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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:
ATCHAM
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10055246
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ATCHAM Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.
E310890 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
SHROPSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 738.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of CHURCH STRETTON RD the CPs of Cardington, Leebotwood, Longnor, Smethcott, and Woolstaston, and part of All Stretton CP Area: 14896 acres. Population in 1931: 1432.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge CLUN RD part of Minsterley CP Area: 171 acres. Population in 1931: 106.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of ELLESMERE RD part of Baschurch CP Area: 595 acres. Population in 1931: 132.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge OSWESTRY RD Melverley CP Area: 1431 acres. Population in 1931: 173.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge SHREWSBURY MB Sutton CP, and parts of the CPs of Atcham, Battlefield, Bicton, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury St. Alkmond and Uffington Area: 4593 acres. Population in 1931: 4360.   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. 77933. The Salop Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by the abolition of CLUN RD parts of Ratlinghope, Worthen CPs Area: 253 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to create CLUN AND BISHOPS CASTLE RD part of Minsterley CP Area: 60 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by the abolition of ELLESMERE RD Little Ness CP and part of Great Ness CP Area: 2147 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of LUDLOW RD part of Rushbury CP Area: 217 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge SHREWSBURY MB parts of Albrighton, Atcham, Bicton, Condover, Great Hanwood, Pimhill, Uffington CPs Area: 527 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 Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of SHREWSBURY MB 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'.; The Salop (No. 2) Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ACTON BURNELL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 379.
ALBERBURY WITH CARDESTON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 379.
ALBRIGHTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 379.
ALL STRETTON CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 395.
ASTLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
ATCHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
BATTLEFIELD AP/CP/ExP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
BAYSTON HILL CP Parish-level Unit 1967   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
BERRINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 380.
BICTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 381.
BUILDWAS AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1895   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 382.
CARDINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 382.
CHURCH PREEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
CHURCH PULVERBACH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 392.
CONDOVER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 384.
COUND CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 384.
CRESSAGE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 384.
EATON CONSTANTINE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 385.
FITZ CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
FORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
FRODESLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
GREAT HANWOOD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
GREAT NESS CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1967   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
HABBERLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1967 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
HARLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
HUGHLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 387.
KENLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 387.
LEEBOTWOOD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 388.
LEIGHTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 388.
LITTLE NESS Ch/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1967   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
LONGNOR CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 388.
MELVERLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 389.
MEOLE BRACE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 389.
MINSTERLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 389.
MONTFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 390.
PIMHILL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
PITCHFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
PONTESBURY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 391.
PRESTON GUBBALS Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 392.
RUCKLEY AND LANGLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 392.
SHEINTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 393.
SHRAWARDINE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 393.
SHREWSBURY ST ALKMUND CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
SMETHCOTT AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 394.
STAPLETON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 395.
SUTTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 395.
UFFINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
UNNAMED CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
UPPINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
UPTON MAGNA AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 396.
WESTBURY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 397.
WITHINGTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
WOLLASTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
WOOLSTASTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
WROXETER CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 398.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Atcham 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/10055246

Date accessed: 14th November 2018