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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:
SHREWSBURY
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Incorporation (until 1870)
Poor Law Union (after 1870)
Registration District (until October 01st, 1871)
Date created:
1784
Date abolished:
1871
Unit ID:
10199955
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 Oct 1871 was abolished to enlarge ATCHAM PLU/RegD The entire district of Shrewsbury was incorporated into the district of Atcham. No alterations were made to the sub-districts that were transferred   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ST CHAD Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1871 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST MARY Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1871 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MEOLE BRACE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1871 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 389.
SHREWSBURY HOLY CROSS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 393.
SHREWSBURY HOLY CROSS WITH ST GILES CP Parish-level Unit   1871 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 393.
SHREWSBURY ST ALKMUND CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1784 1871 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
SHREWSBURY ST CHAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1740 1871 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
SHREWSBURY ST JULIAN Ch/CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1871 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
SHREWSBURY ST MARY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1871 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Shrewsbury PLU/Inc/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/10199955

Date accessed: 14th October 2019