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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:
FOLKESTONE
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish (until 1886)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10193515
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
FOLKESTONE Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
FOLKESTONE ST MARY AND ST EANSWYTHE Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by FOLKESTONE EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
KENT Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
ELHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1836 1886 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
DOVER CnqPt Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
ELHAM RSD Sanitary District   1886 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
FOLKESTONE MB Local Government District   1886 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
FOLKESTONE Registration sub-District     1881 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Area, Houses, and Population of Civil Parishes in the several Registration Sub-Districts in 1871 and 1881'.
FOLKESTONE Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
FOLKESTONE Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
FOLKESTONE USD Sanitary District   1886 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.
SANDGATE USD Sanitary District   1886 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 271.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
31 Dec 1894 was reduced to create FOLKESTONE NEXT SANDGATE CP Houses in 1901: 45.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; L.G. Act, 1894 (Appointed day), and County Council Naming Order
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of CAPEL LE FERNE CP/Ch Area: 105 acres. Population in 1931: 0.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of CHERITON AP/CP Area: 910 acres. Population in 1931: 7937.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of FOLKESTONE NEXT SANDGATE CP Area: 157 acres. Population in 1931: 407.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of HAWKINGE AP/CP Area: 139 acres. Population in 1931: 129.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by the abolition of SANDGATE CP Area: 265 acres. Population in 1931: 2179.   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. 78186. The Kent Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Folkestone AP/CP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10193515

Date accessed: 13th December 2019