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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:
SOMERSET
Unit Type:
Poor Law/Registration County
Date created:
1851
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10134780
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 411.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SOMERSET Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 411.
SOMERSETSHIRE Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 411.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by SOMERSET Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.
was succeeded by SOMERSET Administrative County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
was succeeded by SOMERSET Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1851 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 411.
SOUTH WESTERN Poor Law/Registration Division     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Registration divisions and Counties - Area, and population at each successive Census'.

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
AXBRIDGE PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.
BATH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.
BRIDGWATER PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.
CHARD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.
CLUTTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.
DULVERTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.
FROME PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.
KEYNSHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.
LANGPORT PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.
LONG ASHTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.
SHEPTON MALLET PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.
TAUNTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.
WELLINGTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.
WELLS PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.
WILLITON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.
WINCANTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 674.
YEOVIL PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 674.
AXBRIDGE RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 674.
BATH USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 674.
BATH RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 674.
BEDMINSTER RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
BRIDGWATER RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
BRIDGWATER USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
BURNHAM USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
CHARD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
CHARD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
CLEVEDON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
CLUTTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
DULVERTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
FROME USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
FROME RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
GLASTONBURY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
KEYNSHAM RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
LANGPORT RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
MIDSOMER NORTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
MINEHEAD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
PORTISHEAD USD Sanitary District 1892 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
RADSTOCK USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
SHEPTON MALLET RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
SHEPTON MALLET USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
STREET USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
TAUNTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
TAUNTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
WELLINGTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
WELLINGTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
WELLS USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
WELLS RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
WESTON SUPER MARE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
WILLITON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
WINCANTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
WIVELISCOMBE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
YEOVIL USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
YEOVIL RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Somerset RegC through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law/Registration County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10134780

Date accessed: 21st October 2017