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Preferred Name:
DERBY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (1888 - 1974)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10109700
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 656.

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 DERBY Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 656.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DERBYSHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 656.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of BELPER RD parts of Mackworth and Markeaton CPs Area: 833 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. 77674. The Derbyshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of SHARDLOW RD parts of Chaddesden and Spondon CPs Area: 160 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. 77674. The Derbyshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1968 was enlarged by the abolition of BELPER RD Darley Abbey CP and parts of Allestree, Duffield, Mackworth, Quarndon CPs Area: 721 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 Derby Order, 1968
01 Apr 1968 was reduced to enlarge BELPER RD Area: 43 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 Derby Order, 1968
01 Apr 1968 was enlarged by the abolition of REPTON RD parts of Findern, Mickleover, Radbourne, Twyford and Stenson CPs Area: 586 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 Derby Order, 1968
01 Apr 1968 was enlarged by the abolition of SOUTH EAST DERBYSHIRE RD parts of Alvaston and Boulton, Aston upon Trent, Breadsall, Chaddesden, Chellaston, Elvaston, Littleover, Sinfin and Arleston, Sinfin Moor, Spondon, Swarkestone CPs Area: 3256 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 Derby Order, 1968

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DERBY CP Parish-level Unit 1898   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 72.
DERBY ALL SAINTS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 72.
DERBY ALL SAINTS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 72.
DERBY ST ALKMUND CP/AP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 72.
DERBY ST MICHAEL CP/Tn/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 73.
DERBY ST PETER CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 73.
DERBY ST WERBURGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 73.
DERBY ST WERBURGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 73.
LITCHURCH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1877 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 78.
LITCHURCH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1889 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 78.
LITTLE CHESTER Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1889 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 70.
LITTLE CHESTER Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1877 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 70.
NEW NORMANTON CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 81.
ROWDITCH CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 83.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10109700

Date accessed: 02nd September 2014