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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:
NEWPORT
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
County Borough
Date created:
1888
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10287960
Authorities:
M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 166.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
CASNEWYDD AR WYSG Preferred Welsh     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 166.
NEWPORT Preferred English     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 166.
W561427 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

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Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
MONMOUTHSHIRE Administrative County 1888 1974 M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 166.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of MAGOR RD part of Christchurch CP Area: 1036 acres. Population in 1931: 2274.   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'.; The Newport Extension Act, 1934
01 Apr 1935 was enlarged by the abolition of ST MELLONS RD St. Woollos CP, and parts of the CPs of Bettws, and Malpas Area: 1779 acres. Population in 1931: 6970.   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'.; The Newport Extension Act, 1934
01 Apr 1955 was enlarged by gaining part of CAERLEON UD Area: 74 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Newport Corporation Act, 1954
01 Apr 1955 was enlarged by gaining part of MAGOR AND ST MELLONS RD part of Llanwern CP Area: 236 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Newport Corporation Act, 1954
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of CAERLEON UD Area: 101 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'.; The Newport (Monmouthshire) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge MAGOR AND ST MELLONS RD Area: 4 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'.; The Newport (Monmouthshire) Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of MAGOR AND ST MELLONS RD parts of Bettws, Duffryn, Henllys, Llanwern, Nash, Rogerstone, St. Brides Wentlooge CPs Area: 1301 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'.; The Newport (Monmouthshire) Order, 1966

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
ALEXANDRA 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'.
ALLT YR YN 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'.
ALWAY 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'.
CAERAU 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'.
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 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'.
LISWERRY 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'.
MAINDEE 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'.
MALPAS 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'.
NEWPORT Tn/CP Parish-level Unit     M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 166.
ST JULIANS 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'.
ST WOOLLOOS CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1-APR-1935   M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1969), p. 196.
ST WOOLLOS 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'.
VICTORIA 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, Newport CB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10287960

Date accessed: 14th November 2018