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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:
DERBYSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10061428
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 654.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
DERBYSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 654.
DERBY Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 654.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by DERBYSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by DERBYSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.
was preceded by DERBYSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 654.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge STAFFORDSHIRE part of Repton RD Area: 16 acres. Population in 1931: 43.   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'.; The Tamworth Corporation Act, 1931. & 1.4.1934 M. of H. Order No. 77674. The Derbyshire Review Order, 1934. & M. of H. Order No. 77777. The Staffordshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge CHESHIRE parts of New Mills UD and Chapel En le Frith RD Area: 4014 acres. Population in 1931: 3638.   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'.; The Warrington Ext. Act, 1932; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Lancaster) Act, 1933; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge CHESHIRE parts of New Mills UD and Chapel En le Frith RD Area: 4014 acres. Population in 1931: 3638.   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'.; The Warrington Ext. Act, 1932; M. of H. Prov. Order Confirmation (Chester & Lancaster) Act, 1933; M. of H. Order No. 77044. The County of Chester Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1935 The Stockport Ext. Act, 1934; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84735. See P/C
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge WEST RIDING part of Norton RD Area: 5432 acres. Population in 1931: 6500.   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. 77607. The North Riding of Yorkshire Review Order, 1934; The Sheffield Extension Act, 1933
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of CHESHIRE parts of Yeardsley Cum Whaley UD, Disley, Macclesfield RDs Area: 5210 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of CHESHIRE parts of Yeardsley Cum Whaley UD, Disley, Macclesfield RDs Area: 5210 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge LEICESTERSHIRE part of South East Derbyshire RD Area: 40 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of LEICESTERSHIRE part of Castle Donington RD Area: 15 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of LEICESTERSHIRE part of Castle Donington RD Area: 15 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge LEICESTERSHIRE part of South East Derbyshire RD Area: 40 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of WEST RIDING part of Sheffield CB Area: 3 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 Sheffield Order, 1967
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of WEST RIDING part of Sheffield CB Area: 3 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 Sheffield Order, 1967
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge WEST RIDING part of Dronfield UD and part of Chesterfield RD Area: 2119 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 Sheffield Order, 1967
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge WEST RIDING part of Chesterfield RD Area: 40 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 Sheffield Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALFRETON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.
ALVASTON AND BOULTON UD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.
APPLEBY RD Local Government District 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 66.
ASHBOURNE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.
ASHBOURNE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.
BAKEWELL UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.
BAKEWELL RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.
BASLOW AND BUBNELL UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.
BELPER UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.
BELPER RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.
BLACKWELL RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
BOLSOVER UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
BONSALL UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
BRAMPTON AND WALTON UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
BUXTON MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
CHAPEL EN LE FRITH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
CHESTERFIELD MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 656.
CHESTERFIELD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
CIVIL PARISHES OF CODNOR PARK AND SHIPLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 660.
CLAY CROSS UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
CLOWNE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
CROXALL RD Local Government District 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 409.
DERBY MB/CB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 656.
DRONFIELD UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
FAIRFIELD UD Local Government District 1894 1917 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
GLOSSOP MB Local Government District 1866 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 656.
GLOSSOP DALE RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
HARTSHORN AND SEALS RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
HAYFIELD RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
HEAGE UD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
HEANOR UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
ILKESTON MB Local Government District 1887 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 656.
LONG EATON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
MATLOCK UD Local Government District 1894 1924 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
MATLOCK UD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
MATLOCK BATH AND SCARTHIN NICK UD Local Government District 1894 1924 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
NEWBOLD AND DUNSTON UD Local Government District 1894 1911 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
NEW MILLS UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
NORTH DARLEY UD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
NORTON RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
REPTON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
RIPLEY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
SHARDLOW RD Local Government District 1894 1959 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
SOUTH DARLEY UD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
SOUTH EAST DERBYSHIRE RD Local Government District 1959 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
STAVELEY UD Local Government District 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
SUDBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
SWADLINCOTE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
THE MATLOCKS UD Local Government District 1924 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 659.
WHALEY BRIDGE UD Local Government District 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 660.
WHITTINGTON UD Local Government District 1894 1911 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 660.
WHITTINGTON AND NEWBOLD UD Local Government District 1911 1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 660.
WIRKSWORTH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 660.
ALFRETON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ASHBOURNE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BAKEWELL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BELPER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BOLSOVER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BUXTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CHAPEL EN LE FRITH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CHESTERFIELD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CLAY CROSS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DERBY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ECKINGTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GLOSSOP Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HADFIELD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HEANOR Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ILKESTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LONG EATON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MATLOCK Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
NEW MILLS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
RIPLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SHIREBROOK Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STAVELEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SWADLINCOTE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061428

Date accessed: 12th December 2017