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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:
DURHAM
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10003120
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
DURHAM Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
E110298 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
COUNTY DURHAM Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge BRANDON AND BYSHOTTLES UD parts of Bearpark, Broom and Sunderland Bridge CPs Area: 1097 acres. Population in 1931: 2825.   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. 81424. The County of Durham Review Order, 1935; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge DURHAM MB Neville's Cross CP and parts of Bearpark, Belmont, Framwellgate Moor, St. Oswald's and Shincliffe CPs Area: 2971 acres. Population in 1931: 1923.   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. 81424. The County of Durham Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of CHESTER LE STREET RD Cocken CP and parts of Plawsworth and Witton Gilbert CPs Area: 2858 acres. Population in 1931: 1997.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 81424. The County of Durham Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge CHESTER LE STREET RD part of Kimblesworth CP Area: 7 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1933 The Gateshead Extension Act, 1932; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of EASINGTON RD part of Kelloe CP Area: 1555 acres. Population in 1931: 771.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 81424. The County of Durham Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge HETTON UD part of Pittington CP Area: 216 acres. Population in 1931: 235.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of HOUGHTON LE SPRING RD Moor House CP and parts of Morton Grange and West Rainton CPs Area: 2099 acres. Population in 1931: 2324.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 81424. The County of Durham Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of SEDGEFIELD RD parts of Cornforth and Garmondsway Moor CPs Area: 1538 acres. Population in 1931: 2290.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 81424. The County of Durham Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge SPENNYMOOR UD part of Hett CP Area: 34 acres. Population in 1931: 73.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1955 was reduced to enlarge DURHAM MB part of Framwellgate Moor CP Area: 530 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Durham and Framwelgate (Extension) Order, 1955

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BEARPARK CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 92.
BELFORD Tn/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1844 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 92.
BELMONT CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 92.
BRANCEPETH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 94.
BROOM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 94.
CASSOP CUM QUARRINGTON CP Parish-level Unit 1887   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 95.
COXHOE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 97.
FRAMWELLGATE MOOR CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 101.
HETT Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
KELLOE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 107.
KIMBLESWORTH ExP/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 107.
LANDS COMMON TO BRANDON AND BYSHOTTLES AND BRANCEPETH 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'.
NEVILLES CROSS CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 110.
PITTINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
SHADFORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 113.
SHERBURN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 113.
SHERBURN HOUSE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 114.
SHINCLIFFE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 114.
STOCKLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1875 1881 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 115.
ST OSWALDS CP Parish-level Unit 1895 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 113.
SUNDERLAND BRIDGE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 116.
WEST RAINTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 112.
WHITWELL HOUSE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 118.
WITTON GILBERT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 119.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Durham 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/10003120

Date accessed: 21st November 2018