Total Population

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Year Population 10 years earlier Current Total Population
1801 66,176 Show data context
1811 66,176 Show data context 72,939 Show data context
1821 72,939 Show data context 87,186 Show data context
1831 87,186 Show data context 98,804 Show data context
1841 98,804 Show data context 112,378 Show data context
1851 112,378 Show data context 129,805 Show data context
1861 140,479 Show data context
1871 151,539 Show data context
1881 151,554 Show data context 154,259 Show data context
1891 154,286 Show data context 165,999 Show data context
1901 164,997 Show data context 174,972 Show data context
1911 174,972 Show data context 197,624 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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