Administrative unit

Royston PLU

Poor Law Union/Reg. District

Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance

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Year Receiving welfare
01 Jan 1861 1,472 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 1,385 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 1,577 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 1,350 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 1,406 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 1,254 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 1,304 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 1,208 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 1,382 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 1,322 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 1,272 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 1,301 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 1,425 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 1,280 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 1,510 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 1,351 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 1,483 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 1,393 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 1,597 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 1,388 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 1,498 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 1,383 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 1,412 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 1,298 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 1,508 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 1,276 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 1,310 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 1,103 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 1,282 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 1,077 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 1,110 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 1,044 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 1,076 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 961 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 1,003 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 940 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 1,007 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 944 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 1,003 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 897 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 913 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 878 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 920 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 854 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 859 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 858 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 817 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 745 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 842 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 752 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 771 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 743 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 756 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 709 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 740 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 731 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 758 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 725 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 777 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 694 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 761 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 735 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 731 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 705 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 733 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 715 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 871 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 690 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 766 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 727 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 794 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 740 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 812 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 729 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 783 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 745 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 745 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 711 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 727 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 675 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 664 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 674 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 664 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 698 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 690 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 674 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 670 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 696 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 671 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 706 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 694 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 707 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 681 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 727 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 664 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 701 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 628 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 665 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 630 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 626 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 589 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 440 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 - 1870 Poor Law Board, Poor Law Returns to Parliament pre 1871 (HMSO) ,
1871 - 1911 Local Government Board, Poor Law Returns to Parliament from 1871 onwards (HMSO) ,

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The total number of persons receiving non-contributory welfare assistance. These data are generally from administrative sources, including both the 19th century Poor Law system and modern Income Support.


How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Royston PLU through time | Work & Poverty Statistics | Total number of persons receiving welfare assistance, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10167541/cube/WELFARE_TOT

Date accessed: 27th May 2024