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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:
WHITEHAVEN
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1934
Unit ID:
10001432
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 651.

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
CUMBERLAND Administrative County 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 651.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to create ENNERDALE RD the whole, except parts of the CPs of Hensingham, Moresby, Nether Wasdale, Preston Quarter, and Sandwith Area: 71536 acres. Population in 1931: 10993.   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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to create MILLOM RD part of Nether Wasdale CP Area: 131 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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1935 The M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Cumberland and Lancaster) Act, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge WHITEHAVEN MB parts of the CPs of Hensingham, Moresby, Preston Quarter, and Sandwith Area: 2505 acres. Population in 1931: 2095.   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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BECKERMET ST BRIDGET AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 47.
BECKERMET ST JOHN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 47.
DISTINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 51.
ENNERDALE AND KINNISIDE CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 52.
GOSFORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 53.
HAILE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 53.
HENSINGHAM Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 53.
LAMPLUGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 55.
LOWSIDE QUARTER CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.
MORESBY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.
NETHER WASDALE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 60.
PARTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
PONSONBY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
PRESTON QUARTER CP Parish-level Unit 1896 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
PRESTON QUARTER RURAL CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
ROTTINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 58.
SALTER AND ESKETT ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 58.
SANDWITH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 58.
SEASCALE CP Parish-level Unit 1897 1901 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 58.
ST BEES CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 58.
WEDDICAR Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 60.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Whitehaven 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/10001432

Date accessed: 22nd February 2019