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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:
LEICESTER
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union (until 1896)
Poor Law Parish (after 1896)
Registration District
Date created:
1836
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10154935
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 693.

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
LEICESTERSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 693.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
30 Jan 1862 was reduced to enlarge BLABY PLU/RegD The sub-district of Leicester, West lost the parishes of Freaks Ground, New Found Pool and New Parks to Enderby   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1892 was enlarged by gaining part of BARROW UPON SOAR PLU/RegD Part of the parish of Belgrave was lost the sub-district of East Leicester and Rothley lost the parish of Leicester Abbey to West Leicester   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1892 was enlarged by gaining part of BILLESDON PLU/RegD Billesden sub-district lost the parishes of Evington and Humberston to the sub-district of East Leicester   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jan 1892 was enlarged by gaining part of BLABY PLU/RegD Enderby lost part of the parish of Braunstone and the parishes of Freake's Ground and Newfound Pool to West Leicester sub-district and Wigston lost the parishes of Knighton and Aylestone to the sub-district of West Leicester   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jun 1895 was enlarged by gaining part of BARROW UPON SOAR PLU/RegD Belgrave and part of Leicester Abbey lost to Leicester   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EAST LEICESTER Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1896 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
NORTH EAST LEICESTER Registration sub-District 01 Apr 1896   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'.
NORTH WEST LEICESTER Registration sub-District 01 Apr 1896   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 LEICESTER Registration sub-District 01 Apr 1896   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 LEICESTER Registration sub-District   01 Apr 1896 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
AYLESTONE AP/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1892   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 220.
BELGRAVE Tn/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1892 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 221.
KNIGHTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1892 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 229.
LEICESTER CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER ABBEY ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1892 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER ALL SAINTS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER AUGUSTINE FRIARS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1861 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER BLACKFRIARS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1861 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER NEW FOUND POOL ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1892 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER ST LEONARD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER ST MARGARET Tn/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER ST MARTIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER ST MARY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER ST NICHOLAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER THE CASTLE VIEW ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1861 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
LEICESTER THE NEWARKE ParLib/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 230.
NORTH EVINGTON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 225.
WEST HUMBERSTONE CP Parish-level Unit 1892 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 228.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Leicester PLPar/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/10154935

Date accessed: 16th September 2019