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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:
WORCESTER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (1888 - 1974)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10074368
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WORCESTER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
E431128 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by WORCESTER Borough/AD_City Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WORCESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1931 was enlarged by gaining part of DROITWICH RD parts of the CPs of North Claines & Worcester St. Martin County Area: 733 acres. Population in 1931: 612.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (City of Worcester) Act, 1931
01 Oct 1931 was enlarged by gaining part of MARTLEY RD part of Worcester St. John Bedwardine County CP Area: 779 acres. Population in 1931: 250.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (City of Worcester) Act, 1931
01 Oct 1931 was enlarged by gaining part of PERSHORE RD parts of the CPs of Whittington & Worcester St. Peter the Great County Area: 220 acres. Population in 1931: 278.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (City of Worcester) Act, 1931
01 Apr 1952 was enlarged by the abolition of DROITWICH RD parts of Hindlip, North Claines, St. Martin County, Warndon CPs Area: 716 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Worcester Corporation Act, 1951
01 Apr 1952 was enlarged by gaining part of PERSHORE RD part of Whittington CP Area: 4 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Worcester Corporation Act, 1951

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALL SAINTS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BEDWARDINE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BEDWARDINE ST JOHN Ch/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 472.
BEDWARDINE ST MICHAEL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 472.
CLAINES Ch/AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1885 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 475.
CLAINES LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HOLY TRINITY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
NUNNERY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SOUTH CLAINES CP Parish-level Unit 1885 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 475.
SOUTH HALLOW CP Parish-level Unit 1885 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 479.
ST BARNABAS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST CLEMENTS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST JOHNS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST MARTINS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST NICHOLAS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST PETERS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST STEPHENS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WHISTONES Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 491.
WORCESTER CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 492.
WORCESTER ALL SAINTS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 492.
WORCESTER BLOCKHOUSE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 492.
WORCESTER COLLEGE PRECINCTS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 492.
WORCESTER ST ALBAN AP/CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 492.
WORCESTER ST ANDREW ExP/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 492.
WORCESTER ST CLEMENT Ch/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 492.
WORCESTER ST HELEN ExP/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 492.
WORCESTER ST JOHN BEDWARDINE CITY CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 492.
WORCESTER ST MARTIN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 492.
WORCESTER ST MARTIN CITY CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 493.
WORCESTER ST MARTIN COUNTY CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 493.
WORCESTER ST NICHOLAS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 493.
WORCESTER ST PETER THE GREAT CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 493.
WORCESTER ST PETER THE GREAT CITY CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 493.
WORCESTER ST SWITHIN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 493.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Worcester MB/CB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10074368

Date accessed: 14th November 2018