1811 Census Returns:
Monday 27th May
Parliamentary Papers "Abstract and Answers and Returns for the Act of Census 51st yr of George111, England and Wales Enumeration. Monday 27th May 1811, for the whole of the Township of Bishopdale, p.399.
In 1811, the Township of Bishopdale contained 79 inhabitants, of whom 35 were male and 44 were female. There were 14 houses, of which 14 were occupied and none were unoccupied. The main occupation was in Agriculture 14 families, Other occupations was 2 families and Trades etc. there were no families.