Return of Owners of Land, 1873 summary

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LANDOWNERS' RETURN.

SUMMARY for ENGLAND and WALES (exclusive of the Metropolis):— (1.) POPULATION for each COUNTY; (2.) INHABITED HOUSES; (3.) NUMBER of PARISHES ; (4.) NUMBER of OWNERS below an Acre; (5.) NUMBER of OWNERS of 1 Acre and upwards ; (6.) TOTAL NUMBER of OWNERS ; (7.) EXTENT of LANDS ; (8.) GROSS ESTIMATED RENTAL ; and (9.) ESTIMATED EXTENT of COMMONS and WASTE LANDS.

COUNTIES.
Population in 1871.
Inhabited Houses in 1871.
Number of Parishes.
Number of Owners below an Acre.
Number of Owners of 1 Acre and upwards.*
Total Number of Owners.
Extent of Lands.
Gross Estimated Rental.
Estimated Extent of Commons or Waste Lands.
COUNTIES.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acres.
£
Acres.
 
BEDFORD
146,257
30,506
136
5,302
2,382
7,684
286,076
716,925
1,127
BEDFORD.
BERKS
196,473
39,638
193
4,172
3,068
7,240
430,849
1,010,016
2,114
BERKS.
BUCKINGHAM
175,879
37,257
225
6,420
3,288
9,708
456,210
1,049,425
2,942
BUCKINGHAM.
CAMBRIDGE
186,903
40,272
176
6,677
6,496
13,173
522,208
1,179,872
2,555
CAMBRIDGE.
CHESTER
561,201
110,449
502
17,691
6,029
23,720
602,219
3,017,224
6,704
CHESTER.
CORNWALL
362,343
73,950
217
8,717
5,149
13,866
758,961
1,235,168
70,968
CORNWALL.
CUMBERLAND
220,253
44,061
208
9,617
5,898
15,513
730,811
1,201,980
114,025
CUMBERLAND.
DERBY
379,394
78,309
331
12,874
6,992
19,866
620,955
1,764,689
11,656
DERBY.
DEVON
601,374
105,200
480
21,647
10,162
31,809
1,516,984
2,881,666
77,868
DEVON.
DORSET
195,537
39,410
289
7,494
3,409
10,903
573,936
985,041
13,752
DORSET.
DURHAM
685,089
114,705
269
31,205
3,112
34,317
517,719
2,889,152
47,389
DURHAM.
ESSEX
466,436
92,356
413
14,833
7,472
22,305
950,435
2,166,077
6,896
ESSEX.
GLOUCESTER
534,640
101,474
391
29,280
8,425
37,705
733,640
2,556,243
7,430
GLOUCESTER.
HEREFORD
125,370
26,371
262
9,085
4,646
13,731
506,559
924,640
10,074
HEREFORD.
HERTFORD
192,226
39,056
141
9,556
2,831
12,387
384,809
1,164,492
5,302
HERTFORD.
HUNTINGDON
63,708
14,032
107
1,816
2,087
3,903
225,163
444,891
796
HUNTINGDON.
KENT (exclusive of the Metropolis)
630,127
117,388
419
26,925
7,758
34,683
950,607
3,357,057
5,302
KENT (exclusive of the Metropolis)
LANCASTER
2,819,495
530,490
453
76,177
12,558
88,735
947,464
13,878,277
64,306
LANCASTER.
LEICESTER
269,311
58.606
334
8,921
4,927
13,848
519,227
1,493,379
298
LEICESTER.
LINCOLN
436,599
94,212
752
13,768
16,729
30,497
1,606,543
3,173,825
5,763
LINCOLN.
MIDDLESEX (excl. of the Metropolis)
253,197
44,383
53
9,006
2,875
11,881
143,014
1,611,655
2,592
MIDDLESEX (excl. of the Metropolis)
MONMOUTH
195,448
36,169
147
4,970
2,841
7,811
289,377
837,254
7,594
MONMOUTH.
NORFOLK
438,656
99,428
740
16,552
10,096
26,648
1,234,884
2,408,795
12,870
NORFOLK.
NORTHAMPTON
243,891
52,539
346
10,010
4,455
14,465
592,771
1,637,371
255
NORTHAMPTON.
NORTHUMBERLAND
386,646
62,436
541
10,036
2,221
12,257
1,190,044
2,141,743
30,286
NORTHUMBERLAND.
NOTTINGHAM
319,758
68,419
275
9,891
4,628
14,519
507,337
1,560,853
1,450
NOTTINGHAM.
OXFORD
177,975
37,849
300
6,833
3,344
10,177
449,283
1,073,246
2,949
OXFORD.
RUTLAND
22,073
4,766
58
861
564
1,425
93,078
184,626
402
RUTLAND.
SALOP
248,111
50,804
254
7,281
4,838
12,119
791,941
1,484,833
19,675
SALOP.
SOMERSET
463,483
92,205
490
20,370
12,395
32,765
940,483
2,705,394
31,246
SOMERSET.
SOUTHAMPTON
544,684
98,283
345
21,236
6,235
27,471
884,649
2,469,125
78,844
SOUTHAMPTON.
STAFFORD
858,326
167,614
249
33,672
9,699
43,371
638,084
3,630,255
7,809
STAFFORD.
SUFFOLK
348,869
76,501
525
12,511
6,765
19,276
912,437
1,784,827
7,831
SUFFOLK.
SURREY
(excl. of the Metropolis).
342,113
61,482
137
12,712
4,581
17,293
398,746
2,285,814
40,037
SURREY
(excl. of the Metropolis).
SUSSEX
417,456
75,385
324
14,675
5,059
19,734
869,423
2,418,522
23,738
SUSSEX.
WARWICK
634,189
131,442
259
46,894
4,622
51,516
541,022
3,318,304
1,833
WARWICK.
WESTMORELAND
65,010
12,671
109
1,714
2,662
4,376
335,160
442,320
114,282
WESTMORELAND.
WILTS
257,177
54,874
343
9,635
4,378
14,013
828,948
1,599,239
1,931
WILTS.
WORCESTER
338,837
69,988
242
16,008
5,796
21,804
441,061
1,685,736
3,415
WORCESTER.
YORK, EAST RIDING
268,466
56,193
384
15,012
4,564
19,576
706,684
2,032,195
4,049
YORK, EAST RIDING.
YORK, NORTH RIDING
293,278
58,898
553
10,115
6,198
16,313
1,017,475
1,841,945
247,409
YORK, NORTH RIDING.
YORK, WEST RIDING
1,874,611
391,949
689
59,496
17,417
76,913
1,532,346
8,199,840
99,912
YORK, WEST RIDING.
TOTAL OF ENGLAND (excl. of Metropolis)
18,240,874
3,592,020
13,661
671,667
249,649
921,316
29,179,622
94,443,931
1,197,676
TOTAL OF ENGLAND (excl. of Metropolis)
ANGLESEY
51,040
12,170
77
3,015
1,126
4,141
161,936
171,259
5,678
ANGLESEY.
BRECKNOCK
59,901
12,647
92
1,195
1,219
2,414
302,237
208,544
115,107
BRECKNOCK.
CARDIGAN
73,441
16,420
97
1,278
2,038
3,316
391,685
187,541
6,972
CARDIGAN.
CARMARTHEN
115,710
24,333
81
5,168
2,898
8,066
510,574
419,633
18,077
CARMARTHEN.
CARNARVON
106,121
23,298
76
4,610
1,630
6,240
301,233
378,137
14,563
CARNARVON.
DENBIGH
105,102
22,500
92
3,436
2,272
5,708
348,417
450,422
18,812
DENBIGH.
FLINT
76,312
16,636
39
2,048
1,462
3,510
142,286
382,143
4,313
FLINT
GLAMORGAN
397,859
72,905
166
6,570
1,856
8,426
428,386
1,609,379
47,018
GLAMORGAN.
MERIONETH
46,598
10,006
35
1,044
651
1,695
302,657
183,253
416
MERIONETH.
MONTGOMERY
67,623
13,911
70
1,314
1,927
3,241
380,384
378,512
6,957
MONTGOMERY.
PEMBROKE
91,998
19,583
154
1,492
1,629
3,121
356,699
389,701
11,260
PEMBROKE.
RADNOR
25,430
4,925
60
452
1,190
1,642
207,394
149,848
77,799
RADNOR.
TOTAL OF WALES
1,217,135
249,334
1,039
31,622
19,898
51,520
3,833,888
4,908,372
326,972
TOTAL OF WALES.
TOTAL OF ENGLAND AND WALES
(excl. of the Metropolis)
19,458,009
3,841,354
14,700
703,289
269,547
972,836
33,013,510
99,352,303
1,524,648
TOTAL OF ENGLAND AND WALES
(excl. of the Metropolis)

* In some few instances the words " above an acre in extent" have been inadvertently inserted instead of " 1 acre and upwards " at the foot of the County Returns.