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  Census figures for Forden parish  

  The actual recorded figures for the population of the parish were:-  
  In the year 1841 - 827 people
In the year 1851 - 880
In the year 1861 - 926
In the year 1871 - 946
In the year 1881 - 906
In the year 1891 - 795
In the year 1901 - 681

The reports which published these figures in Victorian times sometimes add extra details. In 1841, for instance, the figure included 83 people in the Forden House of Industry. By 1851 this had dropped to 64. (To see more about the workhouse click here).

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