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Census Index:

Census returns for people residing IN the Village: click year to view 

1841

1851

1861

1871

1881

1891

1901

1911

*1939

Census returns for people born in Hastingleigh, and living OUTSIDE of the Parish.
(includes variant spellings Hastingleigh / Hastingley / Hastingly / Hastinleigh / Hastenleigh / Hastenley/ Hastenly)

Due to there not being any places of birth recorded on the 1841 census, just the County, there is no out-census for 1841.

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1851

1861

1871

1881

1891

1901

1911


Pre-census & census population counts for Hastingleigh Parish (bear in mind boundary changes over the years affect the figures.) 

Census Year

 1801

 1811

 1821

 1831

 1841

 1851

 1861

 1871

 1881

 1891

 1901

 1911

 1921

 1939

 2001

 2011

Hastingleigh
Population

152

188

194

216

233

218

198

231

229

189

163

184

186

215+

226

230

          
1921 census due to be released in 2022
1931 census destroyed by fire in WW2
1939 register * [see below as it has now been partially released]
1941 no census due to WW2
1951 census due out in 2052

* In 1939 there was a thorough population count, which enabled the issuing of an ID card to everyone. This list in turn
provided the basis for ration cards during and after the war. Each individual was given an ID number, which subsequently
became their NHS number.
For this reason, for anyone who is still alive, or who died overseas, their details have been redacted from view, until proof of death
is submitted to the National Archives by means of an official death certificate. It is due to this that several names have been redacted
and cannot be transcribed into the 1939 list on this website. Those whose details are now disclosed, have been listed.
Because some properties are still redacted - and some were registered in Wye Parish, the population total of 215+ is the approximate
figure for Hastingleigh Parish in 1939.


C.1086- Domesday Book- Hastingleigh had 21 dwellings.

C. 1587- there were 75 communicants (people able to take communion in church)

C.1617- Petition from Hastingleigh seeking relief from payment of gaol and maimed soldiers money, since there are
only 13 households, 5 being poor widows and 8 only paying to the poor rates.

C. 1640- reports show 337 communicants

C.1730- population 216 (source: Genealogical Gazetteer of England)

C.2001- population 221, in 92 dwellings