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Preferred Name:
OLDHAM
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10043827
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 682.

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
LANCASHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 682.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jul 1895 was enlarged by gaining part of BURY PLU/RegD Hopwood (part of) moved   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1895 was enlarged by gaining part of PRESTWICH PLU/RegD Great Heaton (part of)   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1895 was reduced to enlarge ROCHDALE PLU/RegD Thornham (part of)   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CHADDERTON 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'.
CROMPTON 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'.
MIDDLETON 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'.
OLDHAM ABOVE TOWN Registration sub-District   01 Mar 1905 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
OLDHAM BELOW TOWN Registration sub-District   01 Mar 1905 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
OLDHAM CENTRAL Registration sub-District 01 Mar 1905   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'.
OLDHAM EAST Registration sub-District 01 Mar 1905   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'.
OLDHAM SOUTH Registration sub-District 01 Mar 1905   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'.
ROYTON 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'.
ALKRINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 142.
CHADDERTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 156.
CROMPTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.
MIDDLETON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 187.
OLDHAM Tn/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 191.
ROYTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 198.
THORNHAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1837 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 203.
TONGE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 204.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Oldham PLU/RegD through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10043827

Date accessed: 12th December 2019