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Preferred Name:
SWANSEA
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1836
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10167383
Authorities:
Statement of the Names of the Several Unions and Poor Law Parishes of England and Wales; and of the Population, Area, and Rateable Value thereof in 1881 (359)

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
GLAMORGAN Poor Law/Registration County 1850   Statement of the Names of the Several Unions and Poor Law Parishes of England and Wales; and of the Population, Area, and Rateable Value thereof in 1881 (359)

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
29 Sep 1857 was reduced to create GOWER PLU/RegD Gower formed from Swansea   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1875 was reduced to enlarge PONTARDAWE PLU/RegD The hamlets of Rhyndwyclydach and Mawr were transferred to the new district of Neath   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
01 Jul 1876 was enlarged by gaining part of NEATH PLU/RegD Llansamlet was transferred to Swansea   Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
GOWER Registration sub-District   29 Sep 1857 British Parliamentary Papers
LLANDEILO TALYBONT 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'.
LLANGAFELACH 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'.
LLANSAMLET 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'.
SWANSEA 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'.
BISHOPSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1857 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CHERITON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
CLAS Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
ILSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
KNELSTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LLANDDEWI AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LLANDEILO TAL Y BONT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
LLANGENNITH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LLANGYFELACH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LLANMADOG CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LLANSAMLET AP/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
MAWR Tg/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1875 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
NICHOLASTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
OXWICH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
OYSTERMOUTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PENDERI Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
PEN MAEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PENNARD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PEN RHYS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
PORT EINON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
REYNOLDSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
RHOSILI AP/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
RHYNDWYGLYDACH Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit   01 Jul 1875 Registrar General, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office)
ST JOHN NEAR SWANSEA AP/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST THOMAS Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
SWANSEA CP/AP Parish-level Unit     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'.
SWANSEA HIGHER PA Parish-level Unit     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'.
SWANSEA HIGHER AND LOWER PA Parish-level Unit     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'.
SWANSEA LOWER PA Parish-level Unit     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'.
SWANSEA TOWN Tn/PA Parish-level Unit     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'.
Y COCYD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     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'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Swansea 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/10167383

Date accessed: 25th June 2019