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ABSTRACT of the Returns of the POPULATION in the several DISTRICTS of the Island of Van Diemen's Land.
POLICE DISTRICT. NUMBER OF EACH AGE. MARRIED OR SINGLE. CIVIL CONDITION. RELIGION. OCCUPATION. TOTAL. HOUSES.
MALES. FEMALES. MALES. FEMALES. MALES. FEMALES. Church of England. Church of Scotland. Wesleyan Methodists. Other Protestant Dissenters. Roman Catholics. Jews. Mahomedans and Pagans. Landed Proprietors, Merchants, Bankers, and Professional Persons. Shopkeepers and other Retail Dealers. Mechanics and Artificers. Shepherds and others in the care of Sheep. Gardeners, Stockmen, and Persons employed in Agriculture. Domestic Servants. All other Persons not included in the foregoing Columns. Males. Females. Total. Stone or Brick. Wood. Total. Finished. Unfinished. Inhabited. Uninhabited.
Under Two. Two and under Seven. Seven and under Fourteen. Fourteen and under Twenty-one. Twenty-one and under Forty-five. Forty-five and under Sixty. Sixty and upwards. Under Two. Two and under Seven. Seven and under Fourteen. Fourteen and under Twenty-one. Twenty-one and under Forty-five. Forty-five and under Sixty. Sixty and upwards. Married. Single. Married. Single. FREE. BOND. FREE. BOND.
Born in the Colony. Arrived Free. Other Free Persons. Holding Tickets-of-leave. In Government Employment. In Private Assignment. Born in the Colony. Arrived Free. Other Free Persons. Holding Tickets-of-leave. In Government Employment. In Private Assignment.
Bothwell 21 46 43 41 455 72 18 19 52 40 28 93 33 12 124 572 111 166 131 87 177 126 27 148 135 78 24 16 24 662 136 65 45 63 2 57 5 61 93 227 74 456 696 277 973 55 100 155 136 19 141 14
Brighton 64 116 114 90 1,035 214 56 57 132 139 96 289 76 14 331 1,358 312 491 372 203 426 199 62 427 422 199 112 27 3 40 1,850 138 22 122 345 15 68 26 134 17 878 116 1,253 1,689 803 2,492 143 235 378 359 19 378
Campbell Town 54 98 92 82 1,032 193 45 64 102 76 55 251 52 14 275 1,321 261 353 264 214 404 285 46 383 271 160 81 28 2 72 1,546 196 142 17 300 5 4 52 30 187 127 677 201 936 1,596 614 2,210 213 106 319 287 32 302 17
Fingal 26 55 33 19 501 63 9 21 42 29 33 114 14 4 108 598 109 148 132 72 153 85 26 238 108 67 39 14 2 27 709 69 36 4 145 17 10 61 58 324 85 408 706 257 963 43 77 120 97 23 113 7
George Town 15 36 23 15 237 35 12 17 40 21 12 68 11 4 79 294 71 102 82 79 109 61 11 31 82 58 21 6 6 346 70 1 28 101 22 5 21 70 91 15 322 373 173 546 26 83 109 108 1 109
Great Swan Port 20 41 37 26 634 70 8 21 45 22 25 94 18 4 149 687 91 138 107 114 110 105 208 192 95 84 21 9 2 18 770 94 7 16 177 1 55 9 53 60 274 62 552 836 229 1,065 70 55 125 110 15 124 1
Hamilton 31 56 55 44 749 64 15 23 54 57 30 157 18 6 130 884 129 216 186 115 266 142 10 295 178 91 36 10 30 1,038 66 15 46 194 28 7 72 108 434 101 609 1,014 345 1,359 73 139 212 207 5 212
Hobart Town 705 1,286 1,227 814 6,572 1,145 279 681 1,301 1,236 1,022 4,334 684 143 3,243 8,785 3,439 5,962 3,405 2,817 2,490 1,107 555 1,654 3,592 2,659 1,151 423 883 693 14,145 1,750 896 973 3,430 234 1 569 591 2,172 20 1,336 1,712 15,029 12,028 9,401 21,429 2,679 1,335 4,014 3,872 142 3,624 390
Horton 21 47 43 24 334 45 1 28 45 41 34 73 9 1 93 422 90 141 99 120 147 103 6 40 108 98 12 8 5 488 72 1 13 172 5 8 50 16 291 32 344 515 231 746 13 107 120 117 3 119 1
Launceston 312 646 509 407 3,695 528 109 376 667 522 362 1,729 202 36 1,602 4,604 1,605 2,289 1,503 1,634 1,377 633 350 709 1,631 1,289 420 205 155 194 6,492 809 617 481 1,573 116 12 222 290 910 36 926 912 6,804 6,206 3,894 10,100 763 1,213 1,976 1,869 107 1,783 193
Longford 105 190 160 127 1,752 250 43 99 189 170 102 420 72 11 456 2,171 439 624 563 348 655 453 22 586 517 305 151 47 43 2,814 140 268 62 394 12 96 64 228 97 1,179 288 1,738 2,627 1,063 3,690 211 271 482 470 12 480 2
Morven 71 141 116 59 1,217 130 39 63 133 106 53 300 38 13 297 1,476 313 393 354 224 506 337 6 346 341 190 80 39 56 1,656 261 46 53 450 13 47 22 105 65 978 143 1,119 1,773 706 2,479 94 254 348 345 3 328 20
New Norfolk 58 108 117 82 974 200 120 46 107 87 78 321 69 17 303 1,356 282 443 342 194 395 167 235 326 292 186 115 21 45 66 1,903 64 61 48 298 8 2 47 11 180 30 525 287 1,304 1,659 725 2,384 156 177 333 287 46 324 9
Oatlands 35 53 62 63 896 94 15 19 56 66 43 169 21 2 170 1,048 170 206 182 124 283 170 12 447 177 104 61 13 1 20 1,214 79 68 65 163 4 1 61 22 114 126 446 122 703 1,218 376 1,594 134 63 197 188 9 195 2
Port Sorell 16 29 28 11 321 41 4 16 34 18 11 72 12 84 366 73 90 71 66 99 98 12 104 76 53 13 4 1 16 438 33 42 40 58 2 12 4 44 4 228 32 289 450 163 613 6 88 94 77 17 92 2
Richmond 145 263 351 811 4,166 746 123 134 281 248 204 567 142 38 1,188 5,417 636 978 945 542 749 383 3,273 713 785 454 236 66 4 69 5,979 403 119 98 1,574 38 8 90 39 857 99 1,931 434 4,769 6,605 1,614 8,219 166 509 675 609 66 667 8
Sorell and Prosser's Plains 30 49 26 16 421 55 10 28 36 44 19 123 17 3 117 490 112 158 96 161 112 54 22 162 98 101 31 12 28 733 25 12 6 99 2 20 5 50 30 221 54 497 607 270 877 39 106 145 135 10 143 2
South Port 12 33 34 23 322 38 2 22 30 30 27 71 16 94 370 92 104 76 107 80 27 20 154 86 79 25 1 5 418 62 69 56 55 6 3 197 5 114 11 324 464 196 660 6 115 121 117 4 121
Westbury 49 95 63 50 879 95 16 54 97 78 38 204 22 2 204 1,043 197 298 228 170 294 214 18 323 223 172 58 16 26 1,251 85 79 13 313 1 28 21 88 37 613 158 797 1,247 495 1,742 73 190 263 224 39 263
Aboriginal Inhabitants 1 1 13 1 14 6 2 12 3 12 11 15 23 * 38 38 15 23 38 1 1 1 1
TOTALS 1,790 3,389 3,134 2,804 26,205 4,078 924 1,788 3,443 3,001 2,272 9,493 1,532 326 9,059 33,265 8,544 13,311 9,153 7,391 8,832 4,749 4,921 7,278 9,240 6,427 2,687 965 1,098 1,438 44,490 4,552 2,566 2,186 9,904 452 29 1,502 1,172 5,584 1,098 11,693 4,839 38,291 42,324 21,855 64,179 4,963 5,224 10,187 9,614 573 9,519 668
Military and Children 2,246 1,765 481 2,246 2,246 2,246 1,765 481 2,246
Male Convicts in Public Works 3,739 3,739 3,739 3,739 3,739 3,739 3,739
GRAND TOTAL 70,164 70,164 70,164 70,164 70,164 70,164 10,187
[* So returned by the Commissioner for the District.]
                 

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