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Preferred Name:
BRISTOL
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (1888 - 1974)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10153311
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 609.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BRISTOL Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 609.
E130345 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
GLOUCESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 609.

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 the abolition of CHIPPING SODBURY RD parts of Filton and Winterbourne CPs Area: 134 acres. Population in 1931: 300.   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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of KEYNSHAM RD Brislington CP and part of Whitchurch CP Area: 2002 acres. Population in 1931: 4307.   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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of LONG ASHTON RD part of Bishopsworth CP Area: 887 acres. Population in 1931: 723.   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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of THORNBURY RD part of Henbury CP Area: 1714 acres. Population in 1931: 1606.   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. 77130. The Somerset Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1935 M. of H. Order No. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to create SODBURY RD Area: 5 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. 80904. The County of Gloucester Review Order, 1935
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of BATHAVON RD part of Whitchurch CP Area: 985 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)'.; The Somerset and Bristol (Alteraton of boundaries) Order, 1951
01 Apr 1951 was reduced to enlarge CLEVEDON UD   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)'.; The Somerset and Bristol (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1951
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of LONG ASHTON RD parts of Bishopsworth, Dundry, Easton In Gordano, Long Ashton CPs Area: 1175 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)'.; The Somerset and Bristol (Alteraton of boundaries) Order, 1951
01 Apr 1951 was reduced to enlarge LONG ASHTON RD Area: 100 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)'.; The Somerset and Bristol (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1951
01 Apr 1951 was reduced to enlarge PORTISHEAD UD Area: 116 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)'.; The Somerset and Bristol (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1951
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of BATHAVON RD part of Whitchurch CP Area: 15 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 Bristol Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge KEYNSHAM 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 Bristol Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge KINGSWOOD UD Area: 2 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 Bristol Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of KINGSWOOD UD Area: 2 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 Bristol Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of LONG ASHTON RD part of Long Ashton CP Area: 9 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 Bristol Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of MANGOTSFIELD UD Area: 36 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 Bristol Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge SODBURY RD Area: 39 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 Bristol Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of SODBURY RD Pats of Filton, Stoke Gifford, Winterbourne CPs Area: 21 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 Bristol Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of THORNBURY RD parts of Almondsbury, Redwick and Northwick CPs Area: 250 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 Bristol Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
AVON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BEDMINSTER LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BEDMINSTER CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1835 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 416.
BISHOPSTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BISHOPSWORTH LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BRISLINGTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
BRISTOL CP Parish-level Unit 1898   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 165.
BRISTOL ALL SAINTS CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 165.
BRISTOL CASTLE PRECINCTS ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 165.
BRISTOL CHRISTCHURCH AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 166.
BRISTOL ST AUGUSTINE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 166.
BRISTOL ST EWEN AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 166.
BRISTOL ST JAMES AND ST PAUL OUT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1868 1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 166.
BRISTOL ST JOHN THE BAPTIST AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 166.
BRISTOL ST LEONARD AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 167.
BRISTOL ST MARY LE PORT CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 167.
BRISTOL ST MARY REDCLIFFE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 418.
BRISTOL ST MICHAEL CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 167.
BRISTOL ST NICHOLAS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 167.
BRISTOL ST PAUL IN CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 167.
BRISTOL ST PETER CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 167.
BRISTOL ST PHILIP AND ST JACOB IN CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 167.
BRISTOL ST PHILIP AND ST JACOB OUT CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 167.
BRISTOL ST STEPHEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 167.
BRISTOL ST THOMAS CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 418.
BRISTOL ST WERBURGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 167.
BRISTOL TEMPLE CP/AP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 418.
CABOT LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
CENTRAL BRISTOL CP Parish-level Unit 1896 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 165.
CLIFTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 170.
CLIFTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
DISTRICT LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
DURDHAM LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
EASTON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
EASTVILLE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HENBURY LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HENGROVE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HILLFIELDS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HORFIELD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
KNOWLE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
NORTH BRISTOL CP Parish-level Unit 1896 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 165.
REDLAND Ch/CP Parish-level Unit   1896 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 183.
REDLAND LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SOMERSET LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SOUTH BRISTOL CP Parish-level Unit 1896 1898 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 165.
SOUTHMEAD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SOUTHVILLE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
STAPLETON LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST GEORGE EAST LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST GEORGE WEST LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
STOCKWOOD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST PAUL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
ST PHILIP AND JACOB LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WESTBURY ON TRYM AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1880s 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 189.
WESTBURY ON TRYM LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
WINDMILL HILL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bristol MB/CB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10153311

Date accessed: 18th September 2019