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Preferred Name:
MALMESBURY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10135084
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.

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
WILTSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 705.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to create CALNE AND CHIPPENHAM RD part of Hullavington CP Area: 216 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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge MALMESBURY MB part of Brokenborough CP Area: 25 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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1956 was reduced to enlarge MALMESBURY MB parts of Brokenborough, St. Paul Malmesbury Without CPs Area: 27 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Malmesbury (Extension) Order, 1956
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge TETBURY RD part of Sherston CP Area: 200 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 South Western Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of TETBURY RD parts of Didmarton, Long Newnton, Westonbirt with Lasborough CPs Area: 48 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 South Western Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALDERTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 529.
BRINKWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 532.
BROKENBOROUGH CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 532.
CHARLTON CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 534.
CRUDWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 536.
DAUNTSEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 536.
EASTON GREY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 538.
FOXLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
GARSDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
GREAT SOMERFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 549.
HANKERTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 539.
HULLAVINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 541.
LEA AND CLEVERTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 543.
LITTLE SOMERFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 549.
LUCKINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 543.
MALMESBURY ST PAUL WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 543.
MINETY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 545.
NORTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 545.
OAKSEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 545.
SHERSTON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 548.
SHERSTON MAGNA CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 548.
SHERSTON PINKNEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 548.
SOPWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 549.
WESTPORT ST MARY WITHOUT CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 551.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10135084

Date accessed: 19th September 2014