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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:
BATTLE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10001286
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 697.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BATTLE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 697.
E371042 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
EAST SUSSEX Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 697.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of BATTLE UD Area: 8252 acres. Population in 1931: 3491.   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. 77841. The East Sussex Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of HASTINGS RD Area: 9614 acres. Population in 1931: 2488.   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. 77841. The East Sussex Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of RYE RD the whole, except parts of the CPs of East Guldeford, Playden, & Rye Foreign Area: 37222 acres. Population in 1931: 7173.   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. 77841. The East Sussex Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of TICEHURST RD the CPs of Bodiam, Burwash, Etchingham, Salehurst, & Ticehurst Area: 27780 acres. Population in 1931: 7864.   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. 77841. The East Sussex Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1938 was reduced to enlarge HASTINGS CB/MB parts of Fairlight, Guestling, Hollington Rural, Ore CPs Area: 2819 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)'.; Hastings Extension Act, 1937

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASHBURNHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 501.
BATTLE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 502.
BECKLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 502.
BODIAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 503.
BREDE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 503.
BRIGHTLING AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 504.
BROOMHILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1956 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 505.
BURWASH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 505.
CAMBER CP Parish-level Unit 1956   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 505.
CATSFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 505.
CROWHURST CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 507.
DALLINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 508.
EAST GULDEFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 511.
ETCHINGHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 509.
EWHURST AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 509.
FAIRLIGHT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 509.
GUESTLING CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 511.
HOLLINGTON RURAL CP Parish-level Unit 1897 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 513.
HURST GREEN CP Parish-level Unit 1952   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 514.
ICKLESHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 514.
IDEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 514.
MOUNTFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 518.
NORTHIAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 518.
ORE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1958 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 518.
PEASMARSH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 519.
PENHURST CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 519.
PETT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 519.
PLAYDEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 519.
RYE FOREIGN CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 520.
SALEHURST CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 521.
SEDLESCOMBE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 521.
ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE WINCHELSEA AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1956 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 521.
TICEHURST AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 523.
UDIMORE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 524.
WESTFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 525.
WHATLINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 525.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Battle 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/10001286

Date accessed: 14th November 2018