter, 8
William Arnold, son, 3

Edward Howe, husbandman, 45
Martha Howe, wife, 45
Emilia Howe, daughter, 22
Edward Howe, son, 20
Sarah Howe, daughter, 19
Mary Howe, daughter, 16
Nathaniel Howe, son by 2nd wife, 10
John Howe, son by 2nd wife, 5
Martha Butkin, step-daughter, 19
Mary Butkin, step-daughter, 16

John Southgate, clerk parish, 43
Sarah Southgate, wife, 40
Mary Lewis, lodger, 21

William Francis, farmer, 30
Sarah Francis, wife, 28
Sarah Francis, daughter, 9
Elizabeth Francis, daughter, 7
Mary Francis, daughter, 5
William Francis, son, 2
Mary Groves, servant, 23
William Underwood, servant, 19

Lugar Riddlesdale, farmer, 49
Elizabeth Riddlesdale, wife, 40
Thomas Dunningham, lodger, 60
Sara Dunningham, wife, 50
Thomas Dunningham, son, 6

George Brayley, husbandman, 46
Sarah Brayley, wife, 39
Elizabeth Brayley, daughter, 9
Lucy Brayley, daughter, 6
Benjamin Brayley, son, 4
William Brayley, son, 1

William Duffield, yeoman, 40
Elizabeth Duffield, wife, 43
William Duffield, son, 16
Elizabeth Duffield, daughter, 13
Edward Edwards, servant, 20
William Tooke, servant, 19
Alice Poppes, servant, 20

Abraham Rutkin, husbandman, 22
Ann Rutkin, wife, 21
Ann Arnold, widow, 62

James Cole., farmer, 55
John Cole, son, 26
Margaret Williams, housekeeper, 45

John Foequear, husbandman, 25
Elizabeth Foequear, wife, 21

Lucy Fenn, widow, 22
Elizabeth Went or Went, mother, 50
Ingram Fenn, son, 3
James Sparrow, servant, 25
John Barton, servant, 17
Samuel Long, husbandman, 50
Susan Long, wife, 40
Samuel Long, son, 6
Daniel Long, son, 3

John Fenn, yeoman, 30
Elizabeth Huddard, servant, 20
John Younge, servant, 23
Daniel Baines, servant, 18
John Potter, servant, 17

Mary Warner, widow, 60
John Warner, son, 21
Sarah Went, servant, 23
James Wilson, servant, 18
James King, servant, 15

Robert Wyatt, husbandman, 40
Ann Wyatt, wife, 40
Ann Wyatt, daughter, 8
Robert Wyatt, son, 5
William Wyatt, son, 3
Mary Wyatt, daughter, 1

Edward Abbott, husbandman, 29
Elizabeth Abbott, wife, 29
Edward Abbott, son, 3
Isabel Abbott, daughter, 1

William Lugar, yeoman, 41
Mary Lugar, wife, 43
William Lugar, son, 21
Mary Ann Lugar, daughter, 16
Sophia Lugar, daughter, 13
Samuel Alderton, servant, 45
Jacob Alexander, servant, 50
Isaac Turthall, servant, 15
Susan Southernwood, servant, 18

Jacob Lee, husbandman, 23
Ann Lee, wife, 33
Elizabeth Watts, step-daughter, 12
John Watts, step-son, 9
Samuel Watts, step-son, 6
George Watts, step-son, 5
Sarah Watts, step-daughter, 3
Christopher Watts, step-son, 2

John Nevard, husbandman, 50
Mary Nevard, wife, 50
Mary Nevard, daughter, 21
Lucy Nevard, daughter, 9
Hannah Nevard, daughter, 6

William Cooke, yeoman, 40
Elizabeth Cooke, wife, 23
William Cooke, son, 5
John Cooke, son, 3
Ann Amelia Cooke, daughter, 1
William Cole, servant, 15
Mary Canham, servant, 15
Sarah Canham, servant, 11

Daniel Cooper, yeoman, 48
Fanny Cooper, wife, 47
Mary Cooper, daughter, 21
Daniel Cooper, son, 20
Martha Cooper, daughter, 18
Susan Cooper, daughter, 16
Elizabeth Cooper, daughter, 13
Hannah Cooper, daughter, 10
Ann Cooper, daughter, 9
Phoebe Cooper, daughter, 7
Freeman Cooper, daughter, 1
Samuel Chapman, servant, 20
Thomas Abbott, servant, 15
Ann Dancy, servant, 22

John Lugar, yeoman, 27
Elizabeth Wood, housekeeper, 40
John Bacon, servant, 20
William Osborn, servant, 18
(Not named) , maidservant, 19

James Harrington, husbandman, 40
Ann Harrington, wife, 24
James Harrington, son, 6
Mary Harrington, daughter, 4
Elizabeth Harrington, daughter, 2
James Bacon, lodger, 25

Philip Fearis, yeoman, 25
Hannah Fearis, wife, 28
Hannah Fearis, daughter, 5
Philip Fearis, son, 2
William Fearis, son, 1
Mary Young, servant, 25
Sarah Arnold, servant, 12
James Clarey or Clancy, servant, 24
Abraham Polley, servant, 22

Edward Snell, husbandman, 22
Rhoda Snell, wife, 22

Joseph Lewis, husbandman, 36
Ann Lewis, wife, 30
Elizabeth Lewis, daughter, 9
Ann Lewis, daughter, 6
Joseph Lewis, son, 3

Robert Youngs, husbandman, 43
Lucy Youngs, wife, 43
Robert Youngs, son, 23
Lucy Youngs, daughter, 16
Susan Youngs, daughter, 10
Martha W***ham, lodger, 22

John Cadman, carpenter, 36
Hannah Cadman, wife, 46

Thomas Garrard, husbandman, 28
Sarah Garrard, wife, 27
Elizabeth Garrard, daughter, 2
Mary Boyce, lodger, 16

Jonathan Gaunt, husbandman, 70
Mary Gaunt, wife, 71
Martha Gaunt, daughter, 30
Susan Hailes, orphan, 3

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