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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:
HEREFORDSHIRE
Unit Type:
Administrative County
Date created:
1889
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10186122
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 669.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
HEREFORDSHIRE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 669.
HEREFORD Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 669.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by HEREFORDSHIRE Ancient County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
was preceded by HEREFORDSHIRE Poor Law/Registration County F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
was succeeded by HEREFORDSHIRE UA/County District/Unitary Authority F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 669.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ENGLAND Dep Country 1889 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 669.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge GLOUCESTERSHIRE part of Ross and Whitchurch RD Area: 135 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was enlarged by gaining part of GLOUCESTERSHIRE parts of East Dean, West Dean RDs Area: 223 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge GLOUCESTERSHIRE part of Ross and Whitchurch RD Area: 135 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge WORCESTERSHIRE part of Leominster and Wigmore RD Area: 9 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965
01 Apr 1965 was reduced to enlarge WORCESTERSHIRE part of Leominster and Wigmore RD Area: 9 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 West Midland Counties Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BREDWARDINE RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
BROMYARD UD Local Government District 1894 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
BROMYARD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
DORE RD Local Government District 1894 1934 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
DORE AND BREDWARDINE RD Local Government District 1934 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
HEREFORD MB Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 670.
HEREFORD RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
KINGTON UD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
KINGTON RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
LEDBURY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
LEDBURY UD Local Government District 1894 1968 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
LEOMINSTER MB Local Government District 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
LEOMINSTER RD Local Government District 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
LEOMINSTER AND WIGMORE RD Local Government District 1930 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
ROSS RD Local Government District 1894 1931 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
ROSS AND WHITCHURCH RD Local Government District 1931 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
ROSS ON WYE UD Local Government District 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
WEOBLEY RD Local Government District 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
WHITCHURCH RD Local Government District 1894 1931 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 672.
WIGMORE RD Local Government District 1894 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 673.
ABERGAVENNY RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
HAY RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
KNIGHTON RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
MONMOUTH RSD Sanitary District     1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area and Population in Rural Sanitary Districts'.
HEREFORD Urban Labour Market     Great Britain Historical GIS Project
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10186122

Date accessed: 21st October 2017