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Preferred Name:
PRESTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10002916
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 689.

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
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 689.

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 BLACKBURN RD part of Clayton le Dale CP Area: 140 acres.   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. 78129. The Lancashire (Central and Western Areas) Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge BLACKBURN RD part of Samlesbury CP Area: 22 acres.   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. 78129. The Lancashire (Central and Western Areas) Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge FULWOOD UD parts of the CPs of Broughton, Lea Ashton Ingol and Cottam, and Ribbleton Area: 1300 acres.   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. 78129. The Lancashire (Central and Western Areas) Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of FYLDE RD parts of Clifton with Salwick and Newton with Scales CPs Area: 156 acres.   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. 78129. The Lancashire (Central and Western Areas) Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge PRESTON MB/CB parts of the CPs of Grimsargh with Brockholes, Lea Ashton Ingol and Cottam, and Ribbleton Area: 1577 acres.   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. 78129. The Lancashire (Central and Western Areas) Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge WALTON LE DALE UD part of Cuerdale CP Area: 79 acres.   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. 78129. The Lancashire
01 Apr 1952 was reduced to enlarge PRESTON MB/CB part of Lea CP Area: 172 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Preston (Extension) Order, 1952
01 Apr 1956 was reduced to enlarge PRESTON MB/CB part of Lea CP Area: 392 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Preston (Extension) Order, 1956

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BARTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 146.
BROUGHTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 152.
CUERDALE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 160.
DUTTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 163.
ELSTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 164.
FARINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 166.
GOOSNARGH Ch/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 168.
GRIMSARGH CP/Ch/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 169.
GRIMSARGH WITH BROCKHOLES Ch/CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 169.
HAIGHTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 169.
HOTHERSALL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 174.
HOWICK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 174.
HUTTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 175.
LEA CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 178.
LEA ASHTON INGOL AND COTTAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 178.
LITTLE HOOLE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 174.
LONGTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 182.
MUCH HOOLE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 174.
PENWORTHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 193.
RIBBLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 197.
RIBCHESTER CP/AP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 197.
SAMLESBURY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 199.
THE HOLME ExP Parish-level Unit     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
WHITTINGHAM CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 212.
WOODPLUMPTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Preston 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/10002916

Date accessed: 02nd October 2014