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St Hilary - 1821 Census

A census of the Population of the Parish of St Hilary independently of the Town & vicinity of Marazion taken on the 28th & 29th of May 1821 by Mr. Wm. Richards, churchwarden during the incumbancy of the Revd. Thomas Pascoe.

  By Order of Parliament    
  Question                  
  1 Inhabited houses 168   Number & age of Males Females  
    Total number of families 292   Under 5 years 131 129  
  2 Houses now building 3   From 5 to 10 92 101  
  3 Un-inhabited houses 6   From 10 to 15 133 81  
  4 Number of families chiefly employed in agriculture     From 15 to 20 77 77  
    113   From 20 to 30 131 122  
    Manufacturers or handicrafts
Not comprised in the two preceeding classes. N.B. the principal part of these are miners.
    From 30 to 40 74 94  
        From 40 to 50 55 66  
        From 50 to 60 39 45  
        From 60 to 70 27 37  
    179   From 70 to 80 11 19  
  5 No. of males 775   From 80 to 90 4 11  
    No. of females 783   From 90 to 100 1 1  
    Total number 1558   Total 775 783  
  6 On referring to the number of inhabitants in 1801      996      
    in 1811      1248    
    & the increase from 1801 to 1811      252    
    we conceive that the increase from 1811 to 1821      310    
    is no otherwise than may naturally be accounted for           
    Total increase in 20 years      560        
  A true copy Thomas Pascoe, Vicar  

 
Source: LDS Film #1595569, Item 5, Pg 145

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