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Preferred Name:
ALTON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10166652
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.

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
HAMPSHIRE Administrative County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of ALRESFORD RD the CPs of Ropley, West Tisted Area: 7040 acres.   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. 76235. The County of Southampton Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge ALTON UD parts of the CPs of Chawton, Holybourne, Neatham Area: 1118 acres.   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. 76235. The County of Southampton Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by gaining part of ALTON UD Area: 883 acres.   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. 76235. The County of Southampton Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge HARTLEY WINTNEY RD parts of the CPs of Bentley, Froyle Area: 24 acres.   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. 76235. The County of Southampton Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by gaining part of PETERSFIELD RD part of the CP of Bramshott Area: 164 acres.   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. 76235. The County of Southampton Review Order, 1932

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BENTLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
BENTWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
BINSTED CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
CHAWTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
COLDREY CP/ExP Parish-level Unit 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
EAST TISTED CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
EAST WORLDHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
FARRINGDON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
FOUR MARKS CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
FROYLE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
GRAYSHOTT CP Parish-level Unit 1902 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
HARTLEY MAUDITT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
HEADLEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
HOLYBOURNE AP/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
KINGSLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
LASHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
MEDSTEAD Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
NEATHAM CP/Tg Parish-level Unit 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
NEWTON VALENCE AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
ROPLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
SELBORNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
SHALDEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
WEST TISTED AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
WEST WORLDHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
WHITEHILL CP Parish-level Unit 1929 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
WIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
WORLDHAM CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Alton 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/10166652

Date accessed: 24th November 2014