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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:
WEYMOUTH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1933
Unit ID:
10135606
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 596.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DORSET Administrative County 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 596.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was abolished to enlarge DORCHESTER RD the whole, except the part added to Weymouth and Melcombe Regis MB Area: 23301 acres. Population in 1931: 3610.   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. 77049. The Dorsetshire Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was abolished to enlarge WEYMOUTH AND MELCOMBE REGIS MB parts of the CPs of Bincombe, Broadwey, Chickerell, Preston, Radipole, Upwey, Wyke Regis Area: 5700 acres. Population in 1931: 7323.   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. 77049. The Dorsetshire Review Order, 1933

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ABBOTSBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 105.
BINCOMBE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 106.
BROADWAY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 107.
CHICKERELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 109.
EAST RADIPOLE CP Parish-level Unit   1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 117.
FLEET CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 111.
LANGTON HERRING CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 113.
OSMINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 115.
OWERMOIGNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 115.
PORTESHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 116.
POXWELL AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 117.
PRESTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 117.
RADIPOLE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 117.
UPWEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 121.
WYKE REGIS CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 123.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Weymouth 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/10135606

Date accessed: 22nd October 2018