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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:
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10073881
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 710.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 710.
NORTHAMPTON Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 710.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
was preceded by NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
was succeeded by NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)

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. 710.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of BEDFORDSHIRE part of Bedford RD Area: 19 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 Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge BEDFORDSHIRE part of Oundle and Thrapston RD Area: 30 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 Counties of Bedford and Buckingham (Leighton-Linslade) Order, 1965; The Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to create BEDFORDSHIRE part of Oundle and Thrapston RD Area: 30 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 Counties of Bedford and Buckingham (Leighton-Linslade) Order, 1965; The Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The Huntington and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of BEDFORDSHIRE part of Bedford RD Area: 19 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 Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964; The Northampton Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of HUNTINGDONSHIRE parts of Huntingdon, Norman Cross RDs Area: 48 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 Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964; The Northampton Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by the abolition of HUNTINGDONSHIRE parts of Huntingdon, Norman Cross RDs Area: 48 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 Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to create HUNTINGDONSHIRE AND PETERBOROUGH part of Oundle and Thrapston RD Area: 68 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
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of LEICESTERSHIRE part of Market Harborough RD Area: 4 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 Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge LEICESTERSHIRE part of Brixworth RD Area: 44 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 reduced to enlarge LEICESTERSHIRE part of Brixworth RD Area: 44 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 Market Harborough RD Area: 4 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 Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964; The Northampton Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by the abolition of SOKE OF PETERBOROUGH part of Barnack RD Area: 8 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 Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964; The Northampton Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by the abolition of SOKE OF PETERBOROUGH part of Barnack RD Area: 8 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 Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BRACKLEY MB Local Government District 1886 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 711.
BRACKLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
BRIXWORTH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
BURTON LATIMER UD Local Government District 1923 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
CORBY UD Local Government District 1939 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
CRICK RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
DAVENTRY MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 711.
DAVENTRY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
DESBOROUGH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
EASTON ON THE HILL RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
FAR COTTON UD Local Government District 1896 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
FINEDON UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
GRETTON RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
HARDINGSTONE UD Local Government District 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
HARDINGSTONE RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
HIGHAM FERRERS MB Local Government District 1886 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 711.
IRTHLINGBOROUGH UD Local Government District 1901 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
KETTERING RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
KETTERING UD/MB Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
KINGSTHORPE UD Local Government District 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
MARKET HARBOROUGH UD Local Government District 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 696.
MIDDLETON CHENEY RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 714.
NORTHAMPTON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
NORTHAMPTON MB/CB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 711.
OUNDLE RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
OUNDLE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
OUNDLE AND THRAPSTON RD Local Government District 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
OXENDON RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
POTTERSPURY RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
RAUNDS UD Local Government District 1897   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
ROTHWELL UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
RUSHDEN UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
ST JAMES UD Local Government District 1896 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
THRAPSTON RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
TOWCESTER RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
WELLINGBOROUGH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
WELLINGBOROUGH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
CORBY New Town     London Gazette, No. 38878, p. 1671, 4 April 1950; Corby New Town (Designation) Order, 1950.
NORTHAMPTON New Town     London Gazette, No. 44529, pp. 2088.2089, 20 February 1968; Northampton New Town (Designation) Order, 1968.
CORBY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DAVENTRY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DESBOROUGH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
IRTHLINGBOROUGH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
KETTERING Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
NORTHAMPTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
RUSHDEN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WELLINGBOROUGH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10073881

Date accessed: 22nd September 2017