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Religious worship, England and Wales, 1851

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(Pages i-v) Title & contents pages
(166 pages)Contract subtree Report
(Pages v-vii) Letter from the registrar general to Viscount Palmerston
(Pages viii-clxviii)Contract subtree Report from Mr. Horace Mann to the registrar general
(Page viii) Origin of the inquiry and mode of its prosecution
(Page ix) Number of sects in England
(Page x) Necessity for explaining their history and peculiar principle
(Pages xi-xxxi) Introductory sketch of the progress of religious opinions in England till the period of the revolution of 1688
(Pages xxxii-cxviii)Contract subtree Particular notices of the different churches
(Pages xxxii-xlvi) Church of England
(Pages xlvii-l) Scottish Presbyterians
(Pages l-lvii) Independents
(Pages lviii-lxi) Baptists
(Pages lxii-lxvi) Society of Friends
(Pages lxvii-lxviii) Unitarians
(Pages lxviii-lxx) Moravians
(Pages lxxi-lxxxix) Wesleyan Methodists
(Pages lxxxix-xciii) Calvinistic Methodists
(Page xciii) Sandemanians
(Pages xciv-xcvii) New Church
(Pages xcvii-xcix) Brethren
(Pages c-cii) Roman Catholics
(Pages cii-cv) Catholic and Apostolic Church
(Pages cvi-cxii) Latter Day Saints, or Mormons
(Pages cxiii-cxv) Isolated congregations
(Pages cxv-cxviii) Foreign churches
(Pages cxix-clxviii)Contract subtree Spiritual provision and destitution
(Pages cxix-cl)Contract subtree 1. Accommodation
(Pages cxix-cxx) Estimate of the number of persons able to attend worship
(Pages cxxi-cxxii) Estimate of the number of sittings required for these persons
(Page cxxiii) Actual provision according to the census
(Pages cxxiii-cxxvii) Effect of unequal distribution in diminishing the value of existing accommodation
(Pages cxxvii-cxxx) Comparative provision in town and country districts
(Pages cxxx-cxxxiii) Rate at which the supply is increasing
(Pages cxxxiii-cxxxiv) Extent to which the existing accommodation is available
(Pages cxxxiv-cxxxv) Proportion of the accommodation which is free
(Pages cxxxvi-cxxxvii) Amount of provision made by each religious body
(Pages cxxxviii-cxliii) By the Church of England
(Pages cxliii-cxlvi) By the principal protestant dissenting bodies
(Page cxlvi) By minor protestant bodies
(Pages cxlvi-cxlvii) By Roman Catholics
(Page cxlviii) General result of the inquiry as to accommodation
(Pages cxlviii-cl) What is being done to supply deficiency?
(Pages cli-clxviii)Contract subtree 2. Attendance
(Page cli) Superiority of the test supplied by amount of attendance to that supplied by amount of accommodation
(Pages cli-clii) Proper mode of computing the amount of attendance
(Page clii) Number of non-attendants
(Pages cliii-cliv) Is there sufficient accommodation for the non-attendants?
(Page clv) Frequency of attendance
(Pages clv-clvi) Number of attendants in connexion with each religious body
(Pages clvi-clvii) Comparative frequency of attendance in each religious body
(Page clvii) Portions of the day at which attendants are most numerous
(Page clviii) Principal result of the inquiry as to attendance; the alarming number of non-attendants
(Pages clix-clx) Some of the causes of the neglect, by the labouring classes, of religious worship
(Pages clxi-clxii) Need of increased amount of agency
(Pages clxiii-clxvi)Contract subtree Different schemes suggested
(Page clxiii) Sub-division of parishes
(Pages clxiii-clxv) Lay-agency
(Page clxvi) Extension of the episcopate
(Pages clxvii-clxviii) Prominent facts elicited by the whole inquiry
(Pages clxix-clxxvi) Appendix to report: Mode of procuring and digesting the returns forms, &c
(124 pages)Contract subtree Summary tables and tabular results
(Pages clxxviii-clxxx) Summary tables of England and Wales
(Pages clxxxi-clxxxiii) Estimates for defective returns
(Pages clxxxiv-cxciv) Tables of registration divisions
(Pages cxcv-ccxxxiv)Contract subtree Tables of counties
(Page cxcv) Bedford
(Page cxcvi) Berkshire
(Page cxcvi) Buckingham
(Page cxcvii) Cambridge
(Page cxcviii) Chester
(Page cxcix) Cornwall
(Page cc) Cumberland
(Page cci) Derby
(Page ccii) Devon
(Page cciii) Dorset
(Page cciii) Durham
(Page cciv) Essex
(Page ccv) Gloucester
(Page ccvi) Hereford
(Page ccvi) Hertford
(Page ccvii) Huntingdon
(Page ccix) Lancaster
(Page ccx) Leicester
(Page ccxi) Lincoln
(Page ccxii) Middlesex
(Page ccxiii) Monmouth
(Page ccxiv) Norfolk
(Page ccxv) Northampton
(Page ccxvi) Northumberland
(Page ccxvii) Nottingham
(Page ccxviii) Oxford
(Page ccxviii) Rutland
(Page ccxix) Salop
(Page ccxx) Somerset
(Page ccxxi) Southampton
(Page ccxxii) Stafford
(Page ccxxiii) Suffolk
(Page ccxxiv) Surrey
(Page ccxxv) Sussex
(Page ccxxvi) Warwick
(Page ccxxvii) Westmorland
(Page ccxxviii) Wiltshire
(Page ccxxix) Worcester
(Page ccxxx) York (city)
(Page ccxxx) York (East Riding)
(Page ccxxxi) York (North Riding)
(Page ccxxxii) York (West Riding)
(Page ccxxxiii) North Wales
(Page ccxxxiv) South Wales
(Pages ccxxxv-ccxxxviii) Tables of returns defective as to available accommodation
(Pages ccxxxix-ccl) Table of the dates at which existing buildings were erected or appropriated to religious worship
(Page ccli) Table of dioceses
(Pages cclii-cclxxii) Table of large towns and boroughs
(Page cclxxiii) Accommodation provided by various religious bodies in large town districts, as compared with the rest of England
(Pages cclxxiv-cclxxv) Comparative strength of different bodies in each county
(Pages cclxxvi-ccxcv) Proportion of sittings to population in each registration district, and number of additional sittings required
(Page ccxcvi) Selection of districts with most and least accommodation respectively
(Page ccxcvii) Comparative position of the church of England and the dissenting bodies, as to accommodation, in counties and large towns
(Page ccxcviii) Number of services held by each religious body at different portions of the day
(Page ccxcix) Extent to which each body makes use of its accommodation
(Page ccc) Number of attendants at the most frequented services
(132 pages)Contract subtree Detailed tables
(Page 2) Note
(Pages 3-9) Division I. London
(Pages 10-25) Division II. South-Eastern
(Pages 26-36) Division III. South-Midland
(Pages 37-46) Division IV. Eastern
(Pages 47-63) Division V. South-Western
(Pages 64-77) Division VI. West-Midland
(Pages 78-89) Division VII. North-Midland
(Pages 90-98) Division VIII. North-Western
(Pages 99-111) Division IX. Yorkshire
(Pages 112-119) Division X. Northern
(Pages 120-129) Division XI. Welsh
(Pages 131-134) Index to names of places
(Pages 135-136) Errata