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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:
MACCLESFIELD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10137135
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
MACCLESFIELD Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
E050091 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
CHESHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge MACCLESFIELD RD Area: 4 acres. Population in 1931: 2.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of MACCLESFIELD RD parts of Fallibroome, Gawsworth, Hurdsfield, Sutton, Tytherington, and Upton CPs Area: 1430 acres. Population in 1931: 649.   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. 84735. The County of Chester Review Order, 1936
08 Mar 1955 was enlarged by gaining part of MACCLESFIELD RD part of Gawsworth CP Area: 147 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Macclesfield (Extension) Order, 1955

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'.
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'.
HURDSFIELD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 22.
MACCLESFIELD CP/Tn Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 25.
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'.
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'.
SOUTH 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'.
SUTTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 36.
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, Macclesfield 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/10137135

Date accessed: 14th November 2018