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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:
DUDLEY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1889)
County Borough (1889 - 1974)
Date created:
1865
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10026568
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
DUDLEY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
E330941 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

Unit associations

This unit was associated with the following other units:

Nature of association Other unit involved Type of unit Authority
was preceded by DUDLEY Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
STAFFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1966 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.
WEST MIDLANDS Conurbation    
WORCESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1865 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 760.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1934 was reduced to enlarge TIPTON UD/MB Area: 17 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. 77777. The Staffordshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1934 was enlarged by gaining part of TIPTON UD/MB Area: 21 acres.   1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 5, 'Intercensal changes of Boundary (between 30th June, 1934, and 8th April, 1951)', for 'Administrative Areas (excluding Wards)'.; M. of H. Order No. 77777. The Staffordshire Review Order, 1934
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of BRIERLEY HILL UD Area: 76 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Dudley Extension Act, 1953
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of COSELEY UD Area: 127 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Dudley Extension Act, 1953
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of ROWLEY REGIS MB/UD Area: 36 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Dudley Extension Act, 1953
01 Apr 1954 was enlarged by gaining part of SEDGLEY UD Area: 25 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Dudley Extension Act, 1953
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of AMBLECOTE UD Area: 111 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of BRIERLEY HILL UD Area: 2317 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of COSELEY UD Area: 585 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of ROWLEY REGIS MB/UD Area: 6 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of SEDGLEY UD Area: 987 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of SEISDON RD parts of Himley, Kinver CPs Area: 6 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by gaining part of STOURBRIDGE UD/MB Area: 1 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of TIPTON UD/MB Area: 42 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 West Midlands Order, 1965
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to create WARLEY CB Area: 10 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 West Midlands Order, 1965

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CASTLE 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'.
DUDLEY CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1865 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 477.
DUDLEY CASTLE ExP/CP Parish-level Unit 1865 1889 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 477.
NETHERTON 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'.
OAKHAM 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'.
PRIORY 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'.
SOUTH 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 ANDREWS 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 EDMUNDS 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 JAMESS 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 JOHNS 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 THOMASS 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'.
WOODSIDE 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, Dudley MB/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/10026568

Date accessed: 23rd May 2017