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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:
COLTON
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Chapelry
Ancient Parish (after 1676)
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10345595
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
COLTON Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.
COULTON Alternate English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by COLTON EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LANCASHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.
ULVERSTON PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.
COLTON Registration sub-District     1911 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Registration Counties, Districts and Sub-districts with their constituent civil parishes. - Urban or Rural District in which each parish is situated; Area; families or separate occupiers, and population, 1901 and 1911; and population enumerated in Institutions, large establishments, and on vessels, &c., 1911'.
LONSDALE Hundred/Wap Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.
NORTH LONSDALE RD Local Government District 1960 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.
ULVERSTON RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.
ULVERSTON RD Local Government District 1894 1960 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.
DALTON IN FURNESS CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.
HAWKSHEAD AP/Ch/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 159.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1927 was reduced to create HAVERTHWAITE CP Area: 1234 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 71518-The Lancaster (Haverthwaite) Confirmation Order, 1927

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Colton Ch/CP/AP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10345595

Date accessed: 08th December 2019