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Preferred Name:
BRAINTREE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10001912
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BRAINTREE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.
E120335 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
ESSEX Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of BRAINTREE AND BOCKING UD Area: 130 acres. Population in 1931: 18.   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. 77525. The Essex (Chigwell and Witham) Review Order, 1933 and 1.4.1934. M. of H. Order No. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934
01 Oct 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of DUNMOW RD the CPs of Bardfield Saling and Great Bardfield and part of Felsted CP Area: 5357 acres. Population in 1931: 1373.   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. 77525. The Essex (Chigwell and Witham) Review Order, 1933 and 1.4.1934. M. of H. Order No. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934
01 Oct 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of LEXDEN AND WINSTREE RD part of Inworth CP Area: 183 acres. Population in 1931: 89.   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. 77525. The Essex (Chigwell and Witham) Review Order, 1933 and 1.4.1934. M. of H. Order No. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934
01 Oct 1933 was reduced to enlarge WITHAM UD Rivenhall CP and parts of the CPs of Faulkbourne and Kelvedon Area: 3617 acres. Population in 1931: 2384.   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. 77525. The Essex (Chigwell and Witham) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to create BRAINTREE AND BOCKING UD parts of the CPs of Black Notley, Bocking, Rayne and Stisted Area: 4648 acres. Population in 1931: 4589.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934
01 Oct 1934 was reduced to enlarge HALSTEAD RD part of Bocking CP Area: 201 acres. Population in 1931: 9.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1955 was enlarged by gaining part of DUNMOW RD part of Little Bardfield CP Area: 37 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 LGBO No. 4784. (Braintree and Dunmow R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1955
01 Apr 1955 was reduced to enlarge DUNMOW RD part of Great Bardfield CP Area: 359 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 LGBO No. 4784. The County of Essex (Braintree and Dunmow R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1955
01 Apr 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of LEXDEN AND WINSTREE RD part of Messing-cum-Inworth CP 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 LGBO No. 5504. The County of Essex (Braintree and Lexden and Winstree R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1955

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BARDFIELD SALING Ch/AP/CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 129.
BLACK NOTLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 146.
BOCKING AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 131.
BRADWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 131.
COGGESHALL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 134.
CRESSING CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 136.
FAIRSTEAD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 137.
FAULKBOURNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 137.
FEERING AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 137.
FINCHINGFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 137.
GREAT BARDFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 129.
GREAT COGGESHALL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 134.
GREAT SALING AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 149.
HATFIELD PEVEREL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 140.
KELVEDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 143.
LITTLE COGGESHALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 134.
MARKSHALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 145.
PANFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 147.
PATTISWICK Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 147.
RAYNE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 148.
RIVENHALL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 148.
SHALFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 150.
STISTED AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 151.
TERLING CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 152.
UNNAMED CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1903 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 153.
WETHERSFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 156.
WHITE NOTLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 146.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Braintree 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/10001912

Date accessed: 19th November 2018