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Lennoxtown Population 1841-1991
There is quite a substantial increase in population between 1931-1951. This may be partly explained by the opening Lennox Castle Hospital and the Kali Nail Works, which brought employment, and ultimately new residents to the village. The opening of Lennox-Castle Hospital alone in 1936 boosted the population considerably, with around 800 new employees and 1,200 patients.
The Lennoxtown population for 2001 was:
Google Earth state the present population is: 4902.
As yet, have been unable to establish their source.
This figure seemed lower than expected, so was checked out at various sources. It can be confirmed by looking at the comparative population pages below. Click here to see comparison profiles.
Population of Campsie according to Nimmo's History of Stirlingshire
The great increase arose from the establishment of the Kincaid Print Works in 1785, Lennoxmill in late 1780's, the Alum Works in 1806, Glenmill, and Lillyburn printfield in 1831
Population of Campsie Parish in 1881 and 1891
(as published by the Registrar-General)
According to these statistics there is a drop in the Campsie population in
1881, when the figure fell to : 5837
and a further drop in 1891 to : 5338
The population of Lennoxtown for those years: 1881 was 3249
1891 was 2838
Some Statistics of Campsie Parish
The average mortality per 1000 of population-
Basing on 5873 the census of 1881 is 19.07
Basing " 5338 " " 1891 is 20.98
The percentage of illegitimate births on the total number of births averages 7.51 for the period of 11 years.
Comparative Population profile, derived from Scotland's Census, April 29th 2001
Comparative employment charts for Lennoxtown. Derived from Scotland's Census, April 2001