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Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
PORTSMOUTH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough
County Borough
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10073297
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.

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 PORTSMOUTH Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HAMPSHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of FAREHAM RD part of the CP of Portchester Area: 159 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. 76234. The Bournemouth and Portsmouth Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of HAVANT RD part of the CP of Farlington Area: 1100 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. 76234. The Bournemouth and Portsmouth Order, 1932
01 Apr 1940 was reduced to enlarge GOSPORT MB/UD Area: 1 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 Gosport Corporation Act, 1939

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
GREAT SALTERNS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1895 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
PORTSEA AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
PORTSMOUTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth 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/10073297

Date accessed: 23rd August 2014