1891 Census Returns:
Sunday 5th April
Enumeration District 10 Folios 82-88, Enumerator: Robert Fawcett.
National Archive (Reference Piece TNA RG 12/4032)
The whole of the civil Parish of Bishopdale, contents comprising Dale Foot, New House Gill, Ribba, Myres Garth, Smelter, Longridge, Scar Top, Cote Garth or West New House, and the Rookery. The following information was recorded about each person: forename and surname; relationship to head of house; condition; marital status; age (separate columns for males and females); number of rooms occupied if less than five; occupation; employment: employer, employed or neither; where born; county/place; name of street, place or road, and name or number of house and whether blind, deaf-and-dumb, lunatic, imbecile or idiot.
The whole of the Township of Bishopdale contained 91 inhabitants, of whom 44 were male and 47 were female. There were 16 houses, of which 15 were occupied and 1 was 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, birthplace or other element.