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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:
GOWER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10096340
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 79.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
GOWER Preferred English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 79.
W541412 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
GLAMORGAN Administrative County     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 79.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BISHOPSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 13.
BRYNAU CP Parish-level Unit     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
CEFN Y BRYN COMMON LAND CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
CHERITON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 41.
ILSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 94.
KNELSTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 98.
LLANDDEWI AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 111.
LLANGENNITH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 127.
LLANMADOG CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 134.
LLANRHIDIAN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 137.
LLANRHIDIAN HIGHER PA/CP Parish-level Unit     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
LLANRHIDIAN LOWER PA/CP Parish-level Unit     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
NICHOLASTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 167.
OXWICH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 169.
PEN MAEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 174.
PENNARD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 175.
PEN RHYS AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 176.
PORT EINON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 181.
REYNOLDSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 184.
RHOSILI AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 189.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Gower 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/10096340

Date accessed: 14th November 2018