Total Population

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Year Population 10 years earlier Current Total Population
1801 173,906 Show data context
1811 173,906 Show data context 179,534 Show data context
1821 179,534 Show data context 207,593 Show data context
1831 207,593 Show data context 224,254 Show data context
1841 224,254 Show data context 242,772 Show data context
1851 242,772 Show data context 240,966 Show data context
1861 236,027 Show data context
1871 244,667 Show data context
1881 246,146 Show data context 248,664 Show data context
1891 248,466 Show data context 255,119 Show data context
1901 254,125 Show data context 263,944 Show data context
1911 263,944 Show data context 279,340 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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