Appendix 9

     

Article contents


Scope 

1. Statistics Collected by the State

1.1         Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

1.2         Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

1.3         Recent Developments

Notes to Section 1

2. Statistics Collected by Faith Communities

2.1         Established Churches: Church of England

2.2         Established Churches: Wales and Scotland

2.3         Free Churches: General

2.4         Free Churches: Methodists

2.5         Free Churches: Baptists, Congregationalists and Quakers

2.6         Free Churches: Other Denominations

2.7         Roman Catholic Church: Before the Second World War

2.8         Roman Catholic Church: After the Second World War

2.9         Ecumenical Initiatives: National

2.10       Ecumenical Initiatives: International

2.11       Non-Christian Faiths: General

2.12       Non-Christian Faiths: Judaism

2.13       Irreligion

Notes to Section 2

3. Statistics Collected by Other Agencies

3.1         Social Investigators

3.2         Opinion Pollsters

3.3         Academic Researchers

3.4         Print and Broadcast Media

Notes to Section 3

4. Future Needs and Prospects for Religious Statistics

Notes to Section 4

Appendix 1

Select Bibliography of the Religious History of Modern Britain

General

Church of England

Free Churches

Roman Catholicism

Sects

Judaism

Islam

New Religious Movements

Irreligion

Wales

Scotland

Appendix 2

Recent Publications on the 1851 Religious Census of England and Wales

General Commentaries

Local Studies

Appendix 3

Contemporary Regional Studies of Religion as Social Capital in England and Wales

Appendix 4

Church of England Clergy Visitation Returns of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Primary Sources: Editions of Returns

Primary Sources: Editions of Specula

Secondary Sources: Visitation Process

Secondary Sources: Use of Returns

Appendix 5

Abraham Hume’s Contribution to Religious Statistics and Sociology

Appendix 6

Local Censuses of Church Attendance in Great Britain, 1881-82

Appendix 7

Newman Demographic Survey and Pastoral Research Centre

Appendix 8

John Highet’s Contribution to Scottish Religious Statistics 

Appendix 9

Local Censuses of Church Attendance in Great Britain, 1901-12


 

Local Censuses
of Church Attendance in Great Britain, 1901-12

 

Place

Date

Conducted by/published source

England
Chester and Hoole 1903, 25 October Cheshire Observer, 31 October 1903
Desbury 1901, 10 February (evening only) George Coates, ‘Temperance Notes’, Methodist New Connexion Magazine, Vol. 104, 1901, p. 81
Hull 1903, 13 December and 1904, 10 January-17 February (incomplete) Hull News; Peter Derek Stubley, ‘Serious Religion and the Improvement of Public Manners: The Scope and Limitations of Evangelicalism in Hull, 1770-1914’, University of Durham Ph.D. thesis, 1991, pp. 202-6, 300-3
Lincoln 1903, 8 March Lincoln Leader and County Advertiser, 14 March 1903; James William Francis Hill, Victorian Lincoln, London: Cambridge University Press, 1974, pp. 313-16
Liverpool 1902, 2 November Liverpool Daily Post, 11 November 1902
Liverpool 1912, 8 December Liverpool Daily Post and Mercury, 13 December 1912
London, Inner 1902, 30 November-1903, 21 June Daily News; The Religious Life of London, ed. Richard Mudie-Smith, London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1904, pp. 1-333, 449-61, 475-503
London, Greater 1903, 19 July-8 November Daily News; The Religious Life of London, ed. Richard Mudie-Smith, London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1904, pp. 335-450, 458, 462, 504-18
Middlesbrough 1904, 1, 8, 15 and 22 May Middlesbrough Temperance Society; North Eastern Daily Gazette, 5, 12, 19 and 26 May, 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 June, and 7 July 1904; Peter Derek Stubley, ‘The Churches and the Iron and Steel Industry in Middlesbrough, 1890-1914’, University of Durham M.A. thesis, 1979, pp. 83-91, 136-41
Newport, Isle of Wight 1903 Newport Free Church Council; ‘What the Councils are Doing’, Free Church Chronicle, Vol. 5, 1903, pp. 252-3
Perranuthnoe 1903. November The Cornishman, 21 and 26 November 1903
Southend 1903, 4 January Southend Standard, 8 January 1903
Wallasey 1903, 24 May Wallasey News, 30 May 1903
Wallasey 1906, 2 December Wallasey News, 8 December 1906; Religious Census of the Wallasey Churches taken on Sunday, Dec. 2nd 1906, Seacombe: Willmer Bros., [1906]
Whitehaven, Workington and 37 other towns and rural districts in West Cumberland 1902, 14 December West Cumberland Times, 20 December 1902
York 1901, 17 and 24 March Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree, Poverty: A Study of Town Life, London: Macmillan, 1901, pp. 345-9
Wales
Carnarvon 1908, 26 January Carnarvon and Denbigh Herald, 31 January and 7 February 1908
Carnarvon 1908, 5 July Carnarvon and Denbigh Herald, 10 July 1908
Tredegar 1909, December Tredegar Free Church Council; ‘Religious Investigation Work’, Free Church Year Book, 1910, pp. 155-7
Scotland
Aberdeen 1901 (morning only) Aberdeen Journal and General Advertiser, 15 and 18 April 1901
Aberdeen 1911, 2 April (morning only) Aberdeen Daily Journal
Dundee 1901 Dundee Advertiser, 1 April 1901

 

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