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Preferred Name:
GLAMORGAN
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10073893
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 75.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
GLAMORGAN Preferred English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 75.
GLAMORGANSHIRE Alternate English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 75.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by GLAMORGAN Ancient County M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 75.
was preceded by GLAMORGAN Poor Law/Registration County M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 999.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WALES Dep Country 1889 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 75.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1938 was enlarged by gaining part of MONMOUTHSHIRE part of Magor and St. Mellons RD Area: 2076 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)'.; Cardiff Extension Act, 1937
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of MONMOUTHSHIRE part of Magor and St. Mellons RD Area: 712 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)'.; Cardiff Extension Act, 1950
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge MONMOUTHSHIRE part of Cardiff CB 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 Cardiff Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge MONMOUTHSHIRE part of Cardiff CB 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 Cardiff Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of MONMOUTHSHIRE part of Magor and St. Mellons RD Area: 12 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 Cardiff Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ABERDAR UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 2.
BRIDGEND UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 19.
BRITON FERRY UD Local Government District 1894 1922 1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
CAERPHILLY UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 65.
CARDIFF RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 18.
CARDIFF CB Local Government District 1888 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 33.
COWBRIDGE MB Local Government District 1835 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 48.
COWBRIDGE RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 48.
GELLI GAER UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 74.
GELLIGAER AND RHIGOS RD Local Government District   11 Sep 1908 1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 21, 'Total Tenements, and Tenements of less than Five Rooms, distinguishing those Occupied by Various Numbers of Persons, in Rural Districts, 1901'.
GLYNCORRWG UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 77.
GOWER RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 79.
LLANTRISANT AND LLANTWIT FARDRE RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 140.
LLWCHWR UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 145.
MAES TEG UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 151.
MARGAM UD Local Government District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
MERTHYR TUDFUL UD/MB/CB Local Government District 1888 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 156.
MOUNTAIN ASH UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 161.
NEATH RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 165.
NEATH MB Local Government District 1835 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 164.
OGMORE AND GARW UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 168.
OYSTERMOUTH UD Local Government District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
PENARTH UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 171.
PEN Y BONT RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 178.
PONTARDAWE RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 180.
PONT Y PRIDD UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 181.
PORTH CAWL UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 182.
PORT TALBOT MB Local Government District 1835 1974 1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
RHONDDA UD/MB Local Government District 1835 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 188.
SWANSEA CB Local Government District 1888 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 199.
SWANSEA RD Local Government District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
Y BARRI MB/UD Local Government District 1835 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 9.
ABERAVON USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ABERDARE USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BARRY AND CADOXTON USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BRIDGEND USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BRIDGEND AND COWBRIDGE RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BRITON FERRY USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
CARDIFF USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
CARDIFF RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
COWBRIDGE USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
GOWER RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
LLANELLY RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
MAESTEG USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
MARGAM USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
MERTHYR TYDFIL USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
MERTHYR TYDFIL RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
MOUNTAIN ASH USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
NEATH RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
NEATH USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
NEWPORT RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
OGMORE AND GARW USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
OYSTERMOUTH USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
PENARTH USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
PONTARDAWE RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
PONTYPRIDD USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
PONTYPRIDD RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
SWANSEA USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
SWANSEA RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
YSTRADYFODWG USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
ABERDARE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ABERKENFIG Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BARGOED Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BARRY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BRIDGEND Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CAERPHILLY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CARDIFF Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CLYDACH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CYMMER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DOWLAIS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
FERNDALE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GORSEINON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MAESTEG Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MERTHYR TYDFIL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MORRISTON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MOUNTAIN ASH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
NEATH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
OGMORE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PONTARDAWE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PONTARDULAIS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PONTLOTTYN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PONTYCLUN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PONTYCYMMER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PONTYPRIDD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PORTH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PORTHCAWL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
PORT TALBOT Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
RESOLVEN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
RHONDDA Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
RHYMNEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SWANSEA Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
TAFFS WELL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
TONYPANDY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
TONYREFAIL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
TREHARRIS Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
TREORCHY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
YSTALYFERA Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10073893

Date accessed: 20th October 2017