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Preferred Name:
LUTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District (until 1974)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10144085
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.

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
BEDFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.

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 AMPTHILL RD part of Toddington CP Area: 5116 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. 77050. The South Bedfordshire Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge DUNSTABLE MB parts of the CPs of Caddington, Houghton Regis, Kensworth, and Totternhoe Area: 1233 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. 77050. The South Bedfordshire Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of EATON BRAY RD the whole except part of Heath and Reach CP Area: 13545 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. 77050. The South Bedfordshire Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge LUTON MB/CB parts of the CPs of Caddington, Houghton Regis, Hyde, and Stopsley Area: 2253 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. 77050. The South Bedfordshire Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1939 was reduced to enlarge LUTON MB/CB part of Hyde CP Area: 539 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)'.; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Luton Extension) Act, 1939
01 Apr 1954 was reduced to enlarge DUNSTABLE MB part of Houghton Regis CP Area: 57 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; The Dunstable (Extension) Order, 1954
28 Dec 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of AMPTHILL RD parts of Battlesden, Milton Bryan CPs Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
28 Dec 1956 was reduced to enlarge AMPTHILL RD part of Toddington CP Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; M. of H. and Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
01 Apr 1964 was reduced to create LUTON MB/CB parts of Caddington, Hyde, Streatley, Sundon, Toddington CPs Area: 876 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 Luton Order, 1963
01 Apr 1964 was enlarged by the abolition of LUTON MB/CB Area: 102 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 Luton Order, 1963
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge HEMEL HEMPSTEAD RD part of Hyde CP 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of HEMEL HEMPSTEAD RD parts of Flamstead, Markyate CPs Area: 45 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BARTON LE CLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 4.
BILLINGTON Ch/CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 5.
CADDINGTON CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 5.
CHALGRAVE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 5.
EATON BRAY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 560.
EGGINGTON Ch/CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 6.
HEATH AND REACH CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 7.
HOCKLIFFE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 7.
HOUGHTON REGIS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 7.
HUMBERSHOE CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit   1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 7.
HYDE CP Parish-level Unit 1896   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 7.
KENSWORTH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1897 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 238.
LEAGRAVE CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit   1928 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 8.
LIMBURY CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit   1928 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 8.
LUTON RURAL CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 8.
STANBRIDGE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 10.
STOPSLEY CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 10.
STREATLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 10.
STUDHAM CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 10.
SUNDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 10.
TILSWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 11.
TODDINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 11.
TOTTERNHOE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 11.
WHIPSNADE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 11.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Luton 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/10144085

Date accessed: 23rd November 2014