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Preferred Name:
LONG ASHTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10107763
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.

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
SOMERSET Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 672.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge BRISTOL MB/CB part of Bishopsworth CP Area: 887 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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge CLEVEDON UD part of Walton in Gordano CP Area: 279 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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of BRISTOL MB/CB Area: 100 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 BRISTOL MB/CB parts of Bishopsworth, Dundry, Easton In Gordano, Long Ashton CPs Area: 1175 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 (Alteraton of boundaries) Order, 1951
01 Apr 1962 was reduced to enlarge AXBRIDGE RD part of Yatton CP Area: 185 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 9359. The Somerset (Axbridge and Long Ashton R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1962
01 Apr 1962 was enlarged by gaining part of AXBRIDGE RD part of Congresbury CP Area: 22 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 9359. The Somerset (Axbridge and Long Ashton R.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1962
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge BRISTOL MB/CB part of Long Ashton CP Area: 9 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

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ABBOTS LEIGH CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 430.
BACKWELL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 414.
BARROW GURNEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 415.
BISHOPSWORTH CP Parish-level Unit 1898   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 416.
BROCKLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 418.
CLAPTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 422.
CLAPTON IN GORDANO CP Parish-level Unit 1954   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 422.
CLEEVE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1949   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 422.
DUNDRY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 424.
EASTON IN GORDANO CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 425.
FLAX BOURTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
KENN CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 429.
KINGSTON SEYMOUR CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 430.
LONG ASHTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 414.
NAILSEA CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 432.
NORTH WESTON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 441.
PORTBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 434.
TICKENHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 439.
WALTON IN GORDANO CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 440.
WESTON IN GORDANO AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 441.
WINFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 443.
WRAXALL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 443.
YATTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 444.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Long Ashton 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/10107763

Date accessed: 25th October 2014