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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:
WESTMORLAND
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10100926
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 756.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by WESTMORLAND Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
was preceded by WESTMORLAND Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 756.

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
AMBLESIDE UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
APPLEBY MB Local Government District 1885 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 757.
BOWNESS ON WINDERMERE UD Local Government District 1894 1905 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
EAST WESTMORLAND RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
GRASMERE UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
KENDAL MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 757.
KIRKBY LONSDALE UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
LAKES UD Local Government District 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
NORTH WESTMORLAND RD Local Government District 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
SHAP UD Local Government District 1905 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
SOUTH WESTMORLAND RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
WEST WARD RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
WINDERMERE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 758.
KENDAL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Westmorland AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10100926

Date accessed: 21st September 2018