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:
AMBLECOTE
Unit Type:
Local Government District
Status:
Urban District
Date created:
1898
Date abolished:
1966
Unit ID:
10109048
Authorities:
F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 745.

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
STAFFORDSHIRE Administrative County 1898 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 745.
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 1936 was enlarged by gaining part of BRIERLEY HILL 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. 84985. The County of Stafford (Amblecote and Brierley Hill U.Ds.) Confirmation Order, 1936
01 Apr 1966 was abolished to enlarge DUDLEY CB/MB 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 abolished to enlarge STOURBRIDGE UD/MB Area: 158 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
AMBLECOTE Hmlt/CP Parish-level Unit 1898 1966 F. Youngs, Local Administrative Units: Northern England (London: Royal Historical Society, 1991), p. 401.
How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10109048

Date accessed: 28th July 2014