Trunch 1901 Census
In 1901 street names in Trunch were not given, and only farms, shops and pubs were named. The number of rooms was given if less that 5 per house.
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In 1901 there were 100 households in Trunch with 179 men and 200 women.
Agriculture In 1901 there were 6 farms in Trunch employing labourers and 3 being worked by the farmer alone. Forty two men gave their occupations as farm labourers, but others were more specific; 9 being teamsters (running the horse teams), 7 being cattlemen, 2 grooms, 1 a yard man, 1 stable hand and 1 saddler.
Other occupations The brewery was still employing villagers, with 2 brewers, 2 brewer's labourers, 2 brewer's draymen and one engineer. Only 11 people gave their occupations as servants compared with 20 in 1891, perhaps a sign of the changing times. Also living in the village were: 6 brickmakers, 5 dressmakers/tailoresses, 4 gardeners, 4 butchers, 3 carpenters/well-sinkers, 2 market-gardeners, 2 publicans, 2 grocers, 2 vermin killers, 2 carters, 2 errand boys, a teacher and her monitoress, and 1 each of: builder, tile maker, blacksmith, barber, clergyman, paper boy, general labourer and oilman.
Population mobility The vast majority of people in Trunch in 1901 were born in Norfolk but there were 25 born further field, which is 2 fewer than 1891 but some of them had come from further away. In particular the wife of the White House farmer had been born in Hudson Bay, North America, the son of the New Inn publican was born in New South Wales, Australia and the wife of Robert Wall, a shopkeeper was born in Stratford, Canada.