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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:
CHRISTCHURCH
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough
Date created:
1886
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10221134
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 615.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CHRISTCHURCH Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 615.
E150418 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
HAMPSHIRE Administrative County 1835 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 615.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1932 was reduced to enlarge BOURNEMOUTH CB/MB Area: 235 acres. Population in 1931: 6.   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. 76234. The Bournemouth and Portsmouth Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of CHRISTCHURCH RD the CP of Highcliffe and part of the CP of Hurn Area: 2696 acres. Population in 1931: 2260.   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. 76235. The County of Southampton Review Order, 1932; M. of H. Order No. 76234. The Bournemouth and Portsmouth Order, 1932
01 Apr 1961 was reduced to enlarge RINGWOOD AND FORDINGBRIDGE RD Area: 59 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. 9009. The County of Hampshire (Borough of Christchurch and R.D. of Ringwood and Fordingbridge) Confirmation Order, 1961
01 Apr 1961 was enlarged by gaining part of RINGWOOD AND FORDINGBRIDGE RD part of Christchurch East CP Area: 53 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. 9009. The County of Hampshire (Borough of Christchurch and R.D. of Ringwood and Fordingbridge) Confirmation Order, 1961
01 Apr 1971 was enlarged by gaining part of RINGWOOD AND FORDINGBRIDGE RD part of Hurn CP 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'.; Department of the Environment Order No. 3708. The Hampshire (Borough of Christchurch and R.D. of Ringwood and Fordingbridge) Confirmation Order, 1971

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CENTRAL LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
CHRISTCHURCH CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1886 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 615.
HIGHCLIFFE LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
HOLDENHURST Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1890 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 210.
JUMPERS LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
MUDEFORD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
SOMERFORD LG_Ward Parish-level Unit     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Christchurch 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/10221134

Date accessed: 15th November 2018