There were 19 households in the village. A third of these were headed by farmers and the remainder were occupied by the families of labourers. The farmers owned a total of 1,167 acres, and employed 43 labourers ( a ratio of l man per 27 acres).
Acres
Men
48
1
70
2
127
2
137
8
200
6
275
11
310
13
The biggest employer was young George Read. Age 27 and unmarried he farmed just over 300 acres with 13 men. The smallest farm was that of Robert Smith, with 48 acres and 1 man.

Summary of census data

(Person:status:age:occupation:birthplace)

Robert Lee: head:26: farmer 275 acres empl. 11 men: Linstead
Louisa Lee: wife: 25: Gt. Yarmouth
Jane Lee: sister: 29: annuitant: Heveningham
Stephen Read: visitor: 28: farmer: Linstead
Harriett Thurlow: 25 general servant: Darsham
William Harper: 24: farm servant: Linstead
John Read: 17: farm servant: Heveningham

Linstead Hall
William Read: head: 44: farmer 137 acres empl. 8 labourers: Suffolk
Mary Anne Read: 42: Suffolk
Ellen Matilda Read: 10: Suffolk
Herbert William Read: 8: Suffolk
Samuel Harper: 20: farm servant: Suffolk
Lucy Walker: 19: house servant: Suffolk
Delilah Blandle: 76: house servant: Suffolk

James Bryenton: head: 27: farm labourer: Cratfield
Mary Bryenton: 26: Monk Soham
William Bryenton: 7: Monk Soham
George Bryenton: 4: Cratfield
Mary Anne Bryenton: 2: Linstead
Frederick Bryenton: 7mths: Linstead

William Parker: head: 26: farm labourer: Linstead
Susan Parker: 26: Huntingfield
Alice Parker: 1: Linstead

James Flatt: head: 32: farm labourer: Huntingfield
Harriett Flatt: 30: Chediston
William Flatt: 7: scholar: Linstead Magna
Charles Flatt: 4: Linstead Magna
James Flatt: 3: Linstead Magna
Thomas Flatt: 10mths: Linstead Magna

Saul’s Cottage
John English: head: 25: farm labourer: Cratfield
Lucy English: 25: Darsham
Sarah English: 2: Linstead
John English: 1: Linstead

Samuel Chandler: head: 60: farm labourer: Cratfield
Elizabeth Chandler: 50: Metfield
Robert Chandler: 27: farm labourer: Linstead Magna

William Flatt: head: 60: farm labourer: Huntingfield
Charlotte Bryenton: 27: housekeeper: Cratfield

Samuel Balls: head: 36: farm labourer: Linstead
Margaret Balls: 29: Suffolk
Mary Balls: 8: Suffolk
William Balls: 6: Suffolk
Emma Balls: 4: Suffolk
Elizabeth Beder: 2: Suffolk
?: son: 4 mths: Suffolk

Edward Woods: head: 65 farmer 127 acres empl. 2men: Shottisham Nfk
Anne Woods: 62: Swardeston Nfk
John Woods: 25: Linstead Parva
Hannah Woods: 20: Chediston
Francis Newson: 23: farm servant: Fressingfield
Samuel Keable: 16: farm servant: Metfield

Robert Smith: head: 55 farmer 48 acres empl. 1 labourer: Mendlesham ?
Elizabeth Smith: 41: Kelsale
Anne Smith: 6: Linstead Magna
Elizabeth Anne Smith: 4: Linstead Magna
Ann Matilda Smith: 1: Linstead Magna
Sarah Watson: 17: house servant: Wissett

Sarah Read: head: 38 farmer 200 acres empl.6 labourers: Wangford
Caroline Read: 6: Linstead Magna
James Read: 5: Linstead Magna
William Read: 27: visitor farm steward: Syleham
Louise Read: 37: Bessingham Nfk ?
Anne Farrow: 30: house servant: Holton
Jane Rose: 17: house servant: Huntingfield
Samuel Morris: 30: farm servant: Linstead ?
James Harper: 16: farm servant: Linstead ?

Charles Bales: head: 30 farmer 70 acres empl.2 men: Brampton
Emma Bales: 26: Gillingham
Mary Anne Bales: 5: Gillingham
Harriett Bales: 2: Linstead
Stephen Bales: 3 mths: Linstead
Mary Berkett: 76: widow visitor: Gillingham
James Pigney 19 servant Fressingfield
Louisa Snowling: 15: servant: Fressingfield

Thomas Pulford: 35: farm labourer: Fressingfield
Hannah Pulford: 32: Fressingfield
Thomas Pulford: 9: Fressingfield
Maria Pulford: 8: Fressingfield
Betsey Pulford: 6: Fressingfield
Mary Ann Pulford: 5: Linstead Magna
Caroline Pulford: 3: Linstead Magna

John Baxter: head: 46: farm labourer: Heveningham
Mary Baxter: 50: Heveningham
Hannah Baxter: 20: Cratfield
John Baxter: 11: bullock boy: Linstead Magna
Jabey Baxter: 7: Linstead Magna

George Read: head: 27: farmer 310 acres empl. 13 men: Heveningham
Mary Punchard: 30: house keeper: Cransford
Rose Punchard: 35: widow visitor: Cransford
Sarah Kerridge: 25: house servant: Cratfield
William English: 32: shepherd Cratfield

Ben Aldous: head: 58: widower farm labourer: Badingham
Ben Philpot: 35: lodger farm labourer: Walpole
Hannah Philpot: 37: Yoxford
Betsey Philpot: 2: Linstead Magna

Isaac English: 50: horse driver: Fritton Nfk
Sarah English: 59: Cratfield
Maria Betts: 24: lodger: Huntingfield

Joseph Barrett: head: 25: farm labourer: Cransford
Mary Barrett: 26: Linstead Magna