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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:
PORTSMOUTH
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union (until 1900)
Poor Law Parish (after 1900)
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10154984
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 617.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
PORTSEA ISLAND Official English   01 Apr 1900 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
PORTSMOUTH Preferred English 01 Apr 1900   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 617.

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
HAMPSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 617.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Jan 1905 was enlarged by gaining part of FAREHAM PLU/RegD Cosham (part of)   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Oct 1920 was enlarged by gaining part of FAREHAM PLU/RegD Area: 1914 acres. Population in 1921: 2616.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; Registrar General's Order

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KINGSTON Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1899 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
KINGSTON AND EAST SOUTHSEA Registration sub-District 01 Oct 1899   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'.
LANDPORT Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1899 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
NORTH END AND BUCKLAND Registration sub-District 01 Oct 1899   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'.
PORTSEA AND LANDPORT Registration sub-District 01 Oct 1899   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'.
PORTSEA TOWN Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1899 1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'.
PORTSMOUTH AND MID SOUTHSEA Registration sub-District 01 Oct 1899   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'.
PORTSMOUTH AND SOUTHSEA Registration sub-District   01 Oct 1899 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
GREAT SALTERNS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 617.
PORTSEA AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 617.
PORTSMOUTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1836 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 617.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PLU/PLPar/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/10154984

Date accessed: 16th September 2019