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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:
WIRRAL
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10075440
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WIRRAL Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.
WIRRALL Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

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
CHESHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
02 Jul 1861 was reduced to create BIRKENHEAD PLU/RegD Birkenhead was split from the Wirral to become a separate Union and RD   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Apr 1898 was reduced to enlarge BIRKENHEAD PLU/RegD Rock Ferry and Lower Bebbington   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BEBINGTON Registration sub-District 01 Dec 1892   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'.
BIRKENHEAD Registration sub-District   02 Jul 1861 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
EASTHAM 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'.
NESTON 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'.
WALLASEY Registration sub-District   02 Jul 1861 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
WOODCHURCH 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'.
ARROWE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 6.
BARNSTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 7.
BEBINGTON AND BROMBOROUGH CP Parish-level Unit 1922   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 8.
BIDSTON CUM FORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 8.
BIRKENHEAD ST MARY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1836 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 9.
BRIMSTAGE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 11.
BROMBOROUGH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 11.
BURTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 12.
CALDY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 12.
CHILDER THORNTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1950 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 37.
CLAUGHTON WITH GRANGE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 15.
EASTHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 17.
ELLESMERE PORT CP Parish-level Unit 1911   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 18.
FRANKBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 18.
GAYTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 19.
GRANGE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 19.
GREASBY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.
GREAT MEOLSE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 26.
GREAT NESTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 28.
GREAT SUTTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1950 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 36.
HESWALL CUM OLDFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 21.
HIGHER BEBINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 8.
HOOSE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 21.
HOOTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1950 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 21.
HOYLAKE CUM WEST KIRBY CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 21.
IRBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 22.
LANDICAN Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 23.
LEDSHAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 24.
LEIGHTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 24.
LISCARD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 24.
LITTLE MEOLSE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 26.
LITTLE NESTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 28.
LITTLE SUTTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1950 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 37.
LOWER BEBINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 8.
MORETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1928 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 27.
NESS Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 28.
NESTON CUM PARKGATE CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 28.
NETHERPOOL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1911 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 28.
NEWTON WITH LARTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 28.
NOCTORUM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 29.
OVERPOOL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1911 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 30.
OXTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 30.
PENSBY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 30.
POULTON CUM SEACOMBE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 31.
POULTON CUM SPITAL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 31.
PRENTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 31.
PUDDINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 32.
RABY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 32.
ROCK FERRY CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 32.
SAUGHALL MASSIE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 34.
STORETON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 36.
THINGWALL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 37.
THORNTON HOUGH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 37.
THURSTASTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 38.
TRANMERE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1836 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 38.
UPTON BY BIRKENHEAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 39.
WALLASEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 39.
WEST KIRBY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 23.
WHITBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1911 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 40.
WILLASTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 41.
WOODCHURCH AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 42.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wirral 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/10075440

Date accessed: 26th August 2019