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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:
WOLVERHAMPTON
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Township
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Chapelry
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10297485
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WOLVERHAMPTON Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.
WOLVERHAMPTON ST PETER Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by WOLVERHAMPTON EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.

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. 429.
WOLVERHAMPTON PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.
WOLVERHAMPTON 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'.
EAST CUTTLESTONE Hundred Ancient District   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.
NORTH SEISDON Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.
SOUTH OFFLOW Hundred Ancient District   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.
WOLVERHAMPTON USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.
WOLVERHAMPTON MB/CB Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.
WOLVERHAMPTON Borough Ancient District   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.
WOLVERHAMPTON EASTERN 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'.
WOLVERHAMPTON WESTERN 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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1927 was enlarged by gaining part of BUSHBURY AP/CP/Tn Area: 1635 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; The Wolverhampton Corporation Act, 1926
01 Apr 1927 was enlarged by the abolition of HEATHTOWN CP Area: 885 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; The Wolverhampton Corporation Act, 1926
01 Apr 1927 was enlarged by gaining part of UPPER PENN Tn/CP Area: 515 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; The Wolverhampton Corporation Act, 1926
01 Apr 1927 was enlarged by gaining part of WROTTESLEY CP Area: 556 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; The Wolverhampton Corporation Act, 1926
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of BUSHBURY AP/CP/Tn Area: 1041 acres. Population in 1931: 818.   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'.; The Wolverhampton Corporation Act, 1932
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of UPPER PENN Tn/CP Area: 946 acres. Population in 1931: 4377.   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'.; The Wolverhampton Corporation Act, 1932
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of WEDNESFIELD Ch/CP Area: 24 acres. Population in 1931: 224.   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'.; The Wolverhampton Corporation Act, 1932

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BENTLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 403.
BILSTON Tn/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 403.
FEATHERSTONE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 411.
HATHERTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 413.
HILTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 414.
KINVASTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 415.
PELSALL Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 419.
WEDNESFIELD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 428.
WILLENHALL Tn/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 429.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10297485

Date accessed: 27th May 2020