Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
NORTH WITCHFORD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District (until 1974)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10002138
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.

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
CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND ISLE OF ELY Administrative County 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
ISLE OF ELY Administrative County 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1960 was abolished to enlarge CHATTERIS UD part of Welches Dam CP Area: 1388 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 Local Government Order No. 8361. The Isle of Ely (Parish of Welches Dam) Confirmation Order, 1960
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of RAMSEY UD Area: 22 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BENWICK CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 47.
DODDINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 49.
MANEA Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 52.
WELCHES DAM CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 54.
WIMBLINGTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 55.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, North Witchford 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/10002138

Date accessed: 30th October 2014