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Population

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

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Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
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Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

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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:
ST JOHN NEAR SWANSEA
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Chapelry
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10486233
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 65.

Notes:

Melville Richards describes this unit as a 'parochial chapelry', but the 1831 census lists it as a 'Parish'.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
EGLWYS IEUAN Preferred Welsh     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 65.
ST JOHN NEAR SWANSEA Preferred English     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
JOHN ST NEAR SWANSEA Alternate English     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
ST JOHN Alternate English     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 2, 'Area and Population in Registration Districts and Sub-Districts and in Civil Parishes'.
ST JOHNS Alternate English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 65.

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
GLAMORGAN Ancient County     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 65.
SWANSEA PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
LLANGAFELACH Registration sub-District     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 Hundred Ancient District     1831 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
SWANSEA USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
SWANSEA CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 65.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, St John Near Swansea AP/Ch/CP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10486233

Date accessed: 18th October 2019