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Preferred Name:
ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10027056
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.

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
LEICESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.

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 MARKET BOSWORTH RD parts of Bardon & Heather CPs Area: 17 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. Provisional Order Confirmation (Leicester and Warwick) Act, 1935; M. of H. Order No. 81175. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1935; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84292. The Cnty. of Leics. Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH UD parts of Blackfordby, Packington, and Willesley CPs Area: 2058 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. 84292 The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge ASHBY WOULDS UD part of Blackfordby CP Area: 464 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. 84292 The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of CASTLE DONINGTON RD part of Breedon on the Hill CP Area: 368 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. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 81175. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge CASTLE DONINGTON RD part of Thringstone CP Area: 68 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. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge COALVILLE UD parts of Bardon, Ravenstone with Snibston, Swannington & Thringstone CPs Area: 1227 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. 84292 The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1954 was reduced to enlarge COALVILLE UD part of Bardon CP Area: 58 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. 3843. The County of Leicester (Coalville U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1953
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge ATHERSTONE RD parts of Appleby Magna, Chilcote, Stretton en le Field CPs Area: 28 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 Staffordshire and Warwickshire (Tamworth) Order, 1964; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1969 was reduced to enlarge COALVILLE UD parts of Bardon, Osgathorpe CPs Area: 11 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. 41025. The County of Leicester (Coalville U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1969

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
APPLEBY AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 66.
APPLEBY MAGNA CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 219.
APPLEBY MAGNA NORTH CP Parish-level Unit 1897 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 66.
APPLEBY MAGNA SOUTH CP Parish-level Unit 1889 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 220.
BARDON ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 220.
BLACKFORDBY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 221.
CHILCOTE Ch/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1897   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 71.
COLEORTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 224.
HEATHER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 227.
MEASHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 80.
NETHER SEAL Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 236.
NORMANTON LE HEATH CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 233.
OAKTHORPE AND DONISTHORPE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 81.
OSGATHORPE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 234.
OVER SEAL CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 236.
PACKINGTON Tn/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1884   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 234.
RAVENSTONE WITH SNIBSTON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 235.
SNARESTONE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 237.
STAUNTON HAROLD Tn/CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 237.
STRETTON EN LE FIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 85.
SWANNINGTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 238.
SWEPSTONE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 238.
THRINGSTONE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 238.
WILLESLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 87.
WORTHINGTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 241.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ashby de la Zouch 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/10027056

Date accessed: 25th October 2014