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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:
WORCESTERSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10025047
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 759.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WORCESTERSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 759.
WORCESTER Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 759.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by WORCESTERSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
was succeeded by WORCESTERSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by WORCESTERSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.

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. 759.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge STAFFORDSHIRE part of Dudley CB 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'.; The Tamworth Corporation Act, 1931. & 1.4.1934 M. of H. Order No. 77674. The Derbyshire Review Order, 1934. & M. of H. Order No. 77777. The Staffordshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of STAFFORDSHIRE part of Tipton UD Area: 21 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. Order No. 77777. The Staffordshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1964 was enlarged by the abolition of WARWICKSHIRE part of Solihull MB Area: 180 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 Solihull Order, 1963
01 Apr 1964 was enlarged by the abolition of WARWICKSHIRE part of Solihull MB Area: 180 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 Solihull Order, 1963
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of GLOUCESTERSHIRE parts of Cheltenham, Gloucester, Newent, North Cotswold RDs Area: 250 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge GLOUCESTERSHIRE parts of Evesham, Pershore, Upton upon Severn RDs Area: 463 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of GLOUCESTERSHIRE parts of Cheltenham, Gloucester, Newent, North Cotswold RDs Area: 250 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge GLOUCESTERSHIRE parts of Evesham, Pershore, Upton upon Severn RDs Area: 463 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of HEREFORDSHIRE part of Leominster and Wigmore RD Area: 9 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of HEREFORDSHIRE part of Leominster and Wigmore RD Area: 9 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge SHROPSHIRE part of Tenbury 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICKSHIRE part of Alcester RD Area: 58 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICKSHIRE part of Alcester RD Area: 58 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was abolished to enlarge STAFFORDSHIRE part of Dudley CB and parts of Oldbury, Stourbridge MBs Area: 1753 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of STAFFORDSHIRE parts of Smethwick, West Bromwich CBs and parts of Rowley Regis, Tipton MBs and parts of Amblecote, Brierley Hill UDs Area: 2670 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of STAFFORDSHIRE part of Rowley Regis MB and parts of Amblecote, Brierley Hill UDs Area: 165 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICKSHIRE part of Birmingham CB Area: 66 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge WARWICKSHIRE part of Halesowen MB and part of Bromsgrove RD Area: 210 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICKSHIRE part of Birmingham CB Area: 16 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICKSHIRE part of Alcester RD Area: 247 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 Warwickshire and Worcestershire (Boundaries) Order, 1969
01 Apr 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICKSHIRE part of Alcester RD Area: 247 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 Warwickshire and Worcestershire (Boundaries) Order, 1969

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BEWDLEY MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
BROMSGROVE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
BROMSGROVE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
CIVIL PARISHES OF REDMARLEY DABITÔT AND STAUNTON RD Local Government District 1894 1931 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
DROITWICH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
DROITWICH MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
DUDLEY MB/CB Local Government District 1865 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
EVESHAM MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
EVESHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
FECKENHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
GREAT MALVERN UD Local Government District 1894 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
HALESOWEN UD/MB Local Government District 1925 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
HALESOWEN RD Local Government District 1894 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
KIDDERMINSTER MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
KIDDERMINSTER RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
KINGS NORTON RD Local Government District 1894 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
KINGS NORTON AND NORTHFIELD UD Local Government District 1898 1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
LYE AND WOLLESCOTE UD Local Government District 1897 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
MALVERN UD Local Government District 1898 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
MALVERN LINK UD Local Government District 1894 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
MARTLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
MATHON RURAL RD Local Government District 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 484.
NORTH BROMSGROVE UD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
OLDBURY UD/MB Local Government District 1894 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
PERSHORE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
REDDITCH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
ROCK RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
SEPARATE RD Local Government District 1911 1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
SHIPSTON ON STOUR RD Local Government District 1894 1931 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 753.
STOURBRIDGE UD/MB Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
STOURBRIDGE RD Local Government District 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 483.
STOURPORT ON SEVERN UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
STOW ON THE WOLD RD Local Government District 1894 1931 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
TENBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
TEWKESBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
UNNAMED RD Local Government District 1894 1908 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
UPTON UPON SEVERN RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
WARLEY CB Local Government District 1966 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
WINCHCOMBE RD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
WORCESTER MB/CB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
YARDLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 764.
REDDITCH New Town     London Gazette, No. 43296, p. 3202, 14 April 1964; Redditch New Town (Designation) Order, 1964.
BROMSGROVE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CRADLEY HEATH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DUDLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
EVESHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HALESOWEN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
KIDDERMINSTER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MALVERN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
OLDBURY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
REDDITCH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STOURBRIDGE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STOURPORT Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WARLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WORCESTER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10025047

Date accessed: 21st October 2017