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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:
GOSPORT
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District (until 1922)
Municipal Borough (after 1922)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10055040
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
GOSPORT AND ALVERSTOKE Official English   1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
GOSPORT Preferred English 1922   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
E150423 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
HAMPSHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.

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 FAREHAM RD the CP of Rowner Area: 473 acres. Population in 1931: 105.   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. 76235. The County of Southampton Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1940 was enlarged by gaining part of PORTSMOUTH MB/CB Area: 1 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; The Gosport Corporation Act, 1939

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALVERSTOKE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
ALVERSTOKE 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'.
BRIDGEMARY 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'.
BROCKHURST 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'.
ELSON 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'.
FORTON 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'.
HARDWAY 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'.
LEE 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'.
LEE ON THE SOLENT CP Parish-level Unit 1930 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 615.
LEESLAND 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'.
NEWTOWN 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'.
TOWN 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'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Gosport MB/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/10055040

Date accessed: 13th November 2018