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How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.

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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:
Unit Type:
1841 Occupation reporting area
Date created:
Date abolished:
Unit ID:
1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.


This ad hoc reporting unit was defined by the 1841 census report as consisting of "MANCHESTER BOROUGH".

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
LANCASHIRE Ancient County     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Occupation Abstract'.

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, Manchester O41area through time | Census tables with data for the 1841 Occupation reporting area, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12780722

Date accessed: 28th November 2022