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Industry

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Social Structure

Social Structure

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Preferred Name:
LEIGH
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1866)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10369745
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 179.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by LEIGH EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 179.

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. 179.
WEST DERBY Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 179.

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
ASTLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 144.
ATHERTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 145.
BEDFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 146.
PENNINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 193.
TYLDESLEY CUM SHAKERLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 206.
WEST LEIGH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 179.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Leigh 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/10369745

Date accessed: 25th October 2014