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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:
WIDNES
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Township
Civil Parish (after 1866)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10385040
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 212.

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
LANCASHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 212.
PRESCOT PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 212.
WEST DERBY Hundred/Wap Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 212.
WIDNES USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 212.
WIDNES MB Local Government District 1892 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 212.
WIDNES 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'.
PRESCOT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 212.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
09 Nov 1920 was enlarged by gaining part of CUERDLEY Tn/CP Area: 407 acres. Population in 1921: 47.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Widnes Extension) Act, 1920
09 Nov 1920 was enlarged by the abolition of DITTON Tn/CP Area: 1587 acres. Population in 1921: 3114.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Widnes Extension) Act, 1920
09 Nov 1920 was enlarged by gaining part of HALEWOOD CP/Tn Area: 673 acres. Population in 1921: 1534.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Widnes Extension) Act, 1920

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
FARNWORTH Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. p166.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Widnes Tn/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/10385040

Date accessed: 16th June 2019