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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:
CROSBY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1974)
Date created:
1937
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10136921
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 679.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CROSBY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 679.
E200603 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
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 679.
MERSEYSIDE Conurbation    

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
09 Nov 1937 was created through the abolition of GREAT CROSBY UD Area: 3784 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)'.; Charter of Incorporation
09 Nov 1937 was created through the abolition of WATERLOO WITH SEAFORTH UD Area: 988 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)'.; Charter of Incorporation
01 Apr 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of WEST LANCASHIRE RD parts of Ince Blundell, Sefton, Thornton CPs Area: 98 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Crosby Corporation Act, 1956

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'.
CHRIST CHURCH 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'.
COLLEGE 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'.
GREAT CROSBY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 160.
LITTLE CROSBY 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'.
SEAFORTH CP Parish-level Unit 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 200.
ST JOHNS 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'.
ST MARYS 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'.
ST THOMAS 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'.
WATERLOO CP Parish-level Unit 1937 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 209.
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'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Crosby 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/10136921

Date accessed: 21st November 2018