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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:
YORK
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1838
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10174673
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 780.

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
had administrative responsibility for BISHOPTHORPE OUT RELIEF OutRelief Poor Law Union/Reg. District Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
had administrative responsibility for ESCRICK OUT RELIEF OutRelief Poor Law Union/Reg. District Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
had administrative responsibility for FLAXTON OUT RELIEF OutRelief Poor Law Union/Reg. District Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse
had administrative responsibility for YORK OUT RELIEF OutRelief Poor Law Union/Reg. District Higginbotham, History of the Workhouse

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EAST RIDING Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 780.
WEST RIDING Administrative County     Ministry of Health, Persons in Receipt of Poor-Law Relief (England and Wales) (H.M.S.O.)
WEST RIDING Administrative County     Ministry of Health, Persons in Receipt of Poor-Law Relief (England and Wales) (H.M.S.O.)

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
28 May 1862 was reduced to enlarge WETHERBY RegD/PLU Angram   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
21 Aug 1869 was reduced to enlarge WETHERBY RegD/PLU Hulton Wandesely   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BISHOPTHORPE Registration sub-District 01 Apr 1904   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'.
BOOTHAM Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1904 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
DUNNINGTON Registration sub-District     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'.
ESCRICK Registration sub-District     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'.
FLAXTON Registration sub-District     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'.
MICKLEGATE Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1904 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
SKELTON Registration sub-District     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'.
WALMGATE Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1904 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
YORK EAST Registration sub-District 01 Apr 1904   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'.
YORK WEST Registration sub-District 01 Apr 1904   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'.
ACASTER MALBIS Tn/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 502.
ACOMB CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1837 1854 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 502.
ASKHAM BRYAN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ASKHAM RICHARD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 507.
BENINGBROUGH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1895 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BISHOPTHORPE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 516.
BOSSALL WITH BUTTERCRAMBE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 517.
CLAXTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 528.
CLIFTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 528.
CLIFTON WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 529.
CLIFTON WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 529.
COPMANTHORPE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 530.
DEIGHTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 534.
DRINGHOUSES CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 536.
DRINGHOUSES WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 536.
DRINGHOUSES WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 536.
DUNNINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 537.
EARSWICK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 537.
ELVINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 541.
ESCRICK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 541.
FLAXTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 544.
FULFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 546.
GATE FULFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 546.
GATE HELMSLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 557.
GRIMSTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 550.
HARTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 554.
HAXBY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 555.
HESLINGTON CP Parish-level Unit 1885 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 558.
HESLINGTON ST LAWRENCE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1885 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 558.
HESLINGTON ST PAUL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1837 1885 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 558.
HEWORTH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 558.
HEWORTH WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 559.
HEWORTH WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 559.
HOLGATE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 560.
HOLTBY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 560.
HUNTINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 564.
KEXBY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 566.
LANGWITH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 572.
LILLINGS AMBO Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 576.
MIDDLETHORPE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1837 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 583.
MIDDLETHORPE WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 583.
MIDDLETHORPE WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 583.
MURTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 585.
NABURN Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 586.
OSBALDWICK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 590.
OVERTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 591.
RAWCLIFFE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 595.
SAND HUTTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 600.
SKELTON AP/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 607.
STILLINGFLEET Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 613.
STOCKTON ON THE FOREST Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 613.
STRENSALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 613.
THE GREEN CP Parish-level Unit   by 1891 1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
THORGANBY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 616.
TOWTHORPE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 621.
UPPER HELMSLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 557.
UPPER POPPLETON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1837 1854 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 594.
WARTHILL CP Parish-level Unit 1925 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 623.
WARTHILL COPYHOLD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit soon after 1837 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 623.
WARTHILL FREEHOLD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit soon after 1837 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 623.
WEST STAMFORD BRIDGE WITH SCOREBY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 612.
WHELDRAKE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 625.
WIGGINTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 627.
YORK CP Parish-level Unit 1900 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK ALL SAINTS NORTH STREET AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK ALL SAINTS PAVEMENT CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK CASTLE CP/ParPart/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK DAVY HALL CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK HOLY TRINITY GOODRAMGATE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK HOLY TRINITY KINGS COURT AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK HOLY TRINITY MICKLEGATE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK MINSTER YARD WITH BEDDERN CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK MINT YARD CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK ST ANDREW AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK ST CRUX AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK ST CUTHBERT ST HELEN ON THE WALLS AND ALL SAINTS PEASHOLME CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 631.
YORK ST DENNIS CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST GEORGE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST GILES IN THE SUBURBS CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST HELEN STONEGATE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST JOHN DELPIKE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST JOHN MICKLEGATE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST LAWRENCE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST MARGARET AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST MARTIN LE GRAND CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST MARTIN MICKLEGATE WITH ST GREGORY CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST MARY BISHOPHILL JUNIOR AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST MARY BISHOPHILL SENIOR CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST MARY CASTLEGATE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 632.
YORK ST MAURICE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 633.
YORK ST MICHAEL LE BELFREY AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 633.
YORK ST MICHAEL SPURRIERGATE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 633.
YORK ST NICHOLAS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 633.
YORK ST OLAVE MARYGATE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 633.
YORK ST PETER LE WILLOWS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 633.
YORK ST PETER THE LITTLE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 633.
YORK ST SAMPSON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 633.
YORK ST SAVIOUR AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 633.
YORK ST WILFRID AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 633.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, York 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/10174673

Date accessed: 26th May 2024