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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:
LEICESTERSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10025023
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 691.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
LEICESTERSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 691.
LEICESTER Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 691.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by LEICESTERSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
was succeeded by LEICESTERSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by LEICESTERSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 691.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICKSHIRE parts of Nuneaton MB, Monks Kirby RD, & Nuneaton RD Area: 240 acres. Population in 1931: 75.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (Leicester and Warwick) Act, 1935; M. of H. Order No. 81175. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1935; 1.4.1936, M. of H. Order No. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge WARWICKSHIRE parts of Hinckley UD Hinckley, Lutterworth, Market Bosworth RDs Area: 634 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Leicester and Warwick) Act, 1935 and M. of H. Provisional Order Conf. (Gloucester and Warwick) Act, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICKSHIRE parts of Nuneaton MB, Monks Kirby RD, and Nuneaton RD Area: 240 acres. Population in 1931: 75.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (Leicester and Warwick) Act, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge WARWICKSHIRE parts of Hinckley UD Hinckley, Lutterworth, Market Bosworth RDs Area: 634 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Leicester and Warwick) Act, 1935 and M. of H. Provisional Order Conf. (Gloucester and Warwick) Act, 1935
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of DERBYSHIRE part of South East Derbyshire RD 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; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge DERBYSHIRE part of Castle Donington RD 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 DERBYSHIRE part of South East Derbyshire RD 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; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge DERBYSHIRE part of Castle Donington RD 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 NORTHAMPTONSHIRE part of Brixworth RD Area: 44 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; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of NORTHAMPTONSHIRE part of Brixworth RD Area: 44 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; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge NORTHAMPTONSHIRE part of Market Harborough RD Area: 4 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; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge NORTHAMPTONSHIRE part of Market Harborough RD Area: 4 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; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964; The Northampton Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of NOTTINGHAMSHIRE part of Basford RD Area: 307 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; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of NOTTINGHAMSHIRE part of Easford RD Area: 307 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; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge NOTTINGHAMSHIRE part of Melton and Belvoir RD Area: 21 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 reduced to enlarge PARTS OF KESTEVEN part of Melton and Belvoir RD Area: 14 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 reduced to enlarge PARTS OF KESTEVEN part of Melton and Belvoir RD Area: 14 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 reduced to enlarge WARWICKSHIRE part of Ashby de la Zouch RD Area: 28 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 Staffordshire and Warwickshire (Tamworth) Order, 1964; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICKSHIRE part of Rugby RD Area: 7 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; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge WARWICKSHIRE part of Ashby de la Zouch RD Area: 28 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 Coventry Order, 1965; The Staffordshire and Warwickshire (Tamworth) Order, 1964; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICKSHIRE part of Rugby RD Area: 7 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; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
ASHBY WOULDS UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
BARROW UPON SOAR RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
BELVOIR RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
BILLESDON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
BLABY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
CASTLE DONINGTON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
COALVILLE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
HALLATON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
HINCKLEY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
HINCKLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
LEICESTER MB/CB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 692.
LOUGHBOROUGH MB Local Government District 1888 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 692.
LOUGHBOROUGH RD Local Government District 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
LUTTERWORTH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.
MARKET BOSWORTH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
MARKET HARBOROUGH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
MARKET HARBOROUGH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
MELTON AND BELVOIR RD Local Government District 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
MELTON MOWBRAY RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
MELTON MOWBRAY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
OADBY UD Local Government District 1913 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
QUORNDON UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
SHEPSHED UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
THURMASTON UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
WIGSTON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CASTLE DONINGTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
COALVILLE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HINCKLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LEICESTER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LOUGHBOROUGH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MARKET HARBOROUGH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MELTON MOWBRAY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
RATBY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SHEPSHED Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SILEBY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Leicestershire AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10025023

Date accessed: 11th December 2017