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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:
BEDFORDSHIRE
Unit Type:
Poor Law/Registration County
Date created:
1851
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10166561
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 3.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BEDFORDSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 3.
BEDFORD Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 3.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by BEDFORDSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by BEDFORDSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.
was succeeded by BEDFORDSHIRE Administrative County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1851 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 3.
SOUTH MIDLAND Poor Law/Registration Division     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Registration divisions and Counties - Area, and population at each successive Census'.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AMPTHILL PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.
BEDFORD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.
BIGGLESWADE PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.
LEIGHTON BUZZARD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.
LUTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.
WOBURN PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.
AMPTHILL RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
AMPTHILL USD Sanitary District 1893 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
BEDFORD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
BEDFORD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
BIGGLESWADE USD Sanitary District 1892 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
BIGGLESWADE RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
DUNSTABLE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
LEIGHTON BUZZARD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
LEIGHTON BUZZARD USD Sanitary District 1891 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
LUTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
LUTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
WOBURN RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bedfordshire RegC through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law/Registration County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10166561

Date accessed: 20th August 2019