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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:
BRECKNOCKSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10107404
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 19.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BRECKNOCKSHIRE Preferred English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 19.
BRECKNOCK Alternate English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 19.
BRECONSHIRE Alternate English     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by BRECKNOCKSHIRE Ancient County M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 19.
was preceded by BRECKNOCKSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 19.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WALES Dep Country 1889 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 19.

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
BRECKNOCK RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 4.
BRECON UD/MB Local Government District 1835 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 19.
BRYN MAWR UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 22.
BUILTH RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 23.
BUILTH WELLS UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 23.
CIVIL PARISH OF LLANWRTHWL RD Local Government District   01 Apr 1934 1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
CIVIL PARISH OF YSTRADFELLTE RD Local Government District   1934 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'.
CRICKHOWELL RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 51.
FAENOR AND PEDERYN RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 68.
HAY RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 88.
HAY URBAN UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 88.
LLANWRTYD UD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 142.
YSTRADGYNLAIS RD Local Government District     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 227.
BRECKNOCK USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BRECKNOCK RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BRYNMAWR USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BUILTH USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BUILTH RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
CRICKHOWELL RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
HAY USD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
HAY RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
LLANDOVERY RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
NEATH RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
PONTARDAWE RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
RHAYADER RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
BRYNMAWR Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107404

Date accessed: 17th October 2017