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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:
BERWICK
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1836
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10167619
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 720.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BERWICK Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 720.
BERWICK ON TWEED Alternate English     Local Government Board, Poor Law Returns to Parliament from 1871 onwards (HMSO)
BERWICK UPON TWEED Alternate English     Local Government Board, Poor Law Returns to Parliament from 1871 onwards (HMSO)

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
NORTHUMBERLAND Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 720.
NORTHUMBERLAND Administrative County     Ministry of Health, Persons in Receipt of Poor-Law Relief (England and Wales) (H.M.S.O.)

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BERWICK UPON TWEED 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'.
ISLANDSHIRE Registration sub-District   01 Nov 1881 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
NORHAMSHIRE Registration sub-District   01 Nov 1881 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
NORHAMSHIRE AND ISLANDSHIRE Registration sub-District 01 Nov 1881   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'.
ANCROFT CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 317.
BERWICK UPON TWEED AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 319.
CORNHILL ON TWEED CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 96.
DUDDO CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 98.
FELKINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 101.
GRINDON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 102.
HOLY ISLAND AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 332.
HORNCLIFFE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 333.
KYLOE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1844   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 335.
LOANEND CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 336.
LONGRIDGE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 336.
NORHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 340.
NORHAM MAINS CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 341.
ORD CP Parish-level Unit 1891   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 341.
SHORESWOOD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 344.
THORNTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 346.
TWEEDMOUTH Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 347.
TWIZELL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 347.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Berwick RegD/PLU through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10167619

Date accessed: 20th June 2024