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Herefordshire's population figures

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Herefordshire county

YearPopulation
1801 88099
1811 94073
1821 103243
1831 111211
1841 113272
1851 115489
1861 123712
1871 125370
1881 121062
1891 115949
1901 114125
1911 114269
1921 113189
1931 111767
1951 127159
1961 131012
1971 138639
1981 146573
1991 159870
2001 174871
2011 183477

Sources for Herefordshire population data

Herefordshire County population statistics 1801 - 1931 obtained from:

'200 Years of the Census in Herefordshire'. London: ONS, 2001. http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/guide-method/census/1991-and-earlier-censuses/census-bicentenary/area-monitors/regions/herefordshire/index.html
and the figures for 1951 - 1991 from the Herefordshire Council Research Team

2001 - 2011
Herefordshire Council Research Team

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Hereford

YearPopulation
1801 6828
1811 7306
1821 9090
1831 10282
1841 10921
1851 11156
1861 15585
1871 15925
1881 19821
1891 20267
1901 21382
1911 22568
1921 23322
1931 24163
1951 32501
1961 40434
1971 46503
1981 47804
1991 49752
2001 54842
2011 58896

Sources for Hereford population data

1801 - 1851
Hereford City
General Register Office. Census of Great Britain, 1951. Population tables. I. numbers of the inhabitants in the years 1801, 1811, 1821, 1831, 1841, and 1851. London: HMSO, 1852.

1861
Hereford City
Littlebury's Postal and Commercial Directory and Gazetteer of The County of Hereford.  London: W. H. Collingridge, 1867.

1871
Hereford City
Digest of the English Census of 1871, compiled from the official returns and edited by James Lewis. London: Edward Stanford, 1873

1881
Hereford City
Census of England and Wales, 1881, Vol. IV. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883.

1891
Hereford Municipal and Parliamentary
Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: Kelly, 1891.

1901 - 1921
Hereford Municipal Borough
Census of England and Wales, 1921, County of Hereford.  London: HMSO, 1924.

1931
Hereford Municipal Borough
Census of England and Wales, 1931, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1933

1951
Hereford Municipal Borough
Census of England and Wales, 1951, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1954.

1961
Hereford Municipal Borough
Census 1961 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1964.

1971
Hereford Municipal Borough
Census 1971 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1973.

1981 - 1991
Hereford City District Ward
Jones, V. E. 1991 Census Preliminary Report. Worcester: Planning Division Hereford and Worcester County Council, 1991.

2001 - 2011
Hereford Parish
Herefordshire Council Research Team.

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Bromyard

YearPopulation
1801 983
1811 1101
1821 1227
1831 1434
1841 1217
1851 1394
1861 1385
1871 1322
1881 1477
1891 1463
1901 1663
1911 1703
1921 1573
1931 1570
1951 1697
1961 1680
1971 1735
1981 3046
1991 3299
2001 4144
2011 4461

Sources for Bromyard population data

1801 - 1851
Bromyard Township
General Register Office. Census of Great Britain, 1951. Population tables. I. numbers of the inhabitants in the years 1801, 1811, 1821, 1831, 1841, and 1851. London: HMSO, 1852.

1861
Bromyard Borough
Littlebury's Postal and Commercial Directory and Gazetteer of The County of Hereford.  London: W. H. Collingridge, 1867.

1871
Bromyard Township
Digest of the English Census of 1871, compiled from the official returns and edited by James Lewis. London: Edward Stanford, 1873

1881
Bromyard Civil Parish/Township Hereford City
Census of England and Wales, 1881, Vol. IV. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883.

1891
Bromyard Civil Parish
Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: Kelly, 1891.

1901 - 1921
Bromyard Municipal Borough & District
Census of England and Wales, 1921, County of Hereford.  London: HMSO, 1924.

1931
Bromyard Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1931, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1933

1951
Bromyard Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1951, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1954.

1961
Bromyard Urban District
Census 1961 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1964.

1971
Bromyard Civil Parish
Census 1971 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1973.

1981 - 1991
Bromyard Ward
Jones, V. E. 1991 Census Preliminary Report. Worcester: Planning Division Hereford and Worcester County Council, 1991.

2001 - 2011
Bromyard Parish
Herefordshire Council Research Team.

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Kington

YearPopulation
1801 1424
1811 1617
1821 1980
1831 2147
1841 2091
1851 1939
1861 2178
1871 2126
1881 2952
1891 2086
1901 1944
1911 1819
1921 1688
1931 1742
1951 1890
1961 1856
1971 1915
1981 2067
1991 2147
2001 2597
2011 3240

Sources for Kington population data

1801 - 1851
Kington Old and New Townships
General Register Office. Census of Great Britain, 1951. Population tables. I. numbers of the inhabitants in the years 1801, 1811, 1821, 1831, 1841, and 1851. London: HMSO, 1852.

1861
Kington Old and New
Littlebury's Postal and Commercial Directory and Gazetteer of The County of Hereford.  London: W. H. Collingridge, 1867.

1871
Kington Old and New
Digest of the English Census of 1871, compiled from the official returns and edited by James Lewis. London: Edward Stanford, 1873

1881
Kington Old and New
Census of England and Wales, 1881, Vol. IV. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883.

1891
Kington Urban District
Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: Kelly, 1891.

1901 - 1921
Kington Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1921, County of Hereford.  London: HMSO, 1924.

1931
Kington Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1931, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1933

1951
Kington Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1951, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1954.

1961
Kington Urban District
Census 1961 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1964.

1971
Kington Urban District
Census 1971 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1973.

1981 - 1991
Kington Urban
Jones, V. E. 1991 Census Preliminary Report. Worcester: Planning Division Hereford and Worcester County Council, 1991.

2001 - 2011
Kington Parish
Herefordshire Council Research Team.

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Ledbury

YearPopulation
1801 3058
1811 3136
1821 3421
1831 3852
1841 4549
1851 4577
1861 5537
1871 4422
1881 4226
1891 4303
1901 3259
1911 3358
1921 1624
1931 3284
1951 3693
1961 3630
1971 3755
1981 4912
1991 4968
2001 8837
2011 9636

Sources for Ledbury population data

1801 - 1851
Ledbury Parish
General Register Office. Census of Great Britain, 1951. Population tables. I. numbers of the inhabitants in the years 1801, 1811, 1821, 1831, 1841, and 1851. London: HMSO, 1852.

1861
Ledbury Parish
Littlebury's Postal and Commercial Directory and Gazetteer of The County of Hereford.  London: W. H. Collingridge, 1867.

1871
Ledbury Civil Parish
Digest of the English Census of 1871, compiled from the official returns and edited by James Lewis. London: Edward Stanford, 1873

1881
Ledbury Ancient Parish
Census of England and Wales, 1881, Vol. IV. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883.

1891
Ledbury Parish
Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: Kelly, 1891.

1901 - 1921
Ledbury Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1921, County of Hereford.  London: HMSO, 1924.

1931
Ledbury Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1931, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1933

1951
Ledbury Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1951, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1954.

1961
Ledbury Urban District
Census 1961 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1964.

1971
Ledbury Town Civil Parish
Census 1971 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1973.

1981 - 1991
Ledbury Ward
Jones, V. E. 1991 Census Preliminary Report. Worcester: Planning Division Hereford and Worcester County Council, 1991.

2001 - 2011
Ledbury Parish
Herefordshire Council Research Team.

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Leominster

YearPopulation
1801 3019
1811 3238
1821 3651
1831 4300
1841 3892
1851 4199
1861 4630
1871 4749
1881 4939
1891 4588
1901 5826
1911 5737
1921 5538
1931 5707
1951 6290
1961 6405
1971 7079
1981 9127
1991 9899
2001 11114
2001 11691

Sources for Leominster population data

1801 - 1851
Leominster in Parish
General Register Office. Census of Great Britain, 1951. Population tables. I. numbers of the inhabitants in the years 1801, 1811, 1821, 1831, 1841, and 1851. London: HMSO, 1852.

1861
Leominster Borough
Littlebury's Postal and Commercial Directory and Gazetteer of The County of Hereford.  London: W. H. Collingridge, 1867.

1871
Leominster in Parish
Digest of the English Census of 1871, compiled from the official returns and edited by James Lewis. London: Edward Stanford, 1873

1881
Leominster Borough
Census of England and Wales, 1881, Vol. IV. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883.

1891
Leominster Borough
Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: Kelly, 1891.

1901 - 1921
Leominster Municipal Borough
Census of England and Wales, 1921, County of Hereford.  London: HMSO, 1924.

1931
Leominster Municipal Borough
Census of England and Wales, 1931, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1933

1951
Leominster Municipal Borough
Census of England and Wales, 1951, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1954.

1961
Leominster Municipal Borough
Census 1961 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1964.

1971
Leominster Municipal Borough
Census 1971 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1973.

1981 - 1991
Leominster East, North and South Wards
Jones, V. E. 1991 Census Preliminary Report. Worcester: Planning Division Hereford and Worcester County Council, 1991.

2001 - 2011
Leominster Parish
Herefordshire Council Research Team.

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Ross-on-Wye

YearPopulation
1801 2347
1811 2261
1821 1977
1831 2045
1841 2523
1851 2674
1861 2718
1871 3586
1881 4786
1891 4897
1901 4511
1911 4682
1921 4665
1931 4735
1951 5399
1961 5641
1971 6405
1981 7160
1991 8505
2001 10085
2011 10582

Sources for Ross-on-Wye

1801 - 1851
Ross Borough
General Register Office. Census of Great Britain, 1951. Population tables. I. numbers of the inhabitants in the years 1801, 1811, 1821, 1831, 1841, and 1851. London: HMSO, 1852.

1861
Ross Borough
Littlebury's Postal and Commercial Directory and Gazetteer of The County of Hereford.  London: W. H. Collingridge, 1867.

1871
Ross Borough
Digest of the English Census of 1871, compiled from the official returns and edited by James Lewis. London: Edward Stanford, 1873

1881
Ross Borough
Census of England and Wales, 1881, Vol. IV. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883.

1891
Ross Parish
Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: Kelly, 1891.

1901 - 1921
Ross Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1921, County of Hereford.  London: HMSO, 1924.

1931
Ross Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1931, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1933

1951
Ross Urban District
Census of England and Wales, 1951, Herefordshire and Shropshire.  London: HMSO, 1954.

1961
Ross Urban District
Census 1961 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1964.

1971
Ross Urban District
Census 1971 England and Wales, County Report Herefordshire. London: HMSO, 1973.

1981 - 1991
Ross Parish
Jones, V. E. 1991 Census Preliminary Report. Worcester: Planning Division Hereford and Worcester County Council, 1991.

2001 - 2011
Ross Parish
Herefordshire Council Research Team.

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