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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:
OXFORDSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10134808
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 662.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
OXFORDSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 662.
OXFORD Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 662.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by OXFORDSHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by OXFORDSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
was preceded by OXFORDSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 662.

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 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE part of Long Crendon RD Area: 1380 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 (Buckingham and Oxford) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge BUCKINGHAMSHIRE part of Bullingdon RD Area: 1431 acres. Population in 1931: 118.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (Buckingham and Oxford) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of BUCKINGHAMSHIRE part of Long Crendon RD Area: 1380 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 (Buckingham and Oxford) Act, 1933
05 Jun 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of BUCKINGHAMSHIRE part of Buckingham RD Area: 5 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
05 Jun 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of BUCKINGHAMSHIRE part of Buckingham RD Area: 5 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
26 Oct 1956 was reduced to enlarge BUCKINGHAMSHIRE part of Ploughley RD Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
26 Oct 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of BUCKINGHAMSHIRE part of Buckingham RD Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
26 Oct 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of BUCKINGHAMSHIRE part of Buckingham RD Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BANBURY MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 663.
BANBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
BICESTER UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
BICESTER RD Local Government District 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
BULLINGDON RD Local Government District 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
CAVERSHAM UD Local Government District 1894 1911 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
CHIPPING NORTON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
CHIPPING NORTON MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 664.
CROWMARSH RD Local Government District 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
CULHAM RD Local Government District 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
GORING RD Local Government District 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
HEADINGTON UD Local Government District 01 Apr 1927 01 Apr 1929 1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.
HEADINGTON RD Local Government District 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
HENLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 666.
HENLEY ON THAMES MB Local Government District 1883 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 664.
OXFORD MB/CB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 664.
PLOUGHLEY RD Local Government District 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 667.
THAME RD Local Government District 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 667.
THAME UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 667.
WHEATLEY UD Local Government District 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 667.
WITNEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 667.
WITNEY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 667.
WOODSTOCK RD Local Government District 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 667.
WOODSTOCK MB Local Government District 1886 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 664.
BANBURY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HENLEY ON THAMES Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
OXFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WITNEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Oxfordshire AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10134808

Date accessed: 17th December 2017