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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:
HOLYWELL
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10220014
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 92.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
TREFFYNNON Preferred Welsh     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 92.
HOLYWELL Preferred English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 92.
HOLYWELL URBAN Alternate English     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.

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
FLINTSHIRE Ancient County     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 92.
HOLYWELL PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. 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'.
COLESHILL Cmt Ancient District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 92.
COLESHILL Hundred Ancient District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 92.
FLINT USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
HOLYWELL 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'.
HOLYWELL Borough/AD_Town Ancient District     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HOLYWELL RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
HOLYWELL USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
HOLYWELL UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 92.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
31 Dec 1894 was reduced to create COLESHILL FAWR Tn/CP Houses in 1901: 70.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; L.G. Act, 1894 (Appointed day), and County Council Naming OrderS
31 Dec 1894 was reduced to create HOLYWELL RURAL CP Houses in 1901: 1213.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; L.G. Act, 1894 (Appointed day), and County Council Naming OrderS
01 Apr 1897 was enlarged by gaining part of HOLYWELL RURAL CP Houses in 1901: 41.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 35731
01 Apr 1897 was reduced to enlarge HOLYWELL RURAL CP Houses in 1901: 46.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 35731
01 Oct 1927 was enlarged by gaining part of HOLYWELL RURAL CP Area: 170 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 72051. The Flint (Holywell UD) Confirmation Order. 1927
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of BRYNFORD CP/Tn Area: 110 acres. Population in 1931: 283.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77897. The Flint Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of HOLYWELL RURAL CP Area: 1401 acres. Population in 1931: 1746.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77897. The Flint Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BRYNFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 22.
GREENFIELD Tn Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 80.
STOKYN Tn Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 199.
TREFFYNNON Tn Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 210.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Holywell CP/AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10220014

Date accessed: 21st May 2022