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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:
GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10107362
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 605.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
GLOUCESTERSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 605.
GLOUCESTER Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 605.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by GLOUCESTERSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.
was succeeded by GLOUCESTERSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by GLOUCESTERSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.

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: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 605.

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 gaining part of SOMERSET parts of Keynsham RD and Long Ashton RD Area: 2889 acres. Population in 1931: 5030.   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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Gloucester and Warwick) Act, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge WARWICKSHIRE part of Campden RD Area: 4539 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Leicester and Warwick) Act, 1935 and M. of H. Provisional Order Conf. (Gloucester and Warwick) Act, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge WARWICKSHIRE part of Campden RD Area: 4539 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Leicester and Warwick) Act, 1935 and M. of H. Provisional Order Conf. (Gloucester and Warwick) Act, 1935
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of SOMERSET parts of Bathavon, Long Ashton RDs Area: 2160 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; The Somerset and Bristol (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1951
01 Apr 1951 was reduced to enlarge SOMERSET part of Bristol CB Area: 216 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; The Somerset and Bristol (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1951
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge HEREFORDSHIRE parts of East Dean, West Dean RDs Area: 223 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 Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of HEREFORDSHIRE part of Ross and Whitchurch RD Area: 135 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 Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of HEREFORDSHIRE part of Ross and Whitchurch RD Area: 135 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 Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge WORCESTERSHIRE parts of Cheltenham, Gloucester, Newent, North Cotswold RDs Area: 250 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 Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of WORCESTERSHIRE parts of Evesham, Pershore, Upton upon Severn RDs Area: 463 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 Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of WORCESTERSHIRE parts of Evesham, Pershore, Upton upon Severn RDs Area: 463 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 Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge WORCESTERSHIRE parts of Cheltenham, Gloucester, Newent, North Cotswold RDs Area: 250 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 Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of SOMERSET part of Bathavon RD Area: 7 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 Bristol Order, 1966; The South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of SOMERSET parts of Bathavon, Long Ashton RDs Area: 31 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 Bristol Order, 1966; The South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge SOMERSET part of Bristol CB 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 Bristol Order, 1966; The South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge SOMERSET part of Bristol CB 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 Bristol Order, 1966; The South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of WILTSHIRE part of Malmesbury RD Area: 200 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 Bristol Order, 1966; The South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of WILTSHIRE part of Malmesbury RD Area: 200 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 Bristol Order, 1966; The South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge WILTSHIRE part of Tetbury RD Area: 48 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 South Western Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AWRE UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.
BARTON REGIS RD Local Government District 1894 1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.
BRISTOL MB/CB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 609.
CAMPDEN RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.
CHARLTON KINGS UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.
CHELTENHAM MB Local Government District 1885 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 169.
CHELTENHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.
CHIPPING SODBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
CIRENCESTER RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.
CIRENCESTER UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.
COLEFORD UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.
DURSLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
EAST DEAN RD Local Government District 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
EAST DEAN AND UNITED PARISHES RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
FARINGDON RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 565.
GLOUCESTER CB Local Government District 1888 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 607.
GLOUCESTER RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
HORFIELD UD Local Government District 1894 1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
KINGSWOOD UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
LYDNEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
MANGOTSFIELD UD Local Government District 1927 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
MARSTON SICCA RD Local Government District 1894 1931 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
NAILSWORTH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
NEWENT RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
NEWNHAM UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
NORTH COTSWOLD RD Local Government District 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 610.
NORTHLEACH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
PEBWORTH RD Local Government District 1894 1931 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
SODBURY RD Local Government District 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
STAPLETON UD Local Government District 1894 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
ST GEORGE UD Local Government District 1894 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
STOW ON THE WOLD UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
STOW ON THE WOLD RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
STROUD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
STROUD UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
TETBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
TETBURY UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
TEWKESBURY MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 608.
TEWKESBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
THORNBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
WARMLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
WESTBURY ON SEVERN UD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
WEST DEAN RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 611.
WHEATENHURST RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
WINCHCOMBE RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 612.
CHEPSTOW RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
COLEFORD USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
MONMOUTH RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BRISTOL Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CHELTENHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CINDERFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CIRENCESTER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
COLEFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
DURSLEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
GLOUCESTER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
LYDNEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
NAILSWORTH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STROUD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107362

Date accessed: 18th December 2017