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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:
ISLE OF ELY
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10061416
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 572.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
ISLE OF ELY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 572.
ELY ISLE OF Alternate English     1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'AC, MB, UD, RD; Wards of CB, MB; CP, NT'.

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
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 572.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of NORFOLK parts of Walsoken UD and Marshland RD Area: 1497 acres. Population in 1931: 3505.   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. No. 76940. The Isle of Ely Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge NORFOLK part of Wisbech RD Area: 673 acres. Population in 1931: 475.   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. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland and Norfolk) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge NORFOLK part of Wisbech RD Area: 673 acres. Population in 1931: 475.   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. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland and Norfolk) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge PARTS OF HOLLAND part of Wisbech RD Area: 221 acres. Population in 1931: 26.   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. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland & Norfolk) Act, 1933; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Prov. Order Conf. (Holland & Kesteven) Act, 1935; M. of H. Prov. Order Conf. (Holland & Lindsey) Act, 1935
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND ISLE OF ELY the whole except Thorney RD Area: 87839 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create HUNTINGDONSHIRE AND PETERBOROUGH Thorney RD Area: 9265 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964, and The Huntingdon and Peterborough order, 1964.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CHATTERIS UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
ELY RD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
ELY UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
MARCH UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
NORTH WITCHFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
THORNEY RD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
WHITTLESEY UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 55.
WHITTLESEY RD Local Government District 1894 1926 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
WISBECH RD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
WISBECH MB Local Government District 1889 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 573.
ELY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WISBECH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, the Isle of Ely AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061416

Date accessed: 17th February 2019