Available Themes

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:
DARWEN
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1974)
Date created:
1878
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10109437
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.

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 1878 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DARWEN CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 161.
ECCLESHILL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 164.
LOWER DARWEN CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1879 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 161.
OVER DARWEN CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 161.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Darwen MB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10109437

Date accessed: 29th August 2014