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Industry

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Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.


Alternative names

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Unit associations

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DORSET Poor Law/Registration County 1850   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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
17 Mar 1862 was enlarged by gaining part of WEYMOUTH PLU/RegD Upway lost the parish of Watercombe to Puddletown   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Feb 1895 was enlarged by gaining part of BRIDPORT PLU/RegD Part of Litton Cheney lost to Dorchester   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CERNE 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'.
DORCHESTER 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'.
MAIDEN NEWTON 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'.
PUDDLETOWN 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'.
ALTON PANCRAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ATHELHAMPTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BATCOMBE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
BRADFORD PEVERELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BROADMAYNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BUCKLAND NEWTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BURLESTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CATTISTOCK CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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'.
CERNE ABBAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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'.
CHARMINSTER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CHESELBOURNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CHILFROME CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
COMPTON VALENCE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DEWLISH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DORCHESTER ALL SAINTS CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1927 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DORCHESTER HOLY TRINITY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1894 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
DORCHESTER ST PETER CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1927 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FORDINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1900 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FRAMPTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FROME ST QUINTIN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
FROME VAUCHURCH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GLANVILLES WOOTTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
GODMANSTONE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
GOREWOOD ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858   1861 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1851 and 1861, in Districts, Sub-districts, Parishes and Places'.
HERMITAGE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HILFIELD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KINGSTON RUSSELL CP/Tg/Hmlt Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LITTLEBREDY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LONG BREDY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MAIDEN NEWTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MAPPOWDER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
MELBURY BUBB AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
MELCOMBE HORSEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MINTERNE MAGNA CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NETHER CERNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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'.
PIDDLEHINTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PIDDLETRENTHIDE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PUDDLETOWN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PULHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
STINSFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
STRATTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SYDLING ST NICHOLAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
TINCLETON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
TOLLER FRATRUM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
TOLLER PORCORUM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
TOLPUDDLE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
UP CERNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WARMWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WATERCOMBE CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 17 Mar 1862   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'.
WEST COMPTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WEST KNIGHTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WEST STAFFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WHITCOMBE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBORNE CAME AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBORNE HERRINGSTON CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBORNE MONKTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBORNE STEEPLETON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBORNE ST MARTIN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WINTERBOURNE ABBAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WOODSFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WYNFORD EAGLE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Dorchester 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/10428567

Date accessed: 16th October 2019