Norwich Census of the Poor 1570

This data was first transcribed from the original documents and analysed in detail by John F Pound in the 1960s and published on paper by the Public Record Society. The data was converted into electronic form by Paul Welbank in 1999.

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St. Peter of Southgate
Richard Rich of 35 yeris, a husbondman that worke with Mr. Cantrell, & kepe not with his wyfe but at tymes & helpeth hyr lyttle, and Margaret, his wyf, of 40 yeris, she spynn white warpe, and Jone, ther daughter of 12 yeris, that spyn also the same, & Symond, ther son of 8 yeris, that go to skole, & Alice & Fader, the eldest of 4 & the other 8 yeris. They have dwelt here 2 yeris & syns wyttsontyde, & have dwelt most at Banham wher they were maried, & syns at Swanton next North Walsham & Amringhall.

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