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Preferred Name:
FROME
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10025539
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 674.

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. 674.

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 create NORTON RADSTOCK UD parts of the CPs of Kilmersdon & Writhlington Area: 519 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 SHEPTON MALLET RD Upton Noble CP Area: 679 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 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of WARMINSTER AND WESTBURY RD part of Southwick CP Area: 218 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 (Somerset and Wilts.) Act, 1937
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge BRADFORD AND MELKSHAM RD part of Norton St. Philip CP 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 South Western Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BABINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1949 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 414.
BECKINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 416.
BERKLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 417.
BUCKLAND DINHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 419.
CLOFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 422.
COLEFORD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1949   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 422.
ELM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 425.
FARLEIGH HUNGERFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 425.
FOXCOTE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
HARDINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 427.
HEMINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 427.
KILMERSDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 429.
LAVERTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 430.
LEIGH UPON MENDIP Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 430.
LULLINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 431.
MARSTON BIGOT CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 431.
MELLS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 431.
NORTON ST PHILIP CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 433.
NUNNEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 433.
ORCHARDLEIGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 433.
RODDEN Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 435.
RODE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 435.
SELWOOD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
STANDERWICK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 436.
TELLISFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 439.
TRUDOXHILL CP Parish-level Unit 1951   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 440.
UPTON NOBLE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 440.
WANSTROW CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 440.
WHATLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 442.
WITHAM FRIARY ParLib/CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 443.
WOOLVERTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 443.
WRITHLINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 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, Frome 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/10025539

Date accessed: 24th April 2014