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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:
PETERBOROUGH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough
Date created:
1874
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10136805
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 712.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
PETERBOROUGH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 712.
PETERBOROUGH CITY OF Alternate English     1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Industries (condensed list) of Males and Females (exclusive of persons out of work)'.
E180498 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
HUNTINGDONSHIRE AND PETERBOROUGH Administrative County 1965 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 712.
SOKE OF PETERBOROUGH Administrative County 1889 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 712.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
28 Sep 1956 was reduced to enlarge NORMAN CROSS RD Area: 4 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)
28 Sep 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of NORMAN CROSS RD part of Orton Longueville CP 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'.; 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
CENTRAL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
DOGSTHORPE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
EAST LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
FLETTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1874 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 250.
FLETTON URBAN CP Parish-level Unit   1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 300.
MINSTER LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
NORTH LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
PARK LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
PASTON AND WERRINGTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
PETERBOROUGH AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 307.
PETERBOROUGH CP Parish-level Unit 1929   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 307.
PETERBOROUGH MINSTER CLOSE PRECINCTS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 307.
PETERBOROUGH WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit   1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 307.
SOUTH LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WEST LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WOODSTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1874 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 254.
WOODSTONE URBAN CP Parish-level Unit   1929 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 312.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10136805

Date accessed: 17th November 2018