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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:
DEVIZES
Unit Type:
Poor Law Union/Reg. District
Status:
Poor Law Union
Registration District
Date created:
1837
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10220762
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 703.

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
WILTSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County 1850   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 703.
WILTSHIRE Administrative County     Ministry of Health, Persons in Receipt of Poor-Law Relief (England and Wales) (H.M.S.O.)

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BISHOPS CANNINGS Registration sub-District   01 Jan 1876 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
BROMHAM Registration sub-District   01 Jan 1882 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office)
DEVIZES 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'.
LAVINGTON 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'.
ALL CANNINGS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 533.
ALLINGTON CP/Tg Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 529.
ALTON BARNES CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
BEECHINGSTOKE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
BISHOPS CANNINGS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 533.
BROMHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 533.
CHEVERELL MAGNA CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 534.
CHIRTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 534.
CHITTOE CP/Ch/Tg Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 535.
DEVIZES ST JAMES CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
DEVIZES ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
DEVIZES ST MARY THE VIRGIN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
EASTERTON CP/Tg Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 537.
ERLESTOKE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 538.
ETCHILHAMPTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 538.
FULLAWAY CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
LITTLE CHEVERELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 534.
MARDEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
MARKET LAVINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 542.
MARSTON CP/Tg Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
PATNEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 546.
POTTERNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 546.
POULSHOT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 546.
ROUNDWAY CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 547.
ROWDE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 547.
ROWDE WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 547.
STANTON ST BERNARD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 549.
STERT CP/Tg Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 549.
URCHFONT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 551.
WEST LAVINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 543.
WORTON Ch/CP/Tg Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 523.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Devizes RegD/PLU through time | Census tables with data for the Poor Law Union/Reg. District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10220762

Date accessed: 21st June 2024