Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
BURNLEY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1889)
County Borough (after 1889)
Date created:
1861
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10055350
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 679.

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 1861 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 679.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BRIERCLIFFE WITH EXTWISTLE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 152.
BURNLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1861 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 153.
HABERGHAM EAVES CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1871 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 169.
IGHTENHILL PARK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 176.
REEDLEY HALLOWS FILLY CLOSE AND NEW LAUND BOOTH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1889 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 196.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Burnley CB/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/10055350

Date accessed: 22nd November 2014