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Population

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.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Agriculture & Land Use

Agriculture & Land Use

How we use the land; crops and farm animals.
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:
WEM
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1900)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1900
Unit ID:
10367311
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by WEM EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.

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. 396.
WEM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
NORTH BRADFORD Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
PIMHILL Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
WEM RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
WEM RD Local Government District   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
WEM Registration sub-District   1900 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1900 was reduced to create WEM RURAL CP Houses in 1901: 408.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 41000
01 Apr 1900 was reduced to create WEM URBAN CP Houses in 1901: 453.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 41000

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LEE BROCKHURST CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 388.
NEWTOWN Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10367311

Date accessed: 26th April 2019