Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
YEOVIL
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10153104
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by YEOVIL Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
SOMERSET Administrative County   1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 671.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1959 was enlarged by gaining part of YEOVIL RD part of Yeovil Without CP Area: 37 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 Order No. 7707. The Somerset (Borough of Yeovil) Confirmation Order, 1959
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of YEOVIL RD part of Yeovil Without CP Area: 35 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 27282. The Somerset (Borough of Yeovil) Confirmation Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
YEOVIL CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 444.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Yeovil 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/10153104

Date accessed: 25th April 2014