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Preferred Name:
BLABY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10100641
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.

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
LEICESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1913 was reduced to create OADBY UD Oadby CP Area: 2164 acres.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The County of Leicester (Oadby UD) Confirmation Order, 1913 (No. 60780)
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of BARROW UPON SOAR RD parts of Anstey, Anstey Pastures, & Leicester Frith CP Area: 97 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. 81175. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1935; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936; M. of H. Order No. 84311. The Cnty. of Leics. (Hinckley Urban & Hinckley Rural) Conf. Order, 1936.
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of HINCKLEY RD Aston Flamville, Elmesthorpe, Sapcote, Sharnford, Stoney Stanton, & Wigston Parva CPs Area: 7341 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. 81175. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1935; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936; M. of H. Order No. 84311. The Cnty. of Leics. (Hinckley Urban & Hinckley Rural) Conf. Order, 1936.
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge LEICESTER MB/CB Braunstone Frith CP & parts of Braunstone, Kirby Muxloe, Lubbesthorpe and New Parks CPs Area: 2713 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. 81175. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1935; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by gaining part of LUTTERWORTH RD part of Broughton Astley CP Area: 2 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. 81175. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1935; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936; M. of H. Order No. 84311. The Cnty. of Leics. (Hinckley Urban & Hinckley Rural) Conf. Order, 1936.
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge WIGSTON UD East Wigston CP & parts of Blaby, Countesthorpe, & Lubbesthorpe CPs Area: 1396 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. 84292. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 81175. The County of Leicester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge LEICESTER MB/CB parts of Braunstone, Glenfields, Glen Parva, Kirby Muxloe CPs Area: 149 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 Leicester Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of LEICESTER MB/CB Area: 5 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 Leicester Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASTON FLAMVILLE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1936   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 220.
BLABY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 221.
BRAUNSTONE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 222.
BRAUNSTONE FRITH ExP/ParLib/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 222.
COSBY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 224.
COUNTESTHORPE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 224.
CROFT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 224.
EAST WIGSTON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 240.
ELMERSTHORPE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1936   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 225.
ENDERBY Tn/CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 225.
FOSTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 225.
GLENFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 226.
GLENFIELD FRITH CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 226.
GLENFIELDS CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 226.
GLEN PARVA CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 226.
HUNCOTE AP/CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 228.
KILBY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 228.
KIRBY FRITH CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 229.
KIRBY MUXLOE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 229.
KNOLL AND BASSETT HOUSE CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 229.
LEICESTER FOREST EAST CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LEICESTER FOREST WEST ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 231.
LUBBESTHORPE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 232.
NARBOROUGH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 233.
NEW PARKS CP/ExP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 233.
OADBY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1913 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 234.
POTTERS MARSTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 234.
SAPCOTE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1936   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 235.
SHARNFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 236.
STONEY STANTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 237.
THURLASTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 239.
WHETSTONE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 240.
WIGSTON PARVA CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1936   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 240.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Blaby 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/10100641

Date accessed: 23rd July 2014