Looking at 1881 Census

England-Wales-1881-numbers-by-county

England-Wales-1881-numbers-by-county

Below is a break down of the actual numbers: These include the following surnames; Featherstone(2694), Featherston(287), Fetherstone(74), Fitherston(2)

Counties with actual numbers of the name over 100 people
County________________________County Popn._____Actual No.____per 100,000_______Banwell

Co. Durham______________________862923____________411_____________48____________4.58
Yorkshire N.Riding______________337841____________373____________110___________10.61
Kent____________________________968915____________277_____________29____________2.75
Middlesex______________________2861231____________273_____________10____________0.92
Yorkshire E.Riding______________312344____________264_____________85____________8.12
Lancashire_____________________3448165____________201______________6____________0.56
Yorkshire W.Riding_____________2175852____________180______________8____________0.79
Derbyshire______________________456652____________138_____________30____________2.9
Surrey_________________________1436486____________130______________9____________0.87
Nottinghamshire_________________393238____________129_____________33____________3.15
Devon___________________________596464____________102_____________17____________1.64

Counties with actual numbers of the name over 50 people
County________________________County Popn.______Actual No.____per 100,000______Banwell

Lincolnshire____________________462960_____________99____________21_____________2.05
Essex___________________________571006_____________56____________10_____________0.94
Northumberland__________________431226_____________51____________12_____________1.14

Counties with actual numbers of the name over 10 people
Count_________________________County Popn.______Actual No._____per 100,000_____Banwell

Gloucestershire________________570080______________44_____________8_____________0.74
Worcestershire_________________380394______________42____________11_____________1.06
Warwickshire___________________734938______________39_____________5_____________0.51
Hampshire______________________516954______________25_____________5_____________0.46
York____________________________57257______________25____________44_____________4.2
Sussex_________________________490538______________24_____________5_____________0.47
Roxburghshire___________________52618______________24____________46_____________4.38[Scotland]
Staffordshire__________________983336______________22_____________2_____________0.21
Cornwall_______________________325697______________21_____________6_____________0.62
Cumberland_____________________250471______________21_____________8_____________0.81
Northamptonshire_______________274263______________16_____________6_____________0.56
Somerset_______________________468369______________14_____________3_____________0.29
Lanarkshire____________________939677______________13_____________1_____________0.13[Scotland]
Cheshire_______________________640667______________13_____________2_____________0.19
Norfolk________________________446494______________13_____________3_____________0.28

County______________County Popn._________Actual No.____per 100,000_____Banwell
Leicestershire_________________323089______________10_____________3_____________0.3
Huntingdonshire_________________57837_______________6____________10_____________1
Carmarthenshire________________122842_______________5_____________4_____________0.39
Cambridgeshire_________________184649_______________4_____________2_____________0.21
Selkirkshire____________________26376_______________4____________15_____________1.46[Scotland]

County______________County Popn._________Actual No.____per 100,000_____Banwell
Wiltshire______________________257762_______________3_____________1_____________0.11
Berkshire______________________218906_______________3_____________1_____________0.13
Buckinghamshire________________176298_______________3_____________2_____________0.16
Midlothian_____________________388433_______________2_____________1_____________0.05[Scotland]
Shropshire_____________________251829_______________2_____________1_____________0.08
Monmouthshire__________________209997_______________2_____________1_____________0.09
Bedfordshire___________________151069_______________2_____________1_____________0.13
City of London__________________51420_______________2_____________4_____________0.37

County_______________County Popn.________Actual No.____per 100,000_____Banwell
Glamorgan______________________505154_______________1_____________0_____________0.02
Suffolk________________________353241_______________1_____________0_____________0.03
Hertfordshire__________________200802_______________1_____________0_____________0.05
Herefordshire__________________119421_______________1_____________1_____________0.08
Stirlingshire__________________107007_______________1_____________1_____________0.09
Flintshire______________________78829_______________1_____________1_____________0.12
Rutland_________________________21417_______________1_____________5_____________0.45
Peebleshire_____________________13697_______________1_____________7_____________0.7

Lets look at the counties where the densisty(Banwell) is 1 or more.
Banwells formula=
1. Let X be the total number of occurrences of the surname in the selected county, divided by the total population of that county.
2. Let Y be that total number of occurrences of the surname in the census, divided by the total census population.
3. Then the Banwell number is X divided by Y

County________________County Popn._____Actual No.______per 100,000______Banwell
Yorkshire N.Riding______________337841___________373______________110___________10.61
Yorkshire E.Riding______________312344___________264_______________85____________8.12
Co. Durham______________________862923___________411_______________48____________4.58
Roxburghshire____________________52618____________24_______________46____________4.38[Scotland]
York_____________________________57257____________25_______________44____________4.2
Nottinghamshire_________________393238___________129_______________33____________3.15
Derbyshire______________________456652___________138_______________30____________2.9
Kent____________________________968915___________277_______________29____________2.75
Lincolnshire____________________462960____________99_______________21____________2.05
Devon___________________________596464___________102_______________17____________1.64
Selkirkshire_____________________26376_____________4_______________15____________1.46[Scotland]
Northumberland__________________431226____________51_______________12____________1.14
Worcestershire__________________380394____________42_______________11____________1.06
Huntingdonshire__________________57837_____________6_______________10____________1