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:
SHILDON
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10202498
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
SHILDON AND EAST THICKLEY Official English   1907 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.
SHILDON Preferred English 1907   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.

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
COUNTY DURHAM Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 667.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by the abolition of AUCKLAND RD Middridge CP and parts of Auckland St. Andrew. Eldon and Middridge Grange CPs Area: 3319 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'.; M. of H. Order No. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of DARLINGTON RD part of Redworth CP Area: 585 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'.; M. of H. Order No. 86335. The County of Durham Review Order, 1937
01 Apr 1952 was reduced to enlarge DARLINGTON RD Area: 143 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. 1481. The County of Durham (Parish of Great Aycliffe) Confirmation Order, 1952
01 Apr 1969 was enlarged by gaining part of DARLINGTON RD part of Heighington CP Area: 16 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. 41588. The County of Durham (Shildon U.D. and Darlington R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1969
01 Apr 1969 was reduced to enlarge DARLINGTON RD Area: 1 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. 41588. The County of Durham (Shildon U.D. and Darlington R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1969

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EAST THICKLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1894 1907 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 116.
EAST THICKLEY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1907 1937 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 116.
SHILDON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1907 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 114.
SHILDON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1907 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 114.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Shildon 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/10202498

Date accessed: 20th November 2014