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.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

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

Preferred Name:
ST MARGARET AND ST JOHN
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District (until July 01st, 1870)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1870
Unit ID:
10005218
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 649.

Notes:

This unit is clearly called 'Westminster' by the 1851 census, but from 1868 onwards a different unit is equally clearly called Westminster.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ST MARGARET AND ST JOHN Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 649.
ST MARGARET AND ST JOHN WESTMINSTER Alternate English     Poor Law Board, Poor Law Returns to Parliament pre 1871 (HMSO)
WESTMINSTER Alternate English   1867 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WESTMINSTER ST MARGARET Alternate English     Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)

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   1870 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MIDDLESEX Poor Law/Registration County   1870 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 649.

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
ST MARGARET AND ST JOHN Registration sub-District   01 Jul 1870 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
ST MARGARET WESTMINSTER Registration sub-District   01 Jul 1870 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
CLOSE OF THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF ST PETER CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1870 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WESTMINSTER ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST CP Parish-level Unit 1765 1870 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 348.
WESTMINSTER ST MARGARET AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1765 1870 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, St Margaret and St John RegD/PLU through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10005218

Date accessed: 23rd February 2024