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Census of church and Sunday school attendance (2540)

Type of Data: Census of church and Sunday school attendance (2540)

Faith Community: Christianity

Date: 1847

Geography: Wales

Sample Size: 304971 church and 107282 Sunday school attendances

Population: Church and Sunday school attenders

Keywords: Church attendance, churchgoing, Sunday school

Collection Method: Network of local (probably Nonconformist) correspondents

Collection Agency: Cambrian Educational Society

Published Source:

  • 'Comparative Statistics of Religion in Wales', The Congregational Calendar for 1848, London: Jackson and Walford, 1848, pp. 71-6

    BRIN ID: 2540


    Returns were received for 392 parishes distributed across all 12 Welsh counties and incorporating 47% of their population

    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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