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Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

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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:
OSWESTRY
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Parochial Area (until 1866)
Civil Parish (after 1866)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10364838
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
OSWESTRY TOWN Official English   1880s F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
OSWESTRY URBAN Official English 1880s 1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
OSWESTRY Preferred English 1967   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
OSWESTRY Alternate English     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
OSWESTRY BOROUGH Alternate English     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'.

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 Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
OSWESTRY PLU/Inc/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
OSWESTRY USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
OSWESTRY Registration sub-District     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'.
OSWESTRY RD Local Government District 1967   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
OSWESTRY MB Local Government District   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
OSWESTRY Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
OSWESTRY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of OSWESTRY RURAL CP/PA Area: 142 acres. Population in 1931: 147.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of SELATTYN AP/CP Area: 120 acres. Population in 1931: 60.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of WHITTINGTON AP/CP Area: 24 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Oswestry PA/CP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10364838

Date accessed: 18th August 2019