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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:
COUNTY DURHAM
Unit Type:
Poor Law/Registration County
Date created:
1851
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10061404
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 89.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
COUNTY DURHAM Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 89.
DURHAM Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 89.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by COUNTY DURHAM Administrative County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
was succeeded by DURHAM Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by COUNTY DURHAM Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 999.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1851 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 89.
NORTHERN Poor Law/Registration Division     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Registration divisions and Counties - Area, and population at each successive Census'.

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
AUCKLAND PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
CHESTER LE STREET PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
DARLINGTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
DURHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
EASINGTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
GATESHEAD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
HARTLEPOOL PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
LANCHESTER PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
SEDGEFIELD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
SOUTH SHIELDS PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
STOCKTON RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1-JAN-1896 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
STOCKTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
SUNDERLAND PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
TEESDALE PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
WEARDALE PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 664.
AUCKLAND RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
BARNARD CASTLE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
BENFIELDSIDE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
BISHOP AUCKLAND USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
BLAYDON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
BRANDON AND BYSHOTTLES USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
CHESTER LE STREET RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
CONSETT USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
DARLINGTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
DARLINGTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
DURHAM RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
DURHAM USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
EASINGTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
FELLING USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
GATESHEAD RSD Sanitary District 1883 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
GATESHEAD USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
HARTLEPOOL USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
HARTLEPOOL RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
HEBBURN USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
JARROW USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
LANCHESTER RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
LEADGATE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
MIDDLETON IN STRANTON USD Sanitary District 1875 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
RYTON USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
SEAHAM HARBOUR USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
SEATON CAREW USD Sanitary District 1875 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
SEDGEFIELD RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
SHILDON AND EAST THICKLEY USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
SOUTH SHIELDS RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
SOUTH SHIELDS USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
SOUTHWICK ON WEAR USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
SPENNYMOOR USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
STANHOPE USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
STANLEY USD Sanitary District 1892 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
STOCKTON RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
STOCKTON ON TEES USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
SUNDERLAND USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
SUNDERLAND RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
TEESDALE RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
THROSTON USD Sanitary District 1875 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
TOW LAW USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
WEARDALE RSD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
WEST HARTLEPOOL USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 665.
WHICKHAM USD Sanitary District   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
WILLINGTON USD Sanitary District 1881 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, County Durham RegC through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law/Registration County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061404

Date accessed: 25th May 2019