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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:
MERIONETHSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10095967
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 155.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
MERIONETHSHIRE Preferred English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 155.
MERIONETH Alternate English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 155.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by MERIONETHSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 999.
was preceded by MERIONETHSHIRE Ancient County M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 155.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WALES Dep Country 1889 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 155.

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
BARMOUTH UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 9.
CIVIL PARISH OF PENNAL RD Local Government District   1955 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'.
DEUDRAETH RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 57.
DOLGELLAU RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 20.
DOLGELLEY UD Local Government 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'.
EDEIRNION RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 64.
FFESTINIOG UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 70.
MALLWYD UD Local Government District   01 Apr 1935 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'.
PENLLYN RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 174.
TYWYN UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 217.
Y BALA UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 8.
BALA USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BALA RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BARMOUTH USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
CORWEN RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
DOLGELLY USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
DOLGELLY RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
FESTINIOG USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
FESTINIOG RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
MACHYNLLETH RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
TOWYN USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BLAENAU FFESTINIOG Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Merionethshire AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10095967

Date accessed: 22nd October 2017