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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:
PRESTWICH
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District (after October 01st, 1874)
Date created:
1850
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10005528
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 682.

Notes:

Although Prestwich existed as a Poor Law Union before, until 1874 the whole Union was part of Manchester Registration District, so until then the relevant parishes were simultaneously part of both Manchester RegD and Prestwich PLU.

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 Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 682.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1874 was created through the abolition of MANCHESTER RegD Prestwich split from Manchester. The Union of Prestwich had existed from 13/4/1850   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1895 was enlarged by gaining part of ASHTON UNDER LYNE RegD/PLU Clayton   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1895 was reduced to enlarge OLDHAM RegD/PLU Great Heaton (part of)   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BLACKLEY Registration sub-District 01 Oct 1874   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'.
BRADFORD Registration sub-District 01 Jul 1908   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'.
CHEETHAM Registration sub-District 01 Oct 1874   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'.
FAILSWORTH Registration sub-District 01 Oct 1874   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'.
NEWTON Registration sub-District 01 Oct 1874 01 Jul 1908 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
NEWTON HEATH Registration sub-District 01 Jul 1908   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'.
PRESTWICH Registration sub-District 01 Oct 1874   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'.
BESWICK CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1858 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 146.
BLACKLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1850 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 149.
BRADFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1850 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 152.
CHEETHAM CP/Tn/Ch Parish-level Unit 1850 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 156.
CLAYTON CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 157.
CRUMPSALL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1850 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 160.
FAILSWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1850 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 165.
GREAT HEATON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1850 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 172.
HARPURHEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1850 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 170.
LITTLE HEATON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1850 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 172.
MOSTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1850 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 188.
NEWTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1850 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 189.
NORTH MANCHESTER CP Parish-level Unit 1896 1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 185.
PRESTWICH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1850 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 195.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Prestwich 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/10005528

Date accessed: 15th June 2024