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Census of church and Sunday school attendance (2561)

Type of Data: Census of church and Sunday school attendance (2561)

Faith Community: Christianity

Date: 1892, November 30

Geography: Local survey. Birmingham

Sample Size: 231170 attendances

Population: Attenders at churches and Sunday schools

Keywords: Church attendance, churchgoing, Sunday school

Collection Method: Enumeration of church and Sunday school attendance

Collection Agency: Birmingham News

Sponsor: George Cadbury

Published Source:

  • Birmingham News, 3 and 10 December 1892
  • Roy Peacock, 'The Church of England and the Working Classes in Birmingham, 1861-1905', Aston University M.Phil. thesis, 1973
  • Roy Peacock, 'The 1892 Birmingham Religious Census', Religion in the Birmingham Area: Essays in the Sociology of Religion, ed. Alan Bryman, Birmingham: Institute for the Study of Worship and Religious Architecture, University of Birmingham, 1975, pp. 12-28

    BRIN ID: 2561


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