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Preferred Name:
CHESTER LE STREET
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10136854
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.

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
COUNTY DURHAM Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1922 was reduced to create WASHINGTON UD Washington CP Area: 1972 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 67552-The County of Durham (Washington UD) Confirmation Order, 1922
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge GATESHEAD MB/CB part of Lamesley CP Area: 762 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 Gateshead Ext. Act, 1932; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge CHESTER LE STREET UD parts of Plawsworth and Waldridge CPs Area: 68 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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of CHESTER LE STREET UD Area: 80 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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1933 The Gateshead Extension Act, 1932; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of DURHAM RD part of Kimblesworth CP Area: 7 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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1933 The Gateshead Extension Act, 1932; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge DURHAM RD Cocken CP and parts of Plawsworth and Witton Gilbert CPs Area: 2858 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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 81424. The County of Durham Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge HOUGHTON LE SPRING UD part of South Biddick CP Area: 9 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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge STANLEY UD parts of Lamesley and Urpeth CPs Area: 35 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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of TANFIELD UD Area: 1 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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1933 The Gateshead Extension Act, 1932; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge WASHINGTON UD part of Harraton CP Area: 349 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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge WHICKHAM UD part of Lamesley CP Area: 709 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. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937; 1.4.1933 The Gateshead Extension Act, 1932; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BARMSTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 92.
BIRTLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 93.
BURNMOOR CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
CHESTER LE STREET Ch/AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1909 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 95.
COCKEN Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 96.
EDMONDSLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 99.
GREAT LUMLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
HARRATON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 102.
LAMBTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
LAMESLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 107.
LITTLE LUMLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
OUSTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
PELTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
PLAWSWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 111.
SACRISTON CP Parish-level Unit 1937   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 112.
SOUTH BIDDICK CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 666.
URPETH CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 117.
USWORTH Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 117.
WALDRIDGE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1866   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 118.
WASHINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 118.
WITTON GILBERT AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 119.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Chester le Street 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/10136854

Date accessed: 17th April 2014