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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:
READING
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Registration District
Poor Law Union
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10174764
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.

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
BERKSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 564.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jan 1889 was enlarged by gaining part of BRADFIELD PLU/RegD   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1889 was enlarged by gaining part of WOKINGHAM PLU/RegD   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 May 1912 was enlarged by gaining part of BRADFIELD PLU/RegD Area: 1763 acres. Population in 1921: 3238.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; Registrar General's Order
01 May 1914 was enlarged by gaining part of HENLEY PLU/RegD Area: 1467 acres. Population in 1921: 10375.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; Registrar General's Order

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ST GILES 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'.
ST LAWRENCE Registration sub-District   01 Feb 1885 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
ST MARY 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'.
READING CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 22.
READING ST GILES AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 22.
READING ST LAWRENCE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 22.
READING ST MARY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 22.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Reading 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/10174764

Date accessed: 20th September 2021