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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:
SHROPSHIRE
Unit Type:
Poor Law/Registration County
Date created:
1851
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10024948
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 377.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SHROPSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 377.
SALOP Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 377.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by SHROPSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was succeeded by SHROPSHIRE Administrative County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
was preceded by SHROPSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1851 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 377.
WEST MIDLAND Poor Law/Registration Division     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Registration divisions and Counties - Area, and population at each successive Census'.

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
ATCHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
BRIDGNORTH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
CHURCH STRETTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
CLEOBURY MORTIMER PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
CLUN PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
ELLESMERE PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
LUDLOW PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
MADELEY PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
MARKET DRAYTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
NEWPORT PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
OSWESTRY PLU/Inc/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
SHIFNAL PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
SHREWSBURY PLU/Inc/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
WELLINGTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
WEM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
WHITCHURCH PLU/Inc/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
ATCHAM RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
BISHOPS CASTLE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
BRIDGNORTH USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
BRIDGNORTH RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
BROSELEY USD Sanitary District 1875 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
CHURCH STRETTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
CLEOBURY MORTIMER RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
CLUN RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
CLUN USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 381.
DAWLEY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
ELLESMERE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
ELLESMERE RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
LUDLOW USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
LUDLOW RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
MADELEY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
MADELEY RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
MARKET DRAYTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
MUCH WENLOCK USD Sanitary District 1875 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
NEWPORT RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
NEWPORT USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
OSWESTRY RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
OSWESTRY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.
SHIFNAL RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
SHREWSBURY RSD Sanitary District 1875 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
SHREWSBURY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
WELLINGTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
WELLINGTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
WEM RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
WENLOCK USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
WENLOCK RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 384.
WHITCHURCH RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
WHITCHURCH AND DODDINGTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Shropshire RegC through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law/Registration County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024948

Date accessed: 24th April 2019