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Preferred Name:
WARRINGTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1900)
County Borough (after 1900)
Date created:
1847
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10109450
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 681.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by WARRINGTON Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 681.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1847 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 681.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of RUNCORN RD parts of the CPs of Grappenhall, Latchford Without, Stockton Heath, and Walton Inferior Area: 466 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'.; The Warrington Extension Act, 1932
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of WARRINGTON RD parts of the CPs of Burtonwood, Great Sankey, and Winwick with Hulme Area: 890 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'.; The Warrington Extension Act, 1932
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of WARRINGTON RD part of Winwick CP Area: 107 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Warrington (Extension) Order, 1954

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LATCHFORD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1847 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 23.
THELWALL CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1847 1884 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 37.
WARRINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 209.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Warrington CB/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/10109450

Date accessed: 19th September 2014