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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:
MELCOMBE REGIS
Unit Type:
Parish-level Unit
Status:
Chapelry
Civil Parish (until 1920)
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
10454906
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was succeeded by MELCOMBE REGIS EP Ecclesiastical Parish F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
DORSET Ancient County     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
WEYMOUTH PLU/RegD Poor Law Union/Reg. District   1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
CULLIFORD TREE Hundred Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
MELCOMBE REGIS Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
UPWAY Registration sub-District     1901 Census of England and Wales, Table 12, 'Registration County, Districts, and Sub-Districts, with their Constituent Civil Parishes - Area; Houses and Population 1891 and 1901, and Separate Occupiers 1901'.
WEYMOUTH 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'.
WEYMOUTH AND MELCOMBE REGIS USD Sanitary District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
WEYMOUTH AND MELCOMBE REGIS MB Local Government District   1920 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
WEYMOUTH AND MELCOMBE REGIS Borough Ancient District     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.
RADIPOLE CP/AP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Southern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1979), p. 114.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
31 Dec 1894 was enlarged by gaining part of RADIPOLE CP/AP Houses in 1901: 321.   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 31567 (Appointed day, 1894)
01 Apr 1920 was abolished to enlarge WEYMOUTH CP/Ch Area: 685 acres. Population in 1921: 12070.   1921 Census of England and Wales, Table 6, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1911-21'.; The County of Dorset (Weymouth and Melcombe Regis) Confirmation Order, 1920 (No. 65470)

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, Melcombe Regis CP/Ch through time | Census tables with data for the Parish-level Unit, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10454906

Date accessed: 21st November 2018