A History of Preston in Hertfordshire
Preston Census and counts 1801, 1807 and 1821
NAME Rose Beckford Esq Madame Hinde George Groom George Groom Junior James Turner George Dollimore William Willshire Thomas Woodley James Thorowgood William Barker Joseph Pedder James Lynes Moses Palmer William Joiner Thomas Lyman John Dolley Senior John Dolley Junior Thomas Lawrence Henry Ward Henry Mardlemale Richard Osbourne Mary Andrews Joseph Sharp Peter Poulter William Ward Samuel Morgan William Ward Thomas Caines Stephen Swain John English James Andrew ? Pedder John Brown William Swain Daniel Pratt Daniel Morgan Charles Hill Hannah Kilby James Sharp Henry Pedder John Sharp Joseph Darton Esq William Winch Robert Currall John Saunders Widow Winch Thomas Willshire William Merritt James Robotham Joseph Cornish John Field James Andrews
1801 Census of Preston and Environs
OCCUPATION Yeoman Widow Husbandry ie Ag lab Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Shoemaker Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Tailor Widow Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Yeoman Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry (Black)Smith Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Widow Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Yeoman Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry Husbandry
MALES 1 1 1 4 2 3 1 1 1 3 5 1 1 3 1 1 2 1 2 3 2 1 2 1 1 4 4 2 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 1 2 1 1 2 1 9 1 7 1 2 2 2 5 1 3 4
FEMALES 1 6 2 3 3 4 2 1 0 1 2 1 2 5 1 3 1 1 1 2 3 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 4 3 2 0 2 3 2 1 3 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 3 2 6 3 1
TOTAL 2 7 3 7 5 7 3 2 1 4 7 2 3 8 2 4 3 2 3 5 5 2 4 3 3 6 7 5 8 6 3 1 3 6 5 2 5 2 2 4 2 11 2 9 2 4 4 5 7 7 6 5
Schedule of Owners of Land at Preston 1807
Landowner James Andrews Anthony Bessemer John Bunn Esq Charles Bacon Henry Brown John Curling Esq Joseph Darton Esq Thomas Dashwood Esq John English Martha Foster ? Gootheridge Samuel Emly Hobbs Hitchin Poor Charles Hill Thomas Jeeves William Lucas Senior William Mellish Esq Richard Oakley Revd Woollaston Pym J M Pierson Esq Joseph Pedder E H D Radcliffe Esq George Read Joseph Saunderson William Swain Stephen Swain William Sheaf Sir Francis Willes John Wilshire John Whitney Waste
Acres 0 1 44 2 5 415 258 1 0 6 0 0 6 29 4 1 172 50 20 11 0 24 0 11 7 0 0 43 0 0 17 1140
Rods 1 0 2 2 1 3 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 1 2 0 1 2 2 0 3 1
Perches 3 3 7 32 22 24 39 23 35 10 6 2 39 8 23 8 15 25 37 22 31 3 24 10 2 25 32 34 15 39 14 38
1821 Census of Preston and environs in Hitchin Parish
SURNAME JEEVES JOYNER PEDDER ROBOTTOM HINCHMAN DOLLIMORE CRABBE MORGAN GEORGE PALMER HORNET PRATT SWAIN SAUNDERSON ENGLISH WINCH WILSTEAD/WILSON GROOM OSBORN SWAIN READ JOYNER WOODLEY PRIOR STEVENS WILLMOTT ELLIS SHARPE HILL MERRITT Hill End & Hitchwood COOK JEFFREY CURRELL SISSMAN Poynders & Kiln Cottage HATTON ANDREWS ROWBOTTOM LAWRENCE BROWN WARD Sootfield Green GROOM MORGAN
FORENAME John Samuel Henry John Robert George Henry Samuel William Thomas James Daniel Char;es Joseph John Thomas Thomas Joseph Richard William George Samuel Thomas John Simon Edward Esq Joseph Charles Thomas James William Robert George Elizabeth Thomas Thomas Thomas George Elizabeth William William
MALES 2 1 3 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 5 1 3 4 2 4 4 5 1 3 2 1 1 4 4 1 1 3 3 5 5 3 2 4 2 4 3 ? 3 1 4 3
FEMALES 3 1 6 4 1 4 5 2 4 4 2 6 1 4 2 3 2 2 0 3 2 1 1 4 3 1 1 3 ? 1 2 3 2 4 1 3 3 ? 2 2 2 2
TOTAL 5 2 9 6 3 6 9 4 6 6 7 7 4 8 4 7 6 7 1 6 4 2 2 8 7 2 2 2 ? 6 7 6 4 8 3 7 6 ? 5 3 6 5
OCCUPATION Trade Ag lab Trade Ag lab Coachman Ag lab Trade Ag lab Ag lab Ag lab Ag lab Ag lab Ag lab Red Lion Trade Ag lab Trade Ag lab Trade Trade Trade Ag lab Ag lab Ag lab Schoolmaster Trade Trade Ag lab Agriculture (Farmer) Ag lab Farmer Ag lab Ag lab Ag lab Widow Ag lab Ag lab ? Ag lab Widow Trade Ag lab
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