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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:
DORKING
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District (until 1974)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10102406
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
DORKING Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.
E361007 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
SURREY Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 688.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of DORKING RD parts of the CPs of Dorking Rural and Mickleham Area: 6571 acres. Population in 1931: 3740.   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. 76890. The Surrey Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of EPSOM RD part of Fetcham CP Area: 33 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 76890. The Surrey Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of REIGATE RD part of Betchworth CP Area: 1181 acres. Population in 1931: 1353.   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. 76890. The Surrey Review Order, 1933

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BROCKHAM CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 474.
BROCKHAM LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
DORKING CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 478.
MICKLEHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 485.
MICKLEHAM LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
MILTON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 485.
NORTH EAST LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
NORTH HOLMWOOD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
NORTH WEST LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SOUTH EAST LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SOUTH WEST LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WESTCOTT LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Dorking 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/10102406

Date accessed: 13th November 2018