This paper argues that Sir William Wilde was indeed a pioneering demographer. It also describes the unveiling of the plaque commemorating Sir William Wilde at his home, 1, Merrion Square, Dublin on the 28 October 1971.
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Froggatt P (1965) Sir William Wilde and the 1851 census of Ireland. Med Hist 9(4):302–327
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Froggatt, P. The demographic work of Sir William Wilde. Ir J Med Sci 185, 293–295 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11845-016-1436-4