History of Ardleigh

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History of Ardleigh >> Unofficial census of 1796 - Part 3

Unofficial census of 1796 - list of inhabitants - Part 3.

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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Jonathan Gaunt, husbandman, 33
Mary Gaunt, wife, 36
Mary Gaunt, daughter, 11
Martha Gaunt, daughter, 8

Joseph Nevard, husbandman, 30
Sarah Nevard, wife, 34
Ann Nevard, daughter, 11
Lucy Nevard, daughter, 9
Joseph Nevard, son, 6
Mary Nevard, daughter, 3
Maria Nevard, daughter, 1

Alan Downes, husbandman, 35
Sarah Downes, wife, 30
Sarah Downes, daughter, 5
Mary Downes, daughter, 3
Benjamin Watts, lodger, 53

James Bloomfield, husbandman, 40
Elizabeth Bloomfield, wife, 40
John Pecher, lodger, 8

James Boyce, bricklayer, 36
Martha Boyce, wife, 32
Martha Boyce, daughter, 7
Sophia Boyce, daughter, 5
Hannah Boyce, daughter, 2

Robert Marriott, husbandman, 25
Susan Marriott, wife, 30
Mary Marriott, daughter, 3
John Marriott, son, 3

William Cole, husbandman, 32
Sarah Cole, wife, 30
Sarah Cole, daughter, 11
James Cole, son, 9
Samuel Cole, son, 4
Hannah Cole, daughter, 1
Sarah Lucia, lodger, 80

Susannah Upcher, widow, 59
Jacob Upcher, sailor and son, 24
Elizabeth Upcher, daughter, 34
Susan Upcher, daughter, 29
Lucy Upcher, daughter, 16
Charlotte Upcher, daughter, 10
Elizabeth Carter, grandchild, 2

Joyce Cooke, widow, 27
Robert Cooke, son, 5
Thomas Cooke, son, 3

Alan Downes, husbandman, 66
Mary Boyfield, housekeeper, 62
Robert Downes, son, 28
Elizabeth Downes, daughter, 19

Susan Vince, widow, 47
James Vince, son, 22
John Vince, son, 21

Nathaniel Deakes, carpenter, 72
Susan Deakes, wife, 76

Benjamin Ardleigh, husbandman, 40
Mary Ardleigh, wife, 45
Elizabeth Ardleigh, daughter, 11
William Ardleigh, son, 8
Sarah Ardleigh, daughter, 6
Susan Ardleigh, daughter, 2

John Cole, husbandman, 70
Susan Cole, wife, 45

Joseph Willsmore, farmer, 30
Hannah Willsmore, wife, 30
Sarah Willsmore, daughter, 3
Samuel Tooke, servant, 15

Henry Leverett, husbandman, 42
Lucy Leverett, wife, 47
Henry Leverett, son and sailor, 20
Philip Leverett, son and sailor, 19
Lucy Leverett, daughter, 18
Elizabeth Leverett, daughter, 10
Edward Leverett, son, 8

Mary James, widow, 49
Sarah James, daughter, 25
William James, son, 22

John Carrington, farmer, 61
Susannah Carrington, wife, 60
John Carrington, son, 36
Mary Carrington, grand-daughter, 16
Samuel Carrington, son, 33

William Wynden, farmer, 76
Nathaniel Wynden, son, 35
B****** Wynden, son, 31
Nathaniel Wynden, grand-son, 11
Sarah Wynden, grand-daughter, 9
James Wynden, grand-son, 5
John Wynden, grand-son, 3
Mary Wynden, grand-daughter, 1

John Carey, husbandman, 44
Elizabeth Carey, wife, 30
John Carey, son, 10
Elizabeth Carey, daughter, 9
Robert Carey, son, 7
Mary Carey, daughter, 5
Thomas Carey, son, 1

Charles Arnold, husbandman, 43
Ann Arnold, wife, 33
Charles Arnold, son, 11
Ann Arnold, daughter, 6
James Arnold, son, 2

Robert George Jakes, farmer, 32
Sarah Jakes, wife, 32
Mary Ann Jakes, daughter, 5
Robert Jakes, son, 1
Mary Abbott, servant, 17

John Chilvers, husbandman, 25
Ann Chilvers, wife, 24
Ann Chilvers, daughter, 3
John Chilvers, son, 1

Joseph Howard, husbandman, 60
Rachel Howard, wife, 71

John Mills, farmer, 50
Elizabeth Mills, wife, 44
Elizabeth Mills, daughter, 20
Zachariah Mills, son, 17
Abraham Mills, sailor, 15
Maria Mills, daughter, 12
John Mills, son, 7

Petfield Bumpstead, farmer, 60
Charles Byham, lodger, 33
John Dowdhill, lodger, 40

James Barker, husbandman, 42
Elizabeth Barker, wife, 35
Elizabeth Barker, daughter, 8
Mary Barker, daughter, 7
William Barker, son, 2

John Mayer, husbandman, 60
Mary Mayer, wife, 55

Abraham Robinson, husbandman, 60
Ann Robinson, wife, 36
Abraham Robinson, son (absent), 17
John Robinson, son (absent), 15
Robert Robinson, son, 10
Elizabeth Robinson, daughter, 9
William Robinson, son, 6
Richard Robinson, son, 3

Clement Merchant, farmer, 40
Mary Merchant, wife, 41
Clement Merchant, son, 15
William Merchant, son, 12
Mary Merchant, daughter, 9
John Merchant, son, 5
Elizabeth Merchant, daughter, 2

Benjamin Day, husbandman, 40
Frances Day, wife, 40
Benjamin Day, son, 15
James Day, son, 10
David Day, son, 9
William Day, son, 5
Thomas Day, son, 4
Elizabeth Day, daughter, 1

Joseph Sterling, husbandman, 35
Elizabeth Sterling, wife, 31
Elizabeth Sterling, daughter, 11
Joseph Sterling, son, 8
Sarah Sterling, daughter, 5
Lucy Sterling, daughter, 2

Nathaniel Osborne, husbandman, 31
Ann Osborne, wife, 33
Nathaniel Osborne, son, 11
Daniel Osborne, son, 9
Ann Osborne, daughter, 5
Sarah Osborne, daughter, 3

William Eddock, husbandman, 30
Mary Eddock, wife, 30
Tamar Eddock, daughter, 6
William Eddock, son, 4
John Hart, lodger, 7

William Rowland, husbandman, 35
Susan Rowland, wife, 40
William Rowland, son, 10
John Rowland, son, 8
Susan Rowland, daughter, 4

Benjamin Nice, miller, 40
Mary Nice, wife, 46

James Williams, miller, 54
Mary Williams, wife, 54
Thomas Williams, son, 25
Ann Williams, daughter, 19
William Williams, son, 20
Elizabeth Williams, daughter, 16

William Dunningham, yeoman, 65
Judith Dunningham, wife, 59
Stephen Dunningham, son, 26
Philip Dunningham, son, 22
Henry Lewis, servant, 20
George Death, servant, 13
Elizabeth Osborne, servant, 25

William Founds, broom maker, 63
Ann Founds, wife, 60
Mary Cobbett, sister, 45
Mary Porter, lodger, 21

Robert Jakes, yeoman, 68
Mary Jakes, wife, 25
James Wade, servant, 30
Stephen Watcham, servant, 19
Samuel Fenn, servant, 10
Sarah Chilvers, servant, 17

Reverend Marshall Lugar, clerk, 42
Sarah Lugar, wife, 35
Sarah Lugar, daughter, 16
Jane Lugar, daughter, 14
Mary Lugar, daughter, 13
Marshall Lugar, son, 12
James Lugar, son., 10
Samuel Lugar, son, 9
Philip Lugar, son, 7
Robert Lugar, son, 6
John ***** Lugar, son, 3
James Chaplin, servant, 28
Martha Chaplin, servant (wife of above), 24
Mary Ardleigh, servant, 16
William Martin, servant, 55
James Keeble, servant, 17

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