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The following three account of the population of Glynde were written into the Glynde overseers' account book now housed at The Keep, Woollards Way, Brighton BN1 9BP (ref ESROEast Sussex Records Office/PAR 347/31/1/1). They were almost certainly part of national government's attempts to discover the size of the population during the Napoleonic Wars.
10 April 1792: An account of the number of souls, inhabitants in this parish of Glynde.
|Poor who partook of Lord Hampden's Bounty the 8th of this inst.||128|
|Other inhabitants of this parish exclusive of Lord Hampden's family||80|
|1794. Number of inhabitant in this parish this 16 Dec 1794.|
|Poor that partook of ye bounty||120|
|Other inhabitants exclusive of Glynde Place and Glyndebourne families||77|
|1 Mar 1801. Number of inhabitants in Glynde inclusive of|
|Lord Hampden's family taken this day||males||104|
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