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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:
DURHAM
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10055945
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
COUNTY DURHAM Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1875 was reduced to create LANCHESTER PLU/RegD The Poor Law Union of Lanchester was split from the RD of Durham to become a separate RD   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BRANDON 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'.
DURHAM 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'.
LANCHESTER Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1875 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
TANFIELD Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1875 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
BEARPARK CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 92.
BELFORD Tn/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1844 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 92.
BELMONT CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 92.
BRANCEPETH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 94.
BRANDON AND BYSHOTTLES Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 94.
BROOM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 94.
CASSOP Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1887 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 95.
CASSOP CUM QUARRINGTON CP Parish-level Unit 1887   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 95.
COXHOE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 97.
CROSSGATE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 97.
DURHAM CP Parish-level Unit 1916   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 98.
DURHAM CASTLE AND PRECINCTS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858 1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 98.
DURHAM COLLEGE CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1858 1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 98.
DURHAM MAGDALEN PLACE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858 1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 98.
DURHAM ST MARY LE BOW AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 99.
DURHAM ST MARY THE LESS CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 99.
DURHAM ST NICHOLAS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 99.
ELVET Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 100.
FRAMWELLGATE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 101.
FRAMWELLGATE MOOR CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 101.
HETT Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
KIMBLESWORTH ExP/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 107.
LANDS COMMON TO BRANDON AND BYSHOTTLES AND BRANCEPETH 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'.
NEVILLES CROSS CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 110.
PITTINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
QUARRINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1887 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 112.
SHADFORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 113.
SHERBURN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 113.
SHERBURN HOUSE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 114.
SHINCLIFFE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 114.
ST GILES AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 113.
STOCKLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 115.
ST OSWALDS CP Parish-level Unit 1895 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 113.
SUNDERLAND BRIDGE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 116.
TUDHOE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 117.
WHITWELL HOUSE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 118.
WILLINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 119.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Durham 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/10055945

Date accessed: 23rd October 2019