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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:
HUNTINGDONSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1965
Unit ID:
10166585
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 628.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
HUNTINGDONSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 628.
HUNTINGDON Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 628.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by HUNTINGDONSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
was preceded by HUNTINGDONSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
was succeeded by HUNTINGDONSHIRE District/Unitary Authority F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 628.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 628.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
28 Sep 1956 was reduced to enlarge SOKE OF PETERBOROUGH part of Norman Cross RD Area: 8 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 Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
28 Sep 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of SOKE OF PETERBOROUGH parts of Peterborough MB, Peterborough RD Area: 7 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 Local Government Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND ISLE OF ELY part of Ramsey UD and parts of St. Ives, Neots RDs Area: 31 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to create HUNTINGDONSHIRE AND PETERBOROUGH the whole except part of Ramsey UD and parts of Huntingdon, Norman Cross, St. Ives, St. Neots RDs Area: 94295 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 Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was abolished to enlarge NORTHAMPTONSHIRE parts of Huntingdon, Norman Cross RDs Area: 48 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge NORTHAMPTONSHIRE parts of Huntingdon, Norman Cross RDs Area: 48 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 East Midland Counties Order, 1965; The Huntingdon and Peterborough Order, 1964; The Northampton Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CIVIL PARISH OF SIBSON CUM STIBBINGTON RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
GODMANCHESTER MB Local Government District   1961 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 629.
HUNTINGDON MB Local Government District 1835 1961 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 629.
HUNTINGDON RD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
HUNTINGDON AND GODMANCHESTER MB Local Government District 1961 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 629.
NORMAN CROSS RD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
OLD FLETTON UD Local Government District 1905 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
OUNDLE RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
RAMSEY UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
ST IVES RD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
ST IVES MB Local Government District 1874 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 629.
ST NEOTS UD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
ST NEOTS RD Local Government District 1894 1965 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 630.
THRAPSTON RD Local Government District 1894 1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
HUNTINGDON Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Huntingdonshire AdmC through time | Census tables with data for the Administrative County, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10166585

Date accessed: 14th December 2017