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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:
CHESHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10152938
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 637.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CHESHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 637.
CHESTER Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 637.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by CHESHIRE Modern (post 1974) County Census of Population (2001 Key Statistics)
was preceded by CHESHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
was preceded by CHESHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 637.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge LANCASHIRE parts of Lymm UD, Bucklow RD, and Runcorn RD Area: 1551 acres. Population in 1931: 70.   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. 76291. The Liverpool Extension Order, 1932; 1.4.1933 The Bury Corporation Act, 1932; The Warrington Ext. Act, 1932; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Lancaster) Act, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of DERBYSHIRE parts of New Mills UD and Chapel En le Frith RD Area: 4014 acres. Population in 1931: 3638.   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'.; The Warrington Ext. Act, 1932; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Lancaster) Act, 1933; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of DERBYSHIRE parts of New Mills UD and Chapel En le Frith RD Area: 4014 acres. Population in 1931: 3638.   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'.; The Warrington Ext. Act, 1932; M. of H. Prov. Order Confirmation (Chester & Lancaster) Act, 1933; M. of H. Order No. 77044. The County of Chester Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1935 The Stockport Ext. Act, 1934; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84735. See P/C
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of LANCASHIRE part of Warrington RD Area: 164 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'.; The Warrington Ext. Act, 1932; M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Lancaster) Act, 1933; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of LANCASHIRE part of Warrington RD Area: 164 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'.; The Warrington Ext. Act, 1932; M. of H. Prov. Order Confirmation (Chester & Lancaster) Act, 1933; M. of H. Order No. 77044. The County of Chester Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1935 The Stockport Ext. Act, 1934; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 84735. See P/C
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge LANCASHIRE parts of Lymm UD, Bucklow RD, and Runcorn RD Area: 2017 acres. Population in 1931: 717.   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'.; The Warrington Ext. Act, 1932; The M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Chester; Lancaster) Act, 1933; 1.4.1935 The M. of H. Provisional Order Confirmation (Cumberland; Lancaster) Act, 1935
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge DERBYSHIRE parts of Yeardsley Cum Whaley UD, Disley, Macclesfield RDs Area: 5210 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 (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936
01 Apr 1936 was reduced to enlarge DERBYSHIRE parts of Yeardsley Cum Whaley UD, Disley, Macclesfield RDs Area: 5210 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 (Chester and Derby) Act, 1936
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge LANCASHIRE part of Stockport CB Area: 1 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. Order No. 89198. The County of Lancaster and C.B. of Stockport (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of LANCASHIRE part of Denton UD Area: 1 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. Order No. 89198. The County of Lancaster and County Borough of Stockport (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1937
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of SHROPSHIRE part of Kidsgrove UD and part of Newcastle-under-Lyme RD 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of SHROPSHIRE part of Whitchurch UD 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge STAFFORDSHIRE parts of Congleton, Nantwich RDs Area: 108 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 Staffordshire and Warwickshire (Tamworth) Order, 1964; The Stoke-on-Trent Order, 1964; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of STAFFORDSHIRE part of Kidsgrove UD and part of Newcastle-under-Lyme RD Area: 109 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge STAFFORDSHIRE parts of Congleton, Nantwich RDs Area: 108 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 Staffordshire and Warwickshire (Tamworth) Order, 1964; The West Midland Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALDERLEY EDGE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
ALSAGER UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
ALTRINCHAM MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
ASHTON UPON MERSEY UD Local Government District 1895 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
BEBINGTON MB/UD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
BEBINGTON AND BROMBOROUGH UD Local Government District 1922 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
BIRKENHEAD MB/CB Local Government District 1877 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 639.
BOLLINGTON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
BOWDON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
BREDBURY AND ROMILEY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
BROMBOROUGH UD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
BUCKLOW RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
BUGLAWTON UD Local Government District 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
CHEADLE AND GATLEY UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
CHESTER CB/MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.
CHESTER RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
COMPSTALL UD Local Government District 1902 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
CONGLETON MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.
CONGLETON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
CREWE MB Local Government District 1877 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 639.
DISLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
DUKINFIELD MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
ELLESMERE PORT MB/UD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
ELLESMERE PORT AND WHITBY UD Local Government District 1902 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
HALE UD Local Government District 1900 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
HANDFORTH UD Local Government District 1904 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
HAZEL GROVE AND BRAMHALL UD Local Government District 1900 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
HIGHER BEBINGTON UD Local Government District 1894 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
HOLLINGWORTH UD Local Government District 1900 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
HOOLE UD Local Government District 1894 1954 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
HOYLAKE UD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
HOYLAKE AND WEST KIRBY UD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
HYDE MB Local Government District 1881 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.
KNUTSFORD UD Local Government District 1895 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
LONGENDALE UD Local Government District 1936 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
LOWER BEBINGTON UD Local Government District 1894 1922 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.
LYMM UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
MACCLESFIELD MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
MACCLESFIELD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
MALPAS RD Local Government District 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
MARPLE UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
MIDDLEWICH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
MOTTRAM IN LONGENDALE UD Local Government District 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
NANTWICH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
NANTWICH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
NESTON UD Local Government District 1933 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
NESTON AND PARKGATE UD Local Government District 1894 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
NORTHWICH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
NORTHWICH RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
RUNCORN UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
RUNCORN RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 645.
SALE MB/UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
SANDBACH UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
STALYBRIDGE MB Local Government District 1857 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.
STOCKPORT CB/MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 640.
STOCKPORT RD Local Government District 1894 1904 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
TARPORLEY UD Local Government District 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
TARVIN RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
TINTWISTLE RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
TITTENLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1895 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 38.
WALLASEY CB/UD/MB Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
WILMSLOW UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
WINSFORD UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
WIRRAL UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
WIRRAL RD Local Government District 1894 01 Apr 1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
YEARDSLEY CUM WHALEY UD Local Government District 1894 1936 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 646.
RUNCORN New Town     London Gazette, No. 43296, p. 3201, 14 April 1964; Runcorn New Town (Designation) Order, 1964.
WARRINGTON New Town     London Gazette, No. 44576, p. 4907, 30 April 1968; Warrington New Town (Designation) Order, 1968.
ALTRINCHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BIRKENHEAD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
BREDBURY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CHESTER Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CONGLETON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
CREWE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
ELLESMERE PORT Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
FRODSHAM Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HOYLAKE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
HYDE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MACCLESFIELD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MARPLE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
MIDDLEWICH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
NANTWICH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
NEW FERRY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
NORTHWICH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
RUNCORN Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
SANDBACH Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STALYBRIDGE Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
STOCKPORT Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WALLASEY Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WILMSLOW Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
WINSFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cheshire AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10152938

Date accessed: 20th October 2017