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Preferred Name:
SUNDERLAND
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (after 1888)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10136830
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SUNDERLAND Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
WEARMOUTH Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by SUNDERLAND Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
COUNTY DURHAM Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by the abolition of HOUGHTON LE SPRING RD part of Silksworth CP Area: 524 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'.; The Sunderland Corporation Act, 1935
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of SUNDERLAND RD part of Ford CP Area: 109 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'.; The Sunderland Corporation Act, 1935
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of SUNDERLAND RD parts of Ford, Hylton, Silksworth CPs Area: 1632 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)'.; Sunderland Extension Act, 1950
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of EASINGTON RD part of Burdon CP Area: 2 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 Sunderland Order, 1967
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge HOUGHTON LE SPRING UD Area: 2 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 Sunderland Order, 1967
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of SEAHAM UD Area: 1 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 Sunderland Order, 1967
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by the abolition of SUNDERLAND RD Tunstall CP and parts of Ford, Herrington, Hylton, Offerton, Ryhope, Silksworth CPs Area: 1684 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 Sunderland Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BISHOPWEARMOUTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 93.
BISHOPWEARMOUTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1889 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 93.
BISHOPWEARMOUTH PANNS Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 93.
BISHOPWEARMOUTH PANNS Tn/CP Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 93.
MONKWEARMOUTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 109.
MONKWEARMOUTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1889 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 109.
MONKWEARMOUTH SHORE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 110.
MONKWEARMOUTH SHORE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1889 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 110.
RYHOPE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1867 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 112.
RYHOPE WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 112.
SUNDERLAND AP/CP/PA Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 116.
SUNDERLAND AP/CP/PA Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 116.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Sunderland 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/10136830

Date accessed: 23rd April 2014