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Preferred Name:
COVENTRY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (after 1888)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10054552
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 750.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by COVENTRY Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 750.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WARWICKSHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 750.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of FOLESHILL RD parts of each of the CPs of Binley, Exhall, Foleshill, Keresley, Walsgrave on Sowe, Willenhall, & Wyken Area: 4395 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 Coventry Extension Act, 1931
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by gaining part of MERIDEN RD parts of the CPs of Allesley & Coundon Area: 1136 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 Coventry Extension Act, 1931
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICK RD parts of the CPs of Baginton, Stivichall, & Stoneleigh Area: 779 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 Coventry Extension Act, 1931
01 Apr 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of MERIDEN RD part of Allesley CP Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Warwickshire and Coventry (Boundaries) Order, 1956
01 Apr 1956 was reduced to enlarge MERIDEN RD Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Warwickshire and Coventry (Boundaries) Order, 1956
01 Apr 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of RUGBY RD part of Binley CP Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Warwickshire and Coventry (Boundaries) Order, 1956
01 Apr 1956 was reduced to enlarge RUGBY RD Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Warwickshire and Coventry (Boundaries) Order, 1958
01 Apr 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICK RD parts of Baginton, Stoneleigh CPs Area: 4 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Warwickshire and Coventry (Boundaries) Order, 1956
01 Apr 1956 was reduced to enlarge WARWICK RD Area: 3 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Warwickshire and Coventry (Boundaries) Order, 1956
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of BEDWORTH UD Area: 37 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Coventry Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of MERIDEN RD parts of Allesley, Berkswell, Keresley CPs Area: 192 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Coventry Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge RUGBY RD Area: 21 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Coventry Order, 1965; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by the abolition of RUGBY RD parts of Binley, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Shilton CPs Area: 4 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Coventry Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge WARWICK RD Area: 29 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Coventry Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of WARWICK RD parts of Baginton, Stoneleigh CPs Area: 198 acres.   1971 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 23rd April, 1961, and 25th April, 1971)', for 'AC, LAA, CP, NT'.; The Coventry Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
COVENTRY CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 442.
COVENTRY HOLY TRINITY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 442.
COVENTRY HOLY TRINITY WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 442.
COVENTRY ST MICHAEL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 442.
COVENTRY ST MICHAEL WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 443.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Coventry CB/MB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10054552

Date accessed: 19th September 2014