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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:
WEST SUSSEX
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10001201
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 691.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WEST SUSSEX Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 691.
SUSSEX WEST Alternate English     1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'AC, MB, UD, RD; Wards of CB, MB; CP, NT'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by WEST SUSSEX 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. 691.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1953 was enlarged by gaining part of EAST SUSSEX part of Cuckfield RD Area: 3347 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 East Sussex and West Sussex (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1953

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ARUNDEL MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 693.
BOGNOR REGIS UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
CHANCTONBURY RD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
CHICHESTER RD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
CHICHESTER MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 693.
CRAWLEY UD Local Government District 1856 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
CUCKFIELD RD Local Government District 1894 1908 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 697.
EAST PRESTON RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
HORSHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
HORSHAM UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
LITTLEHAMPTON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
MIDHURST RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
NEW SHOREHAM UD Local Government District 1894 1910 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
PETWORTH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
SHOREHAM BY SEA UD Local Government District 1910 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
SOUTHWICK UD Local Government District 1899 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
STEYNING WEST RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
THAKENHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 698.
WESTBOURNE RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 699.
WESTHAMPNETT RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 699.
WORTHING RD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 699.
WORTHING MB Local Government District 1890 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 694.
CRAWLEY New Town     London Gazette, No. 37849, p. 231, 10 January 1947; Crawley New Town (Designation) Order, 1947.
BOGNOR REGIS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CHICHESTER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CRAWLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HORSHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LITTLEHAMPTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SHOREHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WORTHING Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001201

Date accessed: 23rd October 2017