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Appendix: poor laws, Appendix No. VI

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 63, 1830-1831. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, [n.d.].

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No. VI.—summary of returns from Parishes in the County of Norfolk, belonging in part or wholly to The Right Honourable The Lord Suffield, in answer to Questions underneath mentioned, submitted to the respective Overseers. (Delivered in to the Committee by The Lord Suffield, who stated that he believed the Information to be correct.)
ANTINGHAM. SOUTHREPPS. COLBY. FELMINGHAM. SUFFIELD. HANWORTH. NORTHREPPS. THORPE. BRADFIELD. FRETTENHAM.
Number of Acres in the Parish? 1,400 1,750 1,095 1,631 1,375 1,000 2,213 1,279 580 1,600
1. Number of married Men, and their Children? 42 Men 90 Children 95 Men 150 Children 41 Men 82 Children 61 Men 139 Children 36 Men 75 Children 33. Men 48 Children 68 Men 187 Children 18 Men 62 Children 26 Men 60 Children 60 Men 160 Children
2. Number of single Men? 7 20 13 26 22 4 9 8 6 20
3. Number of able-bodied Labourers? 34 82 34 67 36 26 55 17 22 70
4. Number usually employed in Husbandry? 30 45 31 72 50 27 46 9, and 8 in the Woods, &c. 20 64
5. Number of those employed on the Roads, or otherwise, by the Parish, as surplus Labourers? 7 12 13 12 8 11 6 None 2 None
6. Number that could be profitably employed per 100 Acres 3 4 3 2 2 3
7. What Amount of Poor's Rate paid in last Year for Labour, to make up Wages to a Sufficiency for Subsistence of the Men with Families? £5 4 0 £9 5 0 £12 12 6 £10 0 0 £13 0 0 £8 0 0 Nothing Nothing £3 0 0 £10 0 0
8. What is the Amount of Poor's Rate in the pound or per Acre; if in the Pound, how assessed, upon Rack Rent or otherwise? 4/3 per Acre 6/per Acre 6/9 per Acre 3/9 per Acre 5/6 per Acre 4/9 per Acre 4/3 per Acre 2/per Acre 6/4 per Acre 3/9 per Acre
9. Is the Expence of the Highways, or the County Levy, or any other Charge, paid out of the Poor's Rate, and if so, what Proportion do these Charges bear to the Amount raised in aid of the Poor? County Levy and Overseer bearing a Proportion of 1/9 th Country Levy, bearing about 1/17 Highway Rate, Levy Money, &c. bearing about ⅓d No County Levy bearing about 1/16th County Levy, &c. bearing about 1/8th County Levy, &c. bearing about ¼th County Levy, &c. bearing about ¼ County Levy, &c. bearing about 1/8th £40 for other Charges, which bears about 1/7th
10. Is there any paid or permanent Overseer? Yes receiving £5 per Ann. No No No No Yes No No No No
11. Is there any Select Vestry? No No No No No No No No No No
12. Is the Parish incorporated with others, under Gilbert's or any other Acts? No With 8 others, under Gilbert's Act. With 3 others, under Gilbert's Act. With 40 others No No No No With 40 others No