Parish of Holm & Paplay in 1841

The person appointed by the Sheriff to divide the Parish was Thomas Linklater the schoolmaster of ------ in Enumeration District 2. Andrew Smith signed as the Minister of the Parish and lived in The Manse in the south of the Parish in Enumeration District 3.
No persons were listed as sleeping outside or in boats, barns etc.

Enumeration District 1 containing 54 houses with Enumerator Thomas Linklater Jnr is described as:
So much of the parish of Holm including the island of Lambholm as lies S W of the lines of Road N E of Grameshall passing Hestwall joining the new lines of the post road to the grind of Wilderness W & S by the Sea.
Thomas Linklater as Person appointed to divide the Parish recorded the following remarks:
No remarks Occur to me

Remarks of Sheriff
The number of Inhabitants in this part of the Parish of Holm

in 1841 is on the Mainland or Island of Pomona 291
In the Island of Lambholm united to it quo ad sacra12
 303

Enumeration District 2 containing 47 houses with Enumerator James Linklater is described as:
So much of the parish of Holm as lies N E of the lines of road N E of Grameshall passing by Hestwall joining the new lines of the post road to the Grind of Wilderness. By the parish of St. Andrews on th north east & the Mill burn on the E.
Thomas Linklater as Person appointed to divide the Parish recorded the following remarks:
No remarks Occur to me

Remarks of Sheriff

By the Census of 1841 the population of Holm is 866
By the Census of 1831 ditto was747
Increase 119

being at the rate of 15.91 percent on the population of 1831. This increase is attributed to the success of the Herring fishery, and to the settlement of additional families in the parish who have removed to Holm from other parishes in the County. No accurate register of Births marriages and deaths is kept in the parish so far as could be ascertained.

Enumeration District 3 containing 82 houses with Enumerator Thomas Linklater Jnr is described as:
So much of the parish of Holm as lies E of the Mill burn S & E by the Sea and N E by the parish of St Andrews
Thomas Linklater as Person appointed to divide the Parish recorded the following remarks:
Only the following remark occurs to me - that the increase since last census may be owing to young men about to engage in the Herring fishing being now at home who might otherwise have been absent.

The Minister added the following remarks:
Parliament exhibited to me the Enumerators' Schedules of this Parish I have no observations to make on them I hereby signify my approbation of the manner in which the Census has been conducted

Remarks of Sheriff

By the Census of 1841 the population of Holm is 866
By the Census of 1831 it was747
Increase 119

Holm & Paplay together with the Island of Lambholm form one parish.
Chas Shirreff