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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:
GLASTONBURY
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Ancient Parish
Civil Parish
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10432121
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
GLASTONBURY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
GLASTONBURY ST BENEDICT AND ST JOHN Alternate English     1841 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by GLASTONBURY EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
SOMERSET Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
WELLS PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
GLASTONBURY Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 670.
GLASTONBURY USD Sanitary District 1875 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
GLASTONBURY MB Local Government District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
GLASTONBURY 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'.
GLASTONBURY TWELVE HIDES Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
STREET USD Sanitary District 1883 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.
WELLS RSD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 426.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
18 Aug 1882 was reduced to enlarge STREET CP/AP Bowling Green Houses in 1891: 4.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; D.P. ACT, 1882
24 Mar 1884 was reduced to enlarge BUTLEIGH CP/AP   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 15662
24 Mar 1884 was reduced to enlarge MEARE AP/CP Near Backweare   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 15663
24 Mar 1884 was reduced to enlarge NORTH WOOTTON CP/Ch Hartlake Farm and Cottage   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 15664
24 Mar 1884 was enlarged by gaining part of STREET CP/AP Twifmoor Houses in 1891: 7.   1891 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Areas of Civil Parishes effected by Local Government Board Orders under the Provisions of the Divided Parishes Acts of 1876 and 1879, or by the Act of 1882'.; LGBO 15661
26 Mar 1894 was reduced to enlarge STREET CP/AP Houses in 1901: 2.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 30668
26 Mar 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of STREET CP/AP   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; LGBO 30668
31 Dec 1894 was reduced to create SHARPHAM CP Houses in 1901: 17.   1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 14, 'Changes in the Boundaries of Civil Parishes, effected Local Government Acts of 1899 and 1894, and by Local Acts since 1891 - Inhabited Houses and Population 1901'.; L.G. Act, 1894 (Appointed day), and County Council Naming Order

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WEST PENNARD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 434.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Glastonbury 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/10432121

Date accessed: 08th December 2019