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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:
LIMEHURST
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1954
Unit ID:
10109139
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 688.

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
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1894 1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 688.
SOUTH EAST LANCASHIRE Conurbation    

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to enlarge ASHTON UNDER LYNE MB parts of the CPs of Alt and Hartshead Area: 999 acres. Population in 1931: 602.   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. 80451. The County of Lancaster Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1951 was reduced to enlarge OLDHAM MB/CB parts of Alt, Bardsley, Woodhouses CPs Area: 605 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)'.; Oldham Extension Act, 1950
01 Apr 1954 was abolished to enlarge ASHTON UNDER LYNE MB parts of Alt, Bardsley, Little Moss, and the whole of Waterloo CPs Area: 1154 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Oldham, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Mossley (Extension) Order, 1954
01 Apr 1954 was abolished to enlarge DROYLSDEN UD part of Little Moss CP Area: 235 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Oldham, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Mossley (Extension) Order, 1954
01 Apr 1954 was abolished to enlarge FAILSWORTH UD parts of Bardsley, Little Moss, Woodhouses CPs Area: 606 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Oldham, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Mossley (Extension) Order, 1954
01 Apr 1954 was abolished to enlarge MOSSLEY MB part of Alt CP Area: 37 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Oldham Ashton-Under-Lyne and Mossley (Extension) Order, 1954
01 Apr 1954 was abolished to enlarge OLDHAM MB/CB parts of Alt, Bardsley, Woodhouses CPs Area: 1052 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Oldham, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Mossley (Extension) Order, 1954

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALT CP Parish-level Unit   1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 143.
BARDSLEY CP Parish-level Unit   1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 145.
CROSSBANK CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1914 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 160.
HARTSHEAD CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 170.
LITTLE MOSS CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 188.
WATERLOO CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 209.
WOODHOUSES CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 214.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Limehurst 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/10109139

Date accessed: 13th November 2018