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Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.


Alternative names

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Unit associations

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DORSET Poor Law/Registration County 1850   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
17 Mar 1862 was enlarged by gaining part of WEYMOUTH RegD/PLU Upway lost the parish of Watercombe to Puddletown   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Feb 1895 was enlarged by gaining part of BRIDPORT RegD/PLU Part of Litton Cheney lost to Dorchester   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CERNE 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'.
DORCHESTER 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'.
MAIDEN NEWTON 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'.
PUDDLETOWN 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'.
ALTON PANCRAS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ATHELHAMPTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BATCOMBE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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'.
BRADFORD PEVERELL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BROADMAYNE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BUCKLAND NEWTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BURLESTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CATTISTOCK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
CERNE ABBAS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
CHARMINSTER CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CHESELBOURNE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CHILFROME AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
COMPTON VALENCE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DEWLISH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DORCHESTER ALL SAINTS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1927 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DORCHESTER HOLY TRINITY AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DORCHESTER ST PETER AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1927 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FORDINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FRAMPTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FROME ST QUINTIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FROME VAUCHURCH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GLANVILLES WOOTTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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'.
GODMANSTONE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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'.
GOREWOOD CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1858   1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
HERMITAGE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HILFIELD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KINGSTON RUSSELL Hmlt/Tg/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LITTLEBREDY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LONG BREDY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MAIDEN NEWTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MAPPOWDER CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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'.
MELBURY BUBB CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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'.
MELCOMBE HORSEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MINTERNE MAGNA AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NETHER CERNE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
PIDDLEHINTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PIDDLETRENTHIDE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PUDDLETOWN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PULHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
STINSFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
STRATTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SYDLING ST NICHOLAS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
TINCLETON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
TOLLER FRATRUM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
TOLLER PORCORUM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
TOLPUDDLE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
UP CERNE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WARMWELL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WATERCOMBE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 17 Mar 1862   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'.
WEST COMPTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WEST KNIGHTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WEST STAFFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WHITCOMBE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBORNE CAME CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBORNE HERRINGSTON Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBORNE MONKTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBORNE STEEPLETON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBORNE ST MARTIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBOURNE ABBAS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WOODSFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WYNFORD EAGLE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Dorchester RegD 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/10428567

Date accessed: 23rd May 2024