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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:
THETFORD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1935
Unit ID:
10074046
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
NORFOLK Administrative County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was abolished to enlarge DOWNHAM RD Feltwell, Hockwold cum Wilton, Methwold, and Northwold CPs Area: 39608 acres. Population in 1931: 4483.   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
01 Apr 1935 was abolished to enlarge SWAFFHAM RD Cranwich, Lynford, Mundford, Santon, Sturston, Weeting with Bromehill, and West Tofts CPs Area: 18158 acres. Population in 1931: 1323.   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
01 Apr 1935 was abolished to enlarge WAYLAND RD the whole except the parts transferred to Downham and Swaffham RDs Area: 38107 acres. Population in 1931: 3841.   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

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BLO NORTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1902 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
BRANDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 358.
BRETTENHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
BRIDGHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1902 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
CRANWICH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
CROXTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
EAST HARLING AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1902 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
EAST WRETHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
FELTWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
FELTWELL ANCHOR ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
GARBOLDISHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1902 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
GASTHORPE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1902 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
GREAT AND LITTLE SNAREHILL CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
KILVERSTONE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
LYNFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 370.
METHWOLD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
MUNDFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
NORTH LOPHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1902 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
NORTHWOLD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
RIDDLESWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1902 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
RUSHFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
SANTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
SOUTH LOPHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1902 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
STURSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
WEETING WITH BROMEHILL CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
WEST HARLING AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1902 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
WEST TOFTS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
WEST WRETHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 660.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Thetford 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/10074046

Date accessed: 13th November 2018