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Industry

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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

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Preferred Name:
CARDIFF
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
County Borough
Date created:
1888
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10158965
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 33.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CAERDYDD Preferred Welsh     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 33.
CARDIFF Preferred English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 33.

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
GLAMORGAN Administrative County 1888 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 33.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1938 was enlarged by gaining part of MAGOR AND ST MELLONS RD Rumney CP Area: 2076 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)'.; Cardiff Extension Act, 1937
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of CARDIFF RD parts of Lisvane, Radyr CPs Area: 222 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)'.; Cardiff Extension Act, 1950
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of MAGOR AND ST MELLONS RD part of St. Mellons CP Area: 712 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)'.; Cardiff Extension Act, 1950
01 Apr 1951 was enlarged by gaining part of PENARTH UD Area: 91 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)'.; Cardiff Extension Act, 1950
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge CARDIFF RD Area: 13 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 Cardiff Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by the abolition of CARDIFF RD parts of Leckwith, Lisvane, Llanedeyrn, Michaelston-le-Pit, Radyr, St. Fagans, Wenvoe, Whitchurch CPs Area: 1899 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 Cardiff Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was enlarged by gaining part of MAGOR AND ST MELLONS RD parts of Peterstone Wentlooge, St. Mellons CPs Area: 12 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 Cardiff Order, 1966
01 Apr 1967 was reduced to enlarge MAGOR AND ST MELLONS RD 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 Cardiff Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CANTON CP Parish-level Unit   01 Oct 1903 1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
CARDIFF CP Parish-level Unit 01 Oct 1903   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'.
ROATH CP/AP Parish-level Unit   01 Oct 1903 1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 13, 'Changes in the boundaries of civil parishes during the intercensal period 1901-11; effected under the provisions of the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894, and by Local Acts'.
ST JOHN CP Parish-level Unit   01 Oct 1903 1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
ST MARY CP Parish-level Unit   01 Oct 1903 1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cardiff 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/10158965

Date accessed: 25th October 2014