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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:
WITHAM
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District (until 1880)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1883
Unit ID:
10139168
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.

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
ESSEX Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 600.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jul 1880 was abolished to enlarge BRAINTREE PLU/RegD The parishes of Fairstead, Faulkbourn, Feering, Great Coggleshall, Hatfield Peverell, Kelvedon, Little Coggleshall, Marks Hall, Rivenhall, Terling, and Witham were transferred to Braintree as the major part of the dissolution of Witham   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1880 was reduced to enlarge LEXDEN AND WINSTREE PLU/RegD The parishes of Messing and Inworth were transferred as part of the dissolution of Witham   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1880 was reduced to enlarge MALDON PLU/RegD The parishes of Great Braxted, Little Braxted, Witham Bishops, and Ulting were transferred as part of the dissolution of Witham   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
COGGESHALL Registration sub-District   01 Jul 1880 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
KELVEDON Registration sub-District   01 Jul 1880 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
WITHAM Registration sub-District   01 Jul 1880 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
FAIRSTEAD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 137.
FAULKBOURNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 137.
FEERING AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 137.
GREAT BRAXTED AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 131.
GREAT COGGESHALL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 134.
HATFIELD PEVEREL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 140.
INWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 143.
KELVEDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 143.
LITTLE BRAXTED AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 132.
LITTLE COGGESHALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 134.
MARKSHALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 145.
MESSING AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 145.
RIVENHALL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 148.
TERLING CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 152.
ULTING CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 153.
WICKHAM BISHOPS CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 156.
WITHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 156.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Witham 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/10139168

Date accessed: 23rd October 2019