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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:
WIMBORNE AND CRANBORNE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10001894
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 596.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WIMBORNE AND CRANBORNE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 596.
E100259 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
DORSET Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 596.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of POOLE RD part of Canford Magna CP Area: 179 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. 77049. The Dorsetshire Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge WIMBORNE MINSTER UD part of Colehill CP Area: 79 acres. Population in 1931: 180.   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. 77049. The Dorsetshire Review Order, 1933
15 Aug 1947 was reduced to enlarge RINGWOOD AND FORDINGBRIDGE RD part of West Parley CP 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)
15 Aug 1947 was enlarged by gaining part of RINGWOOD AND FORDINGBRIDGE RD part of St. Leonards and St. Ives CP 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 watercourse)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALDERHOLT CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 106.
ALMER CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 106.
CHALBURY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 109.
COLEHILL CP Parish-level Unit 1896   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 109.
CORFE MULLEN CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
CRANBORNE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
EAST WOODYATES ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 123.
EDMONDSHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
FARNHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
GUSSAGE ALL SAINTS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
GUSSAGE ST MICHAEL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
HAMPRESTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 615.
HINTON MARTELL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
HINTON PARVA CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
HOLT CP/Tg Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
HORTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
LONG CRICHEL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
MOOR CRICHEL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 110.
PAMPHILL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 116.
PENTRIDGE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 116.
SHAPWICK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 118.
SIXPENNY HANDLEY CP/Ch/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 112.
STURMINSTER MARSHALL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 119.
VERWOOD CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 121.
WEST MOORS CP Parish-level Unit 1956   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 115.
WEST PARLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 116.
WEST WOODYATES ExP/AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 123.
WIMBORNE ST GILES CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 122.
WITCHAMPTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 123.
WOODLANDS CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 123.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wimborne and Cranborne 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/10001894

Date accessed: 14th November 2018