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Preferred Name:
CHELMSFORD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10152537
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CHELMSFORD Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.
E120336 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
ESSEX Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 602.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to create BILLERICAY UD Part viz., part of Buttsbury CP Area: 1282 acres. Population in 1931: 1446.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge CHELMSFORD MB parts of the CPs of Broomfield, Springfield, Widford, and Writtle Area: 1659 acres. Population in 1931: 920.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934
01 Oct 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of BILLERICAY RD parts of the CPs of Downham, Mountnessing, Ramsden Bellhouse, Ramsden Crays and Shenfield Area: 6128 acres. Population in 1931: 1555.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935
01 Oct 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of ROCHFORD RD part of Hockley CP Area: 274 acres. Population in 1931: 1.   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. 77918. The Essex Review Order, 1934; 1.4.1936. M. of H. Order No. 83994. The Essex Review Order, 1935

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BOREHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 131.
BROOMFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 132.
BUTTSBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 132.
CHIGNALL CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 133.
DANBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 136.
EAST HANNINGFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 139.
GOOD EASTER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 136.
GREAT AND LITTLE LEIGHS CP Parish-level Unit 1946   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
GREAT BADDOW CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 129.
GREAT LEIGHS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1946 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
GREAT WALTHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 154.
HIGHWOOD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1954   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 140.
INGATESTONE AND FRYERNING CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 143.
LITTLE BADDOW CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 129.
LITTLE LEIGHS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1946 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 142.
LITTLE WALTHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 154.
MARGARETTING AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 145.
MASHBURY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 145.
MOUNTNESSING AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1934 1974 1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'AC, MB, UD, RD; Wards of CB, MB; CP, NT'.
PLESHY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 147.
RETTENDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 148.
ROXWELL Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 149.
RUNWELL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 149.
SANDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 150.
SOUTH HANNINGFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 139.
SPRINGFIELD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 151.
STOCK AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 151.
WEST HANNINGFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 139.
WIDFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 156.
WOODHAM FERRERS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 157.
WRITTLE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 157.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Chelmsford 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/10152537

Date accessed: 17th November 2018