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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:
BERKSHIRE
Unit Type:
Poor Law/Registration County
Date created:
1851
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10073868
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 13.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by BERKSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
was succeeded by BERKSHIRE Administrative County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 565.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1851 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 13.
SOUTH EASTERN Poor Law/Registration Division     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Registration divisions and Counties - Area, and population at each successive Census'.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ABINGDON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
BRADFIELD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
EASTHAMPSTEAD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
FARINGDON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
HUNGERFORD AND RAMSBURY PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
MAIDENHEAD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
NEWBURY PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
READING PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
WALLINGFORD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
WANTAGE PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
WINDSOR PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
WOKINGHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.
ABINGDON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 918.
BRADFIELD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 13.
COOKHAM RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 13.
EASTHAMPSTEAD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 13.
FARINGDON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 13.
HUNGERFORD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 618.
MAIDENHEAD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 918.
NEWBURY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 918.
NEW WINDSOR USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 918.
OXFORD USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 565.
READING RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 22.
READING USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 918.
WALLINGFORD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 918.
WANTAGE RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 13.
WANTAGE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 918.
WINDSOR RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 26.
WOKINGHAM RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 14.
WOKINGHAM USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 918.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Berkshire RegC through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law/Registration County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10073868

Date accessed: 21st August 2018