Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Click on the hyperlinks for direct access to key graphs and tables.

Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
PRESTEIGNE
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
01 Jul 1877
Unit ID:
10145478
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 671.

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
HEREFORDSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850 01 Jul 1877 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 671.
RADNORSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850 01 Jul 1877 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 671.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1870 was reduced to create KINGTON PLU/RegD The new district of Kington was formed from the following sub-districts of Presteigne: Radnor, Brilley, and Kington   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1877 was abolished to enlarge KINGTON PLU/RegD Knill, Upper Kinsham, Byton, Lingen, Combe, Lower Kinsham, Willey, Stapleton and ?odd, Nash and Little Brampton formed the new sub-district of Kinsham in Kington. The RD of Presteigne was dissolved   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1877 was reduced to enlarge KINGTON PLU/RegD The civil parish of Cascob, the parishes of Norton, Pilleth, and Whitton and the townships of Discoed, Litton and Cascod, and Presteigne formed Presteigne sub-district. This was as part of the dissolution of Presteigne RD   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BRILLEY Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1870 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
KINGTON Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1870 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
PRESTEIGNE Registration sub-District   01 Jul 1877 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
RADNOR Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1870 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
BRILLEY AP/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
BYTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1836 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 125.
CASCOB AP/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1877 1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
COMBE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1836 1836 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 126.
DISGOED AP/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1877 1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
EARDISLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GLADESTRY AP/CP Parish-level Unit   BY 1901 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
GLASGWM AP/CP Parish-level Unit   BY 1901 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HUNTINGTON Ch/AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KINGTON AP/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   BY 1911 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KNILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1836 1836 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 130.
LINGEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LITTON AND CASCOB Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1877 1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
LLANDEGLAU CP/AP Parish-level Unit   01 Apr 1870 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LLANFIHANGEL NANT MELAN AP/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Apr 1870 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LOWER KINSHAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1836 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 130.
LYONSHALL CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
MICHAELCHURCH ON ARROW AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NEWCHURCH CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NEW RADNOR AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
NORTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1877 1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
PEMBRIDGE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PILLETH CP/AP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1877 1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
PRESTEIGN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1877 1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
RODD NASH AND LITTLE BRAMPTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1836 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 134.
STAPLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1836 1836 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 134.
STAUNTON ON ARROW AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
TITLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
UPPER KINSHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1836 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 130.
WHITTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1877 1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.
WILLERSLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WILLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1836 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 136.
WINFORTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Presteigne 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/10145478

Date accessed: 15th December 2019