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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:
WEM
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10139119
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.

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
SHROPSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 737.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jan 1853 was created from part of WHITCHURCH PLU/Inc/RegD The sub-district of Whitchurch was divided from the district of Wem and created a separate RD   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
PREES 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'.
WEM 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'.
WHITCHURCH Registration sub-District   by 1861 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BROUGHTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 382.
CLIVE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 383.
GRINSHILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
IGHTFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1836 1854 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 387.
LEE BROCKHURST CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 388.
LOPPINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 388.
MORETON CORBET CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
PREES AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
SHAWBURY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 393.
STANTON UPON HINE HEATH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 395.
WEM CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
WEM RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
WEM URBAN CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
WESTON UNDER REDCASTLE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 397.
WHITCHURCH CP/Tn/AP Parish-level Unit   by 1861 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WHIXALL CP/PA Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 397.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wem 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/10139119

Date accessed: 25th May 2019