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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:
MARLBOROUGH AND RAMSBURY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1934
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10041910
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
MARLBOROUGH AND RAMSBURY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
E421122 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
WILTSHIRE Administrative County 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was created from part of MARLBOROUGH MB Area: 3 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was created through the abolition of MARLBOROUGH RD the whole except parts of the CPs of Mildenhall, North Savernake, & Preshute Area: 42894 acres. Population in 1931: 3949.   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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was created through the abolition of RAMSBURY RD Area: 51613 acres. Population in 1931: 6375.   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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALDBOURNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 529.
AVEBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
BAYDON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
BERWICK BASSETT Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 531.
BROAD HINTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 540.
BUTTERMERE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 533.
CHILTON FOLIAT AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 534.
EAST KENNETT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 541.
FROXFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
FYFIELD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
GRAFTON CP/Tg/Ch Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
GREAT BEDWYN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
HAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
LITTLE BEDWYN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
MILDENHALL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
OGBOURNE ST ANDREW CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 546.
OGBOURNE ST GEORGE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 546.
PRESHUTE CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.
RAMSBURY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 547.
SAVERNAKE CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 548.
SHALBOURNE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 548.
TIDCOMBE AND FOSBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 550.
WEST OVERTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 546.
WINTERBOURNE BASSETT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 552.
WINTERBOURNE MONKTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 522.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Marlborough and Ramsbury 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/10041910

Date accessed: 13th November 2018