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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:
CHESTER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (after 1888)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10055398
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CHESTER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.
E050069 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 CHESTER Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CHESHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge CHESTER RD Area: 2 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936; 1.4.1933 M. of H. Order No. 77044. The County of Chester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of CHESTER RD parts of Blacon cum Crabwall, Claverton, Great Boughton, Little Saughall, Marlston cum Lache, and Newton by Chester CPs Area: 1232 acres. Population in 1931: 3903.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of HOOLE UD Area: 47 acres. Population in 1931: 404.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of CHESTER RD part of Upton-by-Chester CP Area: 22 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Chester (Extension) Order, 1954
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by the abolition of HOOLE UD Area: 498 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Chester (Extension) Order, 1954

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BOUGHTON 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'.
CHESTER CP Parish-level Unit 1884   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CHESTER ABBEY PRECINCTS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CHESTER HOLY TRINITY AP/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CHESTER ST BRIDGET AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST JOHN THE BAPTIST AP/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST MARTIN CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST MARY ON THE HILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST MICHAEL AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST OLAVE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST OSWALD CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST PETER AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
GREAT BOUGHTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 10.
HOOLE 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'.
NEWTON 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'.
SPITAL BOUGHTON ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 34.
ST JOHN 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'.
ST MARY 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'.
ST OSWALD 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'.
TRINITY 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, Chester 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/10055398

Date accessed: 15th November 2018