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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:
BURY
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Municipal Borough (until 1889)
County Borough (after 1889)
Date created:
1867
Date abolished:
1974
Unit ID:
10061519
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 687.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
BURY Preferred English     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 687.
E200566 CASWEB identifiers for 1971 Local Govt Districts English    

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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 1867 1974 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 687.
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 enlarged by the abolition of BURY RD parts of the CPs of Birtle cum Bamford, Unsworth, and Walmersley cum Shuttleworth Area: 1489 acres. Population in 1931: 2121.   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 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of HEYWOOD 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 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of RADCLIFFE UD/MB Area: 41 acres. Population in 1931: 42.   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 Apr 1933 was enlarged by gaining part of TOTTINGTON UD 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 reduced to enlarge RADCLIFFE UD/MB Area: 24 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. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933
01 Oct 1933 was reduced to enlarge RAMSBOTTOM UD 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'.; M. of H. Order No. 77457. The Lancashire (Southern Areas) Review Order, 1933
01 Apr 1937 was reduced to enlarge WHITEFIELD UD Area: 1 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. 87428. The County of Lancaster and C.B. of Bury (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1937
01 Apr 1937 was enlarged by gaining part of WHITEFIELD UD Area: 1 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. 87428. The County of Lancaster and C.B. of Bury (Alteration of boundaries) Order, 1937

Lower level units

This unit contained the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
BIRTLE CUM BAMFORD Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1876 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 147.
BURY Tn/AP/CP Parish-level Unit     F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 154.
CHURCH 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'.
ELTON 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'.
ELTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1876 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 165.
HEAP Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1876 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 171.
MOORSIDE 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'.
PILKINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1885 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 193.
PILSWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1876 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 193.
RADCLIFFE CP/AP Parish-level Unit 1876 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 195.
REDVALES 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'.
TOTTINGTON Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1876 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 205.
UNSWORTH 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'.
WALMERSLEY CUM SHUTTLEWORTH Tn/CP Parish-level Unit 1876 1894 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 207.
How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bury CB/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/10061519

Date accessed: 18th November 2017