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Preferred Name:
WITNEY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10054916
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 667.

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
OXFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 667.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge CHIPPING NORTON RD part of the CP of Asthall Area: 88 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. 76241. The Oxfordshire Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge WITNEY UD parts of the CPs of Cogges, Curbridge, Ducklington, & Hailey Area: 928 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. 76241. The Oxfordshire Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of CHIPPING NORTON RD part of Hensington Without CP Area: 26 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 3881. The County of Oxford (Chipping Norton and Witney R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1954
01 Apr 1963 was reduced to enlarge WITNEY UD part of Curbridge CP Area: 19 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 10524. The County of Oxford (Witney U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1963
01 Apr 1968 was reduced to enlarge WITNEY UD part of Hailey CP Area: 1 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 34470. The County of Oxford (Witney U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1968

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALVESCOT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 390.
ASTHALL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 391.
ASTON AND COTE Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit   1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 391.
ASTON BAMPTON CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 391.
ASTON BAMPTON AND SHIFFORD CP Parish-level Unit 1954   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 391.
BAMPTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 391.
BLACK BOURTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1971 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 393.
BLADON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 392.
BRIGHTHAMPTON Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit   1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 393.
BRIZE NORTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 402.
BROADWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 393.
BROUGHTON POGGS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 393.
BURFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 393.
BURFORD AND UPTON AND SIGNET CP Parish-level Unit 1954   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 393.
CARTERTON AND BLACK BOURTON CP Parish-level Unit 1971   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 394.
CASSINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 394.
CHIMNEY CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 667.
CLANFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 394.
COGGES AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.
CRAWLEY CP/Ch/Hmlt Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 395.
CURBRIDGE Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 396.
DUCKLINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 396.
EYNSHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 397.
FILKINS Hmlt/CP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 397.
FILKINS Hmlt/CP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 397.
FILKINS AND BROUGHTON POGGS CP Parish-level Unit 1954   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 397.
FREELAND CP Parish-level Unit 1948   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 397.
FULBROOK CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 397.
GRAFTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 398.
GRAFTON AND RADCOT CP Parish-level Unit 1932   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 398.
HAILEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 398.
HANBOROUGH CP Parish-level Unit 1948   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 398.
HANDBOROUGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 398.
HARDWICK CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 398.
HARDWICK WITH YELFORD CP Parish-level Unit 1932   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 398.
HOLWELL Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 399.
KELMSCOT Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 400.
KENCOT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 400.
LANGFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 400.
LEW CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 401.
LITTLE FARINGDON Ch/CP/Tg Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 397.
MINSTER LOVELL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 402.
NORTH LEIGH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 401.
NORTHMOOR AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 402.
OSNEY HILL ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 402.
RADCOT CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit   1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 404.
RAMSDEN CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 404.
SHIFFORD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 405.
SHILTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 405.
SOUTH LEIGH Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 401.
STANDLAKE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 405.
STANTON HARCOURT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 405.
SWINBROOK CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 406.
SWINBROOK AND WIDFORD CP Parish-level Unit 1932   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 406.
TAYNTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 407.
UPTON AND SIGNET Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit   1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 407.
WESTWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 408.
WIDFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 408.
WILCOTE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 408.
YELFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 409.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Witney 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/10054916

Date accessed: 23rd November 2014