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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:
KIRKBY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1958
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10173620
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 688.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
KIRKBY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 688.
E200628 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
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1958 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 688.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1958 was created from part of WEST LANCASHIRE RD part of Simonswood CP Area: 380 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 Order No. 7185. The County of Lancaster (Kirkby U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1958
01 Apr 1958 was created from part of WHISTON RD parts of Kirkby, Knowsley CPs Area: 4293 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 Order No. 7185. The County of Lancaster (Kirkby U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1958
01 Apr 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of WEST LANCASHIRE RD part of Simonswood CP Area: 70 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 40409. The County of Lancaster (Kirkby U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1968

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CENTRAL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
CHERRYFIELD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
KIRKBY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1958 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 176.
MINSTEAD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
NORTHWOOD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
PARK LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kirkby UD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10173620

Date accessed: 17th November 2018