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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:
HANDFORTH
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Township
Civil Parish (1866 - 1936)
Hamlet
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1936
Unit ID:
10114093
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.

Notes:

Although Youngs describes Handforth cum Bosden as a single township up to 1877, the 1871 census was already listing Handforth and Bosden as two separate 'Hamlets'.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
HANDFORTH CUM BOSDEN Official English   1877 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.
HANDFORTH Preferred English 1877   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.
HANDFORD PART OF HANDFORD CUM BOSDEN TOWNSHIP Alternate English     1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
HANDFORTH Alternate English     1871 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area; Houses and Inhabitants, 1861 and 1871, in the Parishes and Places comprised in each Superintendent Registrar's District'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by HANDFORTH EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CHESHIRE Ancient County   1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.
STOCKPORT PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.
CHEADLE Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
HANDFORTH UD Local Government District 1904 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.
MACCLESFIELD Hundred Ancient District   1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.
STOCKPORT RSD Sanitary District   1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.
STOCKPORT RD Local Government District 1894 1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.
CHEADLE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1866 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 20.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was abolished to enlarge WILMSLOW CP Area: 1080 acres. Population in 1931: 938.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BOSDEN CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 01 Jan 0001 1877 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 10.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Handforth Tn/CP/Hmlt through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10114093

Date accessed: 22nd November 2019