OLD DEVONPORT . UK
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  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: February 28, 2017.
Webpage updated: February 28, 2017

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POPULATION OF OLD DEVONPORT

The population of Plymouth-Dock in 1733, only 42 years after its commencement, was estimated at 3,361.

By the time of the first numerical census taken on March 10th 1801 it had risen to 23,747.

The corresponding census figures after that were (with actual census date in brackets):

1811 (May 27th) - 30,083

1821 (May 28th) - 33,578

1831 (May 30th) - 34,883

1841 (June 6th) - 33,822

1851 (March 30th) - 37,499

1861 (April 7th) - 50,440

1871 (April 2nd) - 49,449

1881 (April 3rd) - 48,775

1891 (April 5th) - 54,848

1901 (March 31st) - 79,028

1911 (April 2nd) - 86,040