All data has been derived from the transcriptions in the IGI derived from the official 1911 transcription - thus it is a transcription of a transcription of an earlier transcription !
Based on various Church, Civil and, post 1821, Decennial Census data
The rapid growth is due to the development of the mining industry around Laxey.
The register starts from 1722 - 1724 and 1732 appear questionable, in 1724 only the year is given, whilst in 1734 no Christian names are given (data still to be checked with original)
The missing entries are due to the absence of IGI batch information - see Andreas for explanation (still to be located).
Several epidemic peaks can be noted.
R.A. Houston The Population History of Britain and Ireland 1500-1750, Macmillan Education Studies in Economic and Social History (ISBN 0-333-56564-9) 1992