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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:
PORT TALBOT
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10006582
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 1.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ABERAFAN Official English   9-NOV-1922 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 1.
PORT TALBOT Preferred English 9-NOV-1922   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.
ABERAVAN Alternate English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 1.
ABERAVON Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by PORT TALBOT EP Ecclesiastical Parish M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 181.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
GLAMORGAN Ancient County     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 1.
NEATH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. 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'.
ABERAFAN Borough Ancient District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 1.
ABERAVON USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
MARGAM 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'.
NEATH Hundred Ancient District     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PORT TALBOT MB Local Government 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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
30 Sep 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of LOWER BAGLAN Hmlt/CP Houses in 1901: 2.   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 31580
30 Sep 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of MICHAELSTONE SUPER AVON LOWER Hmlt/CP Houses in 1901: 34.   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 31580
09 Nov 1921 was enlarged by the abolition of LOWER BAGLAN Hmlt/CP Area: 1649 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Aberavon and Neath Extension) Act, 1921
09 Nov 1921 was enlarged by the abolition of MARGAM AP/CP Area: 18515 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Aberavon and Neath Extension) Act, 1921
09 Nov 1921 was enlarged by the abolition of MICHAELSTONE SUPER AVON LOWER Hmlt/CP Area: 988 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Aberavon and Neath Extension) Act, 1921
9-NOV-1922 was reduced to enlarge NEATH AP/CP Area: 159 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; Local Government Board Order (M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Aberavon and Neath Extension) Act, 1921, and Neath Corporation Act, 1922)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BROMBIL Tn Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 20.
CAPEL MAIR O BEN Y GRAIG Ch Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 31.
CAPEL TRISAINT Ch Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 32.
CRAIG Y CAPEL Ch Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 49.
EGLWYS NYNNID Ch Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 65.
HAFOD Y PORTH Grng/Tn Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 87.
OAKWOOD WITH BRYN Ch Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 168.
PEN HYDD Ch/Grng Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 173.
TAI BACH Tn Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 200.
TRISAINT Tn Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 215.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Port Talbot AP/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/10006582

Date accessed: 22nd August 2019