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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:
DROITWICH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10153591
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
DROITWICH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
E431141 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
WORCESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1931 was enlarged by gaining part of DROITWICH MB Area: 253 acres. Population in 1931: 4.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (City of Worcester) Act, 1931; 1.4.1933 M. of H. Order No. 76790. The County of Worcester Review Order, 1933
01 Oct 1931 was reduced to enlarge WORCESTER MB/CB parts of the CPs of North Claines & Worcester St. Martin County Area: 733 acres. Population in 1931: 612.   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. Provisional Order Confirmation (City of Worcester) Act, 1931
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge BROMSGROVE RD parts of the CPs of Dodderhill & Upton Warren Area: 102 acres. Population in 1931: 436.   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. 76790. The County of Worcester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge DROITWICH MB part of Dodderhill CP Area: 132 acres. Population in 1931: 215.   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. 76790. The County of Worcester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge STOURPORT ON SEVERN UD part of Hartlebury CP Area: 515 acres. Population in 1931: 536.   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. 76790. The County of Worcester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1952 was abolished to enlarge PERSHORE RD part of St. Martin County CP Area: 232 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Worcester Corporation Act, 1951
01 Apr 1952 was abolished to enlarge WORCESTER MB/CB parts of Hindlip, North Claines, St. Martin County, Warndon CPs Area: 716 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Worcester Corporation Act, 1951
01 Apr 1968 was reduced to enlarge DROITWICH MB parts of Hampton Lovett, Salwarpe, Westwood CPs Area: 126 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 Worcestershire (Droitwich) Order, 1967

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CROWLE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 476.
CRUTCH ExP/CP Parish-level Unit   1933 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 476.
DODDERHILL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 476.
DOVERDALE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 476.
ELMBRIDGE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 478.
ELMLEY LOVETT CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 478.
HADZOR CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 479.
HAMPTON LOVETT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 479.
HANBURY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 479.
HARTLEBURY Tn/CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 480.
HIMBLETON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 480.
HINDLIP Ch/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 480.
HUDDINGTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 481.
MARTIN HUSSINGTREE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 484.
NORTH CLAINES CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 475.
ODDINGLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 485.
OMBERSLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 486.
SALWARPE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
STOCK AND BRADLEY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 489.
TIBBERTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 490.
UPPER MITTON Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1897 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 484.
UPTON WARREN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 490.
WARNDON CP/Ch/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 491.
WESTWOOD Ch/ExP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 491.
WORCESTER ST MARTIN COUNTY CP Parish-level Unit   01 Apr 1952 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 493.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Droitwich 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/10153591

Date accessed: 16th November 2018