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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:
KINGS LYNN
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10154923
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 656.

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
NORFOLK Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 656.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1896 was reduced to enlarge FREEBRIDGE LYNN PLU/RegD North Lynn lost to Freebridge Lynn   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KINGS LYNN Registration sub-District 01 Oct 1881 01 Jun 1903 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
KINGS LYNN MIDDLE Registration sub-District     1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
KINGS LYNN NORTH Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1881 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
KINGS LYNN SOUTH Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1881 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
NORTH KINGS LYNN Registration sub-District 01 Jun 1903   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'.
SOUTH KINGS LYNN Registration sub-District 01 Jun 1903   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'.
KINGS LYNN CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 656.
KINGS LYNN ST MARGARET AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 656.
NORTH LYNN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Oct 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 656.
SOUTH LYNN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 656.
WEST LYNN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 656.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kings Lynn 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/10154923

Date accessed: 25th August 2019