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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:
DROITWICH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1974)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10096005
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
DROITWICH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
E431131 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 DROITWICH Borough 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 reduced to enlarge DROITWICH RD Area: 253 acres. Population in 1931: 4.   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; 1.4.1933 M. of H. Order No. 76790. The County of Worcester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of DROITWICH RD part of Dodderhill CP Area: 132 acres. Population in 1931: 215.   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. 76790. The County of Worcester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1968 was enlarged by gaining part of DROITWICH RD parts of Hampton Lovett, Salwarpe, Westwood CPs Area: 126 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 Worcestershire (Droitwich) Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DODDERHILL AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 476.
DODDERHILL IN LIBERTIES PA/CP Parish-level Unit   1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 476.
DROITWICH CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 477.
DROITWICH ST ANDREW AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 477.
DROITWICH ST NICHOLAS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 477.
DROITWICH ST PETER CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 477.
LAND COMMON TO DROITWICH ST ANDREW AND DROITWICH ST PETER THE WRANGLING DIVISION ExP Parish-level Unit   1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 483.
MARLBOROUGH IN THE VINES ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 484.
SALWARPE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1880 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 488.
UNNAMED CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 490.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10096005

Date accessed: 21st November 2018