History of Ardleigh

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History of Ardleigh >> Unofficial census of 1796 - Part 4

Unofficial census of 1796 - list of inhabitants - Part 4.

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 Strutt, bricklayer, 35
Sarah Strutt, wife, 32
William Strutt, son, 15
Thomas Strutt, son, 12
Samuel Strutt, son, 9

Peter Le Neave, land surveyor, 40
Susanna Le Neave, wife, 40
Felix Le Neave, son, 14
Augustus Le Neave, son, 12
Agnes Le Neave, daughter, 10
Anvelin Le Neave, son, 8

John Bewen, husbandman, 28
Sarah Bewen, wife, 25
John Bewen, son, 4
Sarah Bewen, daughter, 2

Robert Munson, farmer, 72
Mary Munson, wife, 71
Edward Munson, son, 34
Ann Sergeant, daughter, 14
Sarah Beaumont, lodger, 7

Joseph Girling, yeoman, 62
Sarah Girling, wife, 59
John Girling, son, 25
James Girling, son, 22
Robert Knights, servant, 23
(no first name) Cole, servant, 20
Samuel Flurry, servant, 17
Sarah Barrell, servant, 17
James Went, servant, 20

Sandford Lambe, esquire, 30
Mark Lambe, brother, 24
William Purkis, servant, 56
Elizabeth Purkis, wife, 56
Sarah Hum, daughter, 26
William Hum, son, 21
James Hum, son, 19
Mary Hum, daughter, 16

Abraham Polley, husbandman, 44
Alice Polley, 2nd wife, 26
Elizabeth Polley, daughter, 20
Patience Polley, daughter, 15
Isaac Polley, son, 14
Jacob Polley, son, 5
Matthew Polley, son, 2

John Steady, husbandman, 63
William Steady, son, 24
Sarah Steady, daughter, 23
James Steady, son, 21
Mary Steady, daughter, 19
Henry Steady, son, 13
Edward Steady, son, 10
Elizabeth Steady, daughter, 9

Samuel Bloyce, husbandman, 50
Sarah Bloyce, wife, 43
Sarah Bloyce, daughter, 17
Esther Bloyce, daughter, 16
Mary Bloyce, daughter, 14
Samuel Bloyce, son, 11
Rebecca Bloyce, daughter, 8

Robert Went, sawyer, 47
Elizabeth Went, wife, 45
Robert Went, son and sawyer, 19
Thomas Went, son and sawyer, 18
John Went, son, 13
James Went, son, 12
Elizabeth Went, daughter, 7
Charlotte Went, daughter, 4
Mary Went, daughter, 3

John Day, husbandman, 57
Mary Day, 2nd wife, 35
Lydia Day, daughter, 3

William Cooper, husbandman, 30
Mary Cooper, wife, 22

Edmund Sharman, pauper, 70
Alice Sharman, wife, 67
Jane Dowdhill, step-daughter, 27

Robert Pentoney, husbandman, 45
Ann Pentoney, wife, 45
Samuel Carter, step-son, 20
Mary Pentoney, daughter, 15
Robert Pentoney, son, 13
Phoebe Pentoney, daughter, 11
John Pentoney, son, 10
Elizabeth Pentoney, daughter, 8
Thomas Pentoney, son, 6
George Pentoney, son, 4
Isaac Pentoney, son, 2

James Youngs, widower, 36
Elizabeth Youngs, daughter, 17
James Youngs, son, 15
George Youngs, son, 12
Thomas Youngs, son, 9
Mary Youngs, daughter, 6

Elizabeth Southgate, widow, 84
Sarah Southgate, daughter, 44
John Southgate, son (absent), 60
Elizabeth Southgate, daughter (absent), 59
Susan Fisher, lodger, 70

John Styles, keeper of the poor house, 56
Mary Styles, wife, 44
Edward Youngs,, 70
Nightingale Boggis,, 65
Robert Day,, 66
Robert Pentoney,, 80
Richard Browing,, 70
John Emmoney,, 40
Elizabeth Rutkin,, 83
Margaret Clarke,, 80
Sarah Vincent,, 35
Sarah George,, 30
Sarah Cooke,, 50
Sarah Frostick,, 21
Ann Wyatt,, 13
Sarah Howe,, 21
John Carder,, 13
Thomas Vincent,, 11
Samuel Gage,, 7
Hannah Frostick,, 7
James Frostick,, 4
Michael Barker,, 14
Mary Mack,, 20

Robert Went, husbandman, 40
Ann Went, wife, 35
Ann Went, daughter, 15
Susan Went, daughter, 12
Robert Went, son, 10
Joseph Went, son, 8
Elizabeth Went, daughter, 6
Rebecca Went, daughter, 4
John Went, son, 3
Mary Went, daughter, 1

Mary Griggs, widow, 36
James Griggs, son and butcher, 13
Robert Griggs, son, 11
Mary Griggs, daughter, 8
Ann Griggs, daughter, 7
Sarah Griggs, daughter, 3

Jacob Vince, husbandman, 53
Elizabeth Vince, wife, 44
Elizabeth Barrell, daughter, 22
Lucy Vince, daughter, 17
James Vince, son, 15
Hannah Vince, daughter, 14
Jacob Vince, son, 9

Benjamin Day, farmer, 64
John Mann, servant, 28
Mary Burton, servant, 21
William Southgate, servant, 16
Sarah Appleby, servant, 15
Joseph Day, relation, 12

William Downes, husbandman, 35
Mary Downes, wife, 25

James Sibbourne, husbandman, 30
Elizabeth Sibbourne, wife, 26
John Sibbourne, son, 4
Nathaniel Sibbourne, son, 3
Samuel Sibbourne, son, 1
Mary Deacon, mother-in-law, 50

Benjamin Southgate, farmer, 76
Elizabeth Southgate, wife, 71
Elizabeth Burton, grand-daughter, 19
Mary Brayley, grand-daughter, 15
George Brayley, grand-son, 11
Benjamin Cole, servant, 25
Harvey Barton, servant, 23

John Chilvers, husbandman, 50
Ann Chilvers, wife, 50
Charlotte Lewis, step-daughter, 21
Elizabeth Lewis, step-daughter, 20

Benjamin Southgate, husbandman, 45
Mary Southgate, wife, 42
Elizabeth Southgate, daughter, 21
Benjamin Southgate, son, 19
James Southgate, son, 15
John Southgate, grand-son, 5

Daniel Hum, husbandman, 29
Elizabeth Hum, wife, 27
Daniel Hum, son, 5
Elizabeth Hum, daughter, 2
Mary Hum, daughter, 1

John Waller, husbandman, 29
Mary Waller, wife, 25
Mary Waller, daughter, 3
Elizabeth Waller, daughter, 2
John Waller, son, 1

Isaac Frostick, husbandman, 40
Sarah Frostick, wife, 30
Isaac Frostick, son, 15
Edward Frostick, son, 11
James Frostick., son, 9
William Frostick., son, 8
Thomas Frostick., son, 6
Abraham Frostick., son, 4
Mary Frostick, daughter, 3

Robert Deeves, miller, 33
Elizabeth Deeves, wife, 32
Robert Deeves, son, 3
John Deeves, son, 1

Henry Oxley, husbandman, 31
Elizabeth Oxley, wife, 34
Elizabeth Oxley, daughter, 7
Henry Oxley, son, 5
Mary Oxley, daughter, 3
William Oxley, son, 1

James Saunders, miller, 30
Hannah Saunders, wife, 34
Mary Saunders, daughter, 6
James Saunders, son, 4
Hannah Saunders, daughter, 3
Joseph Saunders, son, 1

James Nunn, miller, 30
Rachel Nunn, wife, 30
Isiah Nunn, son, 7
Rachel Nunn, daughter, 5
Elizabeth Nunn, daughter, 3
James Nunn, son, 2

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