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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:
AMERSHAM
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District (until 1974)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10002102
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 569.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
AMERSHAM Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 569.
E030046 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
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 569.

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 gaining part of AYLESBURY RD the CPs of Cholesbury and Hawridge, and parts of the CPs of Aston Clinton, Buckland, and Drayton Beauchamp Area: 2225 acres. Population in 1931: 735.   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. 77936. The Bucks Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge CHESHAM UD parts of the CPs of Ashley Green, Chartridge, Chesham Bois, and Latimer Area: 2103 acres. Population in 1931: 1418.   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. 77936. The Bucks Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge ETON RD part of Chalfont St. Peter CP Area: 34 acres. Population in 1931: 30.   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. 77936. The Bucks Review Order, 1934; 1.10.1931 M. of H. Order No. 75525. The Bucks (Slough Urban District) Confirmation Order, 1931
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of ETON RD part of Gerrard's Cross CP Area: 68 acres. Population in 1931: 12.   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. 77936. The Bucks Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of WYCOMBE RD parts of the CPs of Great and Little Hampden and Hughenden Area: 377 acres. Population in 1931: 239.   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. 77936. The Bucks Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AMERSHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 30.
ASHLEY GREEN CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1897   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 31.
CHALFONT ST GILES CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 32.
CHALFONT ST PETER CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 32.
CHARTRIDGE CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 33.
CHENIES CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 33.
CHESHAM BOIS CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 33.
CHOLESBURY CUM ST LEONARDS CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 33.
COLESHILL Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 33.
GREAT MISSENDEN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 38.
LATIMER CP/Hmlt/Ch Parish-level Unit 1899   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 37.
LITTLE MISSENDEN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1901   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 38.
PENN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 39.
SEER GREEN CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 39.
THE LEE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 37.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Amersham 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/10002102

Date accessed: 12th December 2018