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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:
WHALEY BRIDGE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1936
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10109346
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 660.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
WHALEY BRIDGE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 660.
E080182 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
DERBYSHIRE Administrative County 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 660.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was created from part of CHAPEL EN LE FRITH RD parts of Chapel en le Frith, Fernilee CPs Area: 1334 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 created from part of DISLEY RD part of Disley CP Area: 314 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 created from part of MACCLESFIELD RD 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 created through the abolition of YEARDSLEY CUM WHALEY UD Area: 1227 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

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
FERNILEE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
FURNESS VALE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
TAXAL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WHALEY BRIDGE CP Parish-level Unit 1936   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 87.
YEARDSLEY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Whaley Bridge 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/10109346

Date accessed: 13th November 2018