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:
COLWYN BAY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District (until 1934)
Municipal Borough (after 1934)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10221080
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 47.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
COLWYN BAY AND COLWYN Official English   12 Feb 1926 1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.
COLWYN BAY Preferred English 12 Feb 1926   M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 47.

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
DENBIGHSHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 47.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to create ABERGELE UD Area: 1 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. 78577. The County of Denbigh Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1935 was reduced to create ALED RD Area: 1560 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. 78577. The County of Denbigh Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of ST ASAPH RD Area: 2 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. 78577. The County of Denbigh Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of UNNAMED RD part of Llanelian Yn Rhos CP Area: 185 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. 78577. The County of Denbigh Review Order, 1934

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
EIRIAS Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
LLANDRILLO YN RHOS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 108.
LLYS FAEN CP/AP Parish-level Unit 01 Apr 1923   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Population, Acreage, Private Families and Dwellings'.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10221080

Date accessed: 22nd November 2014