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.
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:
ASHTON UPON MERSEY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1895
Date abolished:
1930
Unit ID:
10186821
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.

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
CHESHIRE Administrative County 1895 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 644.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1930 was abolished to enlarge SALE UD/MB Area: 1623 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 74933-The Chester (Ashton upon Mersey and Sale UDs) Confirmation Order, 1930

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ASHTON UPON MERSEY AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1895 1930 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 6.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ashton upon Mersey 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/10186821

Date accessed: 22nd July 2014