On 4 Aug 2020 Sharon Taylor raised the question of Censuses conducted by the British of the population in Palestine,.
Here now is the clarifying response from the Israel State Archive
From: =?iso-8859-8-i?B?4Ons5CDw5+Xt?= <ayalan@...>
To: David Lewin <david@...>
Subject: ISA CRM:0068118
Thread-Topic: ISA CRM:0068118
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 10:00:37 +0000
Dear Mr. Lewin,
The 1922 and 1931 Censuses in Palestine are not found in the Israel State Archives.
But there is an article in Hebrew by Yitzhak Ben-Zvi "Christians in the Land of Israel" following the census (October-November 1922).
Please see the attached link:
Regarding the 1931 census:
Please see link to file number M - 5066/2: Data and correspondence regarding the 1931 census of the Jerusalem District
File No. M - 5066/3::
There is a problem with the archive website so the file can be seen scanned in early November.
File No. P 1907 / 5: Research material by Yitzhak Ben Zvi regarding the 1931 census:
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