Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Social Structure

Social Structure

Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Life & Death

Life & Death

Numbers of babies born. Deaths, especially infant deaths. Causes of death by age and gender.
Work & Poverty

Work & Poverty

Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

Preferred Name:
SALFORD
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1889)
County Borough (1889 - 1974)
Date created:
1844
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10042884
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.

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 preceded by SALFORD Borough Ancient District F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
LANCASHIRE Administrative County 1844 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 680.
SOUTH EAST LANCASHIRE 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 1961 was enlarged by gaining part of ECCLES MB Area: 1 acres.   1961 Census of England and Wales, Table 4, 'Intercensal Changes of Boundary (between 8th April, 1951 and 23rd April, 1961)', for 'LAA, CP'.; Lancashire and Salford (Boundaries) Order, 1960

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BROUGHTON CP/Tn Parish-level Unit   1919 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 152.
PENDLEBURY Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1853 1883 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 192.
PENDLETON Tn/CP/Ch Parish-level Unit 1853 1919 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 193.
SALFORD CP/Ch Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 199.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Salford 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/10042884

Date accessed: 03rd September 2014