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Work & Poverty

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Housing

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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:
LEDBURY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1968
Unit ID:
10100938
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.

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
HEREFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1968 was abolished to enlarge LEDBURY RD Area: 202 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 Herefordshire (Bromyard and Ledbury) Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LEDBURY TOWN CP Parish-level Unit   1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 131.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10100938

Date accessed: 22nd September 2018