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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:
TAMWORTH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10055258
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 742.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
TAMWORTH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 742.
E330956 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by TAMWORTH Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 742.
was preceded by TAMWORTH Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 742.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
STAFFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 742.
WARWICKSHIRE Administrative County 1890 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 742.

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 gaining part of TAMWORTH RD parts of the CPs of Amington & Stonydelph, Bolehall & Glascote, Fazeley, Wigginton, & Wilnecote & Castle Liberty Area: 2416 acres. Population in 1931: 4202.   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 Tamworth Corporation Act, 1931
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of ATHERSTONE RD parts of Dordon, Polesworth CPs Area: 3 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 Staffordshire and Warwickshire (Tamworth) Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by the abolition of TAMWORTH RD Amington, Glascote CPs and parts of Kingsbury, Shuttington, Wilnecote and Castle Liberty CPs Area: 1999 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 Staffordshire and Warwickshire (Tamworth) Order, 1964

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BOLEHALL 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'.
CASTLE 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'.
GLASCOTE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 439.
LEYS 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'.
TAMWORTH CP/Tn/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 425.
TAMWORTH CASTLE ParLib/CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 454.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Tamworth 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/10055258

Date accessed: 13th November 2018