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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:
MERIDEN
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10100987
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 753.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
MERIDEN Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 753.
E391080 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WARWICKSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 753.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1912 was enlarged by the abolition of CASTLE BROMWICH RD Area: 7763 acres. Population in 1921: 3340.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; LGB Provisional Order 1910 Confirmation (No. 13) Act, 1911
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge COVENTRY CB/MB parts of the CPs of Allesley & Coundon Area: 1136 acres. Population in 1931: 633.   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'.; The Coventry Extension Act, 1931
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of FOLESHILL RD parts of the CP of Keresley Area: 968 acres. Population in 1931: 1498.   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. 76114. The Warwickshire Review Order, 1932; The Coventry Extension Act, 1931
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of NUNEATON RD Arley CP, & part of Astley CP Area: 4376 acres. Population in 1931: 4055.   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. 76114. The Warwickshire Review Order, 1932; The Coventry Extension Act, 1931
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of SOLIHULL RD Balsall CP, Barston CP, & parts of the CPs of Knowle, Elmdon, & Solihull Area: 8143 acres. Population in 1931: 2505.   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. 76114. The Warwickshire Review Order, 1932; The Coventry Extension Act, 1931
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to create SOLIHULL CB/UD/MB parts of the CPs of Hampton in Arden, & Sheldon Area: 221 acres. Population in 1931: 242.   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. 76114. The Warwickshire Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1956 was reduced to enlarge COVENTRY CB/MB part of Allesley CP Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Warwickshire and Coventry (Boundaries) Order, 1956
01 Apr 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of COVENTRY CB/MB Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Warwickshire and Coventry (Boundaries) Order, 1956
01 Apr 1964 was enlarged by the abolition of SOLIHULL CB/UD/MB Area: 316 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 Solihull Order, 1963
01 Apr 1964 was reduced to create SOLIHULL CB/UD/MB parts of Balsall, Bickenhill, Hampton in Arden CPs 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 Solihull Order, 1963
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge COVENTRY CB/MB parts of Allesley, Berkswell, Keresley CPs Area: 192 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 Coventry Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by the abolition of TAMWORTH RD Middleton CP and part of Kingsbury CP Area: 1823 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 Coventry Order, 1965; The Staffordshire and Warwickshire (Tamworth) Order, 1964
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge BIRMINGHAM MB/CB parts of Bickenhill, Castle Bromwich, Kingshurst CPs Area: 9 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of BIRMINGHAM MB/CB Area: 2 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge SUTTON COLDFIELD MB part of Castle Bromwich CP Area: 1 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of SUTTON COLDFIELD MB Area: 3 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 West Midlands Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALLESLEY CP/AP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 435.
ARLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 436.
ASTLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 436.
BALSALL Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 437.
BARSTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 437.
BERKSWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 437.
BICKENHILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 437.
CASTLE BROMWICH Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1912 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 440.
CHELMSLEY WOOD CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 441.
COLESHILL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 441.
CORLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 442.
COUNDON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 442.
CURDWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1912 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 443.
FILLONGLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 444.
FORDBRIDGE CP Parish-level Unit 1970   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 445.
GREAT PACKINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 450.
HAMPTON IN ARDEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 445.
KERESLEY CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 446.
KINGSHURST CP Parish-level Unit 1956   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 47.
KINWALSEY Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit   1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 447.
LEA MARSTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 448.
LITTLE PACKINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 450.
MAXSTOKE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 448.
MERIDEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 448.
MIDDLETON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1964 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 448.
MINWORTH Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit 1912 1931 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 449.
NETHER WHITACRE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 456.
OVER WHITACRE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 456.
SHELDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 451.
SHUSTOKE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 452.
WATER ORTON Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit 1912 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 455.
WISHAW CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1912 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 456.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Meriden 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/10100987

Date accessed: 18th November 2018