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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:
BRIDGNORTH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10002758
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BRIDGNORTH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
E310891 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
SHROPSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.

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 BRIDGNORTH MB Quatt Jarvis CP Area: 1137 acres. Population in 1931: 136.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge BRIDGNORTH MB the CP of Oldbury and part of the CP of Worfield Area: 960 acres. Population in 1931: 280.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of CHURCH STRETTON RD the CPs of Easthope, and Shipton Area: 2570 acres. Population in 1931: 186.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of CLEOBURY MORTIMER RD the CPs of Aston Botterell, Farlow, Highley, Kinlet, Neen Savage, and Stottesdon Area: 27433 acres. Population in 1931: 4281.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of WENLOCK MB Area: 6823 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 Salop Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by the abolition of BRIDGNORTH MB Area: 1070 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge LUDLOW RD parts of Ditton Priors, Farlow CPs Area: 186 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of SHIFNAL RD Stockton, Sutton Maddock CPs Area: 2317 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ACTON ROUND CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 379.
ALVELEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 379.
ASTLEY ABBOTTS CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
ASTON BOTTERELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
ASTON EYRE CP/Ch/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
BARROW AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1966 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
BILLINGSLEY CP/AP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 381.
BRIDGNORTH CP Parish-level Unit 1967   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 381.
BROSELEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1966 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 382.
BURWARTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 382.
CHELMARSH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 382.
CHETTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 382.
CLAVERLEY CP/AP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 383.
CLEOBURY NORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 383.
DEUXHILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 384.
DITTON PRIORS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
EARDINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 385.
EASTHOPE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 385.
FARLOW CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 385.
GLAZELEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
HIGHLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
KINLET AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 387.
MIDDLETON SCRIVEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 389.
MONKHOPTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
MORVILLE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
MUCH WENLOCK CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1967   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 397.
NEEN SAVAGE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
NEENTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
OLDBURY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
QUATT MALVERN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 392.
ROMSLEY ParLib/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 392.
RUDGE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1895 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 392.
SHIPTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 393.
SIDBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
STANTON LONG AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
STOCKTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 395.
STOTTESDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 395.
SUTTON MADDOCK CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1967   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 395.
TASLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 395.
UPTON CRESSETT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
WORFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bridgnorth 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/10002758

Date accessed: 17th November 2018