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Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
ASHBY WOULDS
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10107659
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.

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
LEICESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 695.

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 ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH UD Area: 8 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. 84292 The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH UD 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. 84292 The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH RD part of Blackfordby CP Area: 464 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. 84292 The County of Leicester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH UD Area: 30 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 5830. The County of Leicester (Ashby De La Zouch U.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1956

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASHBY WOULDS CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 220.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ashby Woulds 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/10107659

Date accessed: 21st November 2014