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Preferred Name:
LAKES
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1935
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10042525
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
LAKES Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
THE LAKES Alternate English     1939 Census of United Kingdom and Isle of Man, Table 1B, 'Population and Acreage in the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man. England and Wales - Regions, Counties, County Boroughs, Urban and Rural Districts'.
E401092 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
WESTMORLAND Administrative County 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was created through the abolition of AMBLESIDE UD Area: 4425 acres. Population in 1931: 2343.   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. 78796. The Westmorland Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1935 was created through the abolition of GRASMERE UD Area: 7333 acres. Population in 1931: 988.   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. 78796. The Westmorland Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1935 was created from part of SOUTH WESTMORLAND RD the CPs of Langdales, Rydal and Loughrigg, and Troutbeck Area: 20175 acres. Population in 1931: 1586.   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. 78796. The Westmorland Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1935 was created through the abolition of WEST WARD RD Patterdale CP Area: 16737 acres. Population in 1931: 817.   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. 78796. The Westmorland Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1935 was created from part of WINDERMERE UD part of Windermere CP Area: 1247 acres. Population in 1931: 87.   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. 78796. The Westmorland Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AMBLESIDE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 460.
AMBLESIDE 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'.
GRASMERE AP/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 462.
GRASMERE 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'.
LANGDALES CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 464.
LANGDALES 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'.
PATTERDALE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 465.
PATTERDALE 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'.
RYDAL AND LOUGHRIGG CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 465.
RYDAL AND LOUGHRIGG 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'.
TROUTBECK CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 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'.
TROUTBECK 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, Lakes UD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10042525

Date accessed: 15th November 2018