The history of Clophill, Bedfordshire, UK

Including historical descriptions, maps and statistical analysis.

Data from the 1841 to 1911 censuses were transcribed and analysed using a spreadsheet.

312 out of a total population of 1024 are under 10 years of age.(30%)

598 out of a total population of 1024 are under 20 years of age.(58%)

Ten years later the total population has risen to 1141.

The under 10 group is now the 11 to 20 group and its number has reduced to 239 from 312, a reduction of 23%. Ignoring migration, this is due to child mortality.

The population drops, slightly, to 1120.

The population is up again to 1184.

The population starts to fall. This is probably due to migration to the towns and cities.