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Preferred Name:
BURY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1933
Unit ID:
10042896
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 687.

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
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 687.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was abolished to enlarge BURY CB/MB parts of the CPs of Birtle cum Bamford, Unsworth, and Walmersley cum Shuttleworth Area: 1489 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'.; The Bury Corporation Act, 1932; 1.10.1933 M. of H. Order No. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was abolished to enlarge KEARSLEY UD part of Outwood CP Area: 581 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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was abolished to enlarge MIDDLETON MB part of Unsworth CP Area: 329 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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was abolished to enlarge WHITEFIELD UD parts of the CPs of Outwood and Unsworth Area: 1985 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. 77201. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933
01 Oct 1933 was abolished to enlarge HEYWOOD MB parts of the CPs of Birtle cum Bamford and Unsworth Area: 2319 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. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1932 M. of H. Order No. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Oct 1933 was abolished to enlarge RADCLIFFE UD/MB Ainsworth CP and part of Outwood CP Area: 1892 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. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933
01 Oct 1933 was abolished to enlarge RAMSBOTTOM UD part of the CP of Walmersley cum Shuttleworth Area: 3137 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. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933
01 Oct 1933 was abolished to enlarge ROCHDALE CB/MB part of Birtle cum Bamford CP Area: 285 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. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AINSWORTH CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 142.
BIRTLE CUM BAMFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 147.
OUTWOOD CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 192.
TOTTINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1899 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 205.
UNSWORTH CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 207.
WALMERSLEY CUM SHUTTLEWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 207.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bury 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/10042896

Date accessed: 26th October 2014