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Learning & Language

Learning & Language

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Life & Death

Life & Death

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Preferred Name:
WARMINSTER AND WESTBURY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1934
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10073996
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.

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
WILTSHIRE Administrative County 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 706.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was created through the abolition of MERE RD the CPs of Kingston Deverill & Monkton Deverill Area: 4551 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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was created from part of WARMINSTER UD Area: 906 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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was created through the abolition of WARMINSTER RD Area: 51896 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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was created through the abolition of WESTBURY AND WHORWELLSDOWN RD Area: 27846 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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was created through the abolition of WILTON RD part of Fisherton De la Mere CP Area: 1174 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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge FROME RD part of Southwick CP Area: 218 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)'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Somerset and Wilts.) Act, 1937

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BISHOPSTROW CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 531.
BOYTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 531.
BRATTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'AC, MB, UD, RD; Wards of CB, MB; CP, NT'.
BRIXTON DEVERILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 536.
BULKINGTON Tg/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 533.
CHAPMANSLADE CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 534.
CHITTERNE CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 535.
CODFORD CP Parish-level Unit 1934   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 535.
CORSLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 536.
DILTON MARSH CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'AC, MB, UD, RD; Wards of CB, MB; CP, NT'.
EAST COULSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 536.
EDINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 538.
GREAT HINTON CP/Tg Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 540.
HEYTESBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 540.
HEYWOOD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'AC, MB, UD, RD; Wards of CB, MB; CP, NT'.
HORNINGSHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 541.
IMBER AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 541.
KEEVIL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 541.
KINGSTON DEVERILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 536.
KNOOK Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 542.
LONGBRIDGE DEVERILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 536.
NORTH BRADLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 532.
NORTON BAVANT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 545.
SHERRINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 548.
SOUTHWICK Tg/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 549.
STEEPLE ASHTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
STOCKTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 549.
SUTTON VENY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 550.
UPTON LOVELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 551.
UPTON SCUDAMORE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 551.
WEST ASHTON CP/Tg Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 530.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Warminster and Westbury 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/10073996

Date accessed: 27th August 2014