Total Population

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Year Population 10 years earlier Current Total Population
1801 182,695 Show data context
1811 182,695 Show data context 197,302 Show data context
1821 197,302 Show data context 214,931 Show data context
1831 214,931 Show data context 230,990 Show data context
1841 230,990 Show data context 241,685 Show data context
1851 241,685 Show data context 244,898 Show data context
1861 260,409 Show data context
1871 267,003 Show data context
1881 267,175 Show data context 265,890 Show data context
1891 265,877 Show data context 254,765 Show data context
1901 256,044 Show data context 259,088 Show data context
1911 259,088 Show data context 266,052 Show data context
Date: Source:
1801 - 1851 1851 Census of Great Britain, Population tables 2, Table [1] , 'Population Abstract'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 3 , 'Ages of Males and Females in Sub-Districts'
1871 1871 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 3 , 'Ages of Males and Females in Registrars' Sub-Districts'
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Population tables 2, Table 4 , 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'
1891 1891 Census of England and Wales, Population tables 2, Table 2 , 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'
1901 1901 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 12 , 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Population tables 2, Table 5 , 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'

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Date accessed: 21st September 2019