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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:
WELWYN GARDEN CITY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1927
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10054941
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WELWYN GARDEN CITY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.
E170477 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HERTFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1927 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 627.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1927 was created from part of WELWYN RD Welyn Garden City CP Area: 2460 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 71611-The Hertfordshire (Welwyn Garden City UD) Confirmation Order, 1927
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of HATFIELD RD part of Bishops Hatfield (Or Hatfield Area: 138 acres. Population in 1931: 122.   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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of WELWYN RD part of Welyn CP Area: 1 acres. Population in 1931: 4.   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. 80108. The County of Hertford Review Order, 1935
01 Oct 1951 was enlarged by the abolition of HATFIELD RD part of Bishop's Hatfield CP Area: 811 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 Local Government and Planning Order No. 1149. The County of Hertford (Welwyn Garden City U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1951
01 Oct 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of HERTFORD RD parts of Hertingfordbury, Tewin CPs Area: 822 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 Local Government and Planning Order No. 1149. The County of Hertford (Welwyn Garden City U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1951
01 Oct 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of WELWYN RD part of Welwyn CP Area: 122 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 Local Government and Planning Order No. 1149. The County of Hertford (Welwyn Garden City U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1951
01 Oct 1957 was reduced to enlarge HATFIELD RD Area: 35 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 Local Government and Planning Order No. 1149. The County of Hertford (Welwyn Garden City U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1951

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HANDSIDE 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'.
HOLLYBUSH 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'.
HOWLANDS 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'.
PEARTREE 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'.
SHERRARDS 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'.
WELWYN GARDEN CITY CP Parish-level Unit 1927 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 245.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Welwyn Garden City 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/10054941

Date accessed: 17th November 2018