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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:
GLOUCESTER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
County Borough (after 1889)
Date created:
1888
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10061726
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 607.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
GLOUCESTER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 607.
E130346 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
GLOUCESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1888 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 607.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of GLOUCESTER RD parts of Barnwood, Hempsted, Longford, Maisemore, Matson, Quedgeley, Upton St. Leonards, Whaddon, and Wotton St. Mary Without CPs Area: 2264 acres. Population in 1931: 2949.   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. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of GLOUCESTER RD Wotton Vill CP and parts of Barnwood, Brookthorpe, Hempsted, Longlevens, Quedgeley CPs Area: 690 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)'.; The Gloucester Extension Act, 1950
01 Apr 1957 was enlarged by gaining part of GLOUCESTER RD part of Upton St. Leonards 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'.; The City of Gloucester (Extension) Order, 1957
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge GLOUCESTER RD Area: 1 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 Gloucester Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by the abolition of GLOUCESTER RD Hempsted CP and parts of Barnwood, Highnam, Hucclecote, Longford, Longlevens, Maisemore, Upton St. Leonards CPs Area: 1194 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 Gloucester Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALINGTON 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'.
BARTON 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'.
EASTGATE 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'.
GLOUCESTER CP Parish-level Unit 1896   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER BARTON ST MARY Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER BARTON ST MICHAEL Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit   1885 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER HOLY TRINITY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER NORTH HAMLET ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1858 1885 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER POOL MEADOW ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER SOUTH HAMLET ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER ST ALDATE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER ST CATHERINE AP/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER ST MARY DE CRYPT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 174.
GLOUCESTER ST MARY DE GRACE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 175.
GLOUCESTER ST MARY DE LODE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 175.
GLOUCESTER ST MICHAEL CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 175.
GLOUCESTER ST NICHOLAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 175.
GLOUCESTER ST OWEN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 175.
KINGSHOLM 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'.
LINDEN 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'.
LITTLEWORTH ParLib/ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 179.
LONGFORD ST CATHERINE Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 180.
LONGFORD ST MARY Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 180.
LOWER BARTON 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'.
MATSON 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'.
SOUTHGATE 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 NICHOLAS WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 184.
TUFFLEY 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'.
VILLE OF WOTTON ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1885 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 191.
WESTGATE 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'.
WOTTON ST MARY WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit   1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 191.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Gloucester CB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061726

Date accessed: 17th November 2018