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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.
Housing

Housing

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

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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:
PRESTON QUARTER
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Civil Parish (1896 - 1934)
Date created:
1896
Date abolished:
1934
Unit ID:
10119340
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.

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
CUMBERLAND Ancient County 1896 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
WHITEHAVEN PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1896   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
WHITEHAVEN RD Local Government District 1896 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
WHITEHAVEN 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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
31 Mar 1900 was reduced to enlarge WHITEHAVEN CP/Ch Houses in 1901: 9.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; Whitehaven Corporation Act, 1899
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to enlarge ROTTINGTON Tn/CP Area: 640 acres. Population in 1931: 11.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to enlarge WHITEHAVEN CP/Ch Area: 625 acres. Population in 1931: 181.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Preston Quarter CP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10119340

Date accessed: 18th January 2020