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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:
SHROPSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10173036
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 734.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SHROPSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 734.
SALOP Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 734.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by SHROPSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
was succeeded by SHROPSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by SHROPSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 734.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
21 Aug 1936 was reduced to enlarge STAFFORDSHIRE part of Wellington RD Area: 1 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourse)
21 Aug 1936 was reduced to enlarge STAFFORDSHIRE part of Wellington RD Area: 1 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourse)
21 Aug 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of STAFFORDSHIRE part of Stafford RD Area: 1 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourse)
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge CHESHIRE part of Whitchurch UD Area: 1 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge CHESHIRE part of Kidsgrove UD and part of Newcastle-under-Lyme RD Area: 1 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge STAFFORDSHIRE parts of Shifnal, Wellington RDs Area: 112 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Staffordshire and Warwickshire (Tamworth) Order, 1964; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of STAFFORDSHIRE parts of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stafford RDs Area: 385 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge STAFFORDSHIRE parts of Shifnal, Wellington RDs Area: 112 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Staffordshire and Warwickshire (Tamworth) Order, 1964; The Stoke-on-Trent Order, 1964; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of WORCESTERSHIRE part of Tenbury RD Area: 4 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ATCHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
BISHOPS CASTLE MB Local Government District 1885 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 735.
BRIDGNORTH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
BRIDGNORTH MB Local Government District 1835 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 735.
BURFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
CHIRBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
CHURCH STRETTON UD Local Government District 1899 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
CHURCH STRETTON RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
CLEOBURY MORTIMER RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
CLUN RD Local Government District 1894 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
CLUN AND BISHOPS CASTLE RD Local Government District 1967 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
DAWLEY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
DRAYTON RD Local Government District 1894 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
ELLESMERE UD Local Government District 1894 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
ELLESMERE RD Local Government District 1894 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
LUDLOW MB Local Government District 1835 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 735.
LUDLOW RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
MADELEY RD Local Government District 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
MARKET DRAYTON RD Local Government District 1966 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
MARKET DRAYTON UD Local Government District 1914 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
NEWPORT RD Local Government District 1894 01 Apr 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
NEWPORT UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
NORTH SHROPSHIRE RD Local Government District 1967 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
OAKENGATES UD Local Government District 1898 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
OSWESTRY MB Local Government District 1835 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 735.
OSWESTRY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
SHIFNAL RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
SHREWSBURY MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
TEME RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
WELLINGTON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
WELLINGTON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
WEM RD Local Government District 1894 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
WEM UD Local Government District 1900 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
WENLOCK MB Local Government District 1835 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 736.
WHITCHURCH RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
WHITCHURCH UD Local Government District 1894 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 739.
TELFORD New Town     London Gazette, No. 42898, p. 589, 18 January 1963; Dawley New Town (Designation) Order, 1963.
FORDEN RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
KNIGHTON RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
CLEOBURY MORTIMER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
IRONBRIDGE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
OAKENGATES Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
OSWESTRY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SHREWSBURY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WELLINGTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WHITCHURCH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Shropshire AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10173036

Date accessed: 24th July 2019