Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
WESTMINSTER
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union (until 1922)
Registration District
Date created:
1868
Date abolished:
1913
Unit ID:
10216102
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.

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
LONDON Poor Law/Registration County 1881   1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
MIDDLESEX Poor Law/Registration County   1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 644.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jul 1868 was enlarged by gaining part of STRAND RegD/PLU St. Anne Soho   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BERWICK STREET Registration sub-District 1868 01 Apr 1884 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
GOLDEN SQUARE Registration sub-District 1868 01 Apr 1884 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
ST ANNE SOHO Registration sub-District 01 Jul 1868 01 Feb 1906 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
ST JAMES AND ST ANNE Registration sub-District 01 Feb 1906   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'.
ST JAMESS SQUARE Registration sub-District 1868 01 Apr 1876 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
ST JAMES WESTMINSTER Registration sub-District 01 Apr 1884 01 Feb 1906 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
ST ANNE WITHIN THE LIBERTY OF WESTMINSTER CP Parish-level Unit 1868 1913 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 339.
WESTMINSTER ST JAMES CP/Vest Parish-level Unit 1868 1913 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 348.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Westminster RegD/PLU 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/10216102

Date accessed: 23rd April 2014