Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

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

Housing

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

Preferred Name:
SHREWSBURY
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Borough
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10000713
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 735.

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
SHROPSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 735.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
MEOLE BRACE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SHREWSBURY HOLY CROSS WITH ST GILES CP Parish-level Unit     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SHREWSBURY ST ALKMUND CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1835 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
SHREWSBURY ST CHAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
SHREWSBURY ST JULIAN Ch/CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
SHREWSBURY ST MARY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Shrewsbury Borough through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10000713

Date accessed: 24th October 2019