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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:
HERTFORD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10025680
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
HERTFORD Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.
E170485 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
HERTFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 626.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge HERTFORD MB parts of the CPs of Bayford, Bengeo Rural, Bramfield, Brickendon Liberty, Hertingfordbury, and Little Amwell Area: 2379 acres. Population in 1931: 783.   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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of WARE RD parts of the CPs of Broxbourne, Hoddesdon Rural, Standon, and Wormley Area: 1594 acres. Population in 1931: 128.   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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Oct 1951 was reduced to enlarge WELWYN GARDEN CITY UD parts of Hertingfordbury, Tewin CPs Area: 822 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of Local Government and Planning Order No. 1149. The County of Hertford (Welwyn Garden City U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1951
01 Apr 1953 was reduced to enlarge STEVENAGE UD parts of Aston, Datchworth CPs Area: 373 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 3452. The County of Hertford (Stevenage U.D. and Hertford and Hitchin R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1953
01 Apr 1953 was enlarged by gaining part of STEVENAGE UD Area: 275 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 3452. The County of Hertford (Stevenage U.D. and Hertford and Hitchin R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1953
01 Apr 1964 was reduced to enlarge WELWYN RD part of Tewin CP Area: 1 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. 14582. The Hertfordshire (Hertford and Welwyn R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1964

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 233.
BAYFORD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 233.
BENGEO RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BENGEO URBAN CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BENINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BRAMFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BRICKENDON LIBERTY CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
BRICKENDON RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
DATCHWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 235.
HERTINGFORDBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 237.
LITTLE AMWELL CP/ParLib Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 232.
LITTLE BERKHAMPSTEAD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 234.
SACOMBE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 241.
ST ANDREW RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 242.
STAPLEFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 243.
ST JOHN RURAL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 242.
TEWIN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 243.
WALKERN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 244.
WATTON AT STONE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 244.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Hertford 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/10025680

Date accessed: 15th November 2018