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Population

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Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
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Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

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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:
HANDSWORTH
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Civil Parish (until 1930)
Ancient Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10278880
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
HANDSWORTH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.
HANDSWORTH ST MARY Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.
HANDSWORTH WITH SOHO Alternate English     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'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by HANDSWORTH EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
STAFFORDSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.
BIRMINGHAM PLU/Inc/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1911 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.
WEST BROMWICH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1836 1911 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.
BIRMINGHAM MB/CB Local Government District 1911 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.
HANDSWORTH 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'.
HANDSWORTH USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.
HANDSWORTH UD Local Government District 1894 1911 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.
SOUTH OFFLOW Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.
WEST BROMWICH RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 412.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
26 Mar 1894 was reduced to create PERRY BARR PA/CP Houses in 1901: 419.   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 29564
01 Oct 1930 was abolished to enlarge BIRMINGHAM CP/AP Area: 3667 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 74847-The Birmingham (Union of Parishes) Confirmation Order, 1930

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10278880

Date accessed: 25th June 2021