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Preferred Name:
CHESTER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10027500
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CHESTER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
CAER Alternate Welsh     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 41.
CAERLLEON Alternate Welsh     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 41.

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
CHESHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.

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 ELLESMERE PORT MB/UD Ince CP and part of Thornton le Moors CP Area: 2042 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. 77044. The County of Chester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of CHESTER CB/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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936; 1.4.1933 M. of H. Order No. 77044. The County of Chester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge CHESTER CB/MB parts of Blacon cum Crabwall, Claverton, Great Boughton, Little Saughall, Marlston cum Lache, and Newton by Chester CPs Area: 1232 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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of HOOLE UD Area: 18 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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936; 1.4.1933 M. of H. Order No. 77044. The County of Chester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge HOOLE UD parts of Great Boughton, Hoole Village, and Newton by Chester CPs Area: 392 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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of TARVIN RD Barrow, Buerton, Churton Heath, Huntington, Lea Newbold, Rowton, and Saighton CPs and parts of Aldford, Churton by Aldford, and Guilden Sutton CPs Area: 10746 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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936; 1.4.1933 M. of H. Order No. 77044. The County of Chester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1954 was reduced to enlarge CHESTER CB/MB part of Upton-by-Chester CP Area: 22 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Chester (Extension) Order, 1954
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by the abolition of HOOLE UD Area: 174 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Chester (Extension) Order, 1954
01 Apr 1963 was enlarged by gaining part of ELLESMERE PORT MB/UD 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. 9439. The River Gowy (Local Boundaries) Order, 1962
01 Apr 1963 was reduced to enlarge TARVIN RD part of Christleton 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. 9439. The River Gowy (Local Boundaries) Order, 1962
01 Apr 1963 was enlarged by gaining part of TARVIN RD parts of Cotton Edmunds, Tarvin CPs 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. 9439. The River Gowy (Local Boundaries) Order, 1962
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge ELLESMERE PORT MB/UD part of Little Stanney 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. 28164. The County of Chester (Borough of Ellesmere Port) Confirmation Order, 1967
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge ELLESMERE PORT MB/UD part of Little Stanney CP Area: 135 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. 28164. The County of Chester (Borough of Ellesmere Port) Confirmation Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALDFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 6.
BACHE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 7.
BACKFORD AP/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 7.
BARROW CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 7.
BLACON CUM CRABWALL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 9.
BRIDGE TRAFFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 38.
BUERTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 12.
CAPENHURST CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 12.
CAUGHALL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CHESTER CASTLE CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1889   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CHORLTON BY BACKFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHRISTLETON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 15.
CHURTON HEATH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 15.
CLAVERTON CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 15.
CROUGHTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 16.
DODLESTON CP/Tn/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 17.
DUNHAM ON THE HILL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 17.
EATON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 18.
ECCLESTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 18.
ELTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 18.
GREAT BOUGHTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 10.
GREAT SAUGHALL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1948 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 34.
GREAT STANNEY CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1894 1910 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 35.
GUILDEN SUTTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 37.
HAPSFORD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.
HOOLE VILLAGE CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 21.
HUNTINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 22.
INCE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 22.
LEA BY BACKFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 24.
LEA NEWBOLD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 24.
LEDSHAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 24.
LITTLE SAUGHALL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 34.
LITTLE STANNEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 35.
LITTLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 24.
LOWER KINNERTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 23.
MARLSTON CUM LACHE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 26.
MICKLE TRAFFORD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 38.
MOLLINGTON CP Parish-level Unit 1901   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 27.
MOLLINGTON BANASTRE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1901 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 27.
MOLLINGTON TARRANT Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1901 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 27.
MOSTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 27.
NEWTON BY CHESTER Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 28.
PICTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 30.
POULTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 31.
PUDDINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 32.
PULFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 32.
ROWTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 33.
SAIGHTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 33.
SAUGHALL CP Parish-level Unit 1948   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 34.
SHOTWICK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 34.
SHOTWICK PARK CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 34.
STANLOW ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1910 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 35.
STOKE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 36.
THORNTON LE MOORS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 38.
UPTON BY CHESTER Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 39.
WERVIN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 40.
WIMBOLDS TRAFFORD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 38.
WOODBANK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 42.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Chester 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/10027500

Date accessed: 02nd September 2014