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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:
CANTERBURY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (1888 - 1974)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10025722
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CANTERBURY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.
E190513 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by CANTERBURY Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KENT Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of BLEAN RD parts of Hackington and St. Dunstan Without CPs Area: 601 acres. Population in 1931: 546.   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 Canterbury Extension Act, 1933
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of BRIDGE RD parts of Harbledown and Thanington Without CPs Area: 114 acres. Population in 1931: 117.   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 Canterbury Extension Act, 1933
01 Apr 1952 was enlarged by gaining part of BRIDGE BLEAN RD parts of Hackington, Harbledown CPs Area: 108 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Canterbury (Extension) Act, 1951

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BEKESBOURNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1868 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 260.
CANTERBURY CP Parish-level Unit 1897   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY ALL SAINTS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY BLACK PRINCES CHANTRY ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY CHRISTCHURCH ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY EAST BRIDGE HOSPITAL ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY OLD CASTLE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY ST ALPHEGE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY ST ANDREW AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST AUGUSTINE CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST GEORGE THE MARTYR AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST GREGORY THE GREAT ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST JOHNS HOSPITAL ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST MARGARET AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST MARTIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST MARY BREDIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST MARY BREDMAN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST MARY MAGDALEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST MARY NORTH GATE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST MILDRED AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST PAUL AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY ST PETER AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
CANTERBURY THE ARCHBISHOPS PALACE PRECINCTS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
CANTERBURY WHITE FRIARS CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 264.
DANE JOHN LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
FORDWICH AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
HACKINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 273.
HOLY CROSS WESTGATE WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 275.
HOLY CROSS WESTGATE WITHIN CP/ParPart Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 263.
HOLY CROSS WESTGATE WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit 1911? 1912 1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
LITTLEBOURNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 279.
NACKINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 282.
NORTH GATE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
PATRIXBOURNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 283.
STAPLEGATE ExP/Vle/CP Parish-level Unit   1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 290.
ST DUNSTAN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 286.
ST DUNSTAN WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 287.
STURRY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1890 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 291.
THANINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 292.
THANINGTON WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 292.
WEST GATE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Canterbury MB/CB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10025722

Date accessed: 17th January 2020