Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
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

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
GATESHEAD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1888)
County Borough (1888 - 1974)
Date created:
1835
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10186730
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by GATESHEAD Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
COUNTY DURHAM Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 663.
TYNESIDE Conurbation     1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, '[Table giving details of make-up of Conurbations; details need to be added]'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of CHESTER LE STREET RD part of Lamesley CP Area: 762 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'.; The Gateshead Ext. Act, 1932; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of WHICKHAM UD Area: 580 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'.; The Gateshead Ext. Act, 1932; 1.4.1936 M. of H. Order No. 83526. The County of Durham Review Order, 1936
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of FELLING UD Area: 90 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Gateshead Extension Act, 1953

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
GATESHEAD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 102.
GATESHEAD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 102.
HEWORTH Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1835 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
HEWORTH Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1889 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
HEWORTH WITHIN CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1907 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 105.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Gateshead MB/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/10186730

Date accessed: 30th August 2014