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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:
TOWCESTER
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10211232
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
TOWCESTER Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.
E260811 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Administrative County 1894 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 715.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
28 Dec 1956 was reduced to enlarge BRACKLEY RD parts of Wappenham, Weston and Weedon CPs Area: 3 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 Declaration under Section 145 of the LGA, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)
28 Dec 1956 was enlarged by gaining part of BRACKLEY RD parts of Helmdon, Sulgrave CB Area: 2 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 Declaration under Section 145 of the Local Government Act, 1933 (Alteration of watercourses)

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ABTHORPE PA/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 294.
ADSTONE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 294.
BLAKESLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 295.
BLISWORTH AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 295.
BRADDEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 296.
COLD HIGHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 302.
COSGROVE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 297.
DEANSHANGER CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 306.
EASTON NESTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 299.
FURTHO CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1951 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 300.
GAYTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 300.
GRAFTON REGIS CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 300.
GREENS NORTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 306.
LITCHBOROUGH CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 303.
MAIDFORD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 304.
OLD STRATFORD CP Parish-level Unit 1951   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 309.
PATTISHALL AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 306.
PAULERSPURY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 306.
PLUMPTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 307.
POTTERSPURY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 307.
SHUTLANGER Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 308.
SILVERSTONE Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 308.
SLAPTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 308.
STOKE BRUERNE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 309.
TIFFIELD CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 310.
TOWCESTER CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 310.
WAPPENHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 311.
WEEDON LOIS AP/CP Parish-level Unit   1935 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 311.
WESTON AND WEEDON CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 312.
WHITTLEBURY CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 312.
WICKEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 312.
WOODEND Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 312.
YARDLEY GOBION CP/Hmlt Parish-level Unit 1935 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 313.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Towcester RD through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10211232

Date accessed: 22nd September 2017