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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 Excerpt: ...I. While the population of England and Wales has increased, between 1801 and 1851, 101 per cent., the sittings in all places of worship have increased 102-8, and the per contage of the sittings to population has been raised from 56-6 to 57 per cent. (table B, columns 3, 17, 25, and 26.) II. The proportions of the sittings provided by the Church of England and all other religious denominations respectively, in 1801, were 80-8 and 19-2 per cent. (table B, columns 21 and 23.) III. The sittings provided by the Church of England, in 1801, were 4,069,281, and in 1851, 5,317,915; showing an increase of 1,248,634 sittings, equivalent to 306 per cent. The increase of the population being 101 per cent., the increase of sittings fell short of the increment of the population 70 per cent. (table A, columns 1 and 2; Table B, columns 4 and 19.) IV. The sittings provided by all other denominations, in 1801, were 963,169, and in 1851, 4,890,482; showing an increase of 8,927,313, equivalent to 407 per cent, increase of sittings, and being in excess of the increment of the population 303 per cent. (tables A and B, columns 18 and 20.) V. In each of the counties of England and Wales, separately, as in all collectively, the increase of sittings by the Church of England has fallen short of the increase of the population, the deficiency being in thirty-nine counties above the average of England and Wales, namely, 70 per cent., and in fifteen counties less than the average; the greatest deficiency being 97 per cent, in Cambridge, and the smallest deficiency, 18 per cent., in Middlesex. (table B, column 19.) VI. In each of the counties of England and Wales, separately, as well as in all England and Wales, the increase of sittings provided by all Dissenting denominations has exceeded...
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