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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:
CHESHIRE
Unit Type:
Poor Law/Registration County
Date created:
1851
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10054813
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 3.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CHESHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 3.
CHESTER Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 3.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by CHESHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was succeeded by CHESHIRE Administrative County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
was preceded by CHESHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.

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. 3.
NORTH WESTERN 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
ALTRINCHAM PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.
BIRKENHEAD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 02 Jul 1861   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.
BUCKLOW PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 641.
CHESTER RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 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'.
CHESTER PLU/Inc Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 641.
CONGLETON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 641.
GREAT BOUGHTON PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.
MACCLESFIELD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 641.
NANTWICH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 641.
NORTHWICH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 641.
RUNCORN PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 641.
STOCKPORT PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.
TARVIN PLU Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.
WIRRAL PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.
ALDERLEY EDGE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.
ALSAGER USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.
ALTRINCHAM RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.
ALTRINCHAM USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.
BIRKENHEAD USD Sanitary District 1877 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
BIRKENHEAD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
BOLLINGTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
BOWDON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
BREDBURY AND ROMILEY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
BROMBOROUGH USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
BUGLAWTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
CHEADLE AND GATLEY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
CHESTER USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
CHESTER RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
CHORLEY CHESHIRE USD Sanitary District 1875 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
CONGLETON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
CONGLETON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
CREWE USD Sanitary District 1877 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
DUKINFIELD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
HAWARDEN RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
HIGHER BEBINGTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.
HOLLINGWORTH USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 21.
HOOLE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
HOYLAKE USD Sanitary District 1891 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 21.
HYDE USD Sanitary District 1881 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
LOWER BEBINGTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 642.
LYMM USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
MACCLESFIELD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
MACCLESFIELD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
MARPLE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
MIDDLEWICH USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
MOTTRAM IN LONGDENDALE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 27.
NANTWICH RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
NANTWICH USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
NESTON AND PARKGATE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
NEW MILLS USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
NORTHWICH RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
NORTHWICH USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
RUNCORN RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
RUNCORN USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
SALE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
SANDBACH USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
STAYLEY USD Sanitary District 1875 1881 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
STOCKPORT USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
STOCKPORT RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
TARPORLEY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
TARVIN RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
WALLASEY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
WEST KIRBY AND HOYLAKE USD Sanitary District 1891 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
WILMSLOW USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 643.
WINSFORD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
WIRRAL RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
YEARDSLEY CUM WHALEY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cheshire 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/10054813

Date accessed: 18th August 2019