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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:
WEST KINGSDOWN
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10152150
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
KINGSDOWN Official English   1948 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.
WEST KINGSDOWN Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by KINGSDOWN WITH MAPPISCOMBE EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KENT Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.
DARTFORD PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.
AXTON Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.
AXTON DARTFORD AND WILMINGTON Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 633.
CODSHEATH Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.
DARTFORD RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.
DARTFORD RD Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 277.
FARNINGHAM Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of IGHTHAM AP/CP Area: 129 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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of WROTHAM CP/AP Area: 524 acres. Population in 1931: 59.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1955 was reduced to create ASH WITH RIDLEY 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 LGBO No. 4833. The County of Kent (Dartford Rural Parishes) Confirmation Order, 1955)
01 Apr 1955 was enlarged by gaining part of FARNINGHAM AP/CP Area: 153 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 LGBO No. 4833. The County of Kent (Dartford Rural Parishes) Confirmation Order, 1955
01 Apr 1955 was reduced to enlarge FARNINGHAM AP/CP Area: 70 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 LGBO No. 4833. The County of Kent (Dartford Rural Parishes) Confirmation Order, 1955
01 Apr 1955 was reduced to enlarge FAWKHAM AP/CP Area: 249 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 LGBO No. 4833. The County of Kent (Dartford Rural Parishes) Confirmation Order, 1955

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, West Kingsdown CP/AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10152150

Date accessed: 18th December 2018