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Who lived in this house

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Ann Report 19 Sep 2012 19:52

Good evening all,
Just a little question please.
Could anyone tell me if there is anyway i could find out who lived in a certain house from 1841 to 1911.
Many thanks for your time Ann.


Chrissie2394 Report 19 Sep 2012 20:13

If you put the address on here I'll take a look.



Ann Report 19 Sep 2012 20:40

Hi Chrissie,
thats very kind of you. the address is,
13 Wapping, Ormesby St Margaret, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
Thank you again and sorry for the delay,
kind regards Ann.


Chrissie2394 Report 19 Sep 2012 20:49

There seems to be a problem with the address.



brummiejan Report 19 Sep 2012 20:52

The place is there all right, but can't see any numbers on 1911. e,g,

1911 England Census
Name: John Balls
Age in 1911: 62
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Caister On Sea, Norfolk
Civil parish: Ormsby St Margaret with Scratby
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Street Address: Wapping, Gt Ormesby St Margaret, Gt Yarmouth, Norfolk
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Gardener
Registration district: Flegg
Registration District Number: 220
Sub-registration district: East Flegg

John Balls 62
Amelia Balls 52
Lucy Balls 14
Alfred Samuel Perry 29


Ann Report 19 Sep 2012 20:57

Many thanks for your time and help Chris and Brummiejan,
Kind regards Ann


GlitterBaby Report 20 Sep 2012 13:22

Have you researched this property to see if street has been renamed or re numbered. You really need to find that out before looking for a house on the census


Reggie Report 21 Sep 2012 11:51

1881 England Census

Name: John Balls
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Amelia Balls
Gender: Male
Where born: Caister, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: Ormesby St Margaret W Scratby
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Condition as to marriage: Married

Occupation: Ag Lab
Registration district: Flegg
Sub-registration district: East Flegg
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1916
Folio: 60
Page Number: 2
Household Members:
Name Age
John Balls 32
Amelia Balls 22
John W. Balls 1

No mention of 'Wapping' on ED description


Ann Report 24 Sep 2012 09:20

Many thanks Reggie for your kind help, Glitterbaby the number of the house is 13 and the address is Wapping as I have visited this place but like you say it may not of been numbered back in the days.
Again many thanks everyone for your time,
Kind regards Ann.