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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:
BIRKENHEAD
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Registration District
Poor Law Union (after 1891)
Date created:
02 Jul 1861
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10154820
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.

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
CHESHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 02 Jul 1861   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
02 Jul 1861 was created from part of WIRRAL PLU/RegD Birkenhead was split from the Wirral to become a separate Union and RD   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Apr 1898 was enlarged by gaining part of WIRRAL PLU/RegD Rock Ferry and Lower Bebbington   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BIRKENHEAD Registration sub-District 02 Jul 1861   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'.
TRANMERE Registration sub-District 02 Jul 1861   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'.
WALLASEY Registration sub-District 02 Jul 1861   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'.
BIDSTON CUM FORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1891 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 8.
BIRKENHEAD ST MARY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1891 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 9.
CLAUGHTON WITH GRANGE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1891 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 15.
LISCARD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1891 1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 24.
NOCTORUM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1891 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 29.
OXTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1891 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 30.
POULTON CUM SEACOMBE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1891 1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 31.
TRANMERE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1891 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 38.
WALLASEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1891 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 39.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Birkenhead PLU/RegD through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10154820

Date accessed: 03rd April 2020