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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:
DROXFORD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Rural District
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10221390
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
DROXFORD Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
E150432 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
HAMPSHIRE Administrative County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of ALRESFORD RD part of the CP of Beauworth Area: 72 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. 76235. The County of Southampton Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of CATHERINGTON RD part of CP of Waterloo Area: 125 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. 76235. The County of Southampton Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of FAREHAM RD the CPs of Boarhunt, Wickham, and parts of the CPs of Sarisbury, Southwick, Titchfield, Widley Area: 13416 acres. Population in 1931: 2802.   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
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by gaining part of FAREHAM UD Area: 381 acres. Population in 1931: 1394.   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
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by the abolition of HAVANT RD part of the CP of Farlington Area: 11 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. 76235. The County of Southampton Review Order, 1932
01 Apr 1932 was enlarged by gaining part of WINCHESTER RD part of the CP of Owslebury Area: 120 acres. Population in 1931: 21.   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
01 Apr 1952 was reduced to enlarge HAVANT AND WATERLOO UD part of Southwick and Widley CP Area: 25 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. 1470. (Havant and Waterloo U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1952
01 Apr 1958 was enlarged by gaining part of HAVANT AND WATERLOO UD Area: 116 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. 6984. (Havant and Waterloo U.D. and Droxford R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1958
01 Apr 1958 was reduced to enlarge HAVANT AND WATERLOO UD part of Denmead CP Area: 15 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. 6984. (Havant and Waterloo U.D. and Droxford R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1958
01 Apr 1964 was reduced to enlarge HAVANT AND WATERLOO UD part of Southwick and Widley 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 14331. The Hampshire (Havant and Waterloo U.D.) Confirmation Order, 1964

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BISHOPS WALTHAM CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
BOARHUNT CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
CORHAMPTON AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
CORHAMPTON AND MEONSTOKE CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
CURBRIDGE CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1952 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
CURDRIDGE Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
DENMEAD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
DROXFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
DURLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 621.
EXTON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
HAMBLEDON CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
MEONSTOKE AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1894 1932 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
SHEDFIELD CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
SOBERTON Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
SOUTHWICK AND WIDLEY CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 619.
SWANMORE CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
UPHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
WARNFORD AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
WEST MEON AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
WICKHAM AP/CP Parish-level Unit 1932 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 620.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Droxford 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/10221390

Date accessed: 17th November 2018