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Preferred Name:
WISBECH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10061787
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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
CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND ISLE OF ELY Administrative County 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.
ISLE OF ELY Administrative County 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.

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 EAST ELLOE RD parts of the CPs of Parson Drove & Tydd St. Giles Area: 221 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. 75838. The Parts of Holland (Alteraton of Districts and Parishes) Order, 1932; 1.4.1934 M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland & Norfolk) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of EAST ELLOE RD parts of the CPs of Sutton St. Edmunds, and Tydd St. Mary Area: 1274 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. No. 76940. The Isle of Ely Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1934 M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland and Norfolk) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of MARCH UD Area: 3 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. No. 76940. The Isle of Ely Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1934 M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland and Norfolk) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of MARSHLAND RD parts of the CPs of Emneth, and West Walton Area: 698 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. No. 76940. The Isle of Ely Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1934 M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland and Norfolk) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of WALSOKEN UD part of Walsoken CP Area: 145 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. No. 76940. The Isle of Ely Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1934 M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland and Norfolk) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge WISBECH MB part of Leverington CP Area: 16 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. No. 76940. The Isle of Ely Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1934 M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland and Norfolk) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of WISBECH MB Area: 2518 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. No. 76940. The Isle of Ely Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1934 M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland and Norfolk) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge MARSHLAND RD parts of Elm, Outwell, Tydd St. Giles, and Upwell CPs Area: 673 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. 78830. The County of Norfolk Review Order, 1935; 1.4.1934 M. of H. Provisional Orders Confirmation (Ely, Holland and Norfolk) Act, 1933

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ELM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 50.
LEVERINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 51.
NEWTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 52.
OUTWELL CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 52.
PARSON DROVE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 52.
TYDD ST GILES AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 54.
UPWELL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 54.
WISBECH ST MARY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 55.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061787

Date accessed: 27th August 2014