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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:
WOBURN
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
01 Oct 1899
Unit ID:
10212250
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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
BEDFORDSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850 01 Oct 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 559.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1899 was abolished to enlarge AMPTHILL RegD/PLU Woburn was abolished and Salford, Holcutt, Ridgemont, Husborne Crawley, Aspley, Aspley Guise, Aspley Heath, Woburn, Potsgrove, Milton Brayant, Eversholt, Tingrith, Harlington, Toddington and Battlesden transfered   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Oct 1899 was abolished to enlarge LEIGHTON BUZZARD RegD/PLU Charlgrave, Hockcliffe and Tilsworth transferred as part of the dissolution of Woburn   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
TODDINGTON Registration sub-District   01 Jan 1891 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
WOBURN Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1899 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
ASPLEY GUISE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 4.
ASPLEY HEATH CP Parish-level Unit 1883 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 4.
BATTLESDEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 4.
CHALGRAVE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 5.
EVERSHOLT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 6.
HARLINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 6.
HOCKLIFFE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 7.
HOLCOT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 7.
HUSBORNE CRAWLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 7.
MILTON BRYAN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 9.
POTSGROVE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 9.
RIDGMONT AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 9.
SALFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 9.
TILSWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 11.
TINGRITH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 11.
TODDINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 11.
WOBURN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 11.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Woburn PLU/RegD 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/10212250

Date accessed: 25th June 2024