1891 Census of England and Wales, Area, Houses and Population: Registration Areas and Sanitary Districts, Table 2 : " Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes".

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Area in Statute Acres
Hitchin PLU/RegD Total   66,502 Show data context 5,814 Show data context 307 Show data context 33 Show data context 5,973 Show data context 513 Show data context 20 Show data context 27,417 Show data context 27,581 Show data context 13,003 Show data context 13,094 Show data context 14,414 Show data context 14,487 Show data context
Baldock SubD Drill-down 29,628 Show data context 1,967 Show data context 125 Show data context 14 Show data context 2,032 Show data context 150 Show data context 8 Show data context 9,147 Show data context 9,209 Show data context 4,358 Show data context 4,408 Show data context 4,789 Show data context 4,801 Show data context
Hitchin SubD Drill-down 36,874 Show data context 3,847 Show data context 182 Show data context 19 Show data context 3,941 Show data context 363 Show data context 12 Show data context 18,270 Show data context 18,372 Show data context 8,645 Show data context 8,686 Show data context 9,625 Show data context 9,686 Show data context


The following notes to the table appeared in the original report.

1 The Registration Districts of this Division are co-extensive with Poor Law Unions, except ...
2 Where the name of a Registration County in which a Parish is situated differs from that of the Administrative County to which it belongs, the name of the latter is added in italics. [further information on special cases in the specific division.]
3 (W) or (W.S.) denotes that a Workhouse or Workhouse School belonging to the District is situated within the limits of the Parish; (w) or (w.s.) that one of these institutions not belonging to the District is situated therein. A statement of the number of persons enumerated in Public Institutions in each District will be found in Table 8.
4 The places named in footnotes as being included in Civil Parishes are Hamlets, Villages, etc, or localities having no defined boundaries.
5 Under the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876, 1879 and 1882 numerous detached parts of Civil Parishes have been amalgamated with other Civil Parishes, and a statement of such transferences is given in Table 14.
6 Revised areas of Civil Parishes and parts of Parishes have been furnished by the Ordnance Survey Department.
7 The areas marked thus (w) either include water or relate to Parishes to which a portion of the tidal water or foreshore of contiguous rivers or creeks has been allotted. Such tidal water or foreshore is, however, not included in the areas. For details see Table 11.
8 Persons who, on the night of 5th April, 1891, were on board barges or boats employed in inland navigation, and those who were on board sea-going and coastal vessels in harbours, rivers and creeks, are included in the general population. For details see Table 9.

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