1871 Census Returns:
Sunday 2nd April
Enumeration District 7 Folios 70a-76b, Enumerator: Thomas Fawcett.
National Archive (Reference Piece TNA RG 10/4870)
The whole of the Township of Thoralby: (including Gayle Ing, Barker, Cote Bottom, Blind Syke, Swina Cote, Littleburn, the village of Thoralby, Riddings, Spickles and that part of the township detached which includes East Holme or Hest holme and Nellholme). The following was recorded about each person: forename and surname; relationship to head of house; condition; marital status; age (separate columns for males and females); occupation; where born; county/place; name of street, place or road, and name and number or number of house and whether blind, deaf-and-dumb, imbecile or idiot, lunatic.
The whole of the Township of Thoralby contained 285 inhabitants, of whom 140 were male and 145 were female. There were 62 houses, of which 54 were occupied and 8 were unoccupied.
Below is a transcript of the census return in tabular form. The 'Search' box at the top right hand corner can be used to find a surname, house name, occupation, birthplae or other element.