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Preferred Name:
SOUTHAMPTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough
County Borough
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10135760
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.

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 SOUTHAMPTON Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HAMPSHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
09 Nov 1920 was enlarged by gaining part of ITCHEN UD Area: 2089 acres.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; M of H Provisional Order Confirmation (Southampton Extension) Act, 1920
01 Apr 1954 was reduced to enlarge ROMSEY AND STOCKBRIDGE RD Area: 3 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 Southampton (Alteration of boundaries) Order 1954
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by the abolition of ROMSEY AND STOCKBRIDGE RD parts of Millbrook, Nursling, and Rownhams CPs Area: 1074 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 Southampton (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1954
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of WINCHESTER RD parts of Hound, West End CPs Area: 821 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 Southampton (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1954
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of ROMSEY AND STOCKBRIDGE RD part of Nursing and Rownhams CP Area: 214 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 Hampshire and Southampton (Boundaries) Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BITTERNE Tg/CP Parish-level Unit 1920 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
ITCHEN CP Parish-level Unit 1920 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
PORTSWOOD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
SHIRLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1895 1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
SOUTHAMPTON CP Parish-level Unit 1912 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
SOUTHAMPTON ALL SAINTS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
SOUTHAMPTON HOLY ROOD AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
SOUTHAMPTON ST JOHN CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
SOUTHAMPTON ST LAWRENCE AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
SOUTHAMPTON ST MARY AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
SOUTHAMPTON ST MICHAEL AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1912 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
SOUTHAMPTON ST NICHOLAS CP Parish-level Unit 1920 1925 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
SOUTH STONEHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 616.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Southampton 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/10135760

Date accessed: 24th July 2014