Administrative unit

Wigtownshire PLComb

Scottish Poor Law Combination

Preferred Name:
WIGTOWNSHIRE
Unit Type:
Scottish Poor Law Combination
Date created:
around 1850
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10124803
Authorities:
Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
RHINS OF GALLOWAY Official English   mid 1860s Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
WIGTOWNSHIRE Preferred English mid 1860s   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
STRANRAER Alternate English     Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse

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
WIGTOWNSHIRE Scottish County around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse

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
BALLANTRAE Scottish Parish Around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
COLMONELL Scottish Parish Mid 1860s   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
GLASSERTON Scottish Parish Mid 1860s   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
INCH Scottish Parish Around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
KIRKCOLM Scottish Parish Around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
KIRKCOWAN Scottish Parish Mid 1860s   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
KIRKINNER Scottish Parish Mid 1860s   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
KIRKMAIDEN Scottish Parish Around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
LESWALT Scottish Parish Around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
MOCHRUM Scottish Parish Mid 1860s   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
NEW LUCE Scottish Parish Around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
OLD LUCE Scottish Parish Around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
PENNINGHAME Scottish Parish Mid 1860s   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
PORTPATRICK Scottish Parish Around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
SORBIE Scottish Parish Mid 1860s   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
STONEYKIRK Scottish Parish Around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
STRANRAER Scottish Parish Around 1850   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
WHITHORN Scottish Parish Mid 1860s   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
WIGTOWN Scottish Parish Mid 1860s   Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wigtownshire PLComb through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Poor Law Combination, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10124803

Date accessed: 17th September 2019