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Preferred Name:
HALESOWEN
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District (until 1936)
Municipal Borough (1936 - 1974)
Date created:
1925
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10026581
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

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
WORCESTERSHIRE Administrative County 1925 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 763.
WEST MIDLANDS Conurbation     1951 Census of England and Wales, Table 1, '[Table giving details of make-up of Conurbations; details need to be added]'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1925 was created through the abolition of HALESOWEN RD Area: 5501 acres.   1931 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes in Boundaries, 1921-31'.; M. of H. Order No. 69527-The Worcestershire (Halesowen UD) Confirmation Order, 1924
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of BROMSGROVE RD part of Hunnington CP Area: 90 acres.   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. 76790. The County of Worcester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge OLDBURY UD/MB Area: 345 acres.   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. 76790. The County of Worcester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of OLDBURY UD/MB Area: 1 acres.   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. 76790. The County of Worcester Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1966 was reduced to enlarge BIRMINGHAM MB/CB Area: 73 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 BIRMINGHAM MB/CB Area: 15 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 BROMSGROVE RD part of Hagley CP Area: 5 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 enlarge BROMSGROVE RD 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'.; M. of H. and Local Government Order No. 23544. The County of Worcestershire (Redditch U.D. and Bromsgrove R.D.) Confirmation Order, 1966
01 Apr 1966 was enlarged by the abolition of OLDBURY UD/MB Area: 95 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 UD/MB Area: 2 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 enlarge STOURBRIDGE UD/MB Area: 9 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: 37 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
CRADLEY Ch/CP Parish-level Unit 1925 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 476.
HALESOWEN CP/Tn/AP Parish-level Unit 1925 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 386.
HASBURY CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1925   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 480.
HAWNE CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1925   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 480.
HILL AND CAKEMORE CP Parish-level Unit 1925   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 480.
ILLEY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1925   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 481.
LAPAL CP/Tn Parish-level Unit 1925   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 483.
LUTLEY Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit 1925   F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 483.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Halesowen UD/MB through time | Census tables with data for the Local Government District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10026581

Date accessed: 24th November 2014