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Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

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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:
MELKSHAM WITHIN
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Civil Parish (after 1894)
Date created:
1894
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10408829
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
MELKSHAM WITHIN Preferred English 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
MELKSHAM Alternate English     1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 3, 'Acreage, Population, Private Households and Dwellings', for 'LAA, Wards, CP in RD, Con, NT'.

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
WILTSHIRE Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
TROWBRIDGE AND MELKSHAM PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District 1894   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
MELKSHAM UD Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 544.
MELKSHAM 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'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Oct 1914 was enlarged by gaining part of MELKSHAM WITHOUT CP Area: 121 acres. Population in 1921: 461.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The County of Wilts (Melksham UD Extension) Confirmation Order, 1914 (No. 61944)
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of BROUGHTON GIFFORD AP/CP Area: 1 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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of MELKSHAM WITHOUT CP Area: 432 acres. Population in 1931: 776.   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. 77934. The Wilts. Review Order, 1934

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, Melksham Within CP through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10408829

Date accessed: 13th December 2019