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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

We know of no alternate names.

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 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.   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 reduced to enlarge CHESTER RD Area: 2 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. 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 HOOLE UD Area: 47 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. 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
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 CP/Tn/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CHESTER ST BRIDGET CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST JOHN THE BAPTIST Tn/CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST MARTIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST MARY ON THE HILL AP/CP 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 AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST OSWALD AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
CHESTER ST PETER CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
GREAT BOUGHTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1835 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 10.
SPITAL BOUGHTON CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 34.
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: 19th December 2014