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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:
HOUGHTON LE SPRING
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1937
Unit ID:
10042859
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.

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 Administrative County 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was abolished to enlarge SUNDERLAND CB/MB part of Silksworth CP Area: 524 acres. Population in 1931: 64.   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'.; The Sunderland Corporation Act, 1935
01 Apr 1936 was abolished to enlarge SUNDERLAND RD East and Middle Herrington and Offerton CPs and parts of Newbottle, Penshaw, Silksworth and West Herrington CPs Area: 3777 acres. Population in 1931: 2607.   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'.; The Sunderland Corporation Act, 1935; 1.4.1937 M. of H. Order No. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was abolished to enlarge DURHAM RD Moor House CP and parts of Morton Grange and West Rainton CPs Area: 2099 acres. Population in 1931: 2324.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 81424. The County of Durham Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1937 was abolished to enlarge EASINGTON RD Warden Law CP Area: 500 acres. Population in 1931: 66.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1937 was abolished to enlarge HETTON UD Great Eppleton, Little Eppleton and Moorsley CPs and part of East Rainton CP Area: 2718 acres. Population in 1931: 2660.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was abolished to enlarge HOUGHTON LE SPRING UD parts of East Rainton, Morton Grange, Newbottle, Penshaw, West Herrington and West Rainton CPs Area: 3466 acres. Population in 1931: 19562.   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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EAST AND MIDDLE HERRINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 104.
EAST RAINTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 112.
GREAT EPPLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 100.
HETTON LE HOLE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
LITTLE EPPLETON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 100.
MOOR HOUSE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 110.
MOORSLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 110.
MORTON GRANGE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 110.
NEWBOTTLE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 110.
OFFERTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
PENSHAW Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
SILKSWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 114.
WARDEN LAW Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 118.
WEST HERRINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
WEST RAINTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 112.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Houghton le Spring 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/10042859

Date accessed: 14th October 2019