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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:
WORTHEN
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10323587
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 224.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WORTHEN Preferred English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 224.
WORTHIN Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by WORTHEN EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
MONTGOMERYSHIRE Ancient County   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
SHROPSHIRE Ancient County     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 224.
FORDEN PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
CAWRSE Hundred Ancient District   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
CHIRBURY 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'.
CHIRBURY Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
CHIRBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
CLUN RD Local Government District 1934 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
CLUN AND BISHOPS CASTLE RD Local Government District 1967 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
FORDEN RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
24 Mar 1884 was reduced to enlarge PONTESBURY CP/AP Earl's Hill Farm Houses in 1891: 1.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 16275
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of MINSTERLEY Ch/CP Area: 171 acres. Population in 1931: 106.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of MINSTERLEY Ch/CP Area: 60 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge PONTESBURY CP/AP Area: 159 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of WENTNOR CP/AP Area: 554 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
TRELYSTAN Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Worthen 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/10323587

Date accessed: 22nd August 2018