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Preferred Name:
CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND ISLE OF ELY
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1965
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10001146
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 572.

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
ENGLAND Dep Country 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 572.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge BEDFORDSHIRE part of South Cambridgeshire RD Area: 444 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 Counties of Bedford and Buckingham (Leighton-Linslade) Order, 1965; The Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to create BEDFORDSHIRE part of South Cambridgeshire RD Area: 445 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 Counties of Bedford and Buckingham (Leighton-Linslade) Order, 1965; The Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The Huntington and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was created through the abolition of CAMBRIDGESHIRE the whole except part of South Cambridgeshire RD Area: 127028 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was created from part of ESSEX parts of Halstead, Saffron Walden RDs Area: 216 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge ESSEX PART OF SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE RD Area: 66 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The London Government Act, 1963
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge ESSEX part of South Cambridgeshire RD Area: 66 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The London Government Act, 1963
01 Apr 1965 was created through the abolition of HUNTINGDONSHIRE part of Ramsey UD and parts of St. Ives, Neots RDs Area: 31 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was created through the abolition of ISLE OF ELY the whole except Thorney RD Area: 87839 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CAMBRIDGE MB Local Government District 1965   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 573.
CHATTERIS UD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
CHESTERTON UD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
CHESTERTON RD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
ELY RD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
ELY UD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
MARCH UD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
NEWMARKET RD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
NORTH WITCHFORD RD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE RD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 574.
WHITTLESEY UD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 55.
WISBECH RD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
WISBECH MB Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 573.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001146

Date accessed: 12th December 2018