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Preferred Name:
BELPER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10074680
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.

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
DERBYSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 658.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge BELPER UD Milford CP Area: 1111 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. 77674. The Derbyshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge DERBY MB/CB parts of Mackworth and Markeaton CPs Area: 833 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. 77674. The Derbyshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge RIPLEY UD part of Crich CP Area: 233 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. 77674. The Derbyshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge SHARDLOW RD Morley CP and part of Smalley CP Area: 1930 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. 77674. The Derbyshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of UNNAMED RD part of Shipley CP Area: 2029 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. 77674. The Derbyshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1968 was enlarged by gaining part of DERBY MB/CB Area: 43 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 Derby Order, 1968
01 Apr 1968 was abolished to enlarge DERBY MB/CB Darley Abbey CP and parts of Allestree, Duffield, Mackworth, Quarndon CPs Area: 721 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 Derby Order, 1968
01 Apr 1968 was enlarged by the abolition of REPTON RD part of Mickleover CP 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 Derby Order, 1968
01 Apr 1968 was abolished to enlarge SOUTH EAST DERBYSHIRE RD part of Allestree CP Area: 52 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 Derby Order, 1968

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALDERWASLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 65.
ALLESTREE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit   1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 65.
ASHLEYHAY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 66.
CRICH Tn/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 71.
DARLEY ABBEY CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1894 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 72.
DENBY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 72.
DETHICK AND HOLLOWAY CP Parish-level Unit 1897   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 73.
DETHICK AND LEA Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 73.
DUFFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 74.
HAZLEWOOD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 77.
HOLBROOK Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 77.
HORSLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 77.
HORSLEY WOODHOUSE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 77.
IDRIDGEHAY AND ALTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 78.
KEDLESTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 78.
KILBURN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 78.
KIRK LANGLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 78.
MACKWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 79.
MAPPERLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 79.
MARKEATON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 79.
MILFORD CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 80.
MORLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 80.
PENTRICH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 82.
QUARNDON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 83.
RAVENSDALE PARK CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 83.
SHIPLEY CP/ParLib Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 84.
SHOTTLE AND POSTERN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 84.
SMALLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 84.
SOUTH WINGFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 88.
TURNDITCH Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 86.
WESTON UNDERWOOD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 87.
WINDLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 87.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Belper 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/10074680

Date accessed: 26th July 2014