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Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
WALSALL
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1934
Unit ID:
10092711
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 746.

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
STAFFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 746.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to create ALDRIDGE UD the CPs of Aldridge, Great Barr, Pelsall, & Rushall Area: 9275 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77777. The Staffordshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to enlarge DARLASTON UD part of Bentley CP Area: 617 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77777. The Staffordshire Review Order, 1934. & M. of H. Order No. 78462. The Staffordshire & Walsall CB (Alteration of Boundaries) Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to enlarge WILLENHALL UD part of Bentley CP Area: 503 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77777. The Staffordshire Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALDRIDGE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 401.
BENTLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 403.
GREAT BARR CP/Ch/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 402.
PELSALL Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 419.
RUSHALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 421.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Walsall RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10092711

Date accessed: 25th October 2014