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Preferred Name:
PRESTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (after 1888)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10055271
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 689.

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
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 689.

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 gaining part of FULWOOD UD Area: 143 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. 78129. The Lancashire (Central and Western Areas) Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of PRESTON RD parts of the CPs of Grimsargh with Brockholes, Lea Ashton Ingol and Cottam, and Ribbleton Area: 1577 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. 78129. The Lancashire (Central and Western Areas) Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1952 was enlarged by gaining part of FULWOOD UD Area: 109 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Preston (Extension) Order, 1952
01 Apr 1952 was enlarged by gaining part of PRESTON RD part of Lea CP Area: 172 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Preston (Extension) Order, 1952
01 Apr 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of PRESTON RD part of Lea CP Area: 392 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Preston (Extension) Order, 1956

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
FISHWICK Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 166.
GRIMSARGH WITH BROCKHOLES Ch/CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1880 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 169.
LEA ASHTON INGOL AND COTTAM Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1880 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 178.
PENWORTHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 193.
PRESTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 194.
RIBBLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1880 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 197.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Preston MB/CB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10055271

Date accessed: 23rd April 2014