Total Population

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Year Population 10 years earlier Current Total Population
1801 17,508 Show data context
1811 17,508 Show data context 19,202 Show data context
1821 19,202 Show data context 22,568 Show data context
1831 22,568 Show data context 25,529 Show data context
1841 25,529 Show data context 30,489 Show data context
1851 30,489 Show data context 31,314 Show data context
1881 66,050 Show data context 59,926 Show data context
1891 59,926 Show data context 55,539 Show data context
1901 56,215 Show data context 51,068 Show data context
1911 51,126 Show data context 47,692 Show data context
1921 47,692 Show data context 39,916 Show data context
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1801 - 1851 1851 Census of Great Britain, Population tables 2, Table [1] , 'Population Abstract'
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'
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 3 , 'Population, Acreage, Private Families and Dwellings'

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