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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:
DOLGELLAU
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10157468
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 20.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
DOLGELLEY Official English   05 Mar 1958 1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
DOLGELLAU Preferred English 05 Mar 1958   M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 20.
W551424 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
MERIONETHSHIRE Administrative County     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 20.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge BARMOUTH UD part of Llanaber CP Area: 549 acres. Population in 1931: 156.   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. 78189. The Merioneth Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge DEUDRAETH RD part of Llanenddwyn CP Area: 31 acres. Population in 1931: 18.   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. 78189. The Merioneth Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of DEUDRAETH RD parts of the CPs of Llanbedr and Llanfair Area: 453 acres. Population in 1931: 9.   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. 78189. The Merioneth Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge DOLGELLEY UD Pat of Brithdir and Islaw'Rdref CP Area: 836 acres. Population in 1931: 53.   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. 78189. The Merioneth Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of MALLWYD UD Area: 14221 acres. Population in 1931: 679.   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. 78189. The Merioneth Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1955 was created through the abolition of CIVIL PARISH OF PENNAL RD Comprising Pennal CP only. Area: 8814 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 LG Order No. 1519W. The County of Merioneth (Dolgelley R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1955

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BRITHDIR AND ISLAWR DREF CP Parish-level Unit 1894   M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 20.
LLANABER AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 101.
LLANDDWYWE IS Y GRAIG Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 113.
LLANDDWYWE UWCH Y GRAIG Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 113.
LLANEGRYN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 114.
LLANELTUD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 115.
LLANENDDWYN AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 115.
LLANFACHRETH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 115.
LLANFIHANGEL Y PENNANT AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 123.
LLANGELYNNIN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 127.
LLANYMAWDDWY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 143.
MALLWYD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 152.
PENNAL CP/AP Parish-level Unit 01 Apr 1955   M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 174.
TAL Y LLYN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 202.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Dolgellau 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/10157468

Date accessed: 27th May 2017