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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:
WALSOKEN
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10100549
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 384.

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 succeeded by WALSOKEN EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 384.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
NORFOLK Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 384.
WISBECH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 657.
FREEBRIDGE MARSHLAND Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 653.
MARSHLAND RD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 659.
WALSOKEN USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 657.
WALSOKEN UD Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
WALSOKEN 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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge WISBECH ST PETER AP/CP Area: 608 acres. Population in 1931: 3277.   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. No. 76940. The Isle of Ely Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1934 M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland and Norfolk) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to create MARSHLAND ST JAMES CP Area: 983 acres. Population in 1931: 92.   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. 78830. The County of Norfolk Review Order, 1935

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WALSOKEN Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
WALSOKEN COLVILLE Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
WALSOKEN HAGBECH Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
WALSOKEN METCALFE Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
WALSOKEN POPENHOE Manor     The National Archives, Manorial Documents Register
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Walsoken AP/CP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10100549

Date accessed: 22nd November 2018