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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:
HERTFORDSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10001158
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 623.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
HERTFORDSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 623.
HERTFORD Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 623.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by HERTFORDSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
was preceded by HERTFORDSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
was succeeded by HERTFORDSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 623.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1933 was reduced to enlarge ESSEX part of Ware RD Area: 1 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77524. The Southend on Sea Extension Order, 1933; 18.9.1934. M. of H. Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of Watercourses)
18 Sep 1934 was reduced to enlarge ESSEX part of Ware RD Area: 1 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of Watercourses)
18 Sep 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of ESSEX part of Epping RD Area: 3 acres. Population in 1931: 14726.   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 under Section 145 of The L.G.A., 1933. (Alteration of Watercourses)
13 Aug 1947 was reduced to enlarge BEDFORDSHIRE part of Hitchin RD Area: 1 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)'.; M. of H. Order under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
13 Aug 1947 was enlarged by gaining part of BEDFORDSHIRE part of Biggleswade RD Area: 1 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)'.; M. of H. Order under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of water courses)
28 Sep 1956 was reduced to enlarge BEDFORDSHIRE part of Hitchin RD Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
28 Sep 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of BEDFORDSHIRE part of Biggleswade RD Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge BEDFORDSHIRE part of Hemel Hempstead RD Area: 45 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 enlarged by gaining part of BEDFORDSHIRE parts of Biggleswade, Luton RDs Area: 75 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The London Government Act, 1963
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to create BEDFORDSHIRE part of Hemel Hempstead RD Area: 45 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 abolished to create GREATER LONDON Barnet, East Barnet UDs Area: 2806 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 London Government Act, 1963
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by the abolition of MIDDLESEX Potters Bar UD Area: 2480 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The London Government Act, 1963

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASHWELL RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
BALDOCK UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
BARNET RD Local Government District 1894 1941 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
BARNET UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
BERKHAMSTED RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
BERKHAMSTED UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
BISHOPS STORTFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
BISHOPS STORTFORD UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
BRAUGHING RD Local Government District 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
BUNTINGFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
BUSHEY UD Local Government District 1906 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
CHESHUNT UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
CHORLEYWOOD UD Local Government District 1913 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
EAST BARNET UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
ELSTREE RD Local Government District 1941 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
HADHAM RD Local Government District 1895 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
HARPENDEN UD Local Government District 1898 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
HATFIELD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD MB Local Government District 1898 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 624.
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
HERTFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
HERTFORD MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 624.
HITCHIN UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
HITCHIN RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
HODDESDON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
KENSWORTH RD Local Government District 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 238.
LETCHWORTH UD Local Government District 1919 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
POTTERS BAR UD Local Government District 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 651.
RICKMANSWORTH UD Local Government District 1898 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
ROYSTON RD Local Government District 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 53.
ROYSTON UD Local Government District 1897 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
SAWBRIDGEWORTH UD Local Government District 1901 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
ST ALBANS MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 624.
ST ALBANS RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
STEVENAGE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
STUDHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 243.
TRING UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
WARE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
WARE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
WATFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
WATFORD MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
WELWYN RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
WELWYN GARDEN CITY UD Local Government District 1927 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
HARLOW New Town     1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 25, 'Enumerated Households by tenure and household amenities', for 'AC, CB, Urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more, Aggregates of MB and UD and aggregates of RD, NT and Con Centres. Urban Areas with populations of less than 50,000 and RD'.
HATFIELD New Town     London Gazette, No. 38299, p. 3136, 25 May 1948; Hatfield New Town (Designation) Order, 1948.
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD New Town     London Gazette, No. 37875, p. 664, 7 February 1947; Hemel Hempstead New Town (Designation) Order, 1947.
STEVENAGE New Town     London Gazette, No. 37785, p. 5536, 12 November 1946; Stevenage New Town (Designation) Order, 1946.
WELWYN GARDEN CITY New Town     London Gazette, No. 38299, p. 3136, 25 May 1948; Welwyn Garden City New Town (Designation) Order, 1948.
BARNET Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BERKHAMSTED Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BISHOPS STORTFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HARPENDEN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HATFIELD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HEMEL HEMPSTEAD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HERTFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HITCHIN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HODDESDON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LETCHWORTH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
RICKMANSWORTH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ST ALBANS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STEVENAGE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WALTHAM CROSS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WATFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WELWYN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001158

Date accessed: 18th December 2017