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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:
WILLITON
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10187588
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.

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
SOMERSET Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 673.
SOMERSET 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
01 Oct 1897 was reduced to enlarge DULVERTON RegD/PLU Withiel Florey lost to Dulverton   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DUNSTER 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'.
MINEHEAD 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'.
STOGUMBER 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'.
STOGURSEY 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'.
WILLITON 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'.
BICKNOLLER CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 417.
BROMPTON RALPH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 419.
CARHAMPTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
CLATWORTHY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 422.
CROWCOMBE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 423.
CULBONE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 423.
CUTCOMBE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 424.
DODINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 424.
DUNSTER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 424.
EAST QUANTOXHEAD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 435.
ELWORTHY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 425.
HOLFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 428.
KILTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 429.
KILTON WITH LILSTOCK CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 429.
KILVE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 429.
LILSTOCK CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1886 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 430.
LUCCOMBE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 431.
LUXBOROUGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 431.
MINEHEAD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 432.
MINEHEAD WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 432.
MONKSILVER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 432.
NETTLECOMBE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 432.
OARE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 433.
OLD CLEEVE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 422.
PORLOCK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 434.
SAMPFORD BRETT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
SELWORTHY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
ST DECUMANS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
STOGUMBER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 437.
STOGURSEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 437.
STOKE PERO AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 437.
STRINGTSON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 438.
TIMBERSCOMBE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 439.
TREBOROUGH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 440.
WATCHET CP Parish-level Unit 1902   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 440.
WEST QUANTOXHEAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 435.
WILLITON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1902   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 442.
WITHIEL FLOREY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1836 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 443.
WITHYCOMBE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 443.
WOOTTON COURTENAY CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 443.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Williton 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/10187588

Date accessed: 13th April 2024