'Population / Taken May 1831' [on cover]
Level: Category
Level: Fonds
Scope and Content:
Census enumerator's notes on Ingatestone, comprising:
notes of 'the population of the British Empire' [i.e. the United Kingdom] in 1821;
copy of census schedule;
notes, dated 2 May, on individual properties, showing adult householders' and inmates' names and occupations, and often their ages if under 20; wives, boys and girls are merely counted;
rough notes;
notes of increase in population in 27 Essex parishes, 1831.

At end reversed: inventory (incomplete) of farm stock and implements [at Ingatestone Hall Farm], 6 April 1832, with note of tolls charged at Ingatestone Fair, signed 'J. Coverdale'.
Dates of Creation:
1 volume
Admin History:
This volume was compiled by John Coverdale, overseer [and Lord Petre's steward at Ingatestone Hall], and descended in his family.
System Arrangement:
Formerly also catalogued as D/P 31/18/1.
Physical Characteristics:
A valuer's notebook, the centre pages cut out and lacking. The title is incised into the leather cover.
113 x 190 x 10 mm.

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Censuses Enumerator's notebook, Ingatestone, 1831
Place Names Ingatestone Census enumerator's notebook, 1831