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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:
MELBOURN
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District (until 1934)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1934
Unit ID:
10153402
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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
CAMBRIDGESHIRE Administrative County 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 575.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was abolished to create SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE RD Area: 39544 acres. Population in 1931: 7782.   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. 78163. The Cambridgeshire (Rural Areas) Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ABINGTON PIGOTTS CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 46.
BARRINGTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 47.
BASSINGBOURN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 47.
FOWLMERE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 50.
FOXTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 50.
GREAT CHISHILL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1895 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 49.
GUILDEN MORDEN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 52.
HEYDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1895 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 51.
KNEESWORTH Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 51.
LITLINGTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 51.
LITTLE CHISHILL AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1895 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 49.
MELBOURN AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 52.
MELDRETH AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 52.
SHEPRETH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 53.
SHINGAY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 53.
STEEPLE MORDEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 52.
THRIPLOW AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 54.
WENDY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 54.
WHADDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 54.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Melbourn 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/10153402

Date accessed: 17th November 2018