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Preferred Name:
CASTLE DONINGTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10002965
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.

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
LEICESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH RD part of Thringstone CP Area: 68 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. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH RD part of Breedon on the Hill CP Area: 368 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. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 81175. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of BARROW UPON SOAR RD part of Woodhouse CP Area: 873 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. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of COALVILLE UD Area: 1075 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. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by the abolition of LOUGHBOROUGH RD Belton & Long Whatton CPs, & parts of Charley & Hathern CPs Area: 5733 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. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of SHEPSHED UD Area: 773 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. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge SOUTH EAST DERBYSHIRE RD parts of Castle Donington, Lockington-Hemington CPs Area: 15 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of SOUTH EAST DERBYSHIRE RD parts of Melbourne, Shardlow and Great Wilne, Weston upon Trent CPs Area: 40 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1969 was reduced to enlarge COALVILLE UD part of Belton CP Area: 5 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 41025. The County of Leicester (Coalville U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1969

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BELTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1936   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 221.
BREEDON ON THE HILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 222.
CASTLE DONINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 223.
CHARLEY ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 223.
DISEWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 225.
HEMINGTON CP/Tn/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 227.
ISLEY CUM LANGLEY CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 228.
ISLEY WALTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 228.
KEGWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 228.
LANGLEY PRIORY ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 229.
LOCKINGTON HEMINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LONG WHATTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1936   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 240.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Castle Donington 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/10002965

Date accessed: 27th August 2014