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Preferred Name:
AXBRIDGE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10025515
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.

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
SOMERSET Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge WESTON SUPER MARE UD/MB the CP of Uphill & parts of the CPs of Bleadon, Hutton, Kewstoke, & Worle Area: 2513 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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of WESTON SUPER MARE UD/MB Area: 2 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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1962 was reduced to enlarge LONG ASHTON RD part of Congresbury CP Area: 22 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 9359. The Somerset (Axbridge and Long Ashton R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1962
01 Apr 1962 was enlarged by gaining part of LONG ASHTON RD part of Yatton CP Area: 185 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 9359. The Somerset (Axbridge and Long Ashton R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1962

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AXBRIDGE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 414.
BADGWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 414.
BANWELL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 415.
BERROW AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 417.
BIDDISHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 417.
BLAGDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 417.
BLEADON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 417.
BREAN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 417.
BRENT KNOLL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 417.
BURNHAM WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit 1896   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 419.
BURRINGTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 419.
BUTCOMBE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 419.
CHAPEL ALLERTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 414.
CHARTERHOUSE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
CHEDDAR CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 420.
CHRISTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 421.
CHURCHILL CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 421.
COMPTON BISHOP CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 423.
CONGRESBURY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 423.
EAST BRENT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 417.
HIGHBRIDGE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 427.
HUTTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 428.
KEWSTOKE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 429.
LOCKING AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 430.
LOXTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 431.
LYMPSHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 431.
MARK Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 431.
NYLAND CUM BATCOMBE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 433.
PUXTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 435.
ROWBERROW CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 435.
SHIPHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
STEEP HOLME ISLAND ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 437.
UPHILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 440.
WEARE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 441.
WEDMORE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 441.
WICK ST LAWRENCE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 442.
WINSCOMBE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 443.
WORLE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 443.
WRINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 443.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Axbridge 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/10025515

Date accessed: 01st October 2014