Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
ISLANDSHIRE
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Palatine Seat
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10030675
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 662.

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
COUNTY DURHAM Ancient County   1844 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 662.
NORTHUMBERLAND Ancient County 1844   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 662.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ANCROFT Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 317.
BELFORD Tn/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 92.
ELWICK Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1955 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 100.
HOLY ISLAND CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 332.
KYLOE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 335.
TWEEDMOUTH CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 347.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Islandshire AD_PalS through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10030675

Date accessed: 17th October 2018