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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:
PETWORTH
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10097654
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 695.

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
SUSSEX Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 695.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jan 1870 was enlarged by gaining part of CHICHESTER RegD/Inc Barlavington, Bignor, Burton, Bury, Coates, Duncton, Egdean, Fittleworth, Greatham and Sutton transferred. The sub-district of Sutton was abolished   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1870 was enlarged by gaining part of EAST PRESTON Inc/PLU/RegD Amberley, North Stoke and Wiggonholt transferred from the sub-district of Arundel to Northern   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1870 was reduced to enlarge HORSHAM PLU/RegD Billinghurst lost the parish of Rudgwick to the sudbistrict of South Horsham and Northern sub-district lost the parish of Billinghurst to the new sub-district of West Horsham   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1870 was enlarged by gaining part of MIDHURST PLU/RegD Fernhurst lost the parish of North Chapel to the sub-district of Northern Petworth   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1870 was enlarged by gaining part of THAKENHAM PLU/RegD Pulborough gained Greatham from the sub-district of Sutton   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1870 was enlarged by gaining part of THAKENHAM PLU/RegD Stopham   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
PETWORTH NORTHERN 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'.
PETWORTH SOUTHERN 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'.
BARLAVINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 502.
BIGNOR CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 502.
BILLINGSHURST CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1870 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 502.
BURTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 505.
BURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 505.
COATES CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 507.
DUNCTON CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 508.
EGDEAN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 509.
FITTLEWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 510.
KIRDFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 515.
NORTH CHAPEL ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 505.
PETWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 519.
RUDGWICK AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1869 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 520.
STOPHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 523.
SUTTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 523.
WISBOROUGH GREEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 525.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Petworth 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/10097654

Date accessed: 19th October 2019