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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:
HORSHAM
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10005425
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 695.

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
SUSSEX Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 695.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jan 1870 was enlarged by gaining part of PETWORTH PLU/RegD Billinghurst lost the parish of Rudgwick to the sudbistrict of South Horsham and Northern sub-district lost the parish of Billinghurst to the new sub-district of West Horsham   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Oct 1880 was enlarged by gaining part of EAST GRINSTEAD PLU/RegD Worth lost the parish of Crawley to the sub-district of North Horsham   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1897 was enlarged by gaining part of CUCKFIELD PLU/RegD Cowfold was transferred to Horsham   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
NORTH HORSHAM 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'.
SOUTH HORSHAM 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'.
WEST HORSHAM 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'.
BILLINGSHURST CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1870 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 502.
COWFOLD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1897 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 507.
CRAWLEY Ch/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1880 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 507.
HORSHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 513.
HORSHAM RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 514.
IFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 514.
ITCHINGFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 515.
LOWER BEEDING CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 502.
NUTHURST AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 518.
RUDGWICK AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1869 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 520.
RUSPER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 520.
SHIPLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 521.
SLINFOLD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 522.
WARNHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 524.
WEST GRINSTEAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 511.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Horsham PLU/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/10005425

Date accessed: 19th January 2020