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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:
COCKERMOUTH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10003416
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 651.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
COCKERMOUTH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 651.
E070158 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
CUMBERLAND Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 651.

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 the abolition of ASPATRIA UD Area: 139 acres. Population in 1931: 50.   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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80628. The Cumberland Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of COCKERMOUTH UD Area: 518 acres. Population in 1931: 5.   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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80628. The Cumberland Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of KESWICK UD Area: 1 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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80628. The Cumberland Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge MARYPORT UD Flimby CP Area: 1685 acres. Population in 1931: 2199.   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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge WIGTON RD part of Oughterside and Allerby CP Area: 17 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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80628. The Cumberland Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of WIGTON RD parts of the CPs of Hayton and Mealo, and Torpenhow and Whitrigg Area: 1080 acres. Population in 1931: 68.   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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80628. The Cumberland Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge WORKINGTON MB parts of the CPs of Stainburn and Workington Rural Area: 1265 acres. Population in 1931: 339.   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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge COCKERMOUTH UD part of Papcastle CP Area: 133 acres. Population in 1931: 288.   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. 80628. The Cumberland Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge KESWICK UD part of Castlerigg St. John's and Wythburn CP Area: 108 acres. Population in 1931: 41.   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. 80628. The Cumberland Review Order, 1935

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ABOVE DERWENT Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 46.
BASSENTHWAITE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 47.
BEWALDETH AND SNITTLEGARTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 47.
BLINDBOTHEL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BLINDCRAKE CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BLINDCRAKE ISEL AND REDMAINE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BORROWDALE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BOTHEL AND THREAPLAND Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BRACKENTHWAITE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BRIDEKIRK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BRIGHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BROUGHTON CP Parish-level Unit 1898   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 49.
BROUGHTON MOOR CP Parish-level Unit 1898   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 49.
BUTTERMERE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 49.
CAMERTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 49.
CASTLERIGG ST JOHNS AND WYTHBURN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 50.
CROSSCANONBY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1928   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 51.
DEAN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 51.
DEARHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 51.
DOVENBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 52.
EAGLESFIELD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 52.
EMBLETON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 52.
FLIMBY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 52.
GILCRUX CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 52.
GREAT BROUGHTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 49.
GREAT CLIFTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 50.
GREYSOUTHEN Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 53.
ISEL OLD PARK Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 54.
LITTLE BROUGHTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 49.
LITTLE CLIFTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 50.
LORTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 55.
LOWESWATER CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.
MOSSER Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 56.
OUGHTERSIDE AND ALLERBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
PAPCASTLE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
PLUMBLAND CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
RIBTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 58.
SEATON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
SETMURTHY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
SKIDDAW ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
STAINBURN Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
SUNDERLAND Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
TALLENTIRE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
UNDERSKIDDAW CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 60.
WHINFELL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 61.
WINSCALES Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 61.
WORKINGTON RURAL CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 61.
WYTHOP Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 61.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cockermouth 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/10003416

Date accessed: 17th November 2018