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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:
HEYWOOD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1974)
Date created:
1881
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10027305
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
HEYWOOD Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.
HAYWOOD Alternate English     Registrar General, Statistical Review (HM Stationery Office)
E200621 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1881 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.
SOUTH EAST LANCASHIRE Conurbation    

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
01 Apr 1933 was reduced to enlarge BURY CB/MB Area: 2 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'.; The Bury Corporation Act, 1932; 1.10.1933 M. of H. Order No. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933
01 Oct 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of BURY RD parts of the CPs of Birtle cum Bamford and Unsworth Area: 2319 acres. Population in 1931: 700.   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. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1932 M. of H. Order No. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933
01 Oct 1933 was enlarged by the abolition of NORDEN UD Area: 2533 acres. Population in 1931: 59.   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. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933; 1.4.1932 M. of H. Order No. 77201. The Lancashire (Manchester and district) Review Order, 1933

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BIRTLE AND ASHWORTH 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'.
BIRTLE CUM BAMFORD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1881 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 147.
CASTLETON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1881 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 155.
CENTRAL 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'.
EAST 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'.
HEAP Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1881 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 171.
HEAP BRIDGE 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'.
HEYWOOD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 173.
HOPWOOD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1881 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 174.
HOPWOOD 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'.
NORTH 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'.
PARK 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'.
PILSWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1881 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 193.
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'.
WEST 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, Heywood 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/10027305

Date accessed: 22nd September 2017