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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:
BOSTON
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10084416
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 702.

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
LINCOLNSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 702.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jul 1895 was reduced to enlarge SLEAFORD PLU/RegD Dogdyke lost to Sleaford   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1895 was reduced to enlarge SPILSBY PLU/RegD New Leake lost to Spilsby   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BENINGTON 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'.
BOSTON 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'.
KIRTON 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'.
SIBSEY Registration sub-District   01 Sep 1901 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
SWINESHEAD Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1896 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
ALGAR KIRK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 247.
ALGARKIRK FEN ALLOTMENT PA Parish-level Unit   24 Dec 1880 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
AMBER HILL CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 248.
BENINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 251.
BICKER CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 251.
BOSTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 252.
BROTHERTOFT CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 253.
BUTTERWICK CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 254.
CARRINGTON PA/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 255.
COPPING SYKE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 256.
DOGDYKE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 258.
DRAINAGE MARSH ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1906 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 258.
FERRY CORNER PLOT ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 259.
FISHTOFT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 260.
FOSDYKE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 260.
FOSDYKE FEN ALLOTMENT PA Parish-level Unit   24 Dec 1880 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FRAMPTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 260.
FREISTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 260.
FRITHVILLE PA/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 260.
GIBBET HILL ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 261.
GREAT BEATS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1906 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 250.
GREAT BRAND END PLOT ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 253.
HALL HILLS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 263.
HARTS GROUND ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 264.
KIRTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 268.
LANDS COMMON TO SWINESHEAD AND WIGTOFT CP/PA Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 268.
LANGRIVILLE PA/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 268.
LEAKE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 268.
LEVERTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 269.
LITTLE BEATS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1906 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 250.
LITTLE BRAND END PLOT ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 253.
MOWN RAKES ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 273.
NORTH FORTY FOOT BANK ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1906 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 273.
OLD LEAKE CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 269.
PELHAMS LANDS CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1862   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 274.
PEPPER GOWT PLOT ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862 1906 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 274.
ROYALTY FARM CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1866 1891 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 276.
SEVEN ACRES ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 278.
SHUFF FEN ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 278.
SIBSEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 278.
SIMON WEIR ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 278.
SKIRBECK CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 278.
SKIRBECK QUARTER Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 278.
SOUTH OF THE WITHAM ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1862   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 279.
SUTTERTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 282.
SUTTERTON FEN ALLOTMENT PA Parish-level Unit   24 Dec 1880 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SWINESHEAD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 283.
THE FRITHS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 260.
THORNTON LE FEN CP/PA/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 284.
WESTVILLE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 286.
WIGTOFT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 287.
WRANGLE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 288.
WYBERTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 288.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Boston 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/10084416

Date accessed: 20th July 2019