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Population

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Industry

Industry

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.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

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Preferred Name:
GLOUCESTER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10000531
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CAERLOYW Preferred Welsh 1894 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 26.
GLOUCESTER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.

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
GLOUCESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge CHELTENHAM RD part of Churchdown CP Area: 11 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of EAST DEAN AND UNITED PARISHES RD Minsterworth CP Area: 1825 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge GLOUCESTER CB parts of Barnwood, Hempsted, Longford, Maisemore, Matson, Quedgeley, Upton St. Leonards, Whaddon, and Wotton St. Mary Without CPs Area: 2264 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of NEWNHAM UD Area: 1938 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of STROUD RD part of Stonehouse CP Area: 1 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of TEWKESBURY RD Chaceley, Forthampton, Hasfield, and Tirley CPs Area: 6587 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of WESTBURY ON SEVERN UD Area: 8272 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of WHEATENHURST RD Area: 24500 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table B, 'Areas altered between 26th April, 1931 and 30th June, 1934, showing constitution as at the latter date, in terms of constitution as at the former date, together with particulars of acreage and population'.; M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1951 was reduced to enlarge GLOUCESTER CB Wotton Vill CP and parts of Barnwood, Brookthorpe, Hempsted, Longlevens, Quedgeley CPs Area: 690 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; The Gloucester Extension Act, 1950
01 Apr 1957 was reduced to enlarge GLOUCESTER CB part of Upton St. Leonards CP Area: 22 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The City of Gloucester (Extension) Order, 1957
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of GLOUCESTER CB Area: 1 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Gloucester Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was abolished to enlarge GLOUCESTER CB Hempsted CP and parts of Barnwood, Highnam, Hucclecote, Longford, Longlevens, Maisemore, Upton St. Leonards CPs Area: 1194 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Gloucester Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ARLINGHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 162.
ASHLEWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 162.
BARNWOOD CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 163.
BROCKWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 168.
BROOKTHORPE WITH WHADDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 168.
CHACELEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 168.
CHURCHDOWN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 169.
DOWN HATHERLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 176.
EASTINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 172.
ELMORE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 172.
FORTHAMPTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 173.
FRAMPTON ON SEVERN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 173.
FRETHERNE WITH SAUL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 173.
FROCESTER CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 173.
HARDWICKE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 176.
HARESCOMBE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 176.
HARESFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 176.
HASFIELD CP/Ch/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 176.
HEMPSTED CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 176.
HIGHNAM CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 177.
HIGHNAM OVER AND LINTON CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 177.
HUCCLECOTE CP/Hmlt/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 178.
INNSWORTH CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 178.
LASSINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 179.
LONGFORD CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 180.
LONGNEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 180.
MAISEMORE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 180.
MATSON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 180.
MINSTERWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 181.
MORETON VALENCE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 181.
NEWNHAM CP/Ch/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 182.
NORTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 182.
PRINKNASH PARK ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 183.
QUEDGELEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 183.
SANDHURST AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 184.
STANDISH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 186.
TIRLEY AP/CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1935   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
TUFFLEY Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 188.
TWIGWORTH CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 188.
UPTON ST LEONARDS CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 189.
WESTBURY ON SEVERN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
WHADDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 190.
WHITMINSTER CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 190.
WOTTON ST MARY Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 191.
WOTTON ST MARY WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 192.
WOTTON VILL CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1951 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 192.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Gloucester RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10000531

Date accessed: 21st April 2014