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Preferred Name:
MACCLESFIELD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10107647
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.

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
CHESHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge ALDERLEY EDGE UD part of Chorley CP Area: 2 acres.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge BOLLINGTON UD parts of Adlington, Butley, and Tytherington CPs Area: 151 acres.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge BUCKLOW RD part of Great Warford CP Area: 102 acres.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936; 1.4.1933 M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Lancaster) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by the abolition of BUGLAWTON UD Area: 46 acres.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge CONGLETON MB parts of Bosley, Eaton, and North Rode CPs Area: 91 acres.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of CONGLETON MB Area: 1 acres.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of MACCLESFIELD MB Area: 4 acres.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge MACCLESFIELD MB parts of Fallibroome, Gawsworth, Hurdsfield, Sutton, Tytherington, and Upton CPs Area: 1430 acres.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to create WHALEY BRIDGE UD parts of Kettleshulme, Taxall CPs Area: 604 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 (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge WILMSLOW UD part of Chorley CP Area: 3 acres.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1939 was reduced to enlarge HAZEL GROVE AND BRAMHALL UD Woodford CP Area: 1462 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. Order No. 100212. The County of Chester (Hazel Grove and Bramhall U.D. Extension) Confirmation Order, 1939
08 Mar 1955 was reduced to enlarge MACCLESFIELD MB part of Gawsworth CP Area: 147 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Macclesfield (Extension) Order, 1955

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ADLINGTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 5.
BIRTLES Ch/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 9.
BOSLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 10.
BUTLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 12.
CAPESTHORNE Ch/CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 12.
CHELFORD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 13.
CHORLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 14.
EATON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 18.
FALLIBROOME Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 18.
GAWSWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 19.
GREAT WARFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 40.
HENBURY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1936   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 21.
HENBURY CUM PEXALL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 21.
HURDSFIELD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 22.
KERRIDGE CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1900 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 22.
KETTLESHULME Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 22.
LOWER WITHINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 42.
LYME HANDLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 25.
MACCLESFIELD FOREST Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 25.
MARTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 26.
MOTTRAM ST ANDREW CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 27.
NETHER ALDERLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 5.
NEWTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 28.
NORTH RODE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 32.
OLD WITHINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 42.
OVER ALDERLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 5.
POTT SHRIGLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 31.
POYNTON WITH WORTH CP Parish-level Unit 1880   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 31.
PRESTBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 31.
RAINOW Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 32.
SIDDINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 34.
SNELSON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 34.
SUTTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 36.
TAXAL AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 37.
TYTHERINGTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 39.
UPTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 39.
WILDBOARCLOUGH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 41.
WINCLE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 41.
WITHINGTON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 42.
WOODFORD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1939 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 42.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Macclesfield 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/10107647

Date accessed: 24th April 2014