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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
AXMINSTER
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1836
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10005590
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 584.

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We know of no alternate names.

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We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DEVON Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 584.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 May 1896 was reduced to enlarge BEAMINSTER PLU/RegD Thorncombe lost to Beaminster   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 May 1896 was reduced to enlarge BRIDPORT PLU/RegD Charmouth lost to Bridport   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AXMINSTER Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
CHARDSTOCK Registration sub-District   01 Sep 1910 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
COLYTON Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
LYME Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
AXMINSTER AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1915 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 76.
AXMINSTER CP Parish-level Unit 1915   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 76.
AXMINSTER HAMLETS CP Parish-level Unit 1915   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 76.
AXMOUTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 77.
BEER Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 77.
CHARDSTOCK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 109.
CHARMOUTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 109.
COLYTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 81.
COMBPYNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 82.
DALWOOD Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 82.
HAWKCHURCH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
KILMINGTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 88.
LAND COMMON TO AXMINSTER HAMLETS AND KILMINGTON ExP Parish-level Unit     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
LYME REGIS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
MEMBURY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 90.
MUSBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 91.
ROUSDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 95.
SEATON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 96.
SEATON AND BEER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 96.
SHUTE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 96.
STOCKLAND CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 119.
THORNCOMBE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1836 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 120.
UPLYME CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 100.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Axminster PLU/RegD through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10005590

Date accessed: 15th October 2019