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Preferred Name:
MANCHESTER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1889)
County Borough (1889 - 1974)
Date created:
1838
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10136933
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
MANCHESTER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.
E200569 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by MANCHESTER Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1838 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.
SOUTH EAST LANCASHIRE Conurbation    

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of CHADDERTON UD Area: 18 acres. Population in 1931: 4.   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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge CHADDERTON UD Area: 18 acres. Population in 1931: 19.   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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of DENTON UD Area: 1 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of DROYLSDEN UD Area: 4 acres. Population in 1931: 80.   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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge DROYLSDEN UD Area: 5 acres. Population in 1931: 146.   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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of FAILSWORTH UD Area: 3 acres. Population in 1931: 14.   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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge FAILSWORTH UD Area: 4 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge MIDDLETON MB Area: 3 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of MIDDLETON MB Area: 2 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALEXANDRA 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'.
ALL SAINTS 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'.
ARDWICK 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'.
ARDWICK Tn/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 143.
BAGULEY 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'.
BARLOW MOOR 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'.
BENCHILL 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'.
BESWICK ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1838 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 146.
BESWICK 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'.
BLACKLEY 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'.
BLACKLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 149.
BRADFORD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1885 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 152.
BRADFORD 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'.
BURNAGE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1904 1910 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 153.
BURNAGE 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'.
CHEETHAM Ch/Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1838 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 156.
CHEETHAM 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'.
CHORLTON CUM HARDY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1904 1910 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 157.
CHORLTON CUM HARDY 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'.
CHORLTON UPON MEDLOCK Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1838 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 157.
CLAYTON ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 157.
COLLEGIATE 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'.
CRUMPSALL 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'.
CRUMPSALL Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 160.
DIDSBURY 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'.
DIDSBURY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1904 1910 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 162.
DROYLSDEN Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1884 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 163.
GORTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1909 1910 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 168.
GORTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 168.
GORTON 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'.
GORTON 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'.
HARPURHEY 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'.
HARPURHEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1885 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 170.
HUGH OLDHAM 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'.
HULME Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1838 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 175.
LEVENSHULME 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'.
LEVENSHULME Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1909 1910 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 179.
LIGHTBOWNE 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'.
LONGSIGHT 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'.
MANCHESTER CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1838 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 183.
MILES PLATTING 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'.
MOSS SIDE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1904 1910 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 188.
MOSS SIDE Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1884 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 188.
MOSS SIDE 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'.
MOSS SIDE 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'.
MOSTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 188.
MOSTON 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'.
NEW CROSS 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'.
NEWTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 189.
NEWTON HEATH 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'.
NORTHENDEN 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 MANCHESTER CP Parish-level Unit 1896 1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 185.
OLD MOAT 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'.
OPENSHAW Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 191.
OPENSHAW 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'.
RUSHOLME Tn/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1885 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 198.
RUSHOLME 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'.
SOUTH MANCHESTER CP Parish-level Unit 1896 1916 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 185.
ST GEORGES 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 LUKES 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 MARKS 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 PETERS 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'.
WITHINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1904 1910 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 213.
WITHINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1884 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 213.
WITHINGTON 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'.
WOODHOUSE 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'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Manchester 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/10136933

Date accessed: 22nd November 2017