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Preferred Name:
WIGTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10003428
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 652.

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
CUMBERLAND Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 652.

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: 3413 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. 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 COCKERMOUTH RD parts of the CPs of Hayton and Mealo, and Torpenhow and Whitrigg Area: 1080 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. 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 RD part of Oughterside and Allerby CP Area: 17 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. 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 the abolition of HOLME CULTRAM UD Area: 25489 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. 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 PENRITH RD part of Castle Sowerby CP Area: 109 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. 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 PENRITH RD part of Sebergham CP Area: 326 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. 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 the abolition of WIGTON UD Area: 1002 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. 78137. The Cumberland Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1935 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
AIKTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 46.
ALLHALLOWS Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 46.
ALLONBY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 47.
ASPATRIA CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 47.
BLENCOGO CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 47.
BLENNERHASSET AND KIRKLAND CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 47.
BLENNERHASSET AND TORPENHOW CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BOLTON HIGH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1887 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BOLTON LOW CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1887 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BOLTONS CP Parish-level Unit 1887   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BOWNESS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 48.
BROMFIELD Tn/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 49.
CALDBECK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 49.
DUNDRAW CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 52.
HAYTON AND MEALO CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 53.
HIGH IREBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 54.
HOLME ABBEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 53.
HOLME EAST WAVER Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 53.
HOLME LOW Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 01 Apr 1934   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'.
HOLME ST CUTHBERT CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 54.
IREBY CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 54.
KIRKBAMPTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 55.
KIRKBRIDE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 55.
LANGRIGG AND MEALRIGG Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 55.
LOW IREBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 54.
OULTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 57.
SEBERGHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
SILLOTH CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
SKINBURNESS MARSH PA Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
THURSBY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
TORPENHOW AND WHITRIGG Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 60.
ULDALE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 59.
WAVERTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 60.
WESTNEWTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 60.
WESTWARD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 60.
WIGTON CP/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 61.
WOODSIDE CP Parish-level Unit 1894   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, Wigton 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/10003428

Date accessed: 31st October 2014